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Item ID   156666    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.619 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1972.011 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1972.011 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator William Haas similar items
Title   William Haas papers similar items
Filing Title   Haas (Wiliam) papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1849-1927 similar items
Extent and Quantity   2 boxes and 1 oversize folder (.4 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   William Haas was born in Bavaria and immigrated to San Francisco in the 1860s. He worked in the wholesale grocery business, first under the name of Loupe and Haas, before establishing Haas Brothers. In addition to being a well-known philanthropist, he was also a director of Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank. Haas married Bertha Greenebaum in 1880 and had three children: Charles, Alice, and Florine. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection contains photocopies of William Haas' naturalization papers, photocopies of a marriage license and a marriage certificate for William Haas and Bertha Greenebaum; a final settlement of Haas' estate, leaving, among other bequests, $6,000 to his widow to be distributed to San Francisco charities as she thought fit; a wedding scrapbook (circa 1907) with invitations and clippings from many turn-of-the-century weddings among San Francisco's Jewish aristocracy; memorial tributes from San Francisco's Mount Zion Hospital, one to William Haas, as an officer, and one to Bertha Haas, as a volunteer; and a certificate of appreciation to William Haas from the Panama-Pacific International Exhibit (1915). similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156666 similar items
Link to OCLC WorldCat   http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/123465490    
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18300672~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/haas-william-papers-1849-1927    
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