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Item ID   156766    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.601 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1982.003 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1982.003 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Elkus family similar items
Title   Elkus family papers similar items
Filing Title   Elkus family papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1890-1975 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 box and 1 oversize folder (.4 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Louis Elkus (1826-1904) was an early pioneer and merchant in the Sacramento area, as well as a president of Sacramento's Congregation B'nai Israel (1861-1890). The merchant Albert Elkus was a mayor of Sacramento (1921-1925), a founder and a director of the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District for twenty-three years, and a president of B'nai Israel (1897-1915, 1926-1933). In addition, he was also a grand president of B'nai B'rith District Grand Lodge No. 4 and a member of the David Lubin Lodge, No. 37. Albert Israel Elkus (1894-1962) was a pianist and composer, in addition to being the chair of the Music Dept. of the University of California at Berkeley and the director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. similar items
Scope and Content   Genealogical material; a memorial book for Louis Elkus; a diamond jubilee book and other materials from B'nai Israel, including a testimonial booklet for Albert Elkus; certificates of appreciation for and speeches by Albert Elkus from B'nai B'rith's David Lubin Lodge; newspaper clippings and information about Albert Israel Elkus; and a golden wedding anniversary book for Albert and Bertha Kahn Elkus. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156766 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18272499~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/elkus-family-papers-1890-1975    
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