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Item ID   161706    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.725 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1975.013 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1975.013 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Open more fields Other Number   208 (WJHC Guide) similar items
·  Number   208 similar items
·  Type   WJHC Guide similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Title   Meyer family papers similar items
Filing Title   Meyer family papers similar items
Extent and Quantity   2 cartons and 1 oversize folder (2 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Daniel Meyer (1824-1911), Bavarian immigrant and San Francisco pioneer, established the Bank of Daniel Meyer with his brothers Jonas, Moritz, and Mathias in 1857. Meyer was a noted philanthropist. He married Clara Newhouse in 1852, and the couple had no chidren. Upon his death his fortune was distributed to charity and among his siblings, nieces, and nephews. The bank was kept up by his brothers for a period after his death, but eventually dissolved. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection consists of materials on the family history of Daniel Meyer. Family lines documented include those associated with the following surnames: Rosenthal, Juda, Meyer, Blochman, Koenigswarter, Sheeline, and Hoexter. Included in the collection are newspaper clippings; interviews with relatives and acquaintances; family documents; diplomas; letters; multiple genealogies tracing the family from its origins in 1500s Germany and Central Europe; photo albums and photographs, travel diaries, recipe books; and a memory book. Among the photographs are images of Daniel Meyer and his immediate relatives in addition to images of family members into the 21st century. Special interest: copies of incorporation and business documents from the Bank of Daniel Meyer; correspondence with Western States Historical Jewish Quarterly regarding the articles "Daniel Meyer, San Francisco Banker" and "Lazar E. Blochman of San Francisco, Santa Maria, and Berkeley," written by Mary and David Hoexter; family letters from mid to late 1800s, written in German. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=161706 similar items
Link to OCLC WorldCat   http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/741165942    
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18439798~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/meyer-family-papers-1850-2008    
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