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Item ID   161740    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.572 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC Vertical File (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC Vertical File similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Harriet Ashim Choynski similar items
Title   Harriet Ashim Choynki recollections and family history similar items
Filing Title   Choynki (Harriet Ashim) recollections and family history similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder similar items
Biographical History   Harriet Ashim (1843-1925) was the daughter of California pioneers Morris B. and Rachel Ashim. She married Isidore Nathan Choynski, prominent San Francisco antiquarian bookseller. Harriet was born in London, spent her early childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, and came to San Francisco in 1850 with her family. similar items
Scope and Content   Three-page typescript letter sent from Harriett Ashim Choynski to a Mrs. Neumann in 1917 describing the history of the Ashim family in San Francisco. The letter describes the arrival of California pioneer Morris B. Ashim in San Francisco in 1850, his journey to San Francisco from Louisville, Kentucky via Saint Louis, Missouri, and the early experiences of the Ashim family in San Francisco. The letter also describes some of the other early Jewish pioneer families in San Francisco and early activities of the city's Jewish community. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=161740 similar items
Link to OCLC WorldCat   http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/760205322    
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18538629~S1    
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