Jacob Salmon Raisin materials, 1895-2008
Scope and Contents
This series consists of biographical materials pertaining to Jacob Salmon Raisin. These include diplomas and other documents related to his education at the University of Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College, University of Denver, City College of New York, and Albany Law School. The series also contains black and white photographs of Raisin as a young man, photographs of his parents, his wife, and his children, two scrapbooks he compiled, certificates documenting his involvement with the Freemasons, his death notice, a eulogy by David Lefkowitz, remarks by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall, and items relating to Raisin's personal library. Also included are scholarly articles about Raisin, and both a plaster cast and bronze bas relief of Raisin created posthumously by his son-in-law, noted South Carolina sculptor, Willard N. Hirsch.
- From the Collection: Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 (Person)
Language of Material
Materials in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish
This collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 5.63 linear feet (12 document boxes, 8 oversize folders)