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Corinson family papers, 1857-1917.
BANC MSS 2010/650 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2010/650 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/650; BANC MSS 2010/650
Collection Overview

Title:

Corinson family papers, 1857-1917

Creator/Contributor:

Corinson family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 073.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1985.003.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Copies of family citizenship papers; bills of sale; stock certificates; a season book from the Panama Pacific International Exposition (1915); and photographs of the Corinson family, buildings in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake, and of the firm of Sanborn and Corinson surveying San Francisco's ruins.

Date:

1857 (issued)

Subject:

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Sanborn and Corinson Civil Engineering and Surveying Company -- Photographs
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco
Jews, Polish -- California -- San Francisco
Jewish families -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
Surveying -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Surveys

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 073.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1985.003.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Corinson family papers, BANC MSS 2010/650, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Morris Corinson was born in Poland. He immigrated to the U.S. and arrived in San Francisco in the 1850s. Morris' son, Jacob, later joined with Arthur H. Sanborn to form the Sanborn and Corinson Civil Engineering and Surveying Company. Following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the company prepared surveys to help rebuild the city.
Materials in English.

Type:

Bills of sale-California-San Francisco.
Citizenship papers-California-San Francisco.
Family papers-California-San Francisco.
Photographs-California-San Francisco.
Stock certificates-California-San Francisco.

Physical Description:

1 box and 1 oversize folder (.2 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585563
BANC MSS 2010/650 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/650 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/650
BANC MSS 2010/650

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.