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Burton Rudolph papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0051

Scope and Content

This collection contains papers of the Rudolph and Kaner families relating to their family history, businesses, and correspondence in Yiddish with relatives in Lithuania, some of which are translated. The photographs, black and white and in color, are mostly of family members.

Dates

  • 1897-1973

Creator

Use of Materials

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Copyright

Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives; please contact the archives for more detailed copyright information.

Historical Note

Burton Rudolph was the owner of Capital Supply Co. of St. Paul and veteran of the United States Navy. His uncle was Oser Shabsie Kaner; Kaner's daughter Evelyn married Maurice Rudolph, Burton's father. Maurice owned Rudolph Superior furniture store.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Yiddish

Abstract

This collection consists of documents, letters, and photographs of the Rudolph and Kaner families, Jewish families residing in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Arrangement

This collection is divided into two series:

Series 1: Documents

Series 2: Photographs

Source of acquisition

Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest by Burton Rudolph in 1987, 1995, and 1996

Related Materials

Some oversized photos of the Rudolph family can be found in the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt photography collection (umja0017) in Box 54 Folder 6: Portraits R, and in Box 55 Folder 1: Portraits, Groups.
Title
Burton Rudolph papers, 1897-1973
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Ashley Skwiera
Date
October 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192