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Gene Rosenblum collection

Identifier: umja0066

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of city directories, probate, register deeds and incorporation records, research articles, pamphlets, newspapers, census information, and research from books.


  • Creation: 1860-1993


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Gene Rosenblum graduated from St. Paul Central High School in 1945 and compleated a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Minnesota in 1949. His concentrations included real estate, real estate financing, advertising, and public relations. Rosenblum is a St. Paul lawyer and community historian. In 1984 Rosenblum was a founding member of the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest.


4 Cubic Feet (6 boxes -- 1 paige box, 4 Hollinger boxes, 1 oversize)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of research material compiled by Gene Rosenblum of early Jewry in St. Paul, Minnesota, as well as Minneapolis and Duluth.

Organization of the Collection

This collection is organized into series:

Family Research, 1860-1993

General Research, 1883-1986

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest by Gene Rosenblum in October 1988.

Gene Rosenblum collection, 1860-1993
Kate Dietrick
August 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • February 2023: Revised to add newly found materials

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area