Lazarus Family papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains business and personal correspondence, financial and insurance materials, ledgers, and newspaper clippings from the Lazarus family.
- 1925-1982, undated
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Biographical / Historical
Arthur Lazarus was born in St. Paul and is the son of Jennie and Isaac Lazarus. Arthur repaired typewriters and musical instruments and was the owner of Students Typewriter and Music Store in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Arthur was an inventor, holding the patent for a friction heating device for domestic furnaces. Jennie Lazarus was the landlady of the Louis Lazarus Estate in St. Paul. The Lazarus Clothing Store resided in Spooner, Wisconsin.
0.40 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of materials from various members of the Lazarus family of Saint Paul, Minnesota regarding their buisness, property ownership, and private life.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest by Joan C. Jaffee in 1989.
- Business records. Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Jewish businessmen Subject Source: Local sources
- Jews -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jaffee, Joan (Person)
- Lazarus Family papers, 1925-1982
- Erin Smerage
- December 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2023: Revised to add newly found materials
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area