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Lazarus Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0133

Scope and Contents

This collection contains business and personal correspondence, financial and insurance materials, ledgers, and newspaper clippings from the Lazarus family.

Dates

  • 1925-1982

Conditions Governing Access

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

Copyright

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

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.

Extent

0.40 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Overview

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.
Title
Lazarus Family papers, 1925-1982
Status
Completed
Author
Erin Smerage
Date
December 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192