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Magnes collection of Western Jewish Americana obituaries and biographies

The collection consists of photocopies of obituaries and biographies for that appeared mainly in Western US Jewish newspapers and newsletters between the early 1970s and the late 2000s. The collection was compiled by long-time Magnes volunteer Mary Hoexter.

Carton 1: Obituaries for San Francisco, A-Z; obituaries for outside San Francisco, A-Gu. Box 1: Obituaries for outside San Francisco, Ha-Ru. Box 2: Obituaries for outside San Francisco, Sa-Z; Biographies, A-Z


Judah L. Magnes Museum. Western Jewish History Center


1 carton and 2 boxes (1.8 linear feet)

Collection #

BANC MSS 2010.740

Publication Date

November 15, 1970

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