Samuel B. Asia papers, 1921-1930  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Asia, Samuel B
Title
Samuel B. Asia papers
Dates
1921-1930 (inclusive)
Quantity
.22 cubic foot
Collection Number
1926 (Accession No. 1926-001)
Summary
Papers of a Tacoma Jewish community member who came to the US from Russia in 1895. He was a dry goods and clothing merchant in Tacoma and later in Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Samaul B. Asia came to the United States from Russia in 1895. He was a dry goods and clothing merchant in Tacoma and later in Seattle. He was active in the Jewish communtiy and in Seattle civic efforts. For further information see the autobiographical account of the Asia family, "No Time for Tears," written by his sister Mary Asia Hilf and published by Yoseloff in New York, 1964.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Letters, speech, student theme, photograph, ephemera, loose clippings, and scrapbook of clippings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Tacoma
  • Personal Names :
  • Asia, Samuel B.--Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)