Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1910-1988  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Brill, Muriel Mosler, 1903-2000
Title
Muriel Mosler Brill papers
Dates
1910-1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.57 cubic feet (5 boxes) plus 5 vertical files
Collection Number
2015, 2631
Summary
Newspapers and clippings, postcards, ephemera, certificates and pins, and writings and other materials relating to Muriel Mosler Brill, who owned Brill Realty in Seattle, Washington
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

Muriel Mosler Brill was born 1903 in Seattle. She was married to Ben Brill and together they owned Brill Realty in Seattle.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Newspapers and clippings, postcards, ephemera, certificates and pins, and writings and other materials about the Mosler family, businesses, and organizations, including the Jewish Consumptive Relief Society.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2015-001: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1910-1918Return to Top

16 items (1 vertical file)

Scope and Content: Newspaper "Jewish Voice", 15 Nov 1918; burial notice (exhibit items); 14 postcards, Jewish New Year, ca. 1910.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Muriel Mosler Brill, Seattle, 1972-10-03

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2015-003: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1920Return to Top

3 items (1 vertical file)

Scope and Content: Xerox copy of letter, reminiscence; founding notes of Jewish Consumptive Relief Society, Seattle, 1920.

These items are background material on the Mosler family and business, Puget Sound Baking Co., and of the Jewish Consumptive Relief Society.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Muriel M. Brill, Seattle, 1978-08-01

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2015-004: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1933Return to Top

1 item (1 vertical file)

Scope and Content: Clipping re Rosh Hashana service, Bikur Cholim, 1933.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Brill, 1980-08-08

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2015-005: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1947-1979Return to Top

0.42 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Writings, 1979; programs, Donors Luncheon ad books, clippings, newsletters, ephemera; 1947-1978.

Bulk of the accession concerns support for Jewish Consumptive Relief Society, later the American Medical Center at Denver. Mrs. Brill was involved in the Seattle Ladies Auxiliary for this society. Writing is about Seattle property owned by Mrs. Brill's father. Mrs. Brill wrote the copy for all the clippings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Muriel Brill, Seattle, 1983-02-01

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2015-006: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1915Return to Top

2 pages.

Scope and Content: Notice of meeting, 1915 and ephemera, 1908.

Photocopy of illuminated dedication page from Jewish Encyclopedia, 1908 and of Herzl's Congregation notice of nomination meeting, 1915.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Quotation and publication of Mrs. Brill's writings permitted.

Acquisition Info: Muriel M. Brill, 1983-06-13

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2015-007: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1948-1987Return to Top

1 cubic foot (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Newsletters, writings including humorous verses and playlets, ephemera; 1948-1987.

Muriel Brill reported Golden Age Club activities for the Council of Jewish Women Bulletin, Jewish Community Center Golden Age Club newsletter and American Medical Center at Denver Bulletin.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Quotation and publication of Mrs. Brill's writings permitted.

Acquisition Info: Arlene Schuster, 1989-08-31

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2015-008: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1919-1988Return to Top

0.15 cubic feet (1 box) plus 1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Service and award certificates and pins, newsclippings, and 1 booklet titled "Through the Keyhole: The Diaries and Memoirs of Muriel Mosler Brill" compiled by Arlene Schuster. Contains Brill's diary entries from 1919-1955 (excerpted) as well as a transcription of an oral history interview Schuster conducted with her in 1988. Brill's diaries are a record of her day-to-day activities and document Mosler family history as well as her social interactions within the Seattle Jewish community. The booklet also includes some reminiscences of family and friends, a family tree, and several scanned photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Arlene Schuster, 2005-02-27 and 1995-09-01

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Accession No. 2631-001: Muriel Mosler Brill papers, 1975-1976Return to Top

9 items (1 vertical file)

Scope and Content: Newsletters, ephemera; 1975-1976.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Acquisition Info: Muriel Brill via Meta Kaplan, Seattle, 1976-08-01

Description
Muriel Mosler Brill papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jewish women--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Brill, Muriel Mosler, 1903-2000--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Medical Center (Denver, Colo.)
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Council of Jewish Women (U.S.). Seattle Section
  • Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Seattle Chapter
  • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Consumptive Relief Society (U.S.)
  • Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.). Seattle Ladies Auxiliary
  • Stroum Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle . Golden Age Club
  • Family Names :
  • Mosler family
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Newsletters
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Hadassah Herald
  • Synagogue Tribune
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Council of Jewish Women (U.S.). Seattle Section. Golden Age Club (creator)
    • Jewish Voice of the Pacific Coast (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington),   host institution (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)