Zelikovsky family photograph collection, circa 1910-1980s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Zelikovsky family
Zelikovsky family photograph collection
circa 1910-1980s (inclusive)
19 photographs (2 folders) ; sizes vary
Collection Number
The collection includes photos of Zelikovsky family members
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Pauline Kotz Zelikovsky was born in Ufa, Russia in 1901 and emigrated with her family to Harbin, Manchuria. She received her medical degree in Liege, Belgium. She returned from Liege to Harbin but soon moved to Shanghai where she had a general practice at the hospital. She was active in the Jewish community in Shanghai. Pauline married Michail A. Zelikovsky in 1931 and emigrated to Montreal, Canada with him in 1953, where she continued to practice medicine. She died in Piestany, Czechoslovakia in 1971.

Ida Zelikovsky Green Lassers (1906-1989) was a pianist, piano teacher and resident of Kirkland, Washington. She was born in Russia and emigrated to the Seattle area after living for extended periods in Harbin, Manchuria, Manila, Philippines and Vancouver, British Columbia. She is the mother of Abe Zelikovsky (1932-2009) and Esther Zelikovsky Robbins Hutton (1930-2006). Esther Hutton's memoir, Sojourn: A Family Saga (1997) describes the family's three years in a Japanese prison camp during World War II.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists primarily of portraits of Zelikovsky family members.

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 reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Zelikovsky FamilyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
box:oversize item
JD1 1 circa 1910
JD1 2 circa 1910
JD1 3
 Abraham Zelikovsky, father of Ida Zelikovsky Green Lassers
Written on verso: Lived in Harbin [China]
circa 1915
JD1 4
 Raissa (Reisel) Zelikovsky (1863-1940), mother of Ida Zelikovsky Green Lassers
Written on verso: Russia, China, died in Shanghai.
circa 1915
JD1 5
 Medical school class of Pauline Kotz Zelikovsky, Liege, Belgium
Pauline Kotz Zelikovsky is at extreme right of second row.
F. Celis, Liege, Belgium (photographer)
circa 1924
1 6-10 circa 1947-1952
1 11 circa 1960
1 12
 Pauline Kotz Zelikovsky
Van Dyck & Meyers, Montreal, Canada (photographer)
1 13
 Michail A. Zelikovsky
Van Dyck & Meyers, Montreal, Canada (photographer)
1 14
 Michail A. Zelikovsky
David's Photo Studio, Montreal, Canada (photographer)
1 15
 Michail A. Zelikovsky
Niemi Studio, Montreal, Canada (photographer)
1 16 circa 1970s
1 17
 Michail A. Zelikovsky
David's Photo Studio, Montreal, Canada (photographer)
circa 1980
1 18
 Michail A. Zelikovsky
Van Dyck & Meyers, Montreal, Canada (photographer)
1 19
 Ida Zelikovsky Green Lassers in front of piano
Christopher Photography, Kirkland, Washington (photographer)
circa 1980s

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  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)