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Rosalie Arzooni papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6126

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately 550 photographs, primarily black and white, of Rosalie Arzooni, immediate family, and friends. Arzooni's family left Latvia before the Holocaust, settled in Shanghai, and ultimately emigrated to Israel. The bulk of the photographs depict Rosalie and the family in Israel, with a few images taken during their sojourn in China. These include a number of images of Rosalie (born February 14, 1940) as a child, when she attended the Shanghai Jewish school (including an image of her on her first day). Rosalie's military service in Israel is also documented in a number of photographs. Some of the photographs have inscriptions on the reverse; the majority of these are in Hebrew. Also included are a few postcards, and a few notes. The collection provides a comprehensive look at Rosalie and her activities throughout her life.

Dates

  • 1930s-1960s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

1.08 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

Hebrew

Overview

The collection consists of approximately 550 photographs, primarily black and white, of Rosalie Arzooni, immediate family, and friends. Arzooni's family left Latvia before the Holocaust, settled in Shanghai, and ultimately emigrated to Israel. The bulk of the photographs depict Rosalie and the family in Israel, with a few images taken during their sojourn in China. These include a number of images of Rosalie (born February 14, 1940) as a child, when she attended the Shanghai Jewish school (including an image of her on her first day). Rosalie's military service in Israel is also documented in a number of photographs. Some of the photographs have inscriptions on the reverse; the majority of these are in Hebrew. Also included are a few postcards, and a few notes. The collection provides a comprehensive look at Rosalie and her activities throughout her life.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Walkabout Books, July 12, 2016.
Title
Finding aid for the Rosalie Arzooni papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2017 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States