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Mendel B. Silberberg papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5040

Scope and Contents

The Mendel Silberberg papers consists primarily of letters of condolence sent to Silberberg's widow upon his death in June 1965. There is also a small amount of personal ephemera from his high school, college, and military service days as well as newspaper clippings about his achievements through the 1960s.

Dates

  • 1904-1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: 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.

Biographical note

Mendel B. Silberberg was a Jewish community leader and a prominent attorney in the motion picture industry. As a former president of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Council, Silberberg was active in the work of the United Jewish Appeal, the Joint Distribution Committee and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. He visited Israel with a UJA study mission group. His career also led to a term as Beverly Hills councilman and a position as Director Emeritus of Columbia Pictures.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Mendel B. Silberberg was a Jewish communal leader and a prominent attorney in the motion picture industry. As a former president of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Council, Silberberg was active in the work of the United Jewish Appeal, the Joint Distribution Committee and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. His career also led to a term as Beverly Hills councilman and a position as Director Emeritus of Columbia Pictures. This small group of papers consists chiefly of letters of condolence to his wife upon his death in June 1965, and some personal ephemera from his school days and military service.
Title
Finding Aid of the Mendel B. Silberberg papers
Status
Completed
Author
Jacqueline Morin and Sue Luftschein
Date
2018
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

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