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Title: Abraham Nasatir Papers, 1939-1996Add to your cart.
ID: MS-0465
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet
expand icon Historical Note

Abraham Nasatir was born in 1906 in Santa Ana, California.  He entered UC Berkeley at the age of 14, and received his PhD in history at age 21.  While studying at Berkeley he met his future wife, Ida Hirsch, an English student also attending the school.

After marrying in 1929, the couple moved to San Diego where Nasatir began a 50-year teaching career at San Diego State College.  Focusing on his fields of Spanish border and Mississippi valley history, and Gold Rush history, Nasatir published 14 books and and numerous articles.  He also served as vice-consul for Paraguay and Ecuador.

As an Orthodox Jew, he was a leader and educator of the Jewish community.  Nasatir Hall on the SDSU campus is named for him.

expand icon Administrative Information
Acquired: 12/21/2010.
Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Note: Jewish Historical Society of San Diego
Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Abraham Nasatir Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
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