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Abbe Wolfsheimer-Stutz Collection, 1938-2014 | Special Collections & University Archives

By Stanley Schwartz and Laurel Schwartz

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Collection Overview

Title: Abbe Wolfsheimer-Stutz Collection, 1938-2014Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Abbe Wolfsheimer-Stutz (1938-2014)

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 06/19/2018. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Jews--California--San Diego

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection comprises papers, documents and photographs, from Wolfsheimer-Stutz's birth in 1938 to her death in 2014. Box 1 contains photos and scrapbooks from schools that she attended, correspondence, class notes, newspaper clippings, her writings, awards and family genealogy. Box 2 contains souvenirs, playbills and memorabilia from her high school and college days and her time in New York City, plus the book that she wrote.

There is also material about Abbe Wolfsheimer Stutz in the Salomon Collection at the Valley Center History Museum. The Valley Center Collection contains family photos and material about Wolfsheimer-Stutz's life at the Lilac Ranch and grade school memorabilia.

Biographical Note

Abbe Salomon was born in Chicago to Irving and Cecile Salomon in 1938. After World War II, she moved with her family to Rancho Lilac (Lilac Ranch) in Valley Center, California where she attended schools in Escondido. She completed her secondary education at Miss Hewitt’s Classes in New York City and then attended Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. She met her future husband, Louis Wolfsheimer on the East Coast and they moved to San Diego, where he became an attorney. The couple had two children and later divorced. Wolfsheimer Stutz attended California Western School of Law, became a law professor and was very active in community affairs. She served on many civic boards and was active in performing arts production and the Jewish community. She was elected to the San Diego City Council where she served from 1985-1993. An active environmentalist, she was instrumental in establishing the San Dieguito River Park in 1989. She served as an Assistant City Attorney and in 1997 married Deputy District Attorney, David Stutz. Wolfsheimer Stutz was a world traveler and author. She died in 2014.

Subject/Index Terms

Jews--California--San Diego

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 2018-023

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. 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 Source: Jewish Historical Society of San Diego

Related Materials:

Adat Ami Synagogue Collection

Lou Dunst Collection

Mark Freeman Papers

Rose Neumann Collection

Elena Saad Collection

Irving Salomon Collection

Tifereth Israel Synagogue Collection

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Abbe Wolfsheimer-Stutz Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence between Abbe Salomon and her father Irving Salomon Birth Announcement, 1938-1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Early school photos - Valley Center and elsewhere, 1946-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photos of Abbe Salomon, 1938-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan, 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Escondido Union High School scrapbook, 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Escondido Union High School scrapbook, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Escondido Union High School scrapbook, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Escondido Union High School scrapbook, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Confirmation - Congregation Beth Israel, May 19, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Miss Hewitt's Classes - New York City (now Hewitt School) Pamphlets, yearbook, photos, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miss Hewitt's Classes - New York City (now Hewitt School) Graduation, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Goucher College scrapbook - Baltimore, MD, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Political Science Class - Goucher College, Baltimore MD, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Goucher College, Baltimore MD, Activities, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Personal Correspondence to Abbe Salomon while at Goucher College, Baltimore MD, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 16: High School / College photos of friends, 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Matchbook cover collection from New York City nightlife, 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Goucher College, History Class Notes, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Goucher College, English Class notes & papers, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Goucher College, Spanish class notes & papers, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Goucher College, Music class notes, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Young Adulthood - Photos, 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Travel Photos, Resort, Cruise, Spain, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Early married life - Photos - Louis Wolfsheimer, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Newspaper clippings, 1958-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Poetry, 1970-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Correspondence, 1973-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Poetry, prose, speeches & notes, 1980s - 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Newspaper clippings, 1970-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Newspaper clippings, 1990-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Political memorabilia & photos, 1980s-1990sAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: San Diego Voter - Newsletter (League of Women Voters), April & October 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Lilac Ranch & Valley Center, 1960-2015Add to your cart.
Folder 34: California Western School of Law - Student & Professor, 1968-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Biography, Birth & Death certificates - Condolences, 1938-2014Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Awards & letters of appreciation, 1973-2015Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Abbe Salomon - Family TreeAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Genealogy: Virginia Lee Salomon (Blake) Harold Mark Salomon & Miriam (Florsheim) & Helen (Dean) Will of Estelle WiltsieAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Salomon Family GenealogyAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Salomon Family GenealogyAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Genealogy of the Wolfsheimer FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Genealogy of the Becker, Kirchhausen, Vogel, Wolfsheimer FamiliesAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Genealogy of the Leibowitz FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Genealogy of the Zimmerspitz FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Genealogy of the Leibowitz & Zimmerspitz FamiliesAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Genealogy of the Naken, Leibowitz & Zimmerspitz FamiliesAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: General Jewish Genealogy InformationAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Correspondence Between Abbe Wolfsheimer Stutz and her Half Brother Derek Taylor, 1996-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Correspondence Between Abbe Wolfsheimer /Stutz and her Half Brother Derek Taylor, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Correspondence Between Abbe Wolfsheimer /Stutz and her Half Brother Derek Taylor, 2001-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Correspondence Regarding Freedom of Information Act Request by Derek Taylor for Irving Salomon, 1990sAdd to your cart.
Folder 52: Military Records for Irving Salomon Requested by Derek Taylor - World War I and World War IIAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: Derek Taylor's Family - Early PhotosAdd to your cart.
Folder 54: Visits in San Diego and Seattle with Abbe Wolfsheimer Stutz and Derek TaylorAdd to your cart.
Folder 55: Abbe Wolfsheimer Stutz's Notes on her Father Irving SalomonAdd to your cart.

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