Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930

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Jewish merchant in Baltimore, Maryland; a friend of B.H. Roberts, Mormon Apostle, U.S. Senator, and historian.

From the guide to the Correspondence, 1899-1950, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)


Born in 1846, Bernard Moses attended the University of Michigan and the University of Heidelberg. He began his teaching career at Albion College, and came to the University of California in 1876 as professor of history and political science. He was a member of the U. S. Philippine Commission from 1900-1902, and later participated in the Panamerican Scientific Congress in Santiago, Chile, and in the International Conference of American States in Buenos Aires. He was also minister plenipotentiary on a special mission to Chile.

From the guide to the Bernard Moses Papers, 1875-1915, (The Bancroft Library.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
referencedIn Pauly. History of the voyage of Monsieur L'Abbe Chappe to California to observe the transit of Venus across the disk of the sun, in 1769, 1769 / by Pauly, geographical engineer to the king. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930. Bernard Moses scrapbooks, 1900-1910 (bulk 1901-1902) UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kidder, Frederick Elwyn, 1919-. Bernard Moses and the beginnings of political science at the University of California, typescript, 1955 Jan. 10 / Frederick E. Kidder. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Correspondence, 1864-1906. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930. Bernard Moses papers, 1875-1915. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Correspondence, 1899-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf United States. Philippine Commission (1900-1916). United States Philippine Commission report : Manila : typescript (carbon), 1900 Nov. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Berkeley Club Papers, 1873-1960 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Jones, William Carey, 1854-1923. William Carey Jones papers, 1834-1923 (bulk 1884-1923). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn University of Michigan student portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1950, 1870-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William Carey Jones papers, 1834-1923, bulk 1884-1923 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1904. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carro y Merlino. [Meeting of the Fourth International American Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina] [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930. Bernard Moses autobiography, [before 1930]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. Hubert Howe Bancroft correspondence, 1870-1890. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Blake, C. J., Mrs. Mrs. C.J. Blake correspondence : ALS, 1903-1921. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891,. Hittell family papers, 1855-1916. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Moses, Bernard, 1846-1930. B. Moses accession, Nov., 1933. University of California, Bancroft Library, ARL
creatorOf Bernard Moses Papers, 1875-1915 Bancroft Library
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Birth 1846

Death 1930



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