Anne Ackerman Finnie family papers, 1899-1981.


Finnie, Anne Ackerman, 1911-1995. Anne Ackerman Finnie family papers, 1899-1981.

Anne Ackerman Finnie family papers, 1899-1981.

The collection consists of family papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to Anne Ackerman Finnie, her parents, Louise Sloss and Lloyd Ackerman, and her grandparents, Bertha Greenwald and Leon Sloss, Sr. Among the materials in the collection relating to Louise Sloss and Lloyd Ackerman are Louise's travel diaries from 1905-1906, two wedding scrapbooks (1909), and a wedding certificate. The collection also includes a scrapbook kept by Louise Sloss about her father Leon Sloss, Sr. and research materials and essays by and on various Sloss family members. Among the photographs are portraits of Anne Ackerman and her siblings, Lloyd Jr. and James (including some by Dorothea Lange, William Dassonville, and William Mortensen), portraits of Louise Sloss and Lloyd Ackerman around the time of their wedding in 1909 (done by Arnold Genthe), photographs of Louise Sloss' and Lloyd Ackerman's 1909 wedding at the Sloss estate in San Rafael, California, and an oversize photograph of Bertha and Louise Sloss (1899). The collection also includes a drawing of 1818 California Street, San Francisco (by Stanton Keeney), a 1975 print depicting the corner of California and Franklin Streets (by J. A. Kendall), San Francisco, and a Testimony of Appreciation from the White House to Leon Sloss, Sr. for his work in the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915.

2 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize folder (1.8 linear feet)

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Bancroft Library. Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. (corporateBody)

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Ackerman, James S. (person)

Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942 (person)

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Finnie, Anne Ackerman, 1911-1995. (person)

Anne Ackerman Finnie (1911-1995) was the daughter, and second child, of Louise Sloss Ackerman (1888-1982) and Lloyd Stuart Ackerman, Sr. (1882-1968). Louise was the eldest child of Bertha Greenewald Sloss (b. 1868) and Leon Sloss, Sr. (1858-1920). Louise and Lloyd were married in 1909. Anne's brothers were Lloyd, Jr. (1910-1946) and James (1919- ). Anne married Lester Sawyer in the 1940s and had four children: Janet, Christopher, Timothy and Pamela. The Sawyers divorced in 1957 and Anne married ...

Mortensen, William (person)

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Ackerman, Lloyd, 1882-1968. (person)

Ackerman, Lloyd Jr., 1910-1946. (person)

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Sloss, Leon (person)

American national security strategist; deputy director, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1976-1978. From the description of Leon Sloss papers, 1983-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864540 ...

Judah L. Magnes Museum (corporateBody)

Ackerman, Louise Sloss, -1982 (person)

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Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976 (person)

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