Scope and Contents
The postcards are written in Hebrew, English, Russian, and Yiddish. Recipients include: Miss Freda Heller, Miss Terrepro, Pinhass Papish. Senders include: Pinhass Papish, Abe, A. Stone. The postcards date from 1908 through 1914 and are addressed to various addresses in New York, Connecticut, and Valparaiso, Indiana.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Valparaiso University Archives and Special Collections, Valparaiso University.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests to reproduce material from the collection should be directed to the Valparaiso University Archives and Special Collections, Valparaiso University.
Biographical / Historical
Pinhass L. Papish was a student at Valparaiso University from 1910 to 1914 from Danbury, Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1913 but continued to take courses in literature and school administration through 1914. The 1913 "Record" states that Papish is "[a] former son of Russia but now a loyal integer of the U.S. Has won for himself the favor of many through his work in the Chemistry Laboratory. He is a hard working student, and an original thinker." The majority of the postcards are written by Papish to a Miss F. Heller in New York City, who later became his wife. Postcards are written in Hebrew, English, Russian, and Yiddish. According to the alumni record card he was killed in an auto accident in 1935.
1 Files (Collection consists of 8 postcard envelopes containing a total of 56 postcards. Collection is housed within the University Postcard Collection, Box #4 Oversized.)
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