MANUSCRIPT VERTICAL FILES

Collection Number: MVF 2-11

Accession Number: 9798-13 and 9798-37

Item(s): Death certificates for Ben and Esther Hurwitz; and a research paper “Esther Hurwitz and the Founding of the Irving Public Library" (9798-13); Esther Hurwitz’s application for a Social Security number, 1955, (9798-37).

Producer: Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics; research paper by Elaine Collins

Donor: Elaine Collins

Date Received: October 20, 1997

Literary Rights Statement 

     Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.  Elaine Collins retains the rights to the research paper.

Description

     The file contains a copy of a death certificate for Esther Hurwitz, April 8, 1902-August 8, 1976; a copy of a death certificate for Ben Hurwitz, September 3, 1895-October 27, 1978. The file also contains a copy of a research paper about Mrs. Hurwitz and the founding of the Irving Public Library written by Elaine Collins in 1997. These items made up accession number 9798-13.

     The file also contains a copy of Esther Hurwitz’s application for a Social Security number, April 18, 1955.  This item made up accession number 9798-35.

Note

     Ben and Esther Hurwitz were active in the development of the City of Irving’s social and cultural life from the 1930s-1960s.

See also:

The Esther Hurwitz Collection 35.