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Solomon Bergstein papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0682.1

The Solomon Bergstein papers contain documents related to Solomon Bergstein, a Viennese Jewish pharmacist who left Austria and established a pharmacy in Shanghai, China before immigrating to the United States. Documents include identification papers such as birth, marriage and naturalization certificates. Also included are documents from Solomon’s attendance at pharmacy school and employment in Shanghai, including examination certificates, report cards, and employment verification. Other items include correspondence, photographic prints, and newspaper clippings.

The Solomon Bergstein papers contain mainly identification and school documents related to Solomon Bergstein. The identification papers include birth, marriage, and naturalization certificates, a letter for recommendation, and a passport belonging to Solomon’s mother, Etie. The pharmacy school and employment documents contain course certificates and report cards, student books, and a doctor’s examination certificate. Records related to Solomon’s employment in Shanghai include a report of the medical board in Shanghai, verification of employment, and a drug regulation book written in German with his assistance. Other items in the collection include photographic prints, news clippings, and correspondence with items such as his Bar Mitzvah and wedding invitations.

inclusive:  1916-1992
21 folders
3 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Solomon Bergstein
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jacques J. M. Shore
Record last modified: 2023-05-24 15:33:13
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