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Collection TitleCL 115 Moses Goldstein PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByAdrian O’Hare

The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Ruth Hample in 2003.


Panama Canal (Panama)


Moses Max Goldstein - Moses Goldstein of Elmira, N.Y. was the son of a local businessman and clothier.  In 1907, he took a job as a police officer for the Isthmian Canal Commission in Panama.  In late 1909, he traveled to Brazil before returning to Elmira.  He died in January of 1910 from malaria contracted during his travels. 


This collection contains correspondence, postcards and ephemera dating from 1907 to 1910 and relating to Moses Goldstein’s travels in South America. 

Notes:Shares a box with CL 114 and CL 118.
Extent.25 linear feet
Date Span1907-1910
AbstractThis collection contains the correspondence of Moses Goldstein during his travels in South America.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
A letter to Moses Goldstein's parents and sister from Moses Goldstein, April 30 1908.Letter010402
A Letter to Moses Goldstein's Parents adn sister from Moses Goldstein, May 6 1908.Letter010403
A Letter to Mrs.O'Donnel from Moses Goldstein, September 5 1908.Letter010404
An envelope addressed to Mr. H Goldstein, May 13 1908. Envelope010405
A letter to Moses Goldstein's parents and sister from Moses Goldstein, March 5 1909.Letter010501
A letter to Moses Goldstein's paretns and sister from Moses Goldstein, March 6 1909. Letter010502
A letter to Moses Goldstein's parents and sister from Moses Goldstein, March 19 1909. Letter010503
A letter to Moses Goldstein;s parents and sister from Moses Goldstein, March 27 1909. Letter010504
A letter to Moses Goldstein's parents and sister from Moses Goldstein, March 30 1909.Letter010505
A letter for an unknown person from Moses Goldstein, March 1909. Letter010506
A postcard showing Vargas Park in Port Limon, for Mr. H. Goldstein, May 5 1909. Postcard010507
A postcard showing a street corner with a lamp post on the far left, for Mr. H. Goldstein, March 7 1909.Postcard010601
A postcard showing a criket pitch, for Mr. Moses Goldstein, October 1 1909. Postcard010701
An Envelope addressed to Mr. Moses Goldstein, September 14 1909.Envelope010702
A letter to Moses Goldstein from Windser, 1909.Letter010703
A letter to Moses Goldstein from Windser, December 24 1909. Letter010704
A coupon book for the Isthmian Canal Commission for use by Moses Goldstein, issued July 10 1909. Coupon Book010801
A Changuinola Railway employee Time Pass, for Moses Goldstein Between Victoria, Change. East and Almirante, useful until June 30 1909. Document010802
A certificate of disability for Moses Goldstein issued July 23 1909. Document010803
A certificate in Russian from the Imperial General Consoalte, 1909.Document010804
An invitation to receive a solan treatment on May 11th 1909, for Moses Goldstein.Invitation010901
A letter for Moses Goldstein from Windser, May 19 1910.Letter011001
A telegram to Mr and Mrs. Goldstein from I. Abramson, extending his profound sympathy, January 15 1910. Telegram011101
A letter to Mr. H. Goldstein from Abramson, January 16 1910. Letter011102
A telegram to The Goldstein Family giving condolence from Marcus Jacobs, January 18 1910. Telegram011103
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