Louis Gerstman papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains the papers of Louis Gertsman, a Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, insurance agent who was also manager of the Edwards Opera House and the Academy of Music from 1879 to 1896.
- Gerstman, Louis (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Louis Gertsman was born in 1855 in Germany. He immigrated to the United States in 1865 and settled in Selma, Alabama. He was an insurance agent and patron of the arts. Gertsman died on 6 December 1925.
0.2 Linear Feet (194 items)
Language of Materials
Papers of this Selma, Dallas County, Alabama insurance agent and manager of the Edwards Opera House and the Academy of Music, 1879-1896.
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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to the Louis Gertsman papers
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- February 2008
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