Theodore Glucksmann papers, 1898-1982 | Louisiana Research Collection
By LAC Group
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 699
Primary Creator: Glucksmann, Theodore A.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: correspondence and other papers; Theodore Glucksmann obituary notice; issue of Touro Hospital Journal; Touro Synagogue Bulletin; military record of Alexander Glucksmann; family tree of Glucksmann, Kern, and Handelman families; photographs; newspaper clippings; certificates; correspondence; and photographs from around 1953-1957.
Date Acquired: 09/23/1983
Theodore Glucksmann (1877-1963), a native of Alexandria, came to New Orleans when he was six and lived at the Jewish Children's Home. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1895 and served during the Spanish-American War. After the War, he worked as a machinist, doing defense work in Panama and the United States. Glucksmann was a member of the Spanish-American War Veterans, the Osiris Lodge, and the International Association of Machinists. Glucksmann died in New Orleans 1963 December 20.
Glucksmann's father, Alexander (1833-1891), fought in the Civil War and was attached to the First Louisiana Cavalry, Company G.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Source: Mrs. Jay Handelman and Mrs. Nathan Kern.
Acquisition Method: Gift.
Preferred Citation: Theodore Glucksmann papers, Manuscripts Collection 699, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection processed in 1984 by JHE.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
Other Note: OCLC Number: 750025142
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[Box 1: Theodore Glucksmann papers],
- Box 1: Theodore Glucksmann papers
- Folder 1: Correspondence, photographs and other papers, 1898-1982
1898 June 16. Edgar Newman, New Orleans, Schminke and Newman, Electrical Supplies and Construction Street Railway Materials "to whom it may concern". Letter of recommendation for Theodore Glucksmann, a machinist and electrician for Schminke and Newman for two years.
1912 February 14. George Schminke, Secretary and General Manager, The Engineering Electric Manufacturing Company Incorporated to Theodore Glucksmann, Stanford, Connecticut. Schminke expresses his regret on behalf of the company for Glucksmann's resignation as Superintendent.
1917 June 4. Thomas S. Shaw, Recorder, Labor Board, United States Civil Service Commission, New Orleans to Theodore A. Glucksmann, New Orleans. The Labor Board informs Glucksmann that he has attained an average of 90% on the mechanical and electrical examination and is now listed on the register of eligibles.
1917 September 21. Martin Behrman, Mayor of New Orleans "to whom it may concern". Letter of recommendation for Theodore A. Glucksmann, Vice President of the Machinsts' Union. Glucksmann is attending the Convention of the International Association of Machinists in Washington.
1917 October 3. Albert Estopinal, United States House of Representatives, Committee on Naval Affairs, Washington D.C. to Theodore A. Glucksmann, Algiers, Louisiana. Estopinal promises Glucksmann that his suggestions concerning the improvements to the Naval Station will be considered by the Committee; he also assures Glucksmann every effort will be made to secure more funds for the next Naval Appropriations Bill.
1942 January 13. Document whereby Touro Glucksmann swears that he is a citizen of the United States, that Theodore Glucksmann was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on 1877 April 4, enlisted in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War, and was honorably discharged from the Navy.
1953 March 26. Certificate whereby the Electrical Association of New Orleans recognizes T.A. Glucksmann as a pioneer of the electrical industry by reason of his early connection with and more than fifty years service to the industry.
1963 December 21. Obituary notice of Theodore A. Glucksmann, newspaper clipping.
1977 March. Issue of Touro Hospital Journal. The journal contains an article on Touro Glucksmann, son of Alexander and Minna Glucksmann, the first baby born at Touro Hospital. The historical date was 1884 May 22.
1982 December 15. Touro Synagogue Bulletin.
Undated. Military record of Alexander Glucksmann.
Undated. Family tree of Glucksmann, Kern, and Handelman families.
1898. Photograph of Theodore Glucksmann in Spanish-American War Naval uniform.
1898. Photograph of Theodore Glucksmann and other sailors during the Spanish-American War.
1953 March 26. Photograph of Theodore Glucksmann, Percival Stern, and other unidentified gentlemen.
1958. Photograph of unidentified group of persons near a statue erected by the State of Louisiana in honor of her sons who served in the Army and the Navy of the United States during the War with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition.
Undated. Photograph of Theodore Glucksmann with FDR medal he designed.
Undated. Two photgraphs of Theodore Glucksmann taken at City Hall where is presented a bronze plaque by the Mayor of New Orleans, de Lesseps Morrison. The Daughters of the Confederacy gave the plaque to honor Glucksmann's father, Alexander Glucksmann who fought in the Civil War.
- Folder 2: Correspondence, photographs and other papers, 1953-1957
- Contains newspaper clippings, certificates, correspondence, and photographs from around 1953-1957.