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Rosenbloom Family Papers, 1914-1926
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 562

Abstract:
Homemaker; Physician. Correspondence of Carl. W. Rosenbloom, M.D. and his fiancee (later his wife), Lena Berinstein, written while Carl pursued further medical training in Europe and Lena remained in Holyoke, Massachusetts. There are also a few photographs (reproductions).

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

The material in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights for permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Permission must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Lena Berinstein (26 Jun 1894-2 Mar 1971) was born in Springfield, MA to Sarah and Morris Berinstein. She graduated from Central High School in Springfield, MA in the early 1900s. She married Carl W. Rosenbloom (1 May 1884-2 Mar 1949), a physician, who was born in Vilkie, Lithuania to Rachel Rosenbloom and Abraham Werbalsky. He emigrated to the U.S. at age 16 to join his sister. Carl Rosenbloom graduated from Tufts University Medical School circa 1907. He studied and practiced medicine in Vienna, beginning in 1914 and Lena joined him there after their marriage in the 1920s. Later they returned to the U.S. They resided in Holyoke, MA where Carl had his practice. The couple had a daughter, Sally, and a son, Arthur.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Correspondence of Carl. W. Rosenbloom, M.D. and his fiancee (later his wife), Lena Berinstein, written while Carl pursued further medical training in Europe and Lena remained in Holyoke, Massachusetts. There are also a few photographs (reproductions).

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

The material in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights for permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Permission must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Rosenbloom Family Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection

The Rosenbloom Family Papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection by Sally Edelstein in 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Burd Schlessinger, 2007


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

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Language
English


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Subjects
  • Courtship--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • Family--History--Sources
  • Holyoke (Mass.)--History--Sources
  • Immigrants--United States--Biography--Sources
  • Jewish women--United States--Biography--Sources
  • Jews--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • Medicine--Study and teaching--History--20th century--Sources
  • Physicians--United States--Biography--Sources
  • Rosenbloom, Carl Werbalsky, 1884-1949
  • Rosenbloom, Lena Berinstein, 1894-1971
  • Rosenbloom family
  • Vienna (Austria)--History--20th century--Sources

Contributors
  • Rosenbloom, Carl Werbalsky, 1884-1949
  • Rosenbloom, Lena Berinstein, 1894-1971


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