// William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Menu
Search
Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1867-2000

Creator:  Elisa Weilmann Mayer Family

Summary/Abstract:  Elisa Weilmann Mayer was born in German in 1829.  At the age of 18, Elisa immigrated to the United States to become the wife of David Mayer.  She was a leading citizen of Atlanta and a president of the Grandmothers Club. The collection consists of a scrapbook and loose items found in the scrapbook compiled by Elisa Weilmann Mayer.  Of special interest is a letter from Morris Mayer to his mother Elisa in 1867 in which he discusses his recovery from an accidental gunshot wound.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 182, Elisa Weilmann Mayer Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Arrangement: The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note Elisa Weilmann Mayer was born in German in 1829.  At the age of 18, Elisa immigrated to the United States to become the wife of David Mayer.  She was a leading citizen of Atlanta and a president of the Grandmothers Club.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Elisa Weilmann Mayer Family Papers will gain insight into immigration and early Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia. he papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Correspondence – Mayer, Morris to Mother (Mayer, Elisa Weilmann) Sisters and Brothers 1867
2 Henline, Mae Ochs – obituary and memorial resolution 1902
3 Mayer, David Undated
4 Mayer family – genealogy and family history 2000, Undated
5 McKinley, William – assassination 1901
6 Miscellaneous loose articles and programs removed from oversize scrapbook 1898-1899
7 Newspaper articles (loose removed from oversize scrapbook) 1922
8 Wedding of Rebecca Mayer to Dr. Moritz Salm 1880
9 Writings Undated
2 1 Scrapbook Undated


Posted in: Finding aids

To view our archive section, please enter your email address. You will only have to enter this one time to access our database collection.

Enter Your Email Address
The Breman Museum1440 Spring Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309678-222-3700
© 2018 William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.     Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use

This website is supported by a generous gift from the Jerry and Dulcy Rosenberg Family in honor of Elinor Rosenberg Breman.

Jewish Federation
Login