Bausch Family Papers

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Bausch family papers
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Call Number: D.413
Dates: 1925-1938
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Separated Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Bausch family papers
Call Number: D.413
Dates: 1925-1938
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The history of the Bausch family in Rochester begins with John Jacob Bausch, a Jewish immigrant from Germany who opened an optical retail shop here in 1853. His friend and fellow German Henry Lomb invested his savings and became Bausch's partner in 1855. Thus Bausch & Lomb was born. Bausch's sons Edward and William joined the growing company in 1875 and served for almost seventy years each.

Scope and Content
The Bausch Family Papers consist of two items. The first is a photograph album compiled in Ulm, Germany in 1938 to commemorate events in the life (1847-1938) of William and Edward's paternal aunt. She appears in a snapshot with the caption "lieber Besuch v. Rochester."

The second item is a pocket book ("Merkbüchlein für Geburtstage") dated 1925 in which birthdays were noted.

Subject(s):
Photographs
Bausch & Lomb, inc.
Bausch family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Bausch Family Papers were purchased in 2007 using the . Also included in this purchase was a copy of Jacob Bausch's autobiography, The Story of My Life.Access
The Bausch family papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Bausch family papers, D.413, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterSeparated Materials
Jacob Bausch's autobiography, The Story of My Life, which has been cataloged separately


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Volume 1German photograph album, 1938
Box 1, Volume 2Pocket book, 1925


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