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Jeanne Esther Abrams

Jeanne Esther Abrams, Swedish historian, archivist. New York State Regent's scholar, 1968-1972, scholar American Jewish History Society, 1988; grantee Colorado Endowment for Humanities, 1989, 92, Fellowship award, Jewish Women's Archives, 2003.


  • Abrams, Jeanne Esther was born on April 2, 1951 in Stockholm. Came to the United States, 1951. Daughter of I. Edward and Gilda (Zielona) Lichtman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yeshiva University, 1972. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1983.


    • Director Rocky Mountain History Society/Beck Archives University Denver, since 1982, associate professor.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Vice president Jewish Women's League of Denver, since 1988. President Yeshiva Toras Chaim High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1989-1991. Member American Jewish History Society (academy council), Society of America Archivists, Colorado Preservation Alliance, since 2003.



    Reading, art.


    • Married Lewis H. Abrams, August 29, 1971. Children: Yehudah, Chaim, Avraham, Yocheved.
    • father: I. Edward Lichtman
    • mother: Gilda (Zielona) Lichtman
    • spouse: Lewis H. Abrams
    • children: Yehudah Abrams
    • Chaim Abrams
    • Avraham Abrams
    • Yocheved Abrams
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    Born April 2, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      Yeshiva University
    • 1978
      University Colorado
    • 1983
      University Colorado