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Jacob Salmon Raisin materials, 1895-2008


Scope and Contents

This series consists of biographical materials pertaining to Jacob Salmon Raisin. These include diplomas and other documents related to his education at the University of Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College, University of Denver, City College of New York, and Albany Law School. The series also contains black and white photographs of Raisin as a young man, photographs of his parents, his wife, and his children, two scrapbooks he compiled, certificates documenting his involvement with the Freemasons, his death notice, a eulogy by David Lefkowitz, remarks by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall, and items relating to Raisin's personal library. Also included are scholarly articles about Raisin, and both a plaster cast and bronze bas relief of Raisin created posthumously by his son-in-law, noted South Carolina sculptor, Willard N. Hirsch.


  • 1895-2008


Language of Material

From the Collection:

Materials in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 5.63 linear feet (12 document boxes, 8 oversize folders)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Special Collections
College of Charleston Libraries
66 George Street
Charleston South Carolina 29424
(843) 953-8016
(843) 953-6319 (Fax)