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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Culinary utensils that are basically flat, such as forks and spoons, and have no cutting edge. Distinguished from "hollowware" such as drinking vessels and bowls. In modern usage the term embraces all types of flat culinary utensils with or without a cutting edge; however, prefer "cutlery" when referring to culinary utensils with a cutting edge, especially various forms of knives used for food. Flatware is now usually made in sets having on the handles similar or related decorative patterns.

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Holocaust archives field researchers collection

Identifier: Mss 1065-049

The collection consists mostly of copied materials, including photographs, memoirs, clippings, books, objects, and other papers. These materials were collected for the Holocaust Archives from Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, and others, including liberators of German concentration camps, who settled in South Carolina.

Dates: 1894-2010