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JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC

Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1047
Collection Overview The records are arranged into 13 series: Board of Trustee Minutes (1838-1995) document all aspects of congregational life: hiring and firing staff, fundraising, building, etc. with some data re members, their infractions, marriages, deaths, etc. Financial records (1800-1999) document members, fines, income, salaries, pew assignments, various projects, estates, religious school finances, etc. Trustee and Rabbi Records and Correspondence (1855- 1991, bulk 1930s-1970s) including a few...
Dates: 1798-2002; Majority of material found within 20th century

Sigmund Abeles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1164
Abstract

The papers of figurative artist and educator Sigmund Abeles include biographical information, correspondence, and information about his art career.

Dates: 1900-2023; Majority of material found within 1980-2017

Anita Moïse Rosefield Rosenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1166
Abstract

Papers of Anita Moïse Rosefield Rosenberg, a native of Sumter, South Carolina and a long-time resident of Charleston, South Carolina. In addition to her personal papers, there are others from members of her family, particularly her mother Virginia Moïse Rosefield. The contents include records, clippings, ephemera, correspondence, family photographs and albums, genealogy research, books and publications about southern Jewish history, and a few family artifacts.

Dates: 1837-2018; Majority of material found within 1960-2018

Banov and Leopold families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1162
Abstract

Assorted family papers of the Banov and Leopold families. Materials consist of correspondence, postcards (many published by I. Ginsburg), clippings, printed materials including Ladies Benevolent Society Centennial pamphlets, prayer books, artifacts, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1901-2004; Majority of material found within 1929-1979

Robert Schwartz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1168
Abstract

The papers of Robert Schwartz, medical doctor and captain, in the United States Army during World War II. Papers and artifacts reflect his service and activities during the war and as a participant of the liberation of Buchenwald. Included are photographs and a letter documenting the atrocities at Buchenwald concentration camp.

Dates: 1933-1968; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Frances Mazo and Julius Butwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1179
Abstract

The papers of Frances Mazo Butwin and Julius Butwin, the first English translators of the works of Yiddish author Sholom Aleichem. The papers include her writings and diaries, their correspondence, family photographs, and copies of their books.

Dates: 1907-2023; Majority of material found within 1907-1943

Helen Schneider Silver papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1091
Abstract The collection consists mainly of articles and research files written and compiled by Helen Schneider Silver (1922-2003), a freelance journalist born in Knoxville, Tennessee. Topics include the Arab-Israeli conflict, Jewish historical sites, Jewish women, and Jewish populations around the world. In addition are manuscripts of Silver's short stories and children's books and materials relating to Silver's family history and her involvement in organizations such as Hadassah, the Jewish...
Dates: 1900-2006; Majority of material found within 1971-1990

Wendell Mitchell Levi real estate records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1142
Collection Overview

The Wendell M. Levi Real Estate Records contains documents produced over the course of Levi’s legal career. The bulk of the collection dates to the first half of the 20th century. Records relate to Sumter County and Clarendon County and include various mortgages, bonds, plats, real estate titles, deeds, farm leases, land rent liens, checks, and financial statements. Some documents, mainly plats, are housed separately due to size.

Dates: 1866-1970

Rosen family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1143
Collection Overview

The collection contains assorted family photographs, correspondence, clippings, newspaper photocopies, and ephemera documenting the Rosen family’s history. Of special focus is the life and work of Sylvan Lewenthal Rosen (1913-1996), former Georgetown mayor (1948-1961) and prominent local attorney. Also included are various genealogical records related to the Rosen family.

Dates: 1938-2015

Rosenberg, Winstock, and Hozore families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1144
Collection Overview

The collection contains photographs, correspondence, and personal papers of the Rosenberg, Winstock, and Hozore families. Also included are a family recipe, a journal, and a copy of the “The Naiad” yearbook. The bulk of the collection dates to the early 20th century. Many documents are written in Russian and Yiddish. Some photographs are labeled to indicate the family members documented.

Dates: 1885-1987