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Price family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-079

Collection Overview

Photographs, eulogies, and newspaper clippings of the Price family of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the family's clothing store, Prices' Store for Men. Also included is a brief history of the founders of Temple B'nai Israel in Spartanburg.

Dates

  • 1903-2003

Creator

Language of Material

Materials in English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

Harry Price was born in New York in 1881 to Lithuanian immigrants and in 1900, moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina. Three years later he opened Prices' Store for Men, a men's clothing store. His son, William Price (1910-1999), became store manager in 1929, followed by his son, Harry Price (1951- ), who took over after his father's death. Prices' Store for Men celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2003.

Harry Price (1881-1937) was a founding member of Spartanburg's Congregation B'nai Israel, which was dedicated in 1917.

Extent

4 folders

Abstract

Photographs, eulogies, and newspaper clippings of the Price family of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the family's clothing store, Prices' Store for Men. Also included is a brief history of the founders of Temple B'nai Israel in Spartanburg.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2009 by Harry Price.

Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Bronheim and Sarah Dorpinghaus, January 2011.

Creator

Source

Title
Inventory of the Price Family Papers, 1904-2003
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Sarah Dorpinghaus; machine-readable finding aid created by: Sarah Dorpinghaus
Date
2011
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections
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Charleston South Carolina 29424
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