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Anita Rosen Levine papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1107

Collection Overview

Assorted papers and publications of Anita Rosen Levine, who served as secretary to the rabbi of Brith Sholom Beth Israel congregation in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1956 to 1986, and as secretary for the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. Collection consists of earlier mixed materials relating to the congregation and includes general correspondence, annual and monthly financial statements, membership applications, and receipts. The collection also contains various publications collected by Levine, including brochures, newsletters, and pamphlets related to the Charleston Jewish community. Also included is a scrapbook assembled by Levine, assorted materials relating to her brother-in-law Mordecai (Max) Levine, "Book of Life" memorial book materials, a Jewish Community Center Day Camp Baker pennant, and assorted clippings, fliers, and miscellaneous correspondence.

Dates

  • 1875-2006

Creator

Language of Material

Materials in English and Yiddish

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

Anita Rosen Levine was born was born in Port Chester, New York, in 1921, and lived there until her marriage to Sol Levine (1918-2003) in 1942, when she moved to Charleston, South Carolina. She served as secretary to the rabbi of Brith Sholom Beth Israel congregation in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1956 to 1986, and as secretary for Addlestone Hebrew Academy, originally named the Charleston Hebrew Institute. She was an active member of Hadassah, AMIT Women, and the BSBI Sisterhood.

Extent

1.35 linear feet (1 document box, 1 flat box)

Abstract

Assorted papers and publications of Anita Rosen Levine, who served as secretary to the rabbi of Brith Sholom Beth Israel congregation in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1956 to 1986, and as secretary for Addlestone Hebrew Academy.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2007 by Anita Rosen Levine.

Related Material

Related materials in Special Collections include the Brith Sholom Beth Israel records (Mss 1068) and an oral history interview with Anita Rosen Levine and Sol Levine (Mss 1035-150).

Processing Information

Processed by Joshua Minor, September 2011.

Title
Inventory of the Anita Rosen Levine Papers, 1875-2006
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Joshua Minor; machine-readable finding aid created by: Joshua Minor
Date
2012
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:
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