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Mendelson family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1154

Collection Overview

Photographs, photograph albums, slides, and home movie film reels from the Mendelson family of Charleston, South Carolina. Images include a trip to Israel, A. Mendelson & Son at various addresses on King Street, a Citadel Dress Parade, National Music Co. run by brothers-in-law Otto Fox and Isadore Mendelson, family groups at various locations, 1940 hurricane damage, late 1940s Azalea Parades, the Bronx Zoo, summer camps, Charleston landmarks, College of Charleston graduation, and the wedding of Bernard and Nancy Needle Mendelson.

Dates

  • Creation: 1917-1975

Creator

Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection has been minimally processed, but is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical Note

The materials in this collection were compiled by Dr. Bernard Mendelson (1933-2019) and Nancy Needle Mendelson (1937-2018) of Charleston, South Carolina. He was a graduate of the College of Charleston, Emory Dental School and the University of Chicago School of Orthodontics. The couple were members of Synagogue Emanu-El and very active in the Jewish community.

Extent

2.34 linear feet (1 document box, 2 slim document boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes)

Abstract

Photographs, photograph albums, slides, and home movie film reels from the Mendelson family of Charleston, South Carolina. Images include a trip to Israel, A. Mendelson & Son at various addresses on King Street, a Citadel Dress Parade, National Music Co. run by brothers-in-law Otto Fox and Isadore Mendelson, family groups at various locations, 1940 hurricane damage, the Bronx Zoo, late 1940s Azalea Parades, summer camps, Charleston landmarks, College of Charleston graduation, and the wedding of Bernard and Nancy Needle Mendelson.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the box level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated 2019 by Marsha Alterman.

Processing Information

Processed by Lauren Bickel, November 2022.

Source

Subject

Title
Inventory of the Mendelson Family Photographs, 1917-1975
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Lauren Bickel; finding aid created by: Lauren Bickel
Date
2022
Description rules
Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections
College of Charleston Libraries
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Charleston South Carolina 29424
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