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Iseman family collection

Identifier: Mss 1073

Collection Overview

This collection contains information pertaining to the Iseman family. The first box includes letters, genealogical research, photocopies, photographs, and correspondence related to the Iseman family. The second box contains biographical files of Iseman family members, including family genealogy notes.


  • Creation: 1961-1996

Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection 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

Originally named Eisenmann in Germany, four brothers (Manuel, Iseman, Isaac, and Marx) settled in South Carolina, ca. 1850. Manuel and Iseman Iseman settled in Marion, S.C. Isaac and Marx Iseman moved to Darlington, S.C. before eventually settling in Charleston, S.C., ca. 1870. The family participated in mercantile activities.


0.83 linear feet (2 document boxes)

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Joseph Iseman.



Inventory of the Iseman Family Collection, 1961-1966
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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