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Sokol and Goldwasser families papers

Identifier: Mss 1176

Collection Overview

Papers of the Sokol and Goldwasser families of South Carolina. It consists of photographs of the families and local civic life, ephemera, clippings, an autograph book, and minutes in Yiddish of the Chevra Kadisha Society and a partial translation.


  • Creation: approximately 1920s-1970s

Language of Material

Materials are mostly in English with some in Yiddish and Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

The Sokol family originated in Kaluszyn in what is now Poland and immigrated to the United States in the 20th century. They were involved in the Kalushiner Society of Charleston, South Carolina.


0.25 linear feet (1 slim document box)


Papers of the Sokol and Goldwasser families of South Carolina.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2000 and 2013 by Barbara Weintraub Wine.

Related Materials

Related materials in Special Collections include the Kalushiner Society minute book (Mss 1149).

Processing Information

Processed by Lauren Bickel, August 2023.



Inventory of the Sokol and Goldwasser Families Papers, approximately 1920s-1970s
Processed by: Lauren Bickel; finding aid created by: Lauren Bickel
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Repository Details

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