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Elijah Wineglass papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1043

Collection Overview

Photographs, ephemera, legal documents, and printed materials (c. 1960-1995) document the life and work of furniture maker Elijah Wineglass.

Dates

  • 1960-1995

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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Biographical Note

Elijah Wineglass was born in Georgetown, S.C. on September 17, 1903 to Thomas and Carrie Lee Wineglass. He moved to Charleston in 1922. Having learned antique furniture refinishing at an early age, he also made furniture and was known as "The Furniture Doctor" for fifty years. He also taught this trade at the Shaw Center For Boys. Wineglass married Beatrice Lee with whom he had one child and adopted one other. He was a member of Greater St. Luke A.M.E. Church and served in a number of capacities, including treasurer. Elijah Wineglass died on November 20, 1995.

Extent

0.25 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Elijah Wineglass was born in Georgetown, S.C. on September 17, 1903 to Thomas and Carrie Lee Wineglass. He moved to Charleston in 1922. Having learned antique furniture refinishing at an early age, he also made furniture and was known as "The Furniture Doctor" for fifty years. He also taught this trade at the Shaw Center For Boys. Wineglass married Beatrice Lee with whom he had one child and adopted one other. He was a member of Greater St. Luke A.M.E. Church and served in a number of capacities, including treasurer. Elijah Wineglass died on November 20, 1995.

Abstract

Photographs, ephemera, legal documents, and printed materials (c. 1960-1995) document the life and work of furniture maker Elijah Wineglass.

General Physical Description note

(4 folders)

Processing Information

Edited by Aaron Spelbring, 10, 2012

Encoded by Aaron Spelbring, 10, 2012

Title
Inventory of the Elijah G. Wineglass Papers, 1984 - 1995 AMN 1043
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Edited by: Aaron Spelbring; machine-readable finding aid created by: Aaron Spelbring
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

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