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Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-017
Abstract

Pre- and post-World War II photographs of Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins, a Dutch Jew born in 1938 in Bussum, Netherlands, who, as a child, was hidden during World War II. Photographs show Krant and her family and friends in the Netherlands, including her grandparents, parents, and other family members.

Dates: 1938-2000

Jenkins Orphanage papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract A Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Reverend Jenkins was pastor, the Society furnished much of the financial support for the orphanage's efforts to provide education, training, skills, and care to orphans, half orphans, and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found in 1945-1980

Ludwig Lewisohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0028
Collection Overview Papers document mostly Lewisohn's friendship and early homosexual love affair with poet George Sylvester Viereck and Lewisohn's later marriage to Edna Manley. Correspondence (1903-1955) between Lewisohn and Viereck is mostly on literary matters; but early holograph poems by Lewisohn refer to their love affair. Other poems include printed and typescript copies and his English translations of some poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.Most of the collection documents the relationship of...
Dates: 1903-1980s; Majority of material found within 1940s

Charlotte A. Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0213
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Charlotte A. Myers’ divorce from literary critic and poet Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Materials also relate to Caroline Griswold, a writer and Griswold’s daughter from his first marriage, who was raised by Myers. There are also daguerreotype portraits of Myers and Caroline Griswold and a commonplace book assembled by Myers. The papers also cover correspondence between Griswold’s grandchildren and Joy Bayless, author of the...
Dates: 1818-1943

Vera Nathans Semel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-016
Abstract Photographs, birth certificates, marriage certificates, identity cards, passports, and other papers of Vera Nathans Semel, a Dutch Jew who survived World War II in hiding. Most papers, including birth and marriage certificates, relate to Nathans's maternal family, the Paerls. Pre-war photographs show Nathans's maternal grandparents and uncle in Amsterdam; post-war photographs show her, her parents, husband, and children in Beverwijk and Bussum, both in the Netherlands, and in Scarsdale, New...
Dates: 1830-1996

Francine Ajzensztark Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-010
Abstract

Photographs and false identification papers of Francine Ajzensztark Taylor, a Polish-born Jew raised in France before World War II. Photographs depict her and her family members in pre-war England and Poland, as well as in France before, during, and after the war. Also includes four videocassette programs, including two detailed interviews with Taylor in which she discusses her life in France before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1913-1998

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Special Collections 5
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 1
 
Subject
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 3
black-and-white negatives 3
black-and-white slides 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
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correspondence 3
photocopies 3
photographs 3
Bussum (Netherlands) 2
Custody of children -- United States 2
Hidden children (Holocaust) -- Netherlands 2
Holocaust survivors -- Netherlands 2
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Netherlands 2
Photographs 2
digital images 2
identity cards 2
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
American literature -- 20th century 1
Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1
Beverwijk (Netherlands) 1
Charleston (S.C.) 1
Divorce -- United States 1
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 1
Holocaust survivors -- France 1
Homosexuality -- Poetry 1
Jewish authors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France 1
Marriage -- United States 1
Orphanages -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Orphans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Scarsdale (N.Y.) 1
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- France 1
administrative records 1
birth certificates 1
commonplace books 1
daguerreotypes (photographs) 1
diaries 1
diplomas 1
facsimiles (reproductions) 1
financial records 1
manuscripts for publication 1
marriage certificates 1
pamphlets 1
passports 1
pencil drawings 1
personal correspondence 1
photograph albums 1
plays (performing arts compositions) 1
poems 1
rosters 1
scrapbooks 1
sound recordings 1
videocassettes 1
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Language
English 5
Dutch; Flemish 1
French 1
No linguistic content; Not applicable 1
 
Names
Adkins, Diny K., 1938- 1
Bayless, Joy 1
Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958 1
Griswold, M. Caroline 1
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 1