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Collis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1148
Abstract The family papers of the Collis family of Charleston and Kingstree, South Carolina, reflect the experience of a family of Eastern European Jewish immigrants to South Carolina. Materials include migration, marriage, education, and military documents; photographs; clippings; ephemera; and correspondence. Meyer Collis immigrated from Bialystok, Poland, to the United States sometime in the early 20th century; his future wife Lena Schiawitz followed in 1905. They settled in Charleston, where...
Dates: approximately 1900-2008; Majority of material found within 1906-1967

Solomon family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1004
Collection Overview Correspondence, photographs, photocopies, documents, scrapbooks, daybooks, clippings, ephemera. The papers contain material related to three generations of the Solomon family, including family correspondence from the 1920s to the 1950s (letters, greeting cards, and telegrams), newspaper clippings, engagement and bar mitzvah announcements, invitations, and two daybooks. Notable in the collection is a group of photographs (predominantly from the 1920s but continuing into the 1950s) of Solomon...
Dates: 1910-1950

Solomon-Prystowsky family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1013
Collection Overview Sophie P. Solomon financial records, obituary, and eulogy; Aaron Solomon speeches, real estate documents (regarding 1966 sale of 167-71 St. Philip Street), certificates, correspondence (1970-1981), clippings (1940-1990), obituary, and eulogy. Miscellaneous family material contains photocopies of 1995 Solomon-Prystowsky family reunion booklet, program from 1981 dedication of Solomon Hall (Brith Sholom Beth Israel), and two family wills. Also included are Solomon family photographs...
Dates: 1880-1990

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