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Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) congregational records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1068
Abstract The collection consists of the surviving records of Brith Sholom, an orthodox congregation founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1852, Beth Israel, another orthodox Charleston congregation founded in 1911, and the records of Brith Sholom Beth Israel founded in 1954 when the two congregations merged. Also included are the records of Charleston Hebrew Institute, founded in 1956, and later known as the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. With records of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, the...
Dates: 1888-2012

Lazarus and Hirsch families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1018
Abstract This collection contains photographs, correspondence, clippings, pins, a textile, legal documents, albums, and other items relating to Jane Lazarus Raisin and the Lazarus and Hirsch families of Charleston, as well as the related Hart, Levy, Cohen, Mordecai, Harby, De Lyon, De La Motta, and Raisin families. Collection includes numerous early photographs. Materials also pertain to Charleston's Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE) synagogue and Jewish life in Charleston and South Carolina in the...
Dates: 1776, 1818-2005

Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1075
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, sermons, programs, certificates, diplomas, diaries, photographs, objects, and other papers of Jacob S. Raisin, Reform rabbi, author, and scholar. Raisin's writings focused on ethical behavior, intellectual history, religious observance and tradition. Materials also relate to Raisin's wife, Jane Lazarus Raisin, their children, Mordenai Lazarus Raisin Hirsch, Rachel Marla Raisin, and Aaron S. Raisin, and other family members, Raisin's record of professional...
Dates: circa 1700, 1889-2009

Synagogue Emanu-El records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1141
Abstract

Records of Synagogue Emanu-El, the first conservative synagogue in Charleston, South Carolina. Materials document the administrative, social, educational, and spiritual activities of the congregation and its members. Also included are the records of Emanu-El’s Sisterhood, which provides major financial support for the synagogue.

Dates: 1943-2014

Williams family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1017
Abstract The majority of the collection consists of materials related to two memoirs written by Arthur V. Williams, Tales of Charleston 1930s, describing his childhood growing up in Charleston in the 1930s, and Tales of Clemson 1936-1940, on his four years at Clemson University prior to World War II. The collection also contains photographs of the Williams family of Charleston, South Carolina, primarily featuring Arthur V. Williams...
Dates: 1882-2004; Majority of material found within 1936-2004

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Language
Hebrew 3
Yiddish 2
 
Names
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 2
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Raisin family 2
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 2
Raisin, Rachel M. 2