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Bills of sale from Sumter (S.C.) stores

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-083
Abstract

Two bills of sale made out to David Ashby Stuckey and his wife. One (1873) is from Marx E. Cohen, a dealer in dry goods, groceries, shoes, and hardware. The second (1896) is from Schwartz Bros., a dry goods store and millinery. Both stores were located in Sumter, South Carolina.

Dates: 1873, 1896

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1124
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, diaries and memoirs, genealogical materials, land records and certificates, and printed materials relating to the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas families. The families are related through the marriages of Eleanor H. Cohen to Benjamin Seixas in 1865, Mary Eleanor Seixas to Maurice Emanuel in 1888, and Charlotte Virginia Emanuel to Henry P. Moses in 1912. Of particular note is a diary belonging to Eleanor H. Cohen that documents the arrival of Union General...
Dates: 1806-2005; Majority of material found within 1865-1934

Harby family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1116
Abstract

Collection consists of materials relating to Isaac Harby, newspaper editor and publisher, teacher, playwright, drama critic, essayist, political and social commentator, and religious reformer, and Aline Harby, Isaac's great granddaughter. Materials include a copybook containing transcriptions of Isaac Harby's early essays, written between 1802 and 1812, a poetry clipping album from the late 19th century, and a bride's book.

Dates: 1810-1917

Moses family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1128
Abstract Photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, genealogical research, and printed materials related to the Moses family of Sumter, South Carolina. Materials primarily document Montgomery Moses, a lawyer and judge, and his descendants, including Altamont Moses, a state representative and senator. The largest portion of the collection consists of cartes de visite, tintypes, cabinet cards, and daguerreotypes of the Moses family, as well as members of the related Cohen, Emanuel, Jennings, and...
Dates: circa 1855-1981, 2012

Alice Gertrude Moïse Sipley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-092
Abstract

Photographs and papers of Alice Gertrude Moïse Sipley of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Sumter, South Carolina. Materials relate to the parents and relatives of Sipley and also to the history of the stained glass windows of Temple Sinai in Sumter, South Carolina.

Dates: 1867-1996

Solomons and Weinberg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1134
Abstract

Correspondence, typescript, and assorted ephemera of the Solomons family of Sumter, South Carolina, and the Weinberg family of Manning, South Carolina. Materials primarily relate to the Solomons sisters Maude C. Solomons, Kate C. Solomons, and Augusta I. Solomons, but also include a small number of items pertaining to the Weinberg family, notably an 1874 marriage contract between Aaron Weinberg and Rosa Levi.

Dates: 1851-1983

Solomons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1103
Abstract

Photographs, genealogical materials, financial and legal papers, ketubah, and correspondence of the Solomons family of Sumter, South Carolina. Materials primarily relate to the family of Augustus Aurelius Solomons, Sumter merchant, and youngest son of Mark Solomons and Rachel Rodrigues Solomons. Solomons' parents are reputed to be Sumter's first permanent Jewish settlers, moving to the area circa 1820.

Dates: 1800s-1941

Temple Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1083
Abstract

Records of Temple Sinai, a Reform Jewish synagogue in Sumter, South Carolina. Materials document the administrative, financial, social, educational, charitable, and spiritual activities of the congregation and its members. Also included are materials documenting prominent Jewish individuals and families of Sumter, including Penina Moïse and the Moses family.

Dates: 1789-2012; Majority of material found within 1920-1996

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