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Hirsch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1080
Abstract

Legal documents, financial papers, correspondence, photographs, and other assorted papers of the Hirsch family of Charleston, South Carolina, and New York, New York. Materials relate to Jacob Hirsch and his wife, Esther Hirsch; his sons, Max Joseph Hirsch, an actor in New York's Yiddish theaters, Louis Hirsch, and Isaac "Bingo" Hirsch; his daughter Julia Hirsch; Max's wife Sylvia Charen Hirsch, and his daughter Betty Hirsch Lancer.

Dates: 1916-1990

Ruth Bass Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1010
Abstract Newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, newsletters, memoirs, recordings, and other papers of Ruth Bass Jacobs. Materials relate to Jacobs's family history and involvement in Charleston's Jewish community, particularly Brith Sholom Beth Israel and the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. Included are biographical papers and documents regarding the Bass and Jacobs families as well as newspaper clippings on topics of interest. The collection also consists of audio and video recordings of...
Dates: 1882-2011

Mendelsohn family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1139
Abstract

Photographs, eulogies, audio interview, and clippings relating to the Mendelsohn family of Charleston, South Carolina. Benjamin Mendelsohn and his wife, Fay Zamler Mendelsohn, settled in Charleston in 1907 where Benjamin operated a tailor shop on King Street and Fay later opened her own store, the Bandbox, selling women's hats and dresses. The collection also includes images of the related Bluestein family.

Dates: 1920-1968, 2001

Rivers family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0199
Abstract Correspondence, programs, publications, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audiovisual material, genealogical material, and personal files belonging to and concerning the Rivers family. Materials primarily relate to L. Mendel Rivers' service in Congress from 1941 to 1970, the writings of his wife Margaret Middleton Rivers, and their three children Margaret Rivers Eastman, Marion Rivers Ravenel Cato, and L. Mendel Rivers, Jr. Topics of particular interest include...
Dates: 1800-2011; Majority of material found within 1920-2007

John Martin Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0204
Abstract These papers contain writings, working files, correspondence, art, and photographs documenting the personal and professional life of John Martin Taylor, also known as Hoppin’ John, American food writer and culinary historian of the American South. Topics include Lowcountry cooking, culinary history, food writing, Hoppin' John's, Taylor's culinary bookstore in Charleston, S.C., mail art and his life as a gay/bisexual man. The papers also cover Taylor’s extended residences in Athens, Ga.,...
Dates: 1935-2018

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