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Grand Purim Masquerade Ball Invitation

 Item
Identifier: Mss 1034-107
Abstract The collection consists of an invitation to a grand Purim masquerade ball at the Academy of Music on March 24, 1902. The ball was sponsored by the Hebrew Benevolent Society of Orangeburg, South Carolina, and printed on the invitation is a photograph of winners from the previous year's costume contest, among them Julia Peterkin, who, in 1929, won a Pulitzer Prize for literature. The invitation also contains a list of the ball's patronesses, arrangement committee, associate reception...
Dates: 1902

Kipnis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-008
Collection Overview Includes ephemera and clippings related to the Kipnis and Sokol families. Contains a business card (ca. 1950s) from J. Sokol Furniture House (563 King St.) and note (1992) typed on Morris Sokol Furniture (510 King) letterhead; also Dr. Kipnis's "certified pharmacist" patch (1970s). Clippings re. development and growth of pharmaceutical profession in the South Carolina low country (1976) and interview article re. Dr. Kipnis's career as a Charleston pharmacist (1986). Also invitation and...
Dates: approximately 1950, 1976, 1986, 1992, 1998

Synagogue Emanu-El records

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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

William Saxon Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1038
Abstract

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

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