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Grand Purim Masquerade Ball Invitation

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

Invitation to the one hundred and twenty-first anniversary dinner of the New England Society of Charleston

Identifier: Mss 0034-049
Collection Overview

The folder contains two copies of an invitation to the one hundred and twenty-first anniversary dinner of the New England Society of Charleston. The dinner was held on December 21, 1940 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, S.C.

Dates: 1940

Ethel Oberman Katzen papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-027
Collection Overview Collection includes personal photographs and ephemera of Ethel Oberman Katzen. Six candid photographs (ca. 1930s-1940s) of Katzen with friends posing at various Charleston, SC, locations including Folly Beach, the Battery and King Street (photocopies of images with identifications included). Ephemera includes an invitation to a circumcision (Charleston, SC, 1913); notice of the price of High Holy Day seats at Beth Israel Congregation (Charleston, SC, 1933); Ethel Oberman Katzen's certificate...
Dates: 1913-1976

Kipnis family papers

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

Identifier: Mss 1141

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

Wedding invitations

Identifier: Mss 1034-039
Scope and Contents

Two engraved wedding invitations: from marriage of Dina Kohn (daughter of Theodore Kohn) and Gus Hirsch, Orangeburg, SC, August 6, 1902; from marriage of Rosalie Levy (niece of Morris Israel) and William Rosenbaum, Charleston, SC, Nov. 27, 1901. Both invitations include reception cards. Note: invitations purchased from Ole Towne Antique Mall, Columbia, SC.

Dates: 1901-1902

William Saxon Wilson papers

Identifier: AMN 1038

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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