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Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1089
Abstract

Writings, newspaper clippings, poetry, plays, publications, correspondence, photographs, and other personal papers of Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the Berendt and Gelson family histories as well as Benjamin's and Anna's travels. Also included are Aleph Zadik Aleph Chapter 143 publications from the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1866-2010

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

Lipsitz family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1102
Abstract

Promotional materials, business materials, clippings, correspondence, and publications of the Lipsitz family of Beaufort, South Carolina. Materials primarily relate to the Lipsitz Department store, owned and operated by three generations of the Lipsitz family from 1902 to 2009.

Dates: 1876-1953

Rivers family papers

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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

L. Mendel Rivers papers

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Identifier: Mss 0198
Abstract Correspondence, programs, publications, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, awards, certificates, financial material, and personal files of L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970), Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District from 1941 to 1970. Materials primarily relate to Rivers' service in Congress with topics including the Cold War, Vietnam War, the Charleston Naval Shipyard, the United States Armed Forces, military pay...
Dates: 1876-1990; Majority of material found within 1941-1970

Jakob Rosenthal papers

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Identifier: Mss 1109
Abstract

Biographical material, writings, typescripts, photographs, and other assorted papers of Jakob Rosenthal, historian, educator, and writer. As a journalist Rosenthal wrote extensively on contemporary Jewish history, literature, and life, as well as Zionism, its history, and the State of Israel, for various European, Middle Eastern, and American daily newspapers.

Dates: 1928-1995

William A. Rosenthall papers

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Identifier: Mss 1087
Abstract Biographical files, sermons, correspondence, articles, photographs, and other papers of William A. Rosenthall, rabbi, scholar, and collector of Judaica. Materials document Rosenthall's rabbinates, particularly his sixteen-year tenure at Charleston's Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, and involvement in the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Hebrew Union College, and other faith- or art-based organizations. Also included are Rosenthall's expansive topical files on Jewish history and culture. Topics...
Dates: 1791-2008; Majority of material found within 1930-2000

Simonhoff family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1100
Abstract

Choir books, photographs, publications and other papers of the Simonhoff family. Materials primarily relate to Jacob J. Simonhoff and his work as a cantor. Also included are materials relating to his sons Harry and Samuel Simonhoff, and daughter-in-law, Lillian C. Simonhoff.

Dates: circa 1904-1983

Young Judaea (Charleston, SC) collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1048
Collection Overview Collection includes papers of the Henrietta Szold and Cecile Rubin Chapters of Young Judaea (Charleston, SC); black and white photograph (1951) from first annual Young Judaea Banquet and Dance; photocopy images of subsequent dances (1952-1953?); issues (1952-1956) of Emes, a publication of the Cecile Rubin Chapter of Young Judaea; and news clippings announcing re-activation of YJ in Charleston (1978) and YJ activities (1981, 1993). Two scrapbooks contain clippings, ephemera, award...
Dates: 1946-1993; Majority of material found within 1946-1956

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Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Charleston Naval Shipyard 2
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Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 2
Rivers, Lucius Mendel, Jr. 2