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Special Collections
College of Charleston Library
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

Phone:
(843) 953-8016

Title: Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim congregation records

Collection #: Mss 1047

Dates: 1798-2002 (20th century)

Size: 50 linear ft.

Biographical Note:

The Congregation was organized in 1749 in Charleston, SC, following the Sephardic ritual. In 1764, the Congregation obtained a burial ground on Coming Street. Friction with the growing number of Ashkenazic members led the Sephardic group to withdraw in 1775; they bought a separate cemetery on Hanover Street, and worshipped in a different building. By 1790, the two factions had reunited. In 1791, Beth Elohim was incorporated.

In 1799, another cemetery near Hanover Street was purchased by a group of members. In 1824, several members petitioned the governing body to introduce reforms. Rebuffed, the members withdrew and created the Reformed Society of Israelites, which functioned on its own until 1833 after which date, most rejoined the congregation. In 1838, the synagogue building was lost in a fire; a temporary tabernacle was constructed on the site and a new building was finished in 1841.

The installation of an organ at that time prompted a schism; many withdrew to form the orthodox Shearith Israel Congregation which bought a cemetery adjoining KKBE's Coming St. property and one at Rikersville. KKBE continued as a Reform Congregation until 1865, when the remnants of Shearith Israel rejoined and compromises in ritual were made. Another organ was introduced in 1872 and the next year, KK Beth Elohim became a charter member of the Reform Union of American Hebrew Congregations.

Scope and Content Note:

The records are arranged into 13 series: Board of Trustee Minutes (1838-1995) document all aspects of congregational life: hiring and firing staff, fundraising, building, etc. with some data re members, their infractions, marriages, deaths, etc. Financial records (1800-1999) document members, fines, income, salaries, pew assignments, various projects, estates, religious school finances, etc. Trustee and Rabbi Records and Correspondence (1855- 1991, bulk 1930s-1970s) including a few photocopies of 18th century documents, detail all aspects of synagogue administration.

Employee, Member and Congregant records (1901-1999) contain some vital statistics, member lists, payroll, and some sermons. Special Events and Anniversaries (1887-1999) detail events at KKBE and milestones in its history, with many photographs. The series on Cemeteries (1798-1999, bulk 1887-1991) includes data on numerous KKBE cemeteries, plats, finances, and images. The Buildings series (1915-2002) contains data on KKBE synagogues (1794 and 1841); tabernacles (1838 and 1949), and office building at 86 Hasell St. with photos, and reports re damage and repairs; with photocopies of early documents.

The Archives series (1931-1991) documents aspects of early history and creating and running of a museum and archives. Materials (1962-1998) on administering the religious school and various youth organizations (1962-1990) comprise the Religious School and Youth Program Series, with data on confirmations (1884-1948). Sisterhood (1869-1995) and Brotherhood (1928-1984) papers detail activities of the Congregation's men and women. Music series (ca. 1866-1967) includes mostly printed but some holograph manuscript fragments of music and related materials used in services.

Audiotapes (1950-1980) of programs at synagogue, videotapes (1996), and educational phonograph discs comprise the audio video series; a small series of artifacts (1904-1976) and bound volumes (19th century) concludes the collection.

Inventory:

 

 

 

Box#/Folder#

I.

 

Board of Trustee Minutes

 

 

 

1.

Minutes (1838-1843). The volume covers all aspects of the congregation, including building a new synagogue, new members, hiring a ritual butcher, disciplining members for infractions, mentioning weddings and funerals, recapitulating expenses, etc. With lists of those attending general meetings, details re ritual and observance and the tensions between Reform and Orthodox members.

 

1/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Minutes (1846-1852). The volume documents the board’s role in all aspects of the congregation; a great portion deals with replacing minister Gustavus Poznanski; maintaining the cemetery; and financial matters. With data on weddings, deaths, a conversion, bar mitzvah, Rev. Julius Eckmann’s resignation, and helping a Russian Jewish family.

 

1/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Rough Minutes (1857-1866). Preliminary draft of minutes (1857-1862) in the volume details financial problems, members not paying dues or assessments, inability to pay (and keep) ministers, etc. Later minutes (1865-66) document union of KKBE and Shearith Israel Congregations. With lists of members; some letters laid in.

 

1/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Copies of minutes (1838-1839). Negative Photostats; with photograph of 1775 document re KK Beth Elohim.

 

2/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Copies of minutes (1840-1841). Negative Photostats.

 

2/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Copies of minutes (1841-1843). Negative Photostats.

 

2/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Copies of minutes (1846-1849). Negative Photostats.

 

2/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Copies of minutes (1849-1852). Negative Photostats.

 

2/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Copies of minutes (1857-1858). Negative Photostats.

 

2/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Copies of minutes (1858-1859). Negative Photostats.

 

2/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Minutes (1866-1875). Volume of fair copy of minutes details repair of building, union of KK Beth Elohim and Shearith Israel, hiring and keeping of ministers and ritual butchers, upkeep and use of various cemeteries, etc. With much data on ritual and observance, behavior expected of worshippers, directions to choir and organist. With annual reports, lists of members in arrears, data on amending the constitution (1871), income from the amateur theatricals (1871) and creating the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (1873).

 

3/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Minutes (1875-1884). Volume records hiring ministers, organist, choir director, etc, selling of seats, changing from seats to pews, use and upkeep of cemeteries, annual meetings, budgets, making changes to services and running a Sunday School; with letters (1877) from minister David Levy, advocating more Reform, including mixed seating and (1881) helping Russian Jews. Mentions of copyright of Penina Moise hymns, her funeral, and attempts to install a memorial in her honor.

 

3/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Minutes (1897-1909). Volume details annual, regular and extra meetings; budgets; discussions re the choir; Sunday School; new, overdue and deceased members; use and upkeep of cemeteries; changes in ritual, such as removing hats (1900), etc. With resolutions re allowing those who have married beyond the faith to participate in temple affairs; allowing Barnett Elzas to minister to Beth Elohim, Georgetown, and creating the Perpetual Care Trust fund.

 

3/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Minutes (1909 –1916). Volume records semi-annual, regular and extra meetings of the board, with details of finances, hiring ministers, administering the buildings, graveyards, Sunday School, contracting with choir, etc. With letters of ministers Barnett Elzas & Isaac Marcusson laid in; and lists of members and assessments charged.

 

3/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Minutes (1916-1928). Volume records actions of board at regular, extra and semi-annual meetings on all aspects of congregation, including members, funerals, finances, changes in service and constitution, etc. With Rabbi J.S. Raisin’s request to have women as full members (1917), a measured response to a Zionism lecture(1920), and support of prohibition of wine in services (1923).

 

4/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Minutes (1928-1939). Typed records of regular, semi-annual, and special meetings detailing memberships, deaths, finances, etc. With reports of various committees.

 

5/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Minutes (1939-1947). Typed records of quarterly, semi-annual and special meetings of board with some original reports and correspondence included. Data on creating the position of Rabbi Emeritus for Jacob S. Raisin and hiring others after his retirement and death.

 

5/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Minutes (1947-1951). Typed semi-annual, regular and special meeting minutes regarding all aspects of administering the Temple and all its committees, including the building of a new Tabernacle and 200th anniversary.

 

5/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Minutes (1951-1955). Typed minutes of all board meetings, including semi-annual meetings with full financial and committee reports; including essay (1952) of Rabbi Alan Tarshish re involvement with the American Council for Judaism and his thoughts on Zionism.

 

5/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Minutes (1955-1960). Volume of typed record of all board meetings with lists of committee members, etc. Events in this period include purchase of 86 Hasell St.

 

5/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Minutes (1955-1960). Loose materials from volume of minutes include committee and annual reports, correspondence, financial data and minutes.

 

5/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Minutes (1960-1962). Typed, carbon and mimeograph minutes and original reports of semi-annual, regular, and special meetings; with data re purchase of house for new rabbi at 39 Barre St., Charleston.

 

6/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Minutes (March – December 1962). Typed, carbon, and mimeograph of minutes and reports of semi-annual, regular and special meetings; with signatures of congregants attending semi-annual meetings.

 

6/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Minutes (January-December 1963). Typed, carbon, mimeograph and holograph reports to, and of, the board re regular, semi-annual and special meetings. Reports of Rabbi Burton Padoll advocate support of civil rights.

 

6/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Minutes (January-December 1964). Typed, carbon, mimeo, and handwritten reports to and of the board, re synagogue business, including restoration Coming St. Cemetery. With signatures of those attending semi-annual meetings.

 

6/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Minutes (January-December 1965). Typed, carbon, mimeo and handwritten minutes and reports of all board and congregational meetings, with reports and correspondence on rabbi’s duties and conflicts.

 

6/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

Minutes (January- December 1966). Typed, carbon, mimeo and handwritten minutes and reports from semi-annual, regular and special meetings. Information re 125th anniversary celebration of building.

 

7/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Minutes (January-May 1967). Typed, carbon, mimeo and handwritten minutes and reports from semi-annual, regular and special meetings. Discussed items include the rabbi’s leaving, and a consultant’s report on all aspects of administering the synagogue and congregation.

 

7/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

Minutes (June-December 1967). Typed, carbon, mimeo and handwritten minutes, letters and reports of all regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

7/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

Minutes (January-August 1968). Typed, carbon, mimeo, and handwritten, minutes, notes, letters and reports of regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

7/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Minutes (September-December 1968). Typed, photocopy mimeo, and handwritten notes, letters and reports from regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

7/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

32

Minutes (January-May 1969). Typed, copied, and handwritten reports, notes, correspondence and minutes from regular, semi-annual and special board meetings.

 

7/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Minutes (June-November 1969). Typed, copied, mimeo and handwritten reports, notes, minutes of all board meetings; with report on Temple & tabernacle buildings.

 

8/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Minutes (January-June 1970). Typed, copied, mimeo and handwritten reports, notes, and minutes of special, regular and semi-annual board meetings.

 

8/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

Minutes (July-December 1970). Typed, photocopied, mimeo and handwritten reports, etc. of special, regular and semi-annual board meetings.

 

8/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

36

Minutes (January-May 1971). Typed, photocopied, mimeo and handwritten reports, etc. of special, regular and semi-annual board meetings.

 

8/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

Minutes (July-November 1971). Typed, handwritten and mimeos of reports, correspondence and minutes of all board meetings. With detailed lists of committees and duties; procedures of cemetery committee; and running of religious school.

 

8/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

38

Minutes (January-June 1972). Typed, photocopied, hand-written & mimeo minutes, reports, etc. of regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

8/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Minutes (July-December 1972). Typed, copied & handwritten minutes, reports, etc. of board meetings. With data re interring ashes of Annie Elzas (d. 1945), widow of KKBE rabbi Barnett Elzas.

 

9/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

40

Minutes (January-December 1973). Typed, mimeo and photocopied minutes, reports, etc. of special, regular and semi-annual board meetings.

 

9/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

41

Minutes (January-June 1974). Typed, mimeo and photo copied minutes, reports, etc. of special, regular and semi-annual board meetings.

 

9/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

42

Minutes (July-December 1974). Various versions of reports, correspondence etc. re all board meetings; with letters of complaint from members and sesquicentennial accounts.

 

9/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

43

Minutes (January-May 1975). Typed, handwritten and copies of minutes, notes, correspondence, etc. for all board meetings; with sesquicentennial reports and accounts.

 

9/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

Minutes (July-December 1975). Typed, handwritten and copies of minutes, notes, correspondence etc. of regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

9/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

45

Minutes (January-May 1976). Typed, photocopied and handwritten notes, minutes, letters, etc. of regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

10/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

46

Minutes (August-October 1976). Typed, photocopied and handwritten notes, letters and minutes of board meetings; with data on hiring a new rabbi.

 

10/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

47

Minutes (January-May 1977). Typed, photocopied, and handwritten notes, letters and minutes of board meetings; data re controversy over a constitutional amendment.

 

10/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

48

Minutes (July-December 1977). Typed, photocopied and handwritten letters, reports and minutes of special, regular and semi-annual board meetings.

 

10/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

49

Minutes (February-November 1978). Typed, photocopy and handwritten letters, reports and minutes of board meetings. With long-term planning committee reports.

 

10/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

Minutes (January-December 1979). Typed, photocopied and handwritten notes, reports and minutes of board meetings; with data re impact of Charleston Convention Center.

 

10/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

51

Minutes (January-December 1980). Typed, photocopy and handwritten notes, reports and minutes of board meetings; with much on arranging Ernst Bloch sacred music concert.

 

11/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

52

Minutes (January-December 1981). Typed, photocopy and handwritten notes, reports and minutes of regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

11/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

53

Minutes (January-December 1982). Typed, photocopy and handwritten notes, reports and minutes of board meetings. Items discussed include Meir Kahane’s speaking engagement in town and sale of Prague Haggadah. Includes some letters of President Rita Banov (d. 2002).

 

11/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

54

Minutes (January-December 1983). Typed, photocopied and handwritten minutes, reports and correspondence re all regular, special and semi-annual board meetings. With some correspondence and notes of Board President Rita Banov (d. 2002).

 

11/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

55

Minutes (January-December 1984). Typed, photocopied and handwritten minutes and reports of board meetings; with monthly financial reports as well.

 

11/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

56

Minutes (January-December 1985). Typed and photocopy minutes of monthly and semi-annual board meetings.

 

11/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

57

Minutes (January-November 1986). Typed and photocopy minutes of monthly and semi-annual board meetings.

 

12/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

58

Minutes (January-December 1987). Typed, photocopy and handwritten minutes and reports from all board meetings.

 

12/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

59

Minutes (January-December 1988). Typed and photocopy minutes, reports and correspondence re all board meetings; data re unsuccessful attempt to change constitution and unseat the Rabbi.

 

12/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

60

Minutes (January-November 1989). Typed and photocopy minutes and reports from all board meetings.

 

12/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

61

Minutes (January-November 1990). Typed and photocopy minutes and reports from all board meetings.

 

12/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

62

Minutes (January-December 1991). Typed and photocopy minutes and reports from all board meetings including discussions asking a board member to resign.

 

12/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

63

Report (1991). Reports and notes re results of long range planning committee, October 1991.

 

12/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

64

Minutes (January-December 1992). Typed and photocopy minutes and reports of board meetings. Issues include a new rabbi, structural repair to Temple, controversy over executive committee’s role in the religious school.

 

12/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

65

Minutes (January-May 1993). Mostly typed minutes, reports and letters re special, regular and semi-annual meetings of board. Many financial reports as well.

 

13/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

66

Minutes (June-November 1993). Mostly typed and photocopied minutes, reports, etc. from regular, special and semi-annual board meetings.

 

13/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

67

Minutes (January-February 1994). Typed minutes & reports of board meetings; and minutes of congregational meeting to re-elect Rabbi. List of all Temple members.

 

13/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

68

Minutes (March-May 1994). Typed minutes & reports of regular, special and semi-annual board meetings. With committee lists and house rules of Temple buildings.

 

13/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

69

Minutes (June-September 1994). Typed minutes and reports of regular, special and semi-annual meetings.

 

13/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

70

Minutes (October-December 1994). Typed minutes and reports of regular, special and semi-annual meetings; with bylaws of proposed incorporated Endowment Fund; with copy of incorporation papers (1995) of the Fund.

 

13/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

71

Minutes (January-April 1995). Typed minutes and reports from regular, special, and semi-annual board meetings.

 

14/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

72

Minutes (April – December 1995). Typed minutes and reports from special, regular and semi-annual meetings. Drawings, etc. of proposed additions and repairs.

 

14/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

73

Congregational meetings (1960-1976). Mimeo, photocopy and typed committee reports (nominating, treasurer, etc.) relating to KKBE annual and semi-annual meetings.

 

15/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

74

Congregational meetings (1978-1982). Photocopies, carbons, etc. of mostly financial data re semi-annual meetings.

 

15/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

75

Congregational meetings (1982-1985). Financial and other reports and packets given to those attending semi-annual board and congregational meetings.

 

16/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

76

Congregational meetings (1986-1988). Compiled reports of all committees handed out to those attending semi-annual board and congregational meetings

 

16/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

77

Congregational meetings (1989-1990). Compiled packets of information of committee reports, etc. given to those attending semi-annual board/congregation meetings.

 

16/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

78

Congregational meetings (1991-1995). Compiled packets of information of committee reports, etc. for members attending semi-annual board/congregation meetings.

 

16/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

79

Board Committee Papers (1967-1990). Lists of various committees and their members.

 

17/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

80

Board Committee Papers, (1954-1977, nd) Mostly mimeo reports and notices, with invoices etc. re work of Adult Education Committee.

 

17/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

81

Board Committee Papers (1974-1992, nd). Mostly copies of form letters sent to members raising dues, or trying to raise funds for various synagogue projects.

 

17/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

82

Board Committee Papers (1977). Typescripts, photocopies re long range planning committee.

 

17/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

83

Board Committee Papers (1977). Minutes of one meeting of Social and Hospitality Committee.

 

17/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

84

Constitutions (1960s-1990s). Typescripts, printed and mimeograph versions of various constitutions and emendations made over the years.

 

17/6

 

 

 

 

 

II

 

FINANCIAL RECORDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Ledger of members (1800-1801). Lists offerings, subscriptions and fines assessed members; some Hebrew notation. In random order, but indexed by name.

 

18/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Cash Journal (1800-1810). List of mostly income, mostly from offerings from members; but also containing expenses for salaries, candles, pensions, sundries, etc.

 

18/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Karan Keyment (Trust Fund/Cash Reserve) Ledger (1803-1814). Entries show amount put in by certain people and often withdrawn; with list of debtors to fund. Indexed.

 

18/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Ledger of members (1805). Lists offerings, subscription amounts and amount fined for what offense. Indexed.

 

18/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Ledger of members (1807). Accounts list cash gifts, differences in subscription due, and fines levied for particular offenses. Indexed by name in front.

 

19/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Ledger of members (1808-1809, 1813). Lists offerings and fines for specific offences. Some Hebrew. Indexed.

 

19/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Ledger of members (1811). Notations of offerings and fines; including other expenses and income as well.

 

19/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Ledger of members (1811). Contributions of members; notations mostly in Hebrew. Roughly alphabetical.

 

19/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Ledger of members (1811-1812). Noting offerings (often followed by Hebrew detailing which Torah chapter read that Sabbath), and fines for offenses. Includes cash account and name index. Oversize.

 

38A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Ledger of members (1813-1814). Notes offerings and "taxation" of members. Indexed. Some Hebrew notations. Oversize.

 

38A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Ledger of members (1814-1815). Notes offerings and "taxation" of members. Indexed. Some Hebrew notations. Oversize.

 

38A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Financial statement (1819). Oversized leaf documenting accounts kept by Marks Lazarus, showing income (mostly from members) and expenses of synagogue. Oversize.

 

38A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Members ledger (1819). List of member offerings, seat assessments, subscriptions and taxations. With a few other accounts, including notations of expenses. Indexed.

 

20/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Members ledger (1823). Lists member offerings, seat assessments, subscriptions, taxation, and fines. Indexed.

 

20/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Ledger (1848-1861) lists mostly accounts of members, with periodic notations of deaths, joining and removal dates; also includes accounts of numerous secretary/ treasurers showing income and expenses.

 

20/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Loose pages from 1848-1861 ledger. Accounts (1859-1860) of Marx Cohen.

 

20/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Loose pages from 1848-1861 ledger. Accounts (1858-1859) of J. E. Eds.

 

20/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Financial Accounts (1851-1853) of Treasurer Mayer Jacobs showing income and expenses of KKBE. Two oversize sheets once attached by wax. Oversize.

 

38A/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Pew Assignments (1851, 1866?) Incomplete (?) list of numbered pews and their holders, with additions and deletions. Label bears date of 1851, but other notation suggests the later date of 1866.

 

21/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Fragmentary financial record. Partial list (1860) of members in arrears; and record (1862) of board meeting re use of Ottolengui Fund for members in arrears.

 

21/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Arrears list (1861) list of members in arrears, with secretary’s call for use of Ottolengui Fund (1862).

 

21/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Invoice (1862) for seat & subscription of Michael Lazarus.

 

21/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Arrears Lists (1866-1867). Damaged volume with alphabetical list of members in arrears and amounts owed.

 

21/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Member ledger (1866-1870) detailing payments and assessments of accounts; also includes entries on cash accounts, income and expenses. Indexed by name.

 

21/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Receipt book (1866-1870) contains written and pasted-in receipts bearing signatures of those receiving any funds from KKBE, including employees, tradesmen, artisans, vendors of materials and services (such as gas, subscriptions, etc.) Revenue stamps on many receipts.

 

21/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Arrears Lists (1867, 1869, 1871, nd). Oversize sheets of alphabetical lists of members in arrears, showing amounts paid and owed. Few notations as "deceased."

 

38A/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

Ledger (1868). Alphabetical list of members, noting amounts owed and paid; one page with births & deaths.

 

21/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Invoice (1872). Assessment of Shearith Israel Congregation by Board of Delegates, American Israelites.

 

21/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

Cash book and member ledger (1871-1877) lists members and quarterly payments, sometimes noting deaths; with cash account showing expenses and income. Indexed.

 

22/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

Cash book and member ledger (1877-1879) lists members and quarterly payments; with cash account, noting expenses and income to Temple. With a name index. With clippings (1886) re donations to repair synagogue after 1886 earthquake.

 

22/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Cash book (1890-1894). Month by month listing of income and expenses of congregation. With a list of members and fees subscribed, ca. 1890.

 

22/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

32

Cash book and member ledger (1890-1894) lists members and their payments; also lists cash income and expenses. With a name index.

 

22/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Ledger (1894-1904) lists member accounts (sometimes noting death, or suspension), but also contains accounts such as burial fees, real estate, and cash. Indexed.

 

23/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Ledger (1905-1923). Mostly member accounts (sometimes with addresses, etc.) but also contains accounts on choir, marriage & burial fees, repairs, etc. Indexed.

 

23/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

Journal (1903-1915). Accounts of income and expenses, with day of entry, income source & person or service paid.

 

24/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

36

Journal (1915-1924). Accounts of income and expenses, with day of entry, income source, & person/service paid.

 

24/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

Loose pages from 1915-1924 journal. Financial statements (1921-1923).

 

24/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

38

Journal (1925-1935). Accounts of income and expenses with entry date, income source, & person or service paid.

 

24/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Part of Ledger (1923-1950) of various accounts, including members (no. 1 of 5 sections of ledger).

 

25/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

40

Part of Ledger (1923-1950) of various accounts, including members (no. 2 of 5 sections).

 

25/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

41

Part of Ledger (1923-1950) of various accounts, including members (no. 3 of 5 sections).

 

25/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

42

Part of Ledger (1923-1950). Member Accounts, A-L, late 1940s. (no. 4 of 5 sections).

 

25/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

43

Part of Ledger (1923-1950). Member Accounts, M-W, late 1940s. (no. 5 of 5 sections).

 

25/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

Journal (1936-1950). Loose oversize monthly sheets showing breakdown of income and expenses.

 

26/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

45

Day Book or Cash Book Receipts (1937-1947). Oversize volume lists income only, mostly from members; right hand pages seem to document trust and other income.

 

26/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

46

Journal (1950-1957). Loose oversize monthly sheets document income and expenses in set categories.

 

26/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

47

Journal (1936, 1947-1958). Income & expenses, January-September 1936; and income, October 1947-March 1958.

 

27/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

48

Ledger (1936-1959). Various nonmember accounts, both income and expenses.

 

27/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

49

Member Ledger, 1st part (of 3) (1950-52). Covers members with names A-L, dues and cemetery rights.

 

27/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

Member Ledger, 2nd part (of 3) (1950-1952). Covers members with names M-Z, dues and cemetery rights.

 

27/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

51

Member Ledger, 3rd part (of 3) (1950-53). With a variety of membership levels, and expired memberships, etc.

 

27/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

52

Member Ledger (1953-1956). For members with names A-O, dues and cemetery rights paid, etc. with some correspondence, and birth dates noted periodically.

 

28/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

53

Member Ledger (1953-1956). Members with names P-Z; junior, patron and former members; dues paid, etc.

 

28/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

54

Journal (1959-1961). Chronology of member payments for dues, etc. for fiscal years 1959/60 and 1960/61.

 

29/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

55

Journal (1961-1962). Chronological listing of member payments of dues, cemetery rights, etc. for fiscal year.

 

29/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

56

Journal (1962-1963). Chronological listing of members paying dues, cemetery rights, etc. for fiscal year. Some trust fund and other accounts included as well.

 

29/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

57

Journal (1963-1964). Chronological listing of members paying dues, cemetery rights, donations, etc. for fiscal year; with mortgage, trust and a few other accounts.

 

29/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

58

Journal (1964-1965). Chronological listing of members paying dues, cemetery rights, donations, etc. for fiscal year; trust fund, mortgage and other accounts as well.

 

29/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

59

Journal (1965-1966). Chronological listing of members paying dues, giving donations, etc. with other accounts in the fiscal year.

 

29/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

60

Journal (1966-1967). Chronological listing of members’ dues, contributions, etc. for fiscal year. With receipts of other accounts.

 

29/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

61

Ledger (1963-1966). General fund of income and expense, trust funds, assets, liabilities, net worth and other accounts.

 

30/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

62

Payroll records (1966-1968). Accounts of earnings and withholdings of Temple employees.

 

31/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

63

Payroll records (1969-1971). Accounts of earnings and withholdings of Temple employees.

 

31/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

64

Accounts Payable (1967). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

65

Accounts Payable (1968). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

66

Accounts Payable (1969). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

67

Accounts Payable (1970). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/6

 

68

Accounts Payable (1971). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

69

Accounts Payable (1972). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

70

Accounts Payable (1973). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

71

Accounts Payable (1974). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

72

Accounts Payable (1975). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

73

Accounts Payable (1976). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

74

Accounts Payable (1977). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

75

Accounts Payable (1978). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

76

Accounts Payable (1979). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

77

Accounts Payable (1980). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

78

Accounts Payable (1981). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

79

Accounts Payable (1982). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

80

Accounts Payable (1983). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

81

Accounts Payable (1984). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

82

Accounts Payable (1985). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

83

Accounts Payable (1986). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

84

Accounts Payable (1987). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

85

Accounts Payable (1988). Expenses chronologically listed.

 

31/24

 

 

 

 

 

 

86

Ledger (1967-1981) of income & expenses including payroll withholding, rental income, repair & maintenance, Poznanski memorial, and unbudgeted expenses.

 

32/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

87

Ledger (1967- 1978) of income and expense accounts; with chart of accounts. (Number 1 of 2 folders).

 

32/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

88

Ledger (1967-1978) of income and expense accounts; mostly payroll withholding. (Number 2 of 2 folders).

 

32/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

89

Financial reports (1939, 1949-1966). Scattered annual, monthly and other financial reports; carbons, mimeos, etc.

 

33/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

90

Financial reports (1967-1976). Scattered annual and monthly reports, mostly typed carbons and mimeographs.

 

33/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

91

Financial reports (1980-1985). Scattered annual, monthly and other reports; photocopies, trial balance sheets.

 

33/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

92

Financial reports (1986-1988). Mostly monthly, with other periods covered; trial balances, pie chart, etc.

 

33/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

93

Financial reports (FY 1988-89;1989-90). Compiled monthly and other periodic reports.

 

34/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

94

Tourism sales (1990-1993). Lists, scraps of papers, and jottings documenting sales from tourist shop.

 

34/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

95

Passover Seder receipts (1990). With lists of attendees.

 

34/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

96

Financial reports (1990-1991). Computer printouts of income and expenses; with checkbook registers.

 

34/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

97

Financial reports (1990-1991). Monthly, annual and other reports of expenses and income. Annotated printouts.

 

34/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

98

Financial reports (1992). Monthly, annual and other periodic reports; accountant reports, transaction printouts.

 

34/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

99

Financial reports (1993). Computer print outs of income and expenses; data on bank deposits, etc.

 

35/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

Financial reports (1994). Computer-generated printouts of income and expenses; with accountant reports.

 

35/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

101

Dues report (1995). Alphabetical list of members and amounts paid in at various times during the year.

 

35/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

102

Financial reports (1996). Computer generated reports of various accounts, and general income and expenses; with 1998 financial report.

 

35/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

103

Dues report (1996). Alphabetical list of members and amounts paid during the year.

 

35/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

103A

Reports and minutes (1997-98) re restructuring dues policies at KK Beth Elohim.

 

35/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

104

Trust fund records (1962-1991, nd). Data on various trusts & named funds.

 

36/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

105

Saul Alexander Fund (1960- 1968). Correspondence re grants of Fund to KK Beth Elohim.

 

36/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

106

Hurricane Andrew Relief Fund (1992). Donations.

 

36/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

107

KKBE Archives Fund (1969-1988). Correspondence, bank records, record of income.

 

36/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

108

ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America) Campaign (1988-1993) Record of donations & literature.

 

36/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

109

Combined Campaign for American Reform Fund (1960- 1964). Correspondence and notation of contributions.

 

36/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

110

Sam Cohen Memorial Fund (1977-1980). Investment and other correspondence re the trust fund.

 

36/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

111

Dining for Dollars Campaign (1992). Lists of diners.

 

36/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

112

Ethiopian Jewish Relief Campaign (1985). Donor lists.

 

36/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

113

Isaac Harby Prayer Book Accounts (1974-1984). Check register showing expenses of printing, distributing, etc.

 

36/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

114

Haggadah Fund (1983-1991). Correspondence & financial records re sale of rare Prague Hagaddah.

 

36/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

115

Johnny Hornick Campership Fund (1962-1983). Financial records re fund for camp scholarships, youth activities.

 

36/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

116

Gabriel and Fanny Levy Memorial Fund (1964-1965). Correspondence and contribution lists.

 

36/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

117

Music Fund (1979-1983). Income & expenses journal.

 

36/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

117 A

Morton Patla Library Fund. List of contributors and notations of withdrawals (1969-1983).

 

36/14A

 

 

 

 

 

 

118

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund (1980-1986). Financial accounts and of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall.

 

36/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

119

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund (1986-1992). Financial accounts and reports of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall.

 

36/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

120

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund (1992-1992). Financial accounts and reports of Rabbi Tony D. Holz.

 

36/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

121

Bess Rosen Memorial Fund papers (1977-1981).

 

37/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

122

Special drive for funds (1961-1967).

 

37/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

123

Tarshish scholarship and lecture fund papers (1977-85); with photograph of Allan Tarshish.

 

37/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

124

Torah Repair fund papers (1962-1964).

 

37/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

125

Triest Memorial Prize notes (c. 1928) and Addie Triest Memorial Fund papers (1960-61).

 

37/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

126

Records of Miscellaneous Fund.

 

37/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

127

Lists (1963-1978) of trust funds, assets, stocks, etc.

 

37/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

128

Journal (1964-1967) of trust fund income.

 

37/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

129

Trust funds journals and accounts (1966-1983).

 

37/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

130

Correspondence and reports from banks (1992-95) re endowment and trust funds.

 

37/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

131

Correspondence (1954,1960-67) re mortgage loans payable to KKBE.

 

37/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

132

Records (1962-1973) re purchase, upkeep and sale of house for Rabbi, 39 Barre St., Charleston, SC.

 

37/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

133

Records (1981-83) re purchase and sale of lot in N. Charleston to benefit KKBE.

 

37/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

134

Mortgages and financial notes (1951,1964,1969) executed by trustees of KKBE.

 

37/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

135

Estates: Minnie L. Barnett Estate. Correspondence, minutes, legal documents (1928-1944). Included is deed to land in Clarendon County.

 

38/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

136

Estates: Beatrice Cohen (1977) One letter.

 

38/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

137

Estates: Hortense Cohen (1935,1945). Letters and will.

 

38/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

138

Estates: Samuel Cohen (1962-1991). Letters, will, investment statements.

 

38/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

139

Estates: Max Furchgott (1921, 1928). Letters regarding.

 

38/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

140

Estates: Fanny Hart (1946-1955). Correspondence & will.

 

38/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

141

Estates: Isabel Hart, Rosetta Hart (1950). Letters & will.

 

38/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

142

Estates: Rosetta Hart (1949-1954). Correspondence, probate and surrogate’s court papers, and will.

 

38/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

143

Estates: Lena and H. Sydney Heyman (1988-1991). Minutes, financial accounts, correspondence and accounts re selling possessions and land in Chester, SC. With b/w photo(1960’s) of H. Sydney and Lena Heyman.

 

38/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

144

Estates: Mary Pearlstine Hornick (1975). List of books.

 

38/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

145

Estates: Morris Hornick (nd). Extract of will.

 

38/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

146

Estates: Samuel H. Jacobs (1987). Photocopy of will.

 

38/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

147

Estates: Annie Loryea (1923, 1958-1963). Letters, will.

 

38/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

148

Estates: Hannah M. Mordecai (1928-1939). Surrogate’s court papers, correspondence, etc.

 

38/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

149

Estates: Alice Nathans (1957). Surrogate’s Court Papers.

 

38/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

150

Estates: Virginia Nathans (1931). Letters.

 

38/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

151

Estates: Abraham Ottolengui (nd). Extract of will.

 

38/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

152

Estates: Julia Pollitzer (1943-1949). Correspondence, will, surrogate’s court papers.

 

38/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

153

Estates: Clara B. Solomons. (1939-1947) Will, correspondence, probate papers.

 

38/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

154

Estates: Zipporah Solomons (1945). Will and letter.

 

38/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

155

Estate: Julius Visanska. (1934) Correspondence.

 

38/21

 

156

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1969).

 

39/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

157

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1970).

 

39/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

158

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1971).

 

39/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

159

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1972).

 

39/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

160

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1973).

 

39/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

161

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1974).

 

39/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

162

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1975).

 

39/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

163

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1976).

 

39/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

164

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1977).

 

39/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

165

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1978).

 

39/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

166

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1979).

 

39/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

167

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1980).

 

39/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

168

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1981).

 

39/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

169

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1982).

 

39/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

170

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1983).

 

39/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

171

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1984).

 

39/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

172

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1985).

 

39/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

173

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1986).

 

39/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

174

Financial Records: Religious School, Accounts Receivable Journal (1988).

 

39/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

175

Financial Records: Accounts Receivable Journal (Oct – Dec 1984) chronologically listing Temple income.

 

39/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

176

Financial Records: Accounts Receivable Journal (1985). Chronological listing of income for KKBE.

 

39/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

177

Financial Records: Accounts Receivable Journal (1986). Chronological listing of income for KKBE.

 

39/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

178

Financial Records: Accounts Receivable Journal (1987). Chronological listing of income for KKBE.

 

39/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

179

Financial Records: Accounts Receivable Journal (Jan- March 1988) Income for KKBE.

 

39/24

 

 

 

 

 

 

180

Financial Miscellany: Israel Solidarity Award for sale of Israeli Bonds. Awarded to KKBE (1978).

 

39/25

 

 

 

 

 

 

181

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1969-1970).

 

39A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

182

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1970-1971).

 

39A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

183

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1973-1974).

 

39A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

184

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1975-1976).

 

39A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

185

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1977-1978).

 

39A/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

186

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses ( 1979-1980).

 

39A/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

187

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1981-1982).

 

39A/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

188

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1983-1984).

 

39A/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

189

Financial Records: Religious School, Journal of Expenses (1985-1987).

 

39A/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

III

 

Trustees and Rabbis Records and Correspondence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Photocopy of 1775 petition of members of KKBE protesting action of adjunta. Fragment.

 

40/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Photocopy of 1792 recorded deed conveying property with synagogue building to KK Beth Elohim trustees.

 

40/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Photocopy of 1792 recorded deed conveying lot of land to KK Beth Elohim trustees.

 

40/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Photocopy of ketuba marriage settlement (1847) between Matilda Jacobi and Simon Ashim. In Hebrew and English.

 

40/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Letter (1855) of Rabbi Maurice Meyer to KKBE board members advocating they uphold principals of Reform Judaism.

 

40/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Printed (186_) announcement of monthly board meeting.

 

40/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Inventory of silverware, etc. belonging to KK Beth Elohim.

 

40/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Request (1865) by trustees to Federal authorities for possession of Temple building, held by others.

 

40/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Request (1865) to KKBE trustees for permission for Shearith Israel Congregation to use their building.

 

40/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Resolution (c. 1866) to unite KK Beth Elohim and Shearith Israel Congregations. Signed by trustees.

 

40/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Attorneys’ papers to trustees of KKBE working out union of KKBE and Shearith Israel Congregations.

 

40/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Photocopy of deed of union (1866) between KKBE and Shearith Israel Congregations.

 

40/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Letter of retiring board president B.D. Lazarus to new president Charles H. Moise, mentioning KKBE materials that survived burning of Columbia, SC.

 

40/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Letters (1866) re repair or removal of KKBE synagogue building, sale of Wentworth St. synagogue & resignations of board members to affect the union of congregations of KKBE and Shearith Israel.

 

40/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Report (c. 1866) of committee charged with combining religious rituals of the joined congregations.

 

40/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Letters ( 1866-1872) of choir director Laura L. Wineman re problems of old and new music for hymns.

 

40/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Letters (1866), from Caroline de Litchfield Harby, C.M. Cohen & I. C. Levy to KKBE president Charles Moise acknowledging receipt of hymnals.

 

40/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Letters (1867) of Rabbi Myer Myers to KKBE president C. H. Moise, noting points of conflict between them.

 

40/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Letter of resignation (1868) of David Lopez.

 

40/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Letters (1870-1872) of Rabbi Joseph H. M. Chumaceiro to board re use of building for Isaac Wise lecture, shochet (ritual butcher) Moses Garfinkle and renewing contract.

 

40/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Printed circular (1890) re sale of pews in synagogue.

 

40/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Typescript article (c. 1896) on Jacqueline Ellen Levy (1816-1896) by E. W. Moise.

 

40/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Program (1891) of musical and dramatic performance at Aldine Hall, Charleston.

 

40/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Letters (1903) of Mayor J. Adger Smyth to Barnett Elzas re the latter’s Jews of South Carolina.

 

40/24

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Correspondence (1923) of Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin, Henry F. Lewith and others re Reform Rabbis’ support of "Be Kind to Animals Week."

 

40/25

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Secretary’s correspondence (1920-1927) 5 letters.

 

41/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

Secretary Arthur V. Williams’s Correspondence (1928) with members, etc. re finances, cemeteries, committees, and various aspects of administration of congregation.

 

41/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Correspondence (1929) of Sec/Treas Arthur Williams re dues, fees, etc. and subjects re administration of KKBE. One letter from Solomon Guggenheim.

 

41/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

Correspondence (1930) of Sec/Treas Arthur Williams. With contract for maintenance of organ, and reports re meeting of Southeastern Reform Congregations.

 

41/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

Correspondence (1931) of Sec/Treas Arthur Williams on KKBE business; letters re death and burial of Rabbi David Levy; and changes in KKBE constitution.

 

41/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Correspondence (Jan – June 1932) of Sec/Treas Arthur Williams re KKBE business; with letters re burial Rabbi David Levy and mortgage on farm in Clarendon County run by C. E. Elliott and inherited by Congregation.

 

41/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

32

Correspondence (July-Dec. 1932) of Sec/Treas Arthur Williams re KKBE business; with letters re burial Rabbi David Levy, operation of farm in Rimini, SC by C. E. Elliott, search for an organist, and effects of Depression.

 

41/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Correspondence (1933) of Sec/Treas. Arthur Williams re KKBE business, its financial emergency, burial of David Levy, damage to synagogue, farming of C. E. Elliott, etc.

 

41/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Correspondence (1934) of Sec/Treas. Arthur Williams re finances, KKBE business, Hanover St. Cemetery, lack of need for a goodwill speaker due to good relations between Jew and gentiles, and farming of C. E. Elliott, etc.

 

42/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

Correspondence (January-June 1935) of Sec/Treas. Arthur Williams re KKBE finances, business, perpetual care fund, membership dues, resignations, etc.

 

42/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

36

Correspondence (July-December 1935) of Sec/Treas. Arthur Williams re KKBE finances, sale of farm in Clarendon County, member dues, business, etc.

 

42/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

Correspondence (Jan-June 1936) of Sec/Treas. Arthur Williams re KKBE finances and business, sale of Clarendon Co. farm, etc. With evaluation of KKBE’s Religious School by Commission on Jewish Education and Arthur Williams’ resignation.

 

42/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

38

Correspondence (July-December 1936) of Sec/Treas. Samuel Jacobs re KKBE finances, business, etc.

 

42/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Correspondence (Jan-June 1937) of Sec/Treas. Samuel Jacobs re KKBE finances, committee appointments, etc.

 

42/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

40

Correspondence (July-Dec. 1937) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re KKBE administration, committees, etc. With speech of Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin.

 

42/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

41

Correspondence (1938) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re KKBE administration, etc. With speech of Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin and telegram to US Secretary of State re British rule in Palestine and need for Jewish homeland there.

 

43/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

42

Correspondence (1939) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re KKBE administration, members, Perpetual Care Fund, etc.

 

43/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

43

Correspondence (1940) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs. With letters re Louis Cohen family history, & restoration of Carvalho painting of 1794 synagogue; with floor plan drawing of current pews; and annual address of Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin.

 

43/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

Correspondence (Jan. – June 1941) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re all aspects KKBE administration and finances.

 

43/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

45

Correspondence (July-December 1941) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs; with letter from Hebrew Institute of Talmud Torah, Chas, SC; and papers re determining IRS tax exempt status of Congregation.

 

43/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

46

Correspondence (1942) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs. Information re KKBE’s reaction to war time dangers; and letter from Albert Simons re enlarging Tabernacle.

 

43/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

47

Correspondence (1943) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re KKBE finances and business; with annual reports, list of Charleston Jewish soldiers, and letters re effects of war.

 

44/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

48

Correspondence (1944) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs on all aspects KKBE administration; with lists of Charleston Jews in service; tributes to retiring rabbi Jacob S. Raisin, and incoming Rabbi Leonard Kasle. Financial statement.

 

44/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

49

Correspondence (January-May 1945) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs; with annual meeting reports and letters re search for a rabbi, with Rabbi Kasle becoming a US Chaplain.

 

44/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

Correspondence (June-December 1945) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re KKBE finances and administration.

 

44/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

51

Correspondence (January-May 1946) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs. Topics include death of Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin, resignation Rabbi Stanley Unger, finances, etc.

 

44/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

52

Correspondence (June-December 1946) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs; topics include choir, special report re upcoming Bicentennial, religious school committee, and new rabbi Bertram Klausner.

 

44/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

53

Correspondence (Jan-May 1947) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs; topics include resignation of Rabbi Bertram Klausner, annual reports (with very detailed report from Klausner on all activities, numbers attending services, etc.), amendment of KKBE constitution, etc.

 

45/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

54

Correspondence (June-December 1947) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs. Letters re gift of 16th century Lewith family "Prague Haggadah;" hiring of Rabbi Allan Tarshish and his statements re Zionism and American Council for Judaism; and Thomas J. Tobias arranging for writing of a book on the Jews of Charleston for KKBE’s bicentennial.

 

45/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

55

Correspondence (Jan-May 1948) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs. Letters from Temple Emanu-El, NYC, to stop Union of American Hebrew Congregations from joining a larger Jewish congress, building a new tabernacle, and history of family of Jacob Kaminsky in Charleston, SC.

 

45/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

56

Correspondence (June-December 1948) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs on all aspects administration of KKBE.

 

45/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

57

Correspondence (1949) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs re KKBE business; with resolution (nd) for Rabbi Tarshish to resign due to membership in American Council for Judaism.

 

45/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

58

Correspondence (1950) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs. List of members; letters re repair of Carvalho painting of old synagogue; correspondence re KKBE’s view of Zionism and mention American Council for Judaism.

 

46/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

59

Correspondence (1951) of Secretary Samuel Jacobs & his letter of resignation as Secretary. Annual meeting reports and attendance lists.

 

46/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

60

Attendance lists (1952-1953) for annual meetings.

 

46/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

61

Attendance lists (1954-1955), membership breakdowns and correspondence of IRS (with earlier returns) re KKBE’s non-profit status.

 

46/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

62

Attendance lists and some annual meeting (1956-1957) reports; lists of committee members; correspondence.

 

46/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

63

Attendance lists (1958-1959) and reports from annual meetings and scattered letters on synagogue business.

 

46/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

64

Attendance list (1960) of annual meeting and papers (1961) of rabbinical search, and hiring of Burton Padoll.

 

46/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

65

Correspondence (1962-63) re Burton Padoll and Academy of Religion and Mental Health; religious and musical schedules; program of Ernest Bloch’s "Sacred Service."

 

46/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

66

Correspondence (1964) mostly of Rabbi Burton Padoll and his secretary re religious holidays, etc. Data re observance of Citadel cadets, Jewish Community Center and providing rabbis for congregation during Padoll’s illness.

 

46/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

67

Correspondence (1965) of board re Rabbi’s duties; with letters of support from congregants; and letters re Holiday services.

 

46/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

68

Correspondence (1966) mostly of Rabbi Burton Padoll re Holiday services and administration; one letter on Ashley Hall School’s treatment of Jewish boarding students; with copy of survey on report on KKBE’s administration.

 

46/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

69

Correspondence (Jan – May 1967) from congregants mostly in favor of Rabbi Burton Padoll; with some against renewing his contract.

 

47/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

70

Correspondence (June-December 1967) of board members re finding interim Rabbis to preach; and search for new rabbi, eventually hiring Rabbi Edward Cohn.

 

47/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

71

Correspondence (1968) re scheduling guest rabbis and installing Rabbi Edward Cohn; with lists of those invited to installation and those attending annual meeting.

 

47/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

72

Correspondence (1969) re various aspects of administration of synagogue.

 

47/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

73

Correspondence (1970) mostly re Rabbi Edward Cohn’s trip to Israel; committee and inspection reports; with a resolution on death of Thomas J. Tobias.

 

47/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

74

Correspondence (1971-1973) on scattered topics of KKBE administration; clippings re Rabbi Edward Cohn.

 

47/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

75

Correspondence (1974-1976) on scattered administrative topics; with letter (1976) of Rabbi Cohn re Jewish attitudes to Kuwaiti funded Kiawah Island; & new rabbi search.

 

47/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

76

Correspondence (1975-1977) of KKBE president Alan Davis; including some earlier correspondence (1971-74).

 

47A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

77

Correspondence (1979-1980) of KKBE President Harold Jacobs

 

47A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

78

Correspondence (1980-1981) of KKBE President Harold Jacobs

 

47A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

79

Correspondence (1981-1982) of KKBE President Rita Banov.

 

47A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

80

Correspondence (1983-1984) of KKBE President Ken Goodman

 

47A/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

81

Correspondence (1985-1987) of KKBE President Dr. Aaron Raisin

 

47A/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

82

Correspondence (1987-1988) of KKBE President Edwin S. Pearlstine, Jr.

 

47A/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

83

Correspondence (1989-1990) of KKBE President Sigmund Wolfson.

 

47A/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

84

Correspondence (1993-1995) of KKBE President Sidney Katz; with earlier letter, as well.

 

47A/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

85

Correspondence (1996-1997) of KKBE President Robert Goldstein.

 

47A/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

86

Correspondence (1997-1999) of KKBE President Eve Berlinksy.

 

47A/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

87

Correspondence (1979-89) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall on "A" topics, including those seeking to adopt, Armenian Earthquake relief, and American Jewish Historical Soc.

 

48/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

88

Correspondence (1978-82) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall with American Friends of Alliance Israel Universelle.

 

48/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

89

Correspondence (1981-91) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall Letters of appreciation to him.

 

48/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

90

Correspondence (1978-90) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall filed under letter "B" including correspondence (1984) with author Stephen Birmingham re lecture in Charleston.

 

48/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

91

Correspondence (1977-78) of Rabbi William R. Rosenthall re Synagogue Emanu-El Bar & Bat Mitzvahs at KKBE.

 

48/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

92

Correspondence, copies of certificates, speeches and notes re Bar and Bat Mitzvahs completed by Rabbi William R. Rosenthall, 1976-1980; with lists (1960-69) of earlier ones.

 

48/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

93

Correspondence (1980) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re SC Cambodian Relief; with Gov. Richard W. Riley letters.

 

48/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

94

Correspondence (1982-84) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.

 

48/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

95

Correspondence (1982-88) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re City of Charleston Police Chaplains; with letters of Unitarian minister George David Exoo.

 

48/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

96

Correspondence (1979-82) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Charleston Center and impact of convention and hotel on historic neighborhood of KK Beth Elohim.

 

48/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

97

Correspondence (1984-88) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall with staff of Columbia College, including Selden Smith, re numerous programs of Jewish/religious interest.

 

48/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

98

Correspondence (1984-90) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall labeled "controversial." Mostly his letters to editors, etc. disagreeing with positions taken by them.

 

48/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

99

Correspondence (1976-81) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall with forms, etc. re conversions not completed

 

48/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

Correspondence, reports and papers of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall and students for 1980-81 Conversion Class; with individual folders for each student.

 

49/1

A/H

 

 

 

 

 

 

101

Correspondence, reports, tests and papers of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall and students in 1982-83 Conversion Class; with individual folders for each student.

 

49/2

A/G

 

 

 

 

 

 

102

Papers (1968-1974) re conversions before William A. Rosenthall became Rabbi at KK Beth Elohim.

 

49/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

103

Papers (1969-1983) re ecumenical services participated in by Rabbis of KKBE.

 

49/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

104

Lecture notes by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall on "Elemental Judaism."

 

49/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

105

Notes (1982) re KKBE Endowment from Rabbi’s files.

 

49/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

106

Correspondence (1978) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re anti-Semitic book Entdecktes Judenthum.

 

49/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

107

Correspondence (1982-85) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Ethiopian Jews and Ethiopian relief.

 

49/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

108

Correspondence (1979-83), forms, photos, etc. re applying for Grant-in-Aid funds from State Archives for renovation of KKBE synagogue building.

 

49/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

109

Correspondence (1988) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re hearing equipment for synagogue building.

 

49/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

110

Correspondence (1978) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re local chapter of Hillel for Jewish students.

 

49/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

111

Correspondence (1990-91) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Congregation Hineni in Moscow.

 

49/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

112

Correspondence (1980-88) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re holiday services and music.

 

49/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

113

Correspondence (1987) re Hasell St. buildings, insurance, policies, grounds, personnel.

 

49/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

114

Correspondence(1988-90) re Hasell St. buildings, belongings, including silver charity box at auction.

 

49/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

115

Correspondence, financial records, plans and programs (1977) re renovation of office building at 86 Hasell St.

 

49/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

116

Correspondence (1978) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Jewish Community Festival.

 

50/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

117

Correspondence, minutes, reports, etc. (1977-1982) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall, board member Charleston Jewish Welfare Fund, later the Chas. Jewish Federation.

 

50/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

118

Correspondence, program & clippings re performance of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall & Charleston Symphony Singers Guild in Arthur Honnegar’s "King David," 1980; with color photos of 1981 Piccolo Spoleto Production.

 

50/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

119

Correspondence (1985-1991) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall and minister Josephine Locklair.

 

50/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

120

Correspondence (1982) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall and NC Art Society.

 

50/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

121

Correspondence, receipts and notes (1985-88) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall and those requesting charity.

 

50/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

122

Correspondence (1990) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Operation Exodus of Soviet Jews.

 

50/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

123

Correspondence, programs, clippings re Piccolo Spoleto production of Ernest Bloch’s "Sacred Service." Including letters of Bloch family members.

 

50/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

124

Correspondence, programs, etc. (1982) re "International Day" for Piccolo Spoleto, featuring Jewish culture; with letters of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall protesting participation of Arab League; with politicians’ replies.

 

50/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

125

Correspondence (1977-83) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re souvenir KKBE decorative plates.

 

50/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

126

Correspondence (1990-91) with prospective members.

 

50/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

127

Correspondence, program, etc. (1986) re dedication of tabernacle building as "Pearlstine Hall."

 

50/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

128

Correspondence (1978) re program honoring Milton A. Pearlstine (b. 1899)

 

50/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

129

Correspondence (1990-91) re retirement of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall and search for his replacement.

 

50/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

130

Correspondence (1978-79) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall with Charleston Co. School Board & others re schools giving out Gideon New Testaments to students.

 

50/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

131

Correspondence (1980) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re exhibiting his collection at the Savannah College Art and Design.

 

51/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

132

Correspondence and promotional brochures (1981-82) of Soviet Émigré Orchestra possibly coming to Charleston.

 

51/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

133

Correspondence (1976-1982, nd), of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re Temple Youth Group; with brochures, reports, etc. of Southeastern Federation Temple Youth.

 

51/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

134

Correspondence (1979-1981) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall re United Jewish Appeal.

 

51/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

135

Correspondence (1977-78) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall; including translation of 1851 Rabbi Rosenfeld ketubah, Shearith Israel Synagogue

 

51A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

136

Correspondence (Jan-May 1979) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall; topics include reproduction of Solomon Nunez Carvalho lithograph of early synagogue

 

51A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

137

Correspondence (June-December 1979) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall

 

51A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

138

Correspondence (1980) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall; nearly all photocopies of his letters

 

51A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

139

Correspondence (1981) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall; nearly all are photocopies of his letters

 

51A/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

140

Correspondence (1982) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall, mostly photocopies of his letters

 

51A/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

141

Correspondence (1983) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters

 

51A/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

142

Correspondence (1984) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters

 

51B/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

143

Correspondence (1985) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters.

 

51B/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

144

Correspondence (1986) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters.

 

51B/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

145

Correspondence (1987) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters.

 

51B/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

146

Correspondence (1988) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters.

 

51B/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

147

Correspondence (1989) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters

 

51B/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

148

Correspondence (1989) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall mostly re disaster response to Hurricane Hugo.

 

51B/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

149

Correspondence (1989) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall mostly re disaster response to Hurricane Hugo.

 

51C/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

150

Correspondence (1990) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters.

 

51C/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

151

Correspondence (1991) of Rabbi William A. Rosenthall consisting of photocopies of his letters.

 

51C/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

152

Correspondence (1951-1970) of KKBE Board with Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

153

Correspondence (1971-72) of KKBE and Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

154

Correspondence (1973-1979) of KKBE with Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

155

Correspondence (1980-83) of KKBE and Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

156

Correspondence (1984-1986) of KKBE and Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

157

Correspondence (1987-1990) of KKBE and Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

158

Correspondence (1991-1995) of KKBE and Union of American Hebrew Congregations re Maintenance of Membership.

 

52/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

159

Oversize Certificate (1950) to KKBE’s for joining Union of American Hebrew Congregations in 1873.

 

31B/5

 

 

 

 

 

IV

 

Employee, Member and Congregant Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

"Records of Congregation Beth Elohim:" Oversize vellum volume, given in memory of Melvin Israel (1901-1911) giving history and vital statistics (ca. 1913 – 1962, with many back datings to the 1850’s) of congregational members, including births, marriages, deaths, confirmations, bar-mitzvahs, etc. With some related loose papers and vital statistic information.

 

31B/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1A

Various lists (1914, 1950s) of members; with list (ca. 1930s?) of pew holders and their pew numbers.

 

53/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Lists (1960s) of members and those on committees; includes correspondence and lists of college students in congregation.

 

53/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Lists (1970s) of members and those on committees.

 

53/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Membership cards (c. 1960s-1970s). Cards of mostly deceased or inactive members, often listing genealogical data such as birthdates, spouse’s name, children, etc.

 

53/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Member Accounts (c1967-1978). Cards carry payment amounts and periodically genealogical data. Names A –B.

 

53/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Member Accounts (c 1967-1978). With payment dates and some periodic genealogical data. Names C-F.

 

53/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Member Accounts (c 1967-1978). With payment dates and some periodic genealogical data. Names G- J.

 

53A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Member Accounts (c 1967-1978). With payment dates and some periodic genealogical data. Names K-L.

 

53A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Member Accounts (c 1967-1978). With payment dates and some periodic genealogical data. Names M-P.

 

53A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Member Accounts (c 1967-1978). With payment dates and some periodic genealogical data. Names R-S.

 

53A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Member Accounts (c1967-1978). With payment dates and some periodic genealogical data. Names T-Z.

 

53B/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Lists (1980s) of members, with addresses.

 

53B/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Lists (1990s) of members; published directory (1999) with color photographs. With earlier photos (1950s-1980s) of various members, volunteers and staff members.

 

53B/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Scattered correspondence (1965-1990) with mostly new and resigning members; with form and sample letters.

 

53B/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

"Roster of KKBE members who were in the service in the World War, 1917-1918." Calligraphic list details those wounded and those serving in different branches. Oversize.

 

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16

Resolution of appreciation (1931) of Hyman Pearlstine; and tribute (1981) to Milton A. Pearlstine. Oversize.

 

31B/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Tribute (1995) to Helen Patla: Framed pen and ink drawing of fountain at KKBE synagogue; with memorial token re KKBE sesquicentennial; and token re birthplace of reform.

 

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18

Correspondence, contracts, notes, etc. (1960-1971) re various employees of KKBE. With some tax information.

 

53B/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Correspondence and other papers (1962-1992) re pension plans of Rabbis Burton Padoll, Edward Cohn, and William A. Rosenthall. With related correspondence and photographs of Padoll, Cohn, and Rosenthall.

 

53B/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Notes of marriages (1962-65) performed by Rabbi Burton Padoll, with dates, backgrounds of brides and grooms, etc.

With lists (1976-1990) of marriages, bar and bat mitzvahs, circumcisions, and baby namings observed during term of Rabbi William Rosenthall.

 

53B/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Sermons of various Rabbis, including Allan Tarshish; (1948), Burton Padoll (1961-67), William A. Rosenthall (1978) and Anthony D. Holz (1994, 1998, nd).

 

53B/8

 

 

 

 

 

V

 

Special Events and Anniversaries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Programs (1887) of 46th anniversary of building consecration.

 

54/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Program (1910). Soldiers Encampment Freundschaftsbund Hall.

 

54/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Admission Ticket (c. 1914). Lilliputian Wedding, Benefit for organ at KK Beth Elohim.

 

54/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Correspondence (1924-25) re planning and staging centennial of Reform Judaism in America. Letters, telegrams, etc. from committee, dignitaries & speakers.

 

54/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Minutes, invitation and program (1924) of Centennial of Reform Judaism in USA ; with an extra-illustrated copy of the centennial booklet containing photographs, programs and annotations added by Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin.

 

54/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Guest book (1924) with signatures of those attending Centennial of Reform and clippings re event laid in.

 

54/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Skit (1938) by Mrs. Harry (Ruth) Rubin re 100th anniversary of KKBE’s Sunday School.

 

54/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Programs and clippings (1939) re 50th anniversary of The Happy Workers Association.

 

54/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Programs & tickets of installation of Rabbi Leonard Kasle (1944) and Rabbi Sidney Unger (1945). With photos of installation service of Kasle; dignitaries present include Rabbi Stephen S. Wise.

 

54/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Proposal and correspondence (1947-50) re Bicentennial of Charleston Jewish Community; Bernard Baruch letter.

 

54/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Clippings (1950) documenting celebration of Bicentennial of Charleston’s Jewish Community.

 

54/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Programs (1950) of various events connected to Bicentennial of Charleston’s Jewish Community.

 

54/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Reports, remarks (1950) of Rabbi Allan Tarshish & Lewis L. Strauss at Charleston Jewish Bicentennial Celebration.

 

54/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Papers (1948-50) of editorial board of Charleston Jewish Bicentennial Book; list of members; minutes, letters, and draft of Uriah Z. Engelman’s sociological view of city; with an assessment of Elzas’s Jews of South Carolina.

 

54/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Dedication Skit (1950) by Jack Patla on the history of the old Tabernacle replaced by new Bicentennial structure.

 

54/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Exhibit labels (1950) for items in Bicentennial Exhibit.

 

54/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Program book in two variant bindings of Charleston Jewish Community Bicentennial Celebration.

 

54A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Photos and negatives of images for Bicentennial Program book; some unpublished.

 

54A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Pen and ink artwork by Julia Homer Wilson of interior and exterior of earlier 1794 synagogue; new bicentennial tabernacle; Penina Moise grave and other images used in Bicentennial and many later publications.

 

54A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Programs of special events, including Rededication Services (1950s), Founders of Supreme Council of Masons (1951), SC Federation of Temple Sisterhoods (1951), Veterans Memorial (1954), and Community Thanksgiving of all area synagogues (nd). With other similar programs.

 

54A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Invitation & lists (1960) of those at banquet for 210th anniversary of KKBE; with photos of banquet and speaker Earl Mazo.

 

55/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Program (1962) of Ernest Bloch Sacred Service and order of installation services (1960s?) at KKBE.

 

55/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Exhibit catalogue and photographs of exhibit held for American Jewish Historical Society Meeting (1964); with photos of images of Solomon Jacobs, David Yulee, Jacob Cohen, Mr. & Mrs. Mordecai Cohen, BD Lazarus, Israel Moses & others. With photos of participants including Jacob Marcus, Bertram Korn and Gov. Donald S. Russell.

 

55/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Program, lists, correspondence and invoices re KKBE’s lst annual arts festival (1965).

 

55/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Correspondence (1965-66) re staging KKBE’s 2nd annual arts festival and 125th anniversary of its synagogue.

 

55/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Programs, clippings, lecture, etc. (1966) re KKBE’s 2nd annual arts festival & 125th anniversary of its building.

 

55/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

Financial papers (1966) of arts festival & 125th anniversary.

 

55/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Programs, letters, finances (1967) etc. re 3rd Annual KKBE Arts Festival; with clippings re ecumenical Thanksgiving service (1967).

 

55/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

Correspondence, etc. re 1968 meeting of SE Council of American Union of Hebrew Congregations in Charleston.

 

55/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

Correspondence, etc. re KKBE’s participation in SC’s Tricentennial Celebration (1970).

 

55/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Program (1973) of service for Charleston Chapter of American Guild of Organists.

 

55/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

32

Correspondence, minutes, lists & financial papers (1974) re 150th anniversary celebration of Reform Judaism in USA and the role of Isaac Harby in it; with photos of Malcolm Stern speaking in synagogue and others attending. Includes photographs (1992) of mural on Charleston playwrights and actors by Emmett Robinson showing a conjectured image of Isaac Harby; with photo of bas-relief of Isaac Clifton Harby.

 

55/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Programs and other publications (1974) re celebration of 150th anniversary of Reform Judaism in USA.

 

55/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Notices, minutes, organizing data (1973-77) re Festival of Faith committee working on US Bicentennial Celebration. With programs re various church programs including KKBE program (1976) for Rabbi Alexander Schindler.

 

55/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

Clippings, church walking tour, programs, church histories, etc. (1973-76) related to Festival of Faith program.

 

56/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

36

Name lists (1977) of "Homecoming" Service for college students and 1977 Program installation of officers.

 

56/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

Speech, programs, clippings and black and white and color photographs of ceremonies and celebrations re awarding of National Historical Register (1978) and National Historical Monument (1980) plaques to KKBE.

 

56/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

38

Exhibit Program (1980) of History of Music at KKBE; with Sisterhood Song of Welcome, photocopy of Palmetto State Waltz by Nathan Hart; and script of "The Earth is the Lord’s: Charleston Festival Cantata" c. 1966

 

56/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Order of service, speech for Penina Moise Commemorative Service (1980).

 

56/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

40

Correspondence and papers (1980) re staging of Ernest Bloch’s Sacred Service for Piccolo Spoleto at KKBE; with color and black and white photos of event & musicians.

 

56/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

41

Correspondence (1980) re Stephen Birmingham lecture.

 

56/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

42

Black and white and color photos of dedication of Willard Hirsch menorahs (1983) and color photos of Yehudit Shadur papercut exhibit, 1983 Piccolo Spoleto.

 

56/7A

 

 

 

 

 

 

42A

Poster for Yehudit Shadur Paper Cut Exhibit, Piccolo Spoleto, 1983. Oversize.

 

31B/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

43

Photo (1985) of Charleston Museum Exhibit on KKBE; and program, color photos, and negatives of dedication (1986) of Pearlstine Hall.

 

56/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

Letters, loan forms, clippings etc. re William Halsey Exhibit, Piccolo Spoleto Festival at KKBE, 1987. With black and white photographs of the exhibit.

 

56/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

45

Loan forms, program, etc. re exhibit Jewish Art, Piccolo Spoleto Festival at KKBE, 1988; and photo (1989) of US Air Force Jewish Choir at synagogue.

 

56/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

46

Program, clippings, notes (1991) re 150th anniversary of KKBE’s Temple building; with color, and black and white photographs of services, events and dignitaries, such as Alan Schindler; and color photos of exhibit on synagogue art at Gibbes Museum of Art.

 

56/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

47

Bulletin article (1992) re KKBE Holocaust memorial with color photographs and negatives of ceremony; and installation service (1993) of Rabbi Anthony D. Holz.

 

56/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48

Worship services (1995) of Women’s Spirituality Weekend and outreach Shabbat Service.

 

56A/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

49

Registration materials (1996) re meeting of SE Council of American Union Hebrew Congregations, Charleston, SC.

 

56A/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

Programs & handouts (1996), meeting of SE Council of American Union Hebrew Congregations, Charleston, SC.

 

56A/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

51

Handouts (1996) re local events, meeting, etc. of SE Council of American Union Hebrew Congregations, held in Charleston, SC.

 

56A/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

52

Lists, press release and other papers (1991) re 250th anniversary of founding of KKBE congregation.

 

56A/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

53

Minutes (1996-1999), financial records, and notes re staging of KKBE’s 250th anniversary; with some historical articles on KKBE and Judaism in the South.

 

56A/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

54

Photos, slides and negatives of images reproduced in booklet commemorating KKBE’s 250th anniversary.

 

56A/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

55

Poster commemorating KKBE’s 250th anniversary. Oversize

 

31B/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VI

 

Cemeteries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Papers (1887-88) re purchase, building a fence around and platting a new cemetery (on Huguenin Ave.) for KKBE. With lists of subscribers, plots chosen, etc. One item on reverse of Liverpool Cotton Association Weekly Circular from office of Gustave Pollitzer.

 

57/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Correspondence, estimates, lists, etc. (1889) of Gustave Pollitzer and others re removal of dead from Rikersville Cemetery to new cemetery and sale of property to O.L. Viett. Lists of deceased on reverse of Stock and Receipt Statements, Sea Island Cotton, N Adgers Wharf, Chas.

 

57/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Plats (ca. 1890 and 1991) of Huguenin Avenue Cemetery, cloth and blueprint; plans of topography, irrigation and landscape designs by Sheila Wertimer (1989, 90), cloth and blueprint; 1946 plat of proposed addition. With cloth plat (1871, with corrections) of Coming St. Cemetery; 1964 plat and 4 copies of plat, showing burial locations, compiled by Max Burky, Samuel Jacobs and Lee Banov.

 

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4

Correspondence (1910) re water pipes for cemetery.

 

57/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Ledger (1906-1945) of monies paid in for Perpetual Care in cemeteries; indexed. With notations of sexton fees and some correspondence re family history, etc. laid in.

 

57/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Cash Book (1906-1940) of Perpetual Care fund showing income and expenses of cemeteries.

 

57/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Loose papers (1920-1936), including bank statements, from Perpetual Care Cash book, with later extracts from minutes re history of the Fund.

 

57/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Perpetual Care Subscription book (1906-1935) with stubs from certificates. Includes a compiled list of purchasers.

 

57/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Perpetual Care Subscription book (1935-1960) with stubs from certificates and many certificates.

 

57/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Journal (1940-60) of Perpetual Care fund, showing income and expenses; with assigned mortgage (1951).

 

57/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Financial papers (1956, 1975, 1988-1996) re KKBE cemeteries, including ledger sheet, bank book and statements, and misc related items.

 

57/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Correspondence (1960-1992) re cemetery committee, upkeep, burials, assessments, fees, and related topics.

 

57/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Correspondence (1915-1958) re KKBE’s Hanover St. Cemetery.

 

58/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Compilations listing deceased in KKBE’s Coming St. & Hanover St. Cemeteries include photocopy of book by B. Elzas (1903) and list (1974) compiled by Max Berky.

 

58/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Speech (1964) and publications (1958, 1964, 1993) re KKBE cemeteries.

 

58/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Photocopies of National Register nomination and grant proposal (1995) re KKBE’s Coming St. Cemetery.

 

58/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Preliminary Preservation Plan (1996) of Coming St. Cemetery by Lynette Strangstad.

 

58/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Color slides (approx 150) dating from 1959, 1960, 1974, 1980, etc. of KKBE’s Coming St. Cemetery.

 

58/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Black and white images, mostly 8" by 10", of KKBE’s Coming Street Cemetery.

 

58/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Black and white images, 5 " by 7" and smaller, of KKBE’s Coming Street Cemetery.

 

58/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Color images of KKBE’s Coming St. Cemetery.

 

58/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Photographs of Rededication Ceremony (1964) of KKBE’s Coming St. Cemetery; with images of speakers and dignitaries, including Bernard Baruch.

 

58/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Photographs of KKBE’s Huguenin Ave. Cemetery; with one image of Salvador stone in Da Costa Cemetery.

 

58/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Photographic negatives of KKBE’s cemeteries: Coming St., Huguenin Ave, and Da Costa Burying Ground.

 

58/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Minutes (1798-1799) of subscribers for purchase and maintenance of new burying ground in Hampstead, City of Charleston; notes on purchase, use, lay out of cemetery and withdrawal of one member; with later (1821) note of judgement against Isaac Harby by Hebrew Orphan Society.

 

58/13

 

 

 

  26

Huguenin Avenue cemetery rolled items: hand drawn map by KKBe youth group; blueprints (undated).

 

Special Collections processing area

 

 

 

VII

Buildings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Photocopies and photo prints of Historic American Building Survey elevations, etc. of KKBE synagogue.

 

59/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1A

Oversize Photostats, Mylars, and some mounted copies of Historic American Building Survey drawings of KKBE.

 

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2

Photocopy and transcript of 1839 contract for building KKBE’s synagogue.

 

59/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2A

Floor plans of synagogue showing seating arrangements, pew holders (by D.C. Barbot, ca. 1920) and undated; with plats (1946) of synagogue property and Robert Chesnut drawings for Goodstein Memorial Gardens; general landscape design of property (1990) and design for handicapped ramp (1990); with blueprint drawing of KKBE interior by Jack Muller.

 

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3

Correspondence (1915-1918) re work on KKBE buildings and cemetery.

 

59/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Correspondence and reports (1934-35) re Simons and Lapham survey of KKBE synagogue and recommendation for repairs; with contractor agreement.

 

59/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Correspondence, invoices, contracts, etc. (1969-1992) re repair, renovation and maintenance KKBE synagogue. With specifications (c. 1950) for heating system.

 

59/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Correspondence, notes, memos, etc. (1965-1992) of Building and Grounds Committee, KKBE.

 

59/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Notes and memos, etc. (1963, 66) of Fine Arts Committee.

 

59/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Notes, lists, etc. (1983) of Interior Design Committee.

 

59/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Correspondence, reports, invoices and agreements (1991- 99) re Ziff Investment Properties working with KKBE to settle insurance and manage repairs of damage to synagogue caused by Hurricane Hugo in 1989.

 

59/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Preliminary structural evaluation report (1992) of KKBE synagogue building by R-K Engineers.

 

59/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Property inspection report (1992) of foundation and crawl space at KKBE synagogue; narrative, color photographs.

 

59/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Conditions study (1993) of KKBE synagogue by George T. Fore; narrative and color photographs.

 

60/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Structural Evaluation Proposal, Structural Evaluation Report, and Bidding Proposal (1993) for roof and truss repair at KKBE Synagogue. By DCF Engineering, Inc. With work drawings.

 

60/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Roof survey and repair plan (1993) of synagogue by Meadors Construction Co; with photos of damage.

 

60/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Structural and roof repair documents (1994) of KKBE synagogue; with photos of work in progress.

 

60/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Report (1997) on KKBE synagogue plaster ceiling by Architect Glenn Keyes; with later letter.

 

60/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Analysis of work needed (2002) on stucco and windows of KKBE synagogue. Report by Architect Glenn Keyes.

 

60/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Correspondence, contracts, invoices, etc. (1966-1990) re repair and maintenance of synagogue’s stained glass windows.

 

60/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Financial reports, bank materials (1990-91) re raising and spending funds for stained glass window repair.

 

60/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Correspondence, orders, invoices, etc. (1971-1987) re Yarzheit memorial plaques placed in synagogue; often with birth and death dates of those remembered.

 

60/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Accounts, donor lists, correspondence and financial reports (1971, 1982) re fund raising for renovation projects; and papers, reports and forms (1994) re grant from SC Dept. Archives and History for roof repairs, KKBE synagogue.

 

60/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Correspondence, agreement, drawings (c. 1990) re landscape design and maintenance at KKBE; with letters re Goodstein Memorial Garden.

 

60/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Correspondence, claims, estimates, invoices (1967-1992) etc. re losses many from Hurricane Hugo; with some appraisals of fine art materials, etc.

 

60/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Correspondence, lists and notes (1913-1915) re financing new organ for Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim.

 

61/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Correspondence (1913-1914) with Austin Organ Company re purchase and installation of new organ.

 

61/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Contracts and specifications (c. 1914) re new KKBE organ.

 

61/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

Clipping and program (1914) for organ dedication service.

 

61/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Correspondence (1954-1984) re repair and servicing of organ.

 

61/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

Correspondence, minutes, proposals etc. (1990-1999) re repair, maintenance and purchase of new organ for KKBE.

 

61/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

Photocopies & printed matter re history of KKBE’s organs.

 

61/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

Images (photographs of lithographs, photocopies, negative) of 1794 synagogue building burned in 1838.

 

61/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31A

Oversize reproductions of Solomon N Carvalho lithograph of interior of 1794 KKBE synagogue building.

 

31B/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

32

Slides of KKBE synagogue interior, exterior, attic, tabernacle, office at 86 Hasell St., etc. With images of sites of Jewish interest in Charleston. Many by Thomas Tobias.

 

61/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33

Black and white images (ca. 1920s – 1990s) of synagogue exterior.

 

61/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

34

Color photos and postcards (ca. 1960s-1990s) of synagogue exterior.

 

61/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

35

Black and white photographs (ca. 1920s-1990s) of synagogue interior.

 

61/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

36

Color photographs and post cards (ca. 1970s-1990s) of synagogue interior.

 

61/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

Negatives of images of interior and exterior of KKBE synagogue.

 

61/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

38

Correspondence (1957-1964) and plat re renovation and renting of 86 Hasell St, owned by KKBE.

 

62/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

39

Correspondence and contracts (July 1977-Aug 1978) re renovation of 86 Hasell St. as office building for KKBE.

 

62/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40

Correspondence, notes, invoices, etc. (Sept – Dec. 1978) re renovation of 86 Hasell St. as KKBE office building.

 

62/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41

Correspondence, notes, invoices etc. (Jan 1979-April 1981) re renovation of 86 Hasell St. as KKBE office building.

 

62/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42

Correspondence, exhibits and drawings (1979) re appeal against directive requiring more exit lights at 86 Hasell.

 

62/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

43

Notes and drawing (1978) of gate and garden for 86 Hasell St office building of KKBE.

 

62/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

44

Minutes, correspondence, invitations, etc. re renovation of 86 Hasell St. as office building for KKBE.

 

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Letters, lists, and photos (1979) re raffle of Willard Hirsch sculpture to finance 86 Hasell St. renovations.

 

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Lists of pledges, pass book, financial records (1978-83) re financing renovations of 86 Hasell St. for KKBE.

 

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Photographs and negative of driveway, 85 Hasell St; and photos of meeting called for renovation of building.

 

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Architect’s plans, revisions and elevations (1977-78) re renovation and expansion of 86 Hasell St.

 

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Minutes, correspondence, reports, etc. (1948-1949) of committee to manage Tabernacle construction.

 

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Architect (Albert Simons), contractor, and committee correspondence, bills, contracts and specifications of labor and materials etc. (1948-1949) re constructing of KKBE Tabernacle Building.

 

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Detailed blueprint and blue line architectural and engineering drawings (1948-49) for constructing Tabernacle; with colored west elevation of building.

 

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Tabernacle fund raising correspondence, lists of contributors and tabulations of expenses (1944-1953).

 

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Ledger (1945-1948) of contributors to KKBE’s expansion program to construct a new Tabernacle building. Indexed.

 

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Check book (1945) of Tabernacle Expansion Fund.

 

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Bank statements, deposit book and slips (1945-51) of KKBE Expansion fund for building Tabernacle.

 

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