Manuscript Collection

Surasky Family Papers - Accession 250 - M115 (147)

Title

Surasky Family Papers - Accession 250 - M115 (147)

Authors

Surasky Family

Files

Identifier

Accession 250 - M115 (147)

Inclusive Dates

1904,1962-1980,1982

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

200 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Surasky Family Papers consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, reminiscences, poetry, and other papers mostly photocopies. Of particular interest are a reminiscence by Esther Pinck entitled “Remembrance of Things Past”, concerned with the Jewish experience in Aiken, SC; papers related to Mina Tropp, a painter who developed a unique medium of painting with flora and who is also published poet; and letters of Judge Justine Wise Polier, well known Juvenile Court judge in New York. Collection is almost all photocopies.

Provenance

The Surasky Family Papers were deposited with the Archives by various members of the family including Mina Tropp, and Judge Justine Wise Polier via Dr. Arnold Shankman, Winthrop History Department on June 4, 1979. 1 piece was deposited with the Archives by Mina Tropp via Dr. Arnold Shankman on January 26, 1987,

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Surasky Family Papers - Accession 250 - M115 (147)

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