Manuscript Collection

Esther Persky Papers - Accession 141 - M68 (83)

Title

Esther Persky Papers - Accession 141 - M68 (83)

Authors

Esther Persky

Files

Identifier

Accession 141 - M68 (83)

Inclusive Dates

1938, 1976-1977

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

10 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Esther Surasky Persky (Winthrop Class of 1918) helped found the Hadassah chapter in Aiken, SC. Hadassah is an American Jewish volunteer women's organization.

Scope and Content Note

The Esther Persky Papers consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence and reminiscences of Mrs. Esther Surasky Persky (Winthrop Class of 1918) concerning her role in the founding of the Aiken Chapter of Hadassah in 1938 and the work of the chapter. Hadassah is an American Jewish volunteer women's organization. The reminiscence also contains a brief remembrance of her time at Winthrop.

Provenance

The Esther Persky Papers were given to the Archives on November 22 ,1977 by Esther Surasky Persky.

Keywords

Aiken SC, Hadassah, Winthrop College, Jewish Women

Copyright

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

Esther Persky Papers - Accession 141 - M68 (83)

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