Manuscript Collection



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Accession 354

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

3000 pieces, 1.5 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The records of the Greenville Section of the NCJW focus on the activities of the Council and clearly demonstrate their stated purpose of “furthering human welfare in the Jewish and general communities…” The records consist of bylaws, charter, correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, bulletins, memoranda, catalogs, booklets, proclamations, awards, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, copies of speeches, pamphlets, and newsletters all relating to the activities of the Greenville Section, the Southern District, and the National Council. There is information on social activities as well as service projects and donations to many charities. There are several publications relating to Jewish heritage, family life, and education. Also of interest are the politically-oriented newsletters and publications confound under the headings “Women and Religion,” “Women-Societies and Clubs,” “Hadassah” and “Jews in S.C.”


The records of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)-Greenville Section were deposited with the Archives October 20, 1980 by the Council via Mrs. Daniel Shager, former president of the Greenville Section.


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

National Council of Jewish Women - Greenville Section Records - Accession 354