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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1864-1893

Creator:  Clementine Mayer Pinkussohn Family

Summary/Abstract:  Clemmie Mayer Pinkhussohn was born in Atlanta, Georgia the youngest child of David and Elisa Weilman Mayer.  She married Samuel (Sam) Pinkhussohn of Savannah, Georgia in 1889.  The couple resided in Atlanta.  Clemmie's father David Mayer was the trusted friend of Georgia governor Joseph E. Brown and Alexander Stephens, the vice-president of the Confederacy. The collection consists of correspondence between Brown, Stephens and Mayer, the invitation to the wedding of Clemmie Mayer and Sam Pinkhussohn, and a scrapbook compiled in 1884 containing obituaries, wedding announcements and news of the day.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 181, Clementine Mayer Pinkussohn Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Arrangement: The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Clemmie Mayer Pinkhussohn was born in Atlanta, Georgia the youngest child of David and Elisa Weilman Mayer.  She married Samuel (Sam) Pinkhussohn of Savannah, Georgia in 1889.  The couple resided in Atlanta.  Clemmie's father David Mayer was the trusted friend of Georgia governor Joseph E. Brown and Alexander Stephens, the vice-president of the Confederacy.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Clementine Mayer Pinkussohn Family Papers will gain insight into early Jewish life in Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder. 

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Arnheim, Lewis – permission to practice law 1879
2 Correspondence – A.L. Stephens, Brown, Joseph E. to Ms. Mayer, David April 17, 1893
3 Correspondence – A.L. Stephens, Alexander to Mayer, David April 5, 1864
4 Genealogy chart – Pinkussohn Family Undated
5 Invitation – wedding of Clemmie Mayer and Sam Pinkussohn 1889
6 Menu (spoof) 1888
2 1 Scrapbook Undated

 

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