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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1946- 1958

Creator:  Fanny Revson

Summary/Abstract: 5 scrapbooks, 1946 – 1958, consisting of newspaper articles and photographs from Fanny Revson’s Antiques.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear ft.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 298 Fanny Revson Family papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Two Limoges Seder plates

Processed by:  Demece Harvey (March 2014)

Arrangement:  Scrapbooks arranged in date order

Biographical/Historical Note:  Mrs. Alfred F. Revson, born Fannie Marcus in Savannah, was well known for the antiques she collected in New York and Europe ad then placed in collections in Atlanta.  She founded the Fanny Revson antique shop which sold pieces of well-known family estates.  The shop closed in 1960 after 17 years.  Mrs. Revson was a member of the Temple, the Atlanta Art Association, and the Standard Club.  She lived in Atlanta more than 50 years and attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur.

Scope and Content:  Scrapbooks mainly consist of copies of newspaper clippings of advertisement.

 

Collection Inventory

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

Scrapbook

1946 – 1947

 

2

Scrapbook

1948 – 1949

 

3

Scrapbook

1949 – 1952

 

4

Scrapbook

1954 – 1956

 

5

Scrapbook

1958

 

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