Scope And Content: The bulk of this collection is correspondence to and from Rebecca Gratz, along with accompanying envelope where available. It also includes clippings about the Gratz family, tax forms, and estate documents. More details will be provided as the collection is processed. Please see the Terms of Access for more information on the collection in process.
Date Range: 1797 to 1869; 1906; 1932.
Accruals and Additions: Further accruals are expected to this collection.
Preferred Citation for a Webpage: Author to Recipient, Date. Unique ID, Rebecca Gratz Digital Collection, Gratz College. From the collection at Owner/Provenance. Permalink.
For more information on citations for individual items, scans and transcriptions, see the Citations Explainer page.
Provenance: All items in this collection are digitized copies from five partner institutions. Original letters included in this collection can be found at American Jewish Historical Society, American Philosophical Society, The Rosenbach, University of North Carolina, and Transylvania University.
Additional digitized letters of the Gratz family, including Rebecca, are at the American Jewish Archive.
Genres and Forms: Correspondence; estate documents; newspaper articles.
Charleston (S.C.)--Social life and customs.
Gratz, Rebecca, 1781-1869.
Families--Georgia--Social life and customs.
Families--Pennsylvania--Social life and customs.
Families--South Carolina--Social life and customs.
Jewish families--United States.
Jewish soldiers--Confederate States of America.
Jewish women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Correspondence.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social life and customs.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, Jewish.
Women--United States--Social life and customs.
Photograph of an oil sketch of Rebecca Gratz. Thomas Sully, 1831. The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, PA.