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Israel Dorman Papers, 1918-1939

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-2019-013

Content Description

The Israel Dorman Papers consists of clippings, correspondence, financials, military records, postcards, photographs, and negatives. The collection encompasses primarily the years 1918-1930s, but may have some information outside of these dates, as much is undated. There are 8 series:

Series 1: Clippings, 1923 and undated, encompasses three articles on the Bennett Place memorial, and two on Israel Dorman, which concern performances in which he was involved.

Series 2: Correspondence, 1919-1923, includes correspondence to Benjamin Dorman, Israel’s father, and correspondence to Israel, along with blank or empty envelopes.

Series 3: Family Notes, undated, consists of a ½ page of genealogy for R.J. and Katherine S. Reynolds.

Series 4: Financial Records, 1923 and undated, is comprised of a tally sheet of income for Israel Dorman, and a receipt also belonging to Dorman.

Series 5: Military Records, 1918-1919, encompasses a list of National Geographic and Living Age magazines available to soldiers at the library, and furloughs and leave passes for Dorman from Camp Greene.

Series 6: Postcards, undated, consists of blank postcards from attractions in North Carolina, and one from Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Series 7: Photographs, c. 1920s-1930s, includes photographs of Israel Dorman, his family members, and friends. Some photographs are identified, while others are not.

Series 8: Negatives, c. 1920s-1930s, includes negatives of Israel Dorman, his family members, and friends. Some images are identified, while others are not.

Dates

  • 1918 - 1939

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public without restriction. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to duplicate or publish material for any collection belonging to the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room must be obtained by Library staff.

Biographical / Historical

Rasmussen, Fred. The Baltimore Sun. “Carrie N. Dorman, Active in Charity.” 2 December 1993. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1993-12-02/news/1993336019_1_dorman-baltimore-chapter-baltimore-symphony-orchestra

Rasmussen, Fred. The Baltimore Sun. “Benjamin N. Dorman, 61, Lawyer, Ran Dorman Trust.” 19 December 1997. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1997-12-19/news/1997353134_1_dorman-civic-affairs-pikesville

Dorman, Joy. Stories and Recollections. “The Dorman Family Story.” 26 June 1998. http://www.thepeckfamily.info/recollection-blog/2015/8/2/the-dorman-family-story

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

0.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Israel Dorman was born in Russia on August 18, 1892 or 1893, to Benjamin and Goldie Buchrinsky Dorman, and was one of eight children. The family immigrated to America in 1906, arriving first in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and finally settling in Baltimore, Maryland. This collection contains clippings, correspondence, financials, military records, postcards, photographs, and negatives relating to his time in the military. Materials are dated 1918-c1939.

Arrangement

There are 8 series in this collection:

Series 1: Clippings, 1923 and undated, encompasses three articles on the Bennett Place memorial, and two on Israel Dorman, which concern performances in which he was involved.

Series 2: Correspondence, 1919-1923, includes correspondence to Benjamin Dorman, Israel’s father, and correspondence to Israel, along with blank or empty envelopes.

Series 3: Family Notes, undated, consists of a ½ page of genealogy for R.J. and Katherine S. Reynolds.

Series 4: Financial Records, 1923 and undated, is comprised of a tally sheet of income for Israel Dorman, and a receipt also belonging to Dorman.

Series 5: Military Records, 1918-1919, encompasses a list of National Geographic and Living Age magazines available to soldiers at the library, and furloughs and leave passes for Dorman from Camp Greene.

Series 6: Postcards, undated, consists of blank postcards from attractions in North Carolina, and one from Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Series 7: Photographs, c. 1920s-1930s, includes photographs of Israel Dorman, his family members, and friends. Some photographs are identified, while others are not.

Series 8: Negatives, c. 1920s-1930s, includes negatives of Israel Dorman, his family members, and friends. Some images are identified, while others are not.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room by an unknown presenter on an unknown date.

Condition Description

Materials are in good condition

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of this collection was completed by Hannah Cox in 2016.

Title
Israel Dorman Papers, 1918-1939
Status
Completed
Author
Hannah Cox
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Repository

Contact:
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library-Main
310 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte NC 28202 USA