Fannie Marcus Revson Family Papers
Scope and Contents
Scrapbooks mainly consist of copies of newspaper clippings of advertisements.
- Majority of material found within 1946 - 1958
- Revson, Fannie Marcus, 1892-1967 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing 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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Biographical / Historical
Fannie Marcus was born on September 21, 1892 in Savannah, Georgia to William and Esther Marcus. She attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, and later married Alfred Frank Revson (1893-1949) of Atlanta. She was well known for the antiques she collected in New York and Europe ad then placed in collections in Atlanta. She founded the Fannie 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 had one son, Alfred F. Revson, Jr. (1926-2001). Fannie Revson died on March 15, 1967 in Atlanta at the age of 74.
0.2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
5 scrapbooks, 1946 – 1958, consisting of newspaper articles and photographs from Fannie Revson’s Antiques.
Scrapbooks arranged in chronological order
Two Limoges seder plates.
Processed by Demece Harvey in March 2014. Entered into ArchivesSpace, with revisions, by Lindsay Resnick in August 2020.
- Fannie Marcus Revson Family Papers, Mss 298
- Demece Harvey
- March 2014
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States