Ellen Bissell photograph collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains half-length portrait photographs of Henry P. Northrop, fourth Bishop of Charleston, as well as an unidentified woman.
- Created: circa 1880s
- Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004
- Bissell, Ellen, 1924-2011 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.
Biographical or Historical Information
Ellen Marion Reiter Bissell, a Roman Catholic, was born in 1924 to Louis J. Reiter and Mary Brownfield Follin Reiter. Bissell worked as a banker in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, during the 1940s and later transferred to South Carolina National Bank in Charleston. While in Charleston, she married Talbot Bissell and they returned to North Carolina in 1954. Ellen Bissell died in 2011.
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Language of Materials
Portrait photographs of Bishop Henry P. Northrop and an unidentified woman.
Source of Acquisition
Received from Ellen Bissell in 2004.
Processed by Melissa Bronheim, October 2012.
- Bishops -- South Carolina -- Pictorial works Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Northrop, Henry, Bishop of Charleston, 1842-1916
- Portrait photographs Subject Source: Lctgm
- Women -- 1860-1890 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Ellen Bissell photograph collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository
114 Broad Street
Charleston SC 29401 US