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Iḳuf (Association)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

J.A. Cherniak Papers

Identifier: RG 264
Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to Cherniak's association with Yiddish cultural organizations. Letters from Freeland League, YKUF, YIVO, ORT, Canadian Jewish Congress, Yiddish schools, Jewish Labor Committee. Correspondence with individuals: Mendl Elkin, Peretz Hirschbein, Shmuel Niger, Chaim Zhitlowsky.

Dates: 1930 - 1962

Jacob Mestel Papers

Identifier: RG 280

The collection of Jacob Mestel consists of the general, professional and personal correspondence of Jacob Mestel, manuscripts of plays by other authors, manuscripts of poetry, essays and plays by Jacob Mestel, translations of plays into Yiddish, production material, clippings, theater programs, personal documents, and theater photographs.

Dates: 1910-1958

Max Holzman Papers

Identifier: RG 368
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Yiddish literary and cultural figures and organizations. Materials relating to the Yidisher Kultur Farband in the U.S.

Dates: 1920s-1957

Papers of Abraham Jenofsky

Identifier: RG 734
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, personal documents, reports, manuscripts, photographs and clippings relating to Jenofsky's literary career and to his organizational activities. Minutes of the Ambidjan conferences, March, October, 1949. Materials on the National Committee of ICOR. Manuscripts, articles, essays on Birobidzhan. Letters from Chaim Zhitlowsky and Maurice Schwartz. Manuscript by Marc Chagall.

Dates: 1931 - 1976

Papers of Paul (Pesakh) Novick (1891-1989)

Identifier: RG 1247

This collection contains documents of journalist and left-wing political activist Paul Novick, consisting mainly of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings. These materials relate to Novick’s career as long-time editor of the Morning Freiheit (Morning Freedom), his important role in the worldwide Communist movement, the history of the Freiheit itself, and Jewish and general politics. These materials demonstrate Novick’s important, and changing, role in the history of Communism, as well as his career as a Yiddish journalist and author.

Dates: 1897-1991, 2006; Majority of material found within 1940-1988

Philip Sandler Papers

Identifier: RG 420
Scope and Contents

Circulars, pamphlets, brochures from HIAS, YKUF, Congress for Jewish Culture and other organizations relating to Jewish life in Philadelphia. Materials relating to the Workmen's Circle Schools and to International Workers' Order Schools. Clippings relating to Yiddish culture in the U.S.S.R.

Dates: 1950s-1960s