Reisen, Abraham, 1876-1953
- Existence: 1876 - 1953
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
The Abraham Sutzkever-Szmerke Kaczerginski Historical Collection contains letters, manuscripts, and historical documents which were saved by the Yiddish poets Avraham Sutzkever and Szmerke Kaczerginski in the Vilna Ghetto. Sutzkever, Kaczerginski, and other members of the Paper Brigade, conscripted Jewish workers who were forced to work under the Einsatzstab Rosenberg, saved thousands of books, manuscripts and documents at great risk to their lives by hiding them in various places in the Vilna Ghetto. After the war the surviving members recovered many of the hidden items. Sutzkever sent many of these rescued materials to the YIVO Institute in New York from the period 1947 to 1956. The collection consists of 8 series and includes correspondence of writers, intellectuals, communal leaders, rabbinical figures; manuscripts of Yiddish and Hebrew writers; theater documents; folklore materials; rabbinical responsa and writings; historical and legal documents; pinkasim and Jewish communal records.
Correspondence with writers including Menahem Boraisha, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, Chaim Grade, Peretz Hirschbein, David Ignatoff, H. Leivick, Kalman Marmor, Isaac Leib Peretz, David Pinsky, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Isaac Nachman Steinberg, Chaim Zhitlowsky. Family correspondence. Clippings of articles by and about Lapin. Manuscripts of Lapin's Yiddish translations of Shakespeare's sonnets.
This collection consists of the correspondence of Zalman Reisen, and correspondence to the Union of Yiddish Writers and Journalists in Vilna. In addition, it contains fragments of literary collections which were part of the YIVO Archives in Vilna before 1941 and of materials which originated in Jewish institutions of higher learning in the Soviet Union, specifically the Institut Far Yidisher Proletarisher Kultur (Institute for Jewish Proletarian Culture) in Kiev and Invayskult in Minsk. The collection was formed in the YIVO Archives in New York ca. 1950. The bulk of the collection comprises files on about 600 Yiddish writers from Eastern Europe consisting of autobiographical notes and letters, biographies, bibliographies, manuscripts and typewritten copies, newspaper clippings, commemorative materials, announcements about lectures.
Correspondence with Jewish literary figures including Shalom Asch, Abraham Cahan, Alexander Harkavy, Abraham Liessin, Judah L. Magnes, Abraham Reisen, Zalman Shneur. Clippings of articles by or about Ginsburg. Personal documents.
The papers consist of letters to Israel and Haim Horowitz from Jewish scholars and writers including Marcus (Mordecai) Ehrenpreis, Abraham Reisen, Zalman Shneur, A.S. Yehudah. Also, five postcards sent from the Warsaw Ghetto in 1941.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures, including H. Leivick, Yudel Mark, Jacob Milch, Kadia Molodowsky, David Pinsky, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Jonas Turkow. Correspondence with family. Typescripts and mimeographed copies of Rothbart's memoirs.
Several hundred letters from Yiddish literary, artistic, and cultural figures including Menahem Boraisha, Marc Chagall, Daniel Charney, Solomon Dingol, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, David Ignatoff, Leon Kobrin, H. Leivick, Itzik Manger, Kalman Marmor, Jacob Mestel, Kadia Molodowsky, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Maurice Schwartz, Zalman Shneur, Abraham Sutzkever. Manuscripts of Malka Lee's works. Clippings. Family photograph. Yiddish manuscripts of Malka Lee's husband, Aaron B. Rappaport.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures including Reuben Iceland, David Ignatoff, Aleph Katz, H. Leivick, Itzik Manger, David Pinsky, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Abraham Sutzkever. Galley proofs of poetry. Lists of titles of poems and translations. Photographs of Mani Leib, family and friends. Manuscripts and printed copies of several hundred poems by Mani Leib. Poems translated by Mani Leib from English, Russian and other languages into Yiddish. Mani Leib's poems translated into Hebrew, English, Spanish. Articles about Mani Leib.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures, including A. Almi, Daniel Charney, Abba Gordin, Abraham Reisen.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Abraham Liessin, including correspondence with many important literary figures, manuscripts of essays and poems by Liessin from Di Tsukunft(The Future) and from his published works, clippings, receipts, invitations, and other materials relating to Liessin’s family. This collection shows how Di Tsukunft became one of the leading Yiddish literary journsl during hte 25 years of Liessin's editorship.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures: Shalom Asch, Daniel Charney, Abraham Golomb, Alexander Mukdoni, Melech Ravitch. Clippings of Reisen's articles.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures, including Abraham Cahan, Daniel Charney, Chaver-Paver, Max Erik, Itsik Feffer, H. Leivick, Kalman Marmor, Shmuel Niger, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen. Correspondence with Yiddish cultural and political organizations in the U.S. Material on the Institute for Jewish Proletarian Culture in Kiev: Pomerantz's lecture notes, diplomas, clippings. Biographical notes on Max Erik. Manuscripts of published and unpublished articles by Pomerantz. Manuscripts and notes on executed Jewish writers in the Soviet Union. Materials relating to Grodno and Grodno landsmanshaftn. Articles about Pomerantz.
Correspondence with literary figures such as, A. Almi, Jacob Glatstein, Ben Zion Goldberg, Abraham Reisen. Personal documents.
Typescripts of Bialostotzky's works, essays, letters, speeches. Typescripts of works by others. Clippings of articles by and about Bialostotzky's writings. Clippings about other authors. Bialostotzky's notes about various Yiddish writers. Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures including Shlomo Bickel, Menahem Boraisha, Daniel Charney, David Einhorn, Ben Zion Goldberg, Abba Gordin, Chaim Kazdan, Leon Kobrin, Malka Lee, Leibush Lehrer, H. Leivick, Raphael Mahler, Kalman Marmor, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, David Pinsky, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, A.A. Roback, Israel Jacob Schwartz, Mark Schweid, Zalman Shneur, Nahum Shtif, Abraham Sutzkever, Jennings (Yehudah) Tofel, Lazar Weiner, Max Weinreich, Berish Weinstein.
Correspondence with Yiddish writers and Jewish cultural organizations. Included are Abba Gordin, Naftoli Gross, David Ignatoff, Kalman Marmor, Abraham Reisen, Joseph Rolnick. Manuscripts of Dimondstein. Manuscripts from the office of Literarishe heftn.
Correspondence with individuals including Sidor Belarsky, Menahem Boraisha, Simon Dubnow, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, Chaim Grade, David Hofstein, H. Leivick, Jacob Lestschinsky, Abraham Liessin, S. Nepomnyashtchy, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, A.A. Roback, Abraham Sutzkever, Baruch Charney Vladeck, Max Weinreich, Aaron Zeitlin. Family correspondence. Clippings of articles by and about Charney. Manuscripts by Charney, photographs, personal documents. Diaries, 1935-1936. Papers of Baruch Vladeck (1886-1938). Letters to B. Vladeck from Shalom Asch, Eduard Bernstein, Leon Blum, Marc Chagall, Albert Einstein, Karl Kautsky. Articles and obituaries about B. Vladeck.
The papers relate to Mark's position as consultant at the Jewish Education Committee, to his activities in the field of education and to his literary career. Correspondence with Yiddish literary and educational figures, such as Ephraim Auerbach, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, Abraham Golomb, Chaim Grade, David Ignatoff, Chaim Kazdan, Leibush Lehrer, Joseph Mlotek, Shmuel Niger, Chaim Ormian, Abraham Reisen, Mordkhe Schaechter, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Isaac Nachman Steinberg, Abraham Sutzkever, Max Weinreich, Uriel Weinreich. Correspondence with organizations. Materials relating to the Commission for Yiddish Schools of the Jewish Education Committee: minutes, circulars, reports, surveys, curricula, examinations, Yiddish for adults, visits to schools. Circulars, correspondence with the Teacher's Association, 1943-1963. Circulars and reports of the Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute. Essay contests of the Yiddish P.E.N. Club: list of topics, winners. Congress for Jewish Culture: correspondence, circulars, reports, 1940-1963. Correspondence with YIVO. Manuscripts by Yudel Mark: articles on Yiddish, Jewish education, Yiddish literature. Manuscripts by other writers on educational topics. Surveys on the use of Yiddish conducted in various states.
Manuscripts of Chester's novels and poems. Clippings. Correspondence, including letters from Moses (Moyshe) Leib Halpern, Moshe Nadir, Shmuel Niger, Abraham Reisen.
The papers consist of general correspondence, letters from readers to "Dr. Klorman", some manuscripts, personal documents. Correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Mendel Beilis, Alexander Harkavy, A. Litwin, Abraham Reisen, Zalman Reisen, Menahem Ussishkin, Yehoash, Chaim Zhitlowsky.
Notes and other materials collected for projected books on the Sabbath and holidays. Correspondence with Yiddish writers including H. Leivick, Nahum Baruch Minkoff, Abraham Reisen, Yechiel Yeshaia Trunk.
Executive Board administrative records. Circulars, publicity materials, press announcements and reports. Materials on activities: Yiddish Book Club, Lecture Club, others. Correspondence: Shalom Asch, Jacob Ben-Ami, Shloyme Berkovitch, Felix (Fishl) Bimko, Menahem Boraisha, Yehude Leib Cahan, Mendl Elkin, Todros Geller, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Baruch (Boris) Glassman, Ben Zion Goldberg, Naftoli Gross, Alexander Harkavy, Peretz Hirschbein, Malka Lee, H. Leivick, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Israel Chaim Pomerantz, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Israel Jacob Schwartz, Maurice Schwartz, Jacob Shatzky, Solomon Simon, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Baruch Vladeck, Max Weinreich, Yehoash, Chaim Zhitlowsky. Correspondence with libraries, book dealers and organizations. Correspondence and materials of the branches: Burlington (Vermont), Denver (Colorado), Havana (Cuba), Calgary (Canada), Rochester (New York), Allentown (Pennsylvania), Detroit, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Chicago. Records of the Mid-West Region. Correspondents: Chaim Zhitlowsky, H. Leivick, Shmuel Niger.
- "Avrom Reyzen literarisher ovent un kontsert" at the Arbayter Ring Layseum (New York?). Program of readings/recitations of Reisen's works, addresses, song, and dance. Participants include Reisen himself, as well as the New York Workmen's Circle Chorus (under the direction of M. Posner), Ben-Ari, Noach Nachbush, Sholom Tanin, Leyzer Rosenstein, Ber Grin, Nochum Yood, Kalman Marmor, and Maud and Cutler's "Modicut" puppet theater.