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Winchevsky, Morris, 1856-1932



  • Existence: 1856-1932-03-18- - 1932

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Yiddish Literature and Language

Identifier: RG 3

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.

Dates: 1829-1944

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

Samuel Rosenfeld Papers

Identifier: RG 211
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Yitzhak Dov Berkowitz, Alter Druyanov, Simon Dubnow, Jacob Glatstein, Yizhak Grunbaum, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Morris Winchevsky. Manuscripts of articles by Rosenfeld and of his doctoral dissertation, Die Philosophie Krochmals als Hegelianer (The Philosophy of Krochmal as Hegelian).

Dates: 1900 - 1942