Benardete, M. J. (Maír José), 1895-1989
- Existence: 1895-1989-
Biographical / Historical
Maír José Benardete (born 1895 in Çanakkale, Turkey--died 1989 in the United States) was a scholar of Sephardic studies and was a long-time Professor of Spanish and Sephardic Studies at Brooklyn College. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma%C3%ADr_Jos%C3%A9_Benardete
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: ASF AR 10
Abstract Sephardic House was established in 1978 as a correction to the often-overlooked contributions of the Sephardic community to American-Jewish culture. The Records of Sephardic House documents the administrative, programming, and publishing activities of Sephardic House since its founding. Such documents include financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, artist portfolios, press releases, photographs, slides, and much more.
Dates: undated, 1930-2010; Majority of material found in 1979-2003
Identifier: ASF AR-9
Abstract The collection documents the work of Henry Besso and reflects various aspects of his professional life, personal research and writings in the field of Sephardic culture, Spanish language and linguistics, and Sephardic and Spanish history. Collection also documents Besso's involvement with Sephardic organizations and communities. Collection includes audio materials, brochures, booklets, clippings, conference procedures, correspondence, government publications, minutes, notes, photographs, printed matter, reports, speeches, and writings and translations by Henry Besso and others.
Dates: 1905-1992; Majority of material found in 1940-1976