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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.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry Victor Besso Collection

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