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Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972



  • Existence: 1907 - 1972-

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mendl Elkin Papers

Identifier: RG 453
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures and Jewish institutions. Included are Shalom Asch, David Bergelson, Menahem Boraisha, Daniel Charney, Solomon Dingol, Ossip Dymow, Jacob Glatstein, Moses (Moyshe) Leib Halpern, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Peretz Hirschbein, David Ignatoff, Judah A. Joffe, Alter Kacyzne, Leon Kobrin, Leibush Lehrer, H. Leivick, Raphael Mahler, Kalman Marmor, Jacob Mestel, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, David Pinsky, Zalman Reisen, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Elias Tcherikower, Max Weinreich, Chaim Zhitlowsky, Zalmen Zylbercweig. Manuscripts of Elkin's memoirs, plays and adaptations. Manuscripts of plays by others. Elkin's articles about the theater. Photographs of Elkin and friends. Drawings of characters in Amnon and Tamar, produced by the Vilna Troupe.

Dates: 1913 - 1961

Philip Lax Papers

Identifier: P-915

The papers of Philip Lax document his work with four major organizations: the American Jewish Historical Society, B'nai B'rith International, National Conference on Soviet Jewry, and Ellis Island Restoration Commission. The collection documents the years 1915 to 2008, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s and 1980s. The papers contain photographs, correspondence, speeches, publications, subject files, and organizational records, such as minutes, financials, memorandums, agendas, and reports.

Dates: undated, 1915, 1917, 1944-2003, 2005-2008; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1989

Yitzhak Zemel

Identifier: RG 576
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with Yiddish literary figures such as Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Abraham Golomb, Chaim Grade, Abraham Joshua Heschel, D. Kazansky, Leibush Lehrer, H. Leivick, Jacob Lestschinsky, A. Menes, Nahum Baruch Minkoff, Kadia Molodowsky, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Symcha Petrushka, Joseph Rolnick, I.J. Schwartz.

Dates: 1945 - 1950