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Ginsburg, Saul M., 1866-1940



  • Existence: 1866 - 1940

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of A. Litwin

Identifier: RG 206
Scope and Contents

The collection is divided into 5 series: I) Personal Papers and General Correspondence (folders 1-5); II) Journalistic Articles (6-51b); III) Jewish Folklore (52-99); IV) Various Materials (100-105); V) Photographs (106-117).The collection includes Yiddish folkore materials, including notebooks of songs, folk plays, folktales, folk humor, anecdotes, proverbs. Clippings of Litwin's articles relating to various topics, including: Russia, 1917-1930; Palestine and Zionism; towns and cities in Europe; landsmanshaftn; Poale Zion activities, 1915-1928; Jewish occupations; colonization and farming; Jewish holidays; Yiddish theater; education. Poems by Litwin. Photographs of personalities, towns in Europe. Correspondence with Abraham Cahan, Saul Ginsburg, Abraham Liessin, Baal Makhshoves (Isidor Eliashev), Shmuel Niger, Zalman Reisen, Sholem Aleichem, Israel Zinberg. Family correspondence.

Dates: 1907-1940s

Papers of Abraham Liessin (1872-1938)

Identifier: RG 201

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.

Dates: 1894-1948

Saul Ginsburg Papers

Identifier: RG 1121
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals. Family correspondence. Manuscripts, notes, relating to members of the Jewish intelligentsia in 19th century Russia, including Alexander Braudo, Judah Leib Katzenelson, Mikhail Kulisher. Manuscripts relating to Ginsburg's family history. Typescript of biography of Ginsburg written by his son Michael, titled My Parents in Their Time. Newspaper clippings and notebook of Ginsburg's memoirs From the Past, in Russian. Personal documents. Obituary notice. Photographs.

Dates: Dates unknown before processing.