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Kvitko, Leib, 1890-1952



  • Existence: 1890 - 1952-

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Raboy Papers

Identifier: RG 372
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Raboy with Itsik Feffer, David Ignatoff, Leib Kvitko, Mani Leib, Joseph Rolnick. Clippings of Raboy's works. Manuscripts of Raboy's memoirs and other works.

Dates: 1926 - 1952

Jacob Lestschinsky Papers

Identifier: RG 339
Scope and Contents

Lestchinsky's correspondence with individuals and institutions. About 1,800 letters to and from prominent figures, including David Bergelson, Abraham Cahan, Simon Dubnow, Henryk Erlich, David Hofstein, Zelig Kalmanovitch, Leib Kvitko, Abraham Liessin, Hersh David Nomberg, Helena Peretz, Zemach Shabad, Werner Sombart, Baruch Vladeck, Chaim Zhitlowsky. Family correspondence and personal documents.

Dates: 1900 - 1958

Mark Wischnitzer Papers

Identifier: RG 767
Scope and Contents

The papers contain: correspondence with Yiddish writers and scholars, 1922-1955, including Ben Zion Dinur, Leib Kvitko, Jacob Lestschinsky, Abraham Liessin, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu. Reports from yeshivot in Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Canada, U.S. to Haffkine Foundation for Yeshivot, 1930s. Wischnitzer's notes for a book on yeshivot.

Dates: 1927 - 1955

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