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Abel Eliyahu Abelson letter

 Collection
Identifier: P-569

Scope and Content Note

Consists of a letter written by Abelson from Nemaksht, Lithuania, in a beautiful script and unusually elegant language, to his friend Louis Wigdor in Missouri, describing his personal condition and some aspects of Jewish life in Eastern Europe and inquiring about conditions and job opportunities in America. Of interest are references to anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe and the revival of Hebrew as a living language.

Dates

  • 1902

Creator

Physical Description

one folder in consolidated box

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Overview

Consists of a letter written by Abelson from Nemaksht, Lithuania, in a beautiful script and unusually elegant language, to his friend Louis Wigdor in Missouri, describing his personal condition and some aspects of Jewish life in Eastern Europe and inquiring about conditions and job opportunities in America. Of interest are references to anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe and the revival of Hebrew as a living language.

Acquisition Note

Gift of Mr. William Gerber of Washington, DC 1987

Physical Description

one folder in consolidated box
Title
Guide to the Abel Eliyahu Abelson letter, 1902 P-569
Status
In Progress
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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