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Edouard Roditi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7058

Scope and Content Note

The collection documents professional activities of Edouard Roditi as a art historian and critic and consist of manuscripts, notes, research files, and a wealth of art catalogues, press release, photographs, and exhibit invitations.

There are manuscripts by Roditi as well as by other authors on such topics as Jewish artists in France, Sephardic Jews, and other.

Correspondence collected here includes Roditi’s professional correspondence with individuals as well as organizations.

However, the bulk of the collection consists of art catalogues, press release, photographs, and exhibit invitations dealing with Jewish artist in France. These materials have not been microfilmed and are available in the original form.

There are no personal materials that shed light on Eduard Roditi’s life, nor any materials pertaining to his work as an interpreter for the Nuremberg trial, or San Francisco Conference, during which the United Nations Organization was established.

Dates

  • 1920-1989

Language of Materials

The collection is in English, French, and German, with some Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the “Request” button`

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Edouard Roditi was born in France into American family. He was educated in England, France, Germany, and the United States.

During WWII and shortly after he worked for a number of United States agencies. He was an author as well as a well established art critic and a translator.

Edouard Roditi died on May 10, 1992, at the age of 81.

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Abstract

The collection documents professional activities of Edouard Roditi as a art historian and critic and consist of manuscripts, notes, research files, and a wealth of art catalogues, press release, photographs, and exhibit invitations.

Microfilm

Series IV: Printed materials, 1920-1989 is not microfilmed.

Related Materials

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photo Archive

Medals and metal stamps have been removed to the LBI Art Library
Title
Guide to the Papers of Edouard Roditi (1910-1992) 1920-1989 AR 7058
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Yakov Sklar and Nicolas Döring
Date
© 2008
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2010-04-01 : encoding of linking to digital objects from finding aid was changed from <extref> to <dao> through dao_conv.xsl

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States