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Adolph S. Oko Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 311

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photocopies and transcriptions of correspondence between Oko, Ernst Altkirch and Richard Beer-Hoffman.

Dates

  • 1921-1944

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

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

Oko was a librarian, scholar and philanthropist who lived in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born in Russia in 1883, educated in Germany, and emigrated to New York, before being appointed chief librarian at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 1906. He was also an expert on Spinoza. Oko died in Cincinnati in 1944.

Extent

2 Folders

Overview

This collection consists of photocopies and transcriptions of correspondence between Oko, Ernst Altkirch and Richard Beer-Hoffman.

Other Finding Aid

An inventory is availably in folder 1.
Title
Guide to the Adolph S. Oko Collection, 1921-1944  AR 311
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 04, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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