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שוואַרץ, מאָריס / Schwartz, Maurice, undated, 1916, 1927-1937

 File — Box: 50, Folder: 268

Scope and Contents

Two items of correspondence, ephemera, and clippings. The correspondence consists of a telegram from Schwarz to the Bazaar & Tavern, Grand Central Palace, New York City, 1916, wishing success; and a letter from him to Nakhmen Mayzel, editor of Literarishe Bleter (Warsaw), written from Paris, 14 May 1932, concerning his intention to come to Poland as part of his European tour. Ephemera comprises a ticket for a testimonial dinner in New York, 1927, and a promotional postcard advertising Schwartz's appearance as David Shapiro in Sholem Aleichem's "If I Were You," on Broadway, fall 1931, with a message addressed to potential theatergoers named Shapiro. The clippings include articles by Schwartz. Several clippings are stored in Oversize Box 92. Approximately 24 items.


  • Creation: undated, 1916, 1927-1937


Language of Materials

From the Sub-Series:

Predominantly in Yiddish, with some Polish, German, Russian, English, French, and Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

The collection has been digitized and is available online without restrictions. The physical collection is closed.


From the Sub-Series: 1.3 Linear Feet (3 boxes; 150 folders)