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Scrapbook on Abraham Goldfaden, undated, 1916, 1923-1934, 1940

 File — Box: 63-Flat, Folder: 502

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of clippings about Abraham Goldfaden, identified on the front flyleaf as belonging to Jacob Shatzky, with a handwritten table of contents on the inside front cover, listing 31 items (three of the items listed, nos. 17, 20, and 21, appear to be missing), with dates ranging from 1916 to 1934. Included are articles by Shatzky, Zalmen Zylbercweig, Nachman Mayzel, B. Gorin, Shmuel Niger, and others; and a special Goldfaden issue of Literarishe bleter, February 1926. At the back of the volume are a few loose items not listed in the table of contents, including a typescript of an article by Zylbercweig, "Der ershter geshpilter teater-repertuar und di ershte yidishe aktyorn," and the articles "Goldfaden af der poylisher bine" (circa 1933) by Zylbercweig, "40 yor yidish teater in Belgye" by A. Dorf, and a reminiscence about Goldfaden by Gershom Bader, 1940 [?]. Two items in the scrapbook concern the Hebrew theater "Habimah" (articles by Sh. Posner and Sh. Bernstein, respectively, both 1927). In Yiddish, with occasional Hebrew and English.


  • Creation: undated, 1916, 1923-1934, 1940


Language of Materials

From the Sub-Series:

In Yiddish, with occasional Hebrew and English.

Access Restrictions

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


From the Sub-Series: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 flat box; 4 folders)