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Papers of Abraham Rechtman

Identifier: RG 677

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals and family members. Manuscript of a translation of Itzhak Katzenelson's Sheshet yemei bereshit. Manuscripts of Yiddish and Hebrew poems. Photographs. Personal documents.


  • Creation: 1920s-1960s


Biographical / Historical

Folklorist, writer, printer. Member of the S. An-Ski Ethnographic Expedition. Contributed to Dos vort, Yivo bleter, Kinder zhurnal, Dos yidishe likht. Wrote under pen name of Ish Yemini and Doktor Zamler. Born in Proskurov, Ukraine. Lived for two years in Palestine. Came to the U.S. in 1916.


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General Note

Inventory: Yiddish, 4 pp., typed

Legacy Finding Aid

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Repository Details

Part of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Repository

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