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This collection contains papers of Abraham Moshe Bernstein, a renowned cantor, choir master, composer of Jewish liturgical and secular music, music teacher, musicologist, writer, and translator. The bulk of the materials consists of Bernstein’s liturgical compositions and arrangements in both published and manuscript form, as well as a substantial collection of manuscripts and published works by various composers and arrangers. The materials include Hasidic folk songs and melodies, religious songs, Jewish hymns, popular songs, children’s songs, operettas, liturgical pieces, and musical exercises for students; choral volumes and partbooks; unidentified and fragmented musical manuscripts; manuscripts of Bernstein’s own writings; personal correspondence; a photo of Bernstein on his deathbed; secular and religious songs, Sabbath hymns, Hasidic folk songs and melodies, assembled by Bernstein for the S. Ansky Jewish Historical Ethnographic Society in Vilna.
Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to pogroms in the period between 1918 and 1921 that took place mostly in Ukraine but also in Belarus, Poland, and Russia. There is a wide variety of topics that are covered in the collection including Ukrainian-Jewish relations during a short lived Ukrainian Republic, Ukrainian-Jewish political, communal, and governmental organizations, Ukrainian government and the role of politicians and military Commanders in pogroms, most notably Symon Petlyura and Ataman Grigoriev, pogroms and its aftermath, military occupation of Ukraine by the German, Polish, Bolshevik and General Denikin’s armies and its relationship to pogroms, Jewish self-defense and relief work. Also included here are materials pertaining to the trial of Sholom Schwarzbard who was tried in France for assassination of Symon Petlyura. The collection consists of of large amount of lists and eyewitness testimonies, correspondence, complaints and petitions, reports and resolutions, statements and proclamations, memoranda and circular letters, conference materials, statues and by-laws, clippings and bulletins, military orders, and photographs.
This collection contains manuscripts of some of the earliest Yiddish plays, correspondence between playwright, poet, and director Abraham Goldfaden, the father of Yiddish theater, and various actors and writers, as well as some family correspondence, newspaper clippings on Goldfaden and his impact on Yiddish theater, articles by Goldfaden on a variety of topics, and various other theater materials, such as title pages of plays, programs and song sheets. The collection illustrates Goldfaden’s great and ongoing influence on Yiddish theater.
This collection contains documents of journalist and left-wing political activist Paul Novick, consisting mainly of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings. These materials relate to Novick’s career as long-time editor of the Morning Freiheit (Morning Freedom), his important role in the worldwide Communist movement, the history of the Freiheit itself, and Jewish and general politics. These materials demonstrate Novick’s important, and changing, role in the history of Communism, as well as his career as a Yiddish journalist and author.
This collection contains manuscripts of plays, articles and other writings, correspondence, memoirs, photographs, theater programs, and personal materials of Yiddish playwright, novelist, journalist, travel writer, and theater director Peretz Hirschbein. The collection helps to illustrate Hirschbein’s importance and lasting impact upon the revival of Yiddish theater and literature in the early twentieth century.
This collection consists of materials gathered by Simon Dubnow, an influential political thinker, educator, writer, activist, and preeminent historian of Russian Jewry. The materials reflect central subjects of his historical research, such as communal organization, persecutions, and Hasidism, as well as pressing issues of his time, most significantly pogroms and the question of Jewish emancipation. Much of the material comprises information meticulously copied and sent to Dubnow by individuals throughout the Russian Empire for the purpose of aiding his research. The collection demonstrates Dubnow's importance in helping to establish the idea of Jewish ethnographic history.
- Manuscripts (documents) 4
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Photographs 3
- Theater, Yiddish 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Belarus 2
- Dramatists, Yiddish 2
- Israel 2
- Minutes (administrative records) 2
- Programs (documents) 2
- Theatrical producers and directors 2
- Ukraine 2
- Administrative reports 1
- Antisemitism -- Soviet Union 1
- Archival inventories 1
- Argentina 1 + ∧ less
- English 4
- French 4
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Chinese 1
- Danish 1
- YIVO Archives 5
- Bialik, Hayyim Nahman, 1873-1934 2
- Cherikover, I. M., 1881-1943 2
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 2
- Shatzky, Jacob, -1956 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- An-Ski, S., 1863-1920 1
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 1
- Bernstein, Abraham Moshe, 1865-1932 1
- Chasanowich, Joseph, 1844-1919 1
- Communist Party of America 1
- Council of Four Lands 1
- Denikin's Volunteer Army 1
- Dubnow, Simon, 1860-1941 1
- Elkin, Mendel 1
- Gessen, I︠U︡liĭ, 1871-1939 1
- Goldberg, B. Z. (Ben Zion), 1895- 1
- Goldberg, Iṭshe 1
- Goldfaden, Abraham, 1840-1908 1
- Gruzenberg, O. O. (Oskar Osipovich), 1866-1940 1 + ∧ less