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This collection contains materials collected by David Trotsky relating to the Jewish community of Belgium in the inter-war period. Materials include printed documents, posters, reports, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, mainly pertaining to the Jews of Brussels and Antwerp.
Mel Gordon (1947-2018) was a drama scholar and historian of "deviant" sexual practices. He was a professor at New York University and the University of California, Berkeley, and authored a number of books, many of which were published by Feral House Press. This record group includes antisemitic and far-right artifacts.
This collection contains mainly contest submissions from the 1945-1946 YIVO essay contest for Jewish soldiers and veterans of World War II as well as additional materials sent in by the contestants and administrative information about the contest compiled by YIVO staff members.
This collection consists of photographs and negatives of World ORT conferences and congresses, various individuals connected with ORT, and ORT vocational programs and activities, including in Displaced Person’s camps, in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Cuba, and North and South America.
This collection contains correspondence between Chaim Zhitlowsky and many important political figures and organizations, as well as manuscripts and other writings, some written by Zhitlowsky and some written by others. There are also notes and other materials from speeches and lectures that Zhitlowsky gave, financial documents, articles written about Zhitlowsky, newspaper clippings of articles by Zhitlowsky, materials from celebrations held in Zhitlowsky’s honor, photographs, excerpts from his works, and various other assorted items. These materials serve to illustrate both Zhitlowsky’s importance in the Yiddish and Russian literary field and his deep involvement in the American and Russian-Jewish Socialist, Territorialist and Diaspora Nationalism movements.
The bulk of the collection consists of extensive card bibliographies relating to the personal lives and careers of hundreds of Jewish writers. There are an estimated 300,000 entries in this bibliography. Clippings of biographical articles about Yiddish writers and of literary reviews. Materials (mainly clippings) for a volume on Vilna which Jeshurin edited and published in 1935. Photographs of personalities active in the Workmen's Circle. Correspondence, including Simon Dubnow, Chaim Grade, Mani Leib, Melech Ravitch, Dov Sadan, Abraham Sutzkever, Uriel Weinreich.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a Russian-Jewish political writer, leader of the Left Socialist Revolutionary Party during the 1917 revolution in Russia, People’s Commissar of Justice in the first Bolshevik government, leader of the Jewish Territorialist Movement and of the Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonization, and a founding member of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. These materials include Steinberg’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, journals, meeting announcements, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Steinberg’s work with the Freeland League and plans for the large-scale settlement of Jews in various places around the world.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of historian and bibliographer Philip Friedman. These materials include correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, subject files, manuscripts of works by Friedman and by others, and some of Friedman’s personal documents. These materials relate to Friedman’s work on the histories of various Jewish communities, particularly those in Poland, and his work gathering source documents about the Holocaust.
This collection contains materials that document Sebastian Steiner’s time in Shanghai during WWII. Materials include professional correspondence related to the jobs Steiner held in Shanghai, and correspondence with officials regarding his residency as well as his eventual departure.
The Vilna Collection represents fragmentary materials that were part of the original YIVO Archives in Vilna before WWII. The collection includes a wide array of materials dealing with a great variety of aspects of Jewish life in the Pre-revolutionary Russian Empire and post-revolutionary Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Soviet Russia. The Collection consists of personal correspondence, official correspondence with organizations and governmental institutions, financial and statistical reports, minutes of meetings of Jewish communal and political organizations, bibliographic materials, including card catalogues and bibliographies. Also included here are vital documents, such as birth certificates and birth registers, affidavits, certificates, diplomas, and travel documents. Additionally, there are petitions, resolutions, appeals, printed materials, manuscripts, lists, and questionnaires. There is a wealth of materials dealing with Jewish book trade and publishing, youth and sports organizations, education, Jewish communal life, and political activities.
- Clippings (information artifacts) 6
- Correspondence 6
- Manuscripts (documents) 4
- Photographs 4
- Administrative reports 3
- Financial records 3
- Germany 3
- Israel 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Soviet Union 3
- Austria 2
- Europe 2
- Holocaust survivors 2
- London (England) 2
- Poland 2
- Zionism 2
- Antwerp (Belgium) 1
- Athletic clubs 1
- Australia 1 + ∧ less
- German 10
- English 9
- Yiddish 9
- French 8
- Russian 8
- Hebrew 7
- Polish 6
- Czech 5
- Italian 5
- Hungarian 4
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Croatian 3
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 3
- Ukrainian 3
- Belarusian 2
- Portuguese 2
- Swedish 2
- Arabic 1
- Danish 1 + ∧ less
- YIVO Archives 6
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- An-Ski, S., 1863-1920 1
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1
- Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
- Baron, Salo W. (Salo Wittmayer), 1895-1989 1
- Ben-Adir, 1878-1942 1
- Blau-Weiss (Youth movement) 1
- Central Jewish Historical Committee 1
- Centre de documentation juive contemporaine 1
- Columbia University 1
- Czernichow, Josef 1
- Datner, Szymon 1
- Duker, Abraham G. (Abraham Gordon), 1907-1987 1
- Freeland League 1
- Friedman, Philip, 1901-1960 1
- Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 1
- Gordon, Mel 1 + ∧ less