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I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union Records
This collection contains the minutes, correspondence and financial records of the I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers’ Union from its founding in 1915 until 1973. Among the correspondence is a fair amount concerning the Fund for Jewish Refugee Writers, unions and union grievances, requests for aid from Jewish writers and activists in New York and abroad, and labor disputes and strikes.
Papers of Abraham Liessin (1872-1938)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Abraham Liessin, including correspondence with many important literary figures, manuscripts of essays and poems by Liessin from Di Tsukunft(The Future) and from his published works, clippings, receipts, invitations, and other materials relating to Liessin’s family. This collection shows how Di Tsukunft became one of the leading Yiddish literary journsl during hte 25 years of Liessin's editorship.
Papers of Chaim Zhitlowsky
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.
Papers of Mendel Osherowitch
This collection contains correspondence between Mendel Osherowitch and many important literary and political figures, as well as Yiddish manuscripts by Osherowitch, clippings, photos, and obituaries and letters written to his family after his death. These materials illustrate Osherowitch’s importance in the Yiddish literary field as well as his role in various Jewish organizations.
Papers of William Edlin (1878-1947)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of William Edlin, editor of The Day and a prominent Socialist. It includes correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of works by Edlin and by others as well as translations done by Edlin, and some of Edlin’s personal documents. These materials relate to Edlin’s involvement with The Day, with the Socialist Party, the Workmen’s Circle, various labor and Zionist organizations, literary clubs and activities, and with music, art and drama.
Records of the Forward Association
The Records of the Forward Association collection consists of the administrative records of the Office of the General Manager of the Forward Association, publisher of the Jewish Daily Forward. The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, minutes, reports, and information related to various anniversary celebrations. These materials serve to illustrate the professional activities of the Forward Association and its General Manager and show the Forward’s importance.
Records of the Zukunft
This collection contains records of the Zukunft monthly journal, which was devoted to publishing political, scientific and literary articles in Yiddish. It contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting minutes, materials relating to conferences and anniversary issues, financial reports, programs, mailings, subscription materials, and typed and handwritten manuscripts submitted for publication.
- Clippings (information artifacts) 6
- Manuscripts (documents) 6
- Authors, Yiddish 4
- Der Tog (New York) 4
- Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.) 4
- Israel 4
- Newspaper editors 4
- Photographs 4
- Di Tsukunft 3
- Financial records 3
- Jews -- United States -- History 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Yiddish literature 3
- Morgn zhurnal 2
- Russia 2 + ∧ less
- French 4
- Polish 2
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Latin 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Ukrainian 1 + ∧ less
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 3
- Vladeck, B. (Baruch), 1886-1938 3
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 3
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 2
- Liessin, Abraham, 1872-1938 2
- Margoshes, Joseph, 1866-1955 2
- Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 2
- Pinski, David, 1872-1959 2
- Rogoff, Harry, 1882- 2
- Starkman, Moshe, 1906-1975 2
- Yiddish Writers’ Union 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- An-Ski, S., 1863-1920 1
- Association to Perpetuate the Memory of the Ukrainian Jews 1
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 1
- Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963 1
- Bernstein, Herman, 1876-1935 1 + ∧ less