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Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to the state of Jews in the Russian Empire in the second half of the 19th century and to the philanthropic activities of Horace and Joseph Gunzburgs. Materials comprising the collection shed light on the Gunzburg family's involvement in improving Jewish education, civil rights movement, and their efforts to improve general well being of the Jews in the Russian Empire. Bulk of the collections consists of materials pertaining to the activities of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah (Society for the Promotion of Culture Among the Jews of Russia, Rus. Обшество для Распространения Просвещения Между Евреями в России) and to the Committee for the Improvement of Daily Life of Jews in the North-West Region (Комиссия по Улучшению Повседневной Жизни Евреев в Северо-Западном Регионе)
The Elias Tcherikower Collection documents the professional and personal life of Elias Tcherikower, a scholar, communal activist, and one of the founders of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and to a smaller extent personal life of his wife, Riva Tcherikower, née Teplitski. Collected here are Tcherikower’s writings, professional and personal correspondence, photographs, manuscripts by other scholars, research materials, printed materials, financial documents, conference and exhibit materials, minutes of meetings, bibliographic materials and personal materials of Riva Tcherikower, née Teplitski, and Chaim Tcherikower.
Correspondence with Yiddish literary figures and Jewish institutions. Included are Shalom Asch, David Bergelson, Menahem Boraisha, Daniel Charney, Solomon Dingol, Ossip Dymow, Jacob Glatstein, Moses (Moyshe) Leib Halpern, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Peretz Hirschbein, David Ignatoff, Judah A. Joffe, Alter Kacyzne, Leon Kobrin, Leibush Lehrer, H. Leivick, Raphael Mahler, Kalman Marmor, Jacob Mestel, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, David Pinsky, Zalman Reisen, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Elias Tcherikower, Max Weinreich, Chaim Zhitlowsky, Zalmen Zylbercweig. Manuscripts of Elkin's memoirs, plays and adaptations. Manuscripts of plays by others. Elkin's articles about the theater. Photographs of Elkin and friends. Drawings of characters in Amnon and Tamar, produced by the Vilna Troupe.
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 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.
The Marc Ratner Papers consist of materials pertaining to Marc Ratner's political activities as one of the leaders of the SERP (Sotsialisticheskaya Yevreyskaya Rabochaya Partiia, Jewish Socialist Workers' Party, Rus: Социалистическая еврейская рабочая партия) which was a left leaning Zionist revolutionary party. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, political resolutions and statements. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between party members, minutes of meetings and manuscripts.
The materials in this collection document the activities of a wide range of organizations and individuals whose materials were donated to or collected by the YIVO Archives in Vilna before the war, and the activities of YIVO itself. They include documentation on Jewish communal and cultural life in Poland, Lithuania, Russia, and in other communities around the world.
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.
- Correspondence 7
- Russia 6
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Manuscripts (documents) 5
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- Petitions 4
- Poland 4
- Newspapers 3
- Official documents 3
- Official reports 3
- Resolutions (administrative records) 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Authors, Yiddish 2
- Belarus 2
- Blood accusation 2
- Pogroms 2
- Ukraine 2
- Vilnius (Lithuania) 2
- Actors, Jewish. 1
- Antisemitism -- Soviet Union 1 + ∧ less
- Yiddish 7
- German 6
- Russian 6
- Hebrew 5
- English 4
- Dubnow, Simon, 1860-1941 3
- Rejzen, Zalman, 1887-1941 3
- Weinreich, Max, 1894-1969 3
- YIVO Archives 3
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 3
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 2
- Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv 2
- Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 2
- Obshchestvo dli︠a︡ rasprostr. prosv. mezhdu evrei︠a︡mi v Rossīi 2
- Pinski, David, 1872-1959 2
- Shṭif, Naḥum, 1879-1933 2
- Shṿartsbard, Shalom, 1886-1938 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 1
- Ben-Ami, Jacob, 1890-1977 1
- Bergelson, David, 1884-1952 1
- Bergman, Joseph 1
- Bialik, Hayyim Nahman, 1873-1934 1
- Boraisha, Menahem, 1888-1949 1 + ∧ less