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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 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 Isaac A. Hourwich
This collection contains documents relating to Isaac A. Hourwich’s role as an economist, publicist, statistician, lawyer, author, and authority on immigration, as well as his involvement with the labor movement and the formation of the American Jewish Congress. There are reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, clippings and correspondence, and manuscripts and articles about Jewish labor, Socialism, Russia, Marxism, immigration, and other subjects. These materials demonstrate Hourwich’s important role in American labor, immigration theory, and political and economic theory.
Papers of Leon Feinberg (1897-1969)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Yiddish journalist, poet, novelist, and translator Leon Feinberg. These materials include correspondence with Yiddish literary figures and with organizations, newspaper clippings about writers and about Leon Feinberg and his works, subject files, manuscripts of works by Feinberg and by other writers, and some of Feinberg’s personal documents. These materials relate to Feinberg’s long career with various Russian and Yiddish periodicals and literary organizations.
Papers of Moshe Starkman
This collection is made up of Moshe Starkman’s correspondence with many well-known literary and political figures, as well as with various New York and international organizations. There are also biographical sketches written by several of the authors that Starkman included in the Anthology of American-Jewish Poetry and the Lexicon of Modern Yiddish Literature, of which he was an editor.
Papers of Peretz Hirschbein
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.
Papers of Shmuel Niger
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shmuel Niger, including correspondence with many important literary figures, as well as manuscripts by Niger, writings about Niger written by others, Niger’s speeches and lectures, selections from his published writings, and biographical materials. These materials serve to illustrate Niger’s great importance to Yiddish literary criticism and Jewish historical writing as well as his role as a writer on contemporary themes, a teacher and lecturer, editor and communal leader.
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.
- Subject: Tog X
- Manuscripts (documents) 7
- Israel 6
- Photographs 6
- Newspaper publishing 5
- Yiddish newspapers 5
- Jews -- United States -- Periodicals 4
- Russia 4
- Authors, Yiddish 3
- Canada 3
- Financial records 3
- Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.) 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Newspaper editors 3
- Administrative reports 2
- Jews -- History 2
- Jews -- United States -- History 2 + ∧ less
- German 8
- Hebrew 8
- Russian 8
- French 5
- Polish 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Chinese 1
- Czech 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Italian 1
- Latin 1 + ∧ less
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 3
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 3
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 3
- Margoshes, Joseph, 1866-1955 3
- Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 3
- Ravitch, Melech, 1893-1976 3
- Vladeck, B. (Baruch), 1886-1938 3
- Yiddish Writers’ Union 3
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Shatzky, Jacob, -1956 2
- Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
- Starkman, Moshe, 1906-1975 2
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- An-Ski, S., 1863-1920 1
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 1
- Bernstein, Herman, 1876-1935 1 + ∧ less