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Yiddish periodicals

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Freie Arbeiter Stimme Records

Identifier: RG 763
Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, minutes of staff meetings, financial records, lists of contributors, articles, circulars, materials about the Yiddish P.E.N. Club.

Dates: 1946 - 1977

Kinder Zhurnal and Farlag Matones Records

Identifier: RG 465
Scope and Contents

Administrative reports, 1939-1960. Correspondence, minutes, clippings, bills, posters relating to the Anniversary Committee, 1932-1960. Correspondence, 1920s-1960s with individuals and organizations, including Shalom Asch, Shlomo Bickel, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, Chaim Grade, H. Leivick, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Lamed Shapiro, I.J. Singer, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Malka Heifetz Tussman, Max Weinreich, Aaron Zeitlin, Chaim Zhitlowsky. Kinder zhurnal records: manuscripts of poems, plays, stories, songs and drawings. Authors include David Bridger, Bella Gottesman, Itzik Kipnis, Rivke Kope, Kadia Molodowsky, Mates Olitsky, Malka Heifetz Tussman. Financial documents. An unpublished bibliography of Hillel Zeitlin's Yiddish articles.

Dates: 1920s-1960s

Papers of Aaron Glanz-Leieles

Identifier: RG 556
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with individuals and organizations, manuscripts, news clippings and personal documents relating to the life and career of Glanz-Leieles. Correspondents include B. Alkwit, Shlomo Bickel, Marc Chagall, Daniel Charney, Jacob Glatstein, Abba Gordin, Chaim Grade, Szmerke Kaczerginski, Leibush Lehrer, Mani Leib, H. Leivick, Shmuel Niger, David Pinsky, Maurice Schwartz, Abraham Sutzkever, Elias Tcherikower, Menashe Unger, Max Weinreich, Aaron Zeitlin, Chaim Zhitlowsky. Manuscripts by Glanz-Leieles including poems, diaries (1939-1940), plays, lectures, speeches, articles about various topics. Manuscripts by other writers including poems by Moses (Moyshe) Leib Halpern, Mani Leib, Peretz Markish, Leon (Leib) Feinberg, Melech Ravitch. Materials relating to In zikh such as manuscripts about the periodical, clippings, correspondence, notes. Personal papers.

Dates: 1914 - 1966

Papers of Leon Feinberg (1897-1969)

Identifier: RG 601

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.

Dates: 1906-1969; Majority of material found within 1920-1960

Papers of Mordkhe Schaechter

Identifier: RG 682
Scope and Contents

The papers relate to Schaechter's work in Yiddish linguistics, and his involvement in the Freeland League and in Jewish cultural life. Correspondence and printed materials relating to the Freeland League and the periodical Oyfn shvel. Records of the Gezelshaft far Yidishe Yishuvim in Amerike (Association for Jewish Settlements in America), 1950s. Materials on Jewish settlement projects in the U.S. and Israel. Minutes of the Workmen's Circle Kropotkin Branch #413, Los Angeles, California, late 1940s-1960. Minutes of the East Side Women's Group (Los Angeles), Jewish Culture Club (Los Angeles), 1961-1968. Photographs of various Yiddish schools. Personal correspondence.

Dates: 1940s-1970s

Papers of Nokhem Shtif

Identifier: RG 57

This collection contains papers of Nokhem Shtif, a Yiddish philologist, editor, literary historian, translator, and political activist, and one of the founders of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. The bulk of the materials pertains to Yiddish language, philology, and literature, as well as to the administration and activities of the Kiev-based Institute of Jewish Proletarian Culture, especially the Philological Section, which was directed by Shtif. The materials include manuscripts of Shtif's writings and speeches; correspondence; reports; meeting minutes; departmental planning documents and course programs/syllabi; materials related to Shtif's teaching of Yiddish stylistics courses; newspaper clippings; several manuscripts of articles and research works by other scholars; and notes, transcriptions, and other research materials, including memoirs related to the lexicographer Y. M. Lifshits.

Dates: 1910-1934

Solomon Judson Papers

Identifier: RG 579
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of general correspondence, letters from readers to "Dr. Klorman", some manuscripts, personal documents. Correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Mendel Beilis, Alexander Harkavy, A. Litwin, Abraham Reisen, Zalman Reisen, Menahem Ussishkin, Yehoash, Chaim Zhitlowsky.

Dates: 1911 - 1965