Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Materials for Jewish People: Past and Present. Articles prepared for an unpublished Yiddish volume. Photographs. Correspondence. Financial reports. Minutes.
The Bina Weinreich collection consists of correspondance, memos, articles, documents pertaining YIVO publications (Max Weinreich's "History of the Yiddish Language;" the "Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry;" Nahum Stutchkoff's "Thesaurus of the Yiddish Language" and Alexander Harkavy's "Yiddish-English-Hebrew Dictionary"), Uriel Weinreich's publications "College Yiddish" and "English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary," as well as her own publications "Yiddish Folktales" and "Yidishe Folkmayses," personal papers, photographs, folklore and ethnographic materials collected by Bina Weinreich, lectures, papers given, offprints of articles, teaching material, and sound recordings from the "Dialect Project."
This collection consists of the correspondence of Zalman Reisen, and correspondence to the Union of Yiddish Writers and Journalists in Vilna. In addition, it contains fragments of literary collections which were part of the YIVO Archives in Vilna before 1941 and of materials which originated in Jewish institutions of higher learning in the Soviet Union, specifically the Institut Far Yidisher Proletarisher Kultur (Institute for Jewish Proletarian Culture) in Kiev and Invayskult in Minsk. The collection was formed in the YIVO Archives in New York ca. 1950. The bulk of the collection comprises files on about 600 Yiddish writers from Eastern Europe consisting of autobiographical notes and letters, biographies, bibliographies, manuscripts and typewritten copies, newspaper clippings, commemorative materials, announcements about lectures.
The papers consist of correspondence, including letters from organizations, individuals, family members, and letters from the YIVO office in Vilna, 1928-1931.
Correspondence relating to Cherniak's association with Yiddish cultural organizations. Letters from Freeland League, YKUF, YIVO, ORT, Canadian Jewish Congress, Yiddish schools, Jewish Labor Committee. Correspondence with individuals: Mendl Elkin, Peretz Hirschbein, Shmuel Niger, Chaim Zhitlowsky.
The papers consist of scrapbooks of Doroshkin's articles and clippings on Yiddish language, Yiddish cultural institutions, correspondence, and manuscripts.
The collection of Jacob Mestel consists of the general, professional and personal correspondence of Jacob Mestel, manuscripts of plays by other authors, manuscripts of poetry, essays and plays by Jacob Mestel, translations of plays into Yiddish, production material, clippings, theater programs, personal documents, and theater photographs.
Correspondence with individuals including Salo Baron, Bernard Baruch, Sidor Belarsky, Ber Borochov, Judah Leob (Leib) Cahan, Jacob de Haas, Mendl Elkin, Ben Zion Goldberg, Alexander Harkavy, Ephim Jeshurin, Yudel Mark, Kalman Marmor, Henry Morgenthau, Melech Ravitch, Zalman Reisen, Edward Sapir, Max Weinreich, Uriel Weinreich, Yehoash. Correspondence with organizations. Family correspondence. Letters from former students. Biographical materials, such as curriculum vitae, autobiographical notes, I.D. cards, letters of recommendation. Financial records. Clippings of Joffe's publications, of articles about him. Reports, minutes, plans, memoranda and correspondence relating to the Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language. Materials relating to the YIVO Institute. Notes of Executive Committee meetings. Notes on Board of Directors meetings. Materials of the Research and Training Division. Materials on YIVO Annual Conferences. Materials on the YIVO in Vilna. Materials relating to Joffe's courses and lectures: notes on Yiddish courses, Yiddish composition, phonetics, morphology, etymology. Materials relating to the following topics: dictionaries; Russian literature and linguistics; Old-Yiddish language and literature; the Bove-bukh by Elias Levita (Elia Bachur). Materials relating to music, musicians, Yiddish songs, music institutions, recordings. Folklore materials: folksongs, proverbs, anecdotes.
Several hundred letters from Yiddish literary, artistic, and cultural figures including Menahem Boraisha, Marc Chagall, Daniel Charney, Solomon Dingol, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, David Ignatoff, Leon Kobrin, H. Leivick, Itzik Manger, Kalman Marmor, Jacob Mestel, Kadia Molodowsky, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, Maurice Schwartz, Zalman Shneur, Abraham Sutzkever. Manuscripts of Malka Lee's works. Clippings. Family photograph. Yiddish manuscripts of Malka Lee's husband, Aaron B. Rappaport.
The papers relate to Fishman's activities in Jewish cultural organizations in Philadelphia. Minutes of meetings and correspondence of the Yiddish Culture Society. Letters from Noah Goldberg, Israel Jacob Schwartz, Israel Chaim Pomerantz. Correspondence with Yiddish schools and organizations.
Materials on the Freeland League, colonization projects in Australia, British Guiana: manuscripts, correspondence, reports, clippings. There are also materials on the Algemeyne entsiklopedye, 1942-1955, including correspondence and lists of contributors. Personal documents.
The papers relate to A.L. Goldman's educational activities in various Yiddish schools. Records of Yiddish schools: correspondence, circulars, teaching materials, student materials. News clippings relating to: Y.L. Peretz School, Toronto; Heymshul, Camp Heymshul; Ahad Ha'am School, Brooklyn; Workmen's Circle Schools in Crown Heights and Williamsburg (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Sholem Aleichem Folk Schools in the Bronx, Flatbush, Perth Amboy. Miscellaneous educational materials.
Correspondence with individuals and organizations: Ben Adir, Shlomo Bickel, Marc Chagall, Baruch (Boris) Glassman, Jacob Glatstein, H. Leivick, Mendele Moykher Sforim, Paul Muni, Shmuel Niger, Melech Ravitch, Zalman Reisen, Ignacy Schipper, Nahum Shtif, Isaac Nachman Steinberg, Abraham Sutzkever. Manuscripts of articles by Mukdoni, including fragments of his memoirs.
Correspondence with Yiddish writers and Jewish cultural organizations. Included are Abba Gordin, Naftoli Gross, David Ignatoff, Kalman Marmor, Abraham Reisen, Joseph Rolnick. Manuscripts of Dimondstein. Manuscripts from the office of Literarishe heftn.
Correspondence with Yiddish cultural and literary figures, including David Bergelson, David Ignatoff, Mani Leib, H. Leivick, Abraham Liessin, Kalman Marmor, Shmuel Niger, Baruch Vladeck.
Correspondence with individuals including Sidor Belarsky, Menahem Boraisha, Simon Dubnow, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, Chaim Grade, David Hofstein, H. Leivick, Jacob Lestschinsky, Abraham Liessin, S. Nepomnyashtchy, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Melech Ravitch, Abraham Reisen, A.A. Roback, Abraham Sutzkever, Baruch Charney Vladeck, Max Weinreich, Aaron Zeitlin. Family correspondence. Clippings of articles by and about Charney. Manuscripts by Charney, photographs, personal documents. Diaries, 1935-1936. Papers of Baruch Vladeck (1886-1938). Letters to B. Vladeck from Shalom Asch, Eduard Bernstein, Leon Blum, Marc Chagall, Albert Einstein, Karl Kautsky. Articles and obituaries about B. Vladeck.
Personal correspondence with family and friends from Kaunas, Lithuania and Israel. Correspondence with literary figures including Daniel Charney, Leibush Lehrer, Yudel Mark, Zalman Reisen, Baruch Vladeck, Max Weinreich, Aaron Zeitlin. Autobiographical manuscript by David Tomback about his work in the organization Kultur Lige in Kaunas. Manuscripts about Jewish life in Pilviskis, Lithuania.
Correspondence. Typescripts of Greenberg's poems. Articles and essays on Yiddish literature. Manuscripts of other Yiddish writers: Moshe Dluznowsky, Noah Goldberg, Josef Okrutny, Leib Olitzky, David Opalov. Reviews of the anthology A Treasury of Yiddish Poetry, compiled by Irving Howe and Greenberg. Materials relating to the Yiddish P.E.N. Club. Photographs. Clippings of Greenberg's articles.
The collection consists of correspondence with Yiddish cultural figures and institutions. Included are letters to Levin's wife Esther Levin.
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.
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.
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.
The collection consists of correspondence with Yiddish writers and cultural figures. Included are Shlomo Bickel, Malka Lee, Melech Ravitch, Malka Heifetz Tussman, Rashel Weprinsky, Hinde (Anna) Zaretski.
Correspondence with literary figures. Correspondence and materials relating to the Yiddish Culture Society, Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute, Congress for Jewish Culture, YIVO.
Albums of Yiddish newspaper clippings, mostly from Chicago. Includes Kamaiko's articles as well as clippings of his memoirs.
Collection encompasses an extensive variety of organizations, subjects, and formats and is most useful for genealogists and researchers interested in general information. Researchers looking for a particular publication will also find this collection helpful.
Correspondence with teachers and schools, and with branches in Detroit, Philadelphia and Chicago. Membership cards.