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Mysticism -- Judaism

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Gershom Scholem Collection

Identifier: AR 1791

This collection contains 3 short manuscripts on Jewish mysticism and history, a manuscript draft of speech on Walter Benjamin, as well as photocopies of some personal and professional correspondence.

Dates: 1939-1986; 1898-1977

Hans Tramer Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 836

The Hans Tramer Collection consists of 8 boxes and 52 folders.

Dates: undated, 1929-1992; Majority of material found within 1929-1979

Menashe Vaxer Papers

Identifier: RG 564
Scope and Contents

The collection consists for the most part of Vaxer's notes, newspaper clippings, and notebooks on various topics including Yiddish and Hebrew writers and Jewish history in various countries and Jewish folklore. In addition, there are manuscripts by Menashe Vaxer, some correspondence with individuals, libraries, writers, family members. Rabbinic manuscripts, fragments and letters, 19th century. Microfilms of rare manuscripts deposited in Judaica libraries, such as the Bodleian Library at Oxford University, England. The collection also includes manuscripts by M. Vaxer's brother, the Yiddish poet Israel Vaxer (1892-1919).

Dates: 19th century-1950s

Papers of Hirsch Loeb Gordon

Identifier: RG 505
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts by Gordon relating to the bible, kabbalah, semitica, medicine. Manuscripts of literary works such as songs and plays, articles for the Yiddish press. Personal documents: diplomas, membership cards, family correspondence and genealogical tree.

Dates: 1909 - 1964