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   Judaica book trade correspondence 1926-1955.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1638
Bib ID:10723259 View CLIO record
Title:Judaica book trade correspondence 1926-1955.
Physical description:0.42 l.s. (1 box)
Language(s): Material is primarily in Hebrew with some English, French, and German.
Access: This collection is located on-site. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

Collection of letters and ephemera relating to the Judaica book trade, most from 1926-1955. The collection includes correspondence from all over the world, including Vienna, Lisbon, Italy, the United States, and Palestine/Israel. It is notable as a rare glimpse into the world of pre-Holocaust collecting, as well as the early history of Jewish settlement in Palestine. Notable bookdealers and collectors include Biegeleisen (New York), David Frankel (Vienna and New York), Yochanan and Abraham Rubenstein (Haifa), Efraim Keizer (Pressburg) Yehuda Idil Bialistotsky (Slonim), Rubin Mass (Jerusalem), etc. The majority of the collection is in Hebrew, but other languages include English, German, and French.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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Subject Headings

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Correspondence.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Book collecting.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Booksellers and bookselling.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Frankel, David--(Of Vienna, Austria)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
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Hotsa ľat Re ľuven Mas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
J. Biegeleisen (Firm)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jews--Books and reading.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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