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This collection is arranged in seven series.
The Marvin Herzog collection contains correspondence relating to Herzog's academic and personal life, including printouts from an email list devoted to Yiddish Studies. Also included is teaching and research materials, as well as materials relating to Herzog's work on the Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry (LCAAJ), and various materials relating to Zionist summer camps.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Marvin I. Herzog Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Andrew Sunshine.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Estate. Date of acquisition--2014. Accession number--2013-2014-M125.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--12/3/2013. Accession number--2013-2014-M108.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection was processed by Sandra Chiritescu (GSAS 2021), 2018.
Finding aid written by Michelle Chesner, August 2018.
2018-08-22 File created.
2018-08-24 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi
August 8, 2018 Updated resource record; collection is processed.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Marvin Herzog (1927-2013) was a professor of Yiddish at Columbia University. After the untimely death of Professor Uriel Weinreich in 1967, he assumed directorship of the Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry, and ultimately became Editor-in-Chief of its publication.