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Marvin I. Herzog papers, 1942-2008

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Call No.: MS#1704
Bib ID 10609314 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Herzog, Marvin
Title Marvin I. Herzog papers, 1942-2008
Physical Description 5.67 linear feet (13.5 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
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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.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Marvin I. Herzog Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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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.

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This collection was processed by Sandra Chiritescu (GSAS 2021), 2018.

Finding aid written by Michelle Chesner, August 2018.

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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.

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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.

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Series I: Correspondence, 1965-2003



Box 1 Folder 1 A-F, 1977; 1983; 1987; 1989-1992; 1995-1997; 2003

correspondence with Raul Alvarez-Pereyre; letter from Marion Aptroot; letters to Atran foundation from MH and Dean Bagnell; letter from MH to Jean Ashton regarding GDYL archives; email from student Sarah Benor; e-mail correspondence on "Yiddish Computerized Dictionary" from Leybl Botwinik; email from Abraham Brumberg; letter from Anna Maria Capri (University of Venice); correspondence with Gerald Cohen and copies of papers in Comments on Etymology; correspondence with Marcello da Verona; correspondence with Encyclopaedia Britannica regarding Yiddish bibliography; email from Jayanne English; letter from Sharon Flitterman-King; letter from Jerold Frakes


Box 1 Folder 2 American Heritage Ditionary, 1988-1991

correspondence with David Jost (Senior Lexicographer) of the American Heritage Dictionary and dictionary examples with Herzog's handwritten notes; payment for etymology work on dictionary


Box 1 Folder 3 Ashkenazi History (Mendele), 1990; 1994

email printouts on Ashkenazi History (Mendele) with typescript of "The Schizoid Nature of Modern Hebrew" by Paul Wexler and one other copy


Box 1 Folder 4 Bechtel, Delphine, 1992-1996

correspondence with Delphine Bechtel and recommendation letter for her for MFJC


Box 1 Folder 5 G-M, 1965; 1986-1995; 1997-1999

email correspondence with Paul Glasser; correspondence with Lee Goldberg (Yiddish and English) and syllabus by Lee Goldberg; letter from Walter Goldschmidt; correspondence with Robert Gordis and attached paper "Yiddish in Israel"; correspondence from Ruth Greene; email correspondence with Robert Hoberman; correspondence with Sarah Jacobs regarding women's names including handwritten notes; copy of an article by George Jochnowitz; correspondence with Zelda Kahan-Newman and manuscript "The Notion of Topic and the Possibility of Discoursal Deep Structures"; correspondence with Elihu Katz; letter from Ellie Kellman with copies of obituatires for J. B. Salsberg; e-mail from Judith Klavans; correspondence Ane Klein and her advisor Erika Timm; Ane Klein's project proposal "Eastern Yiddish Phonetics" and copies of articles; letter from Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett; copy of letter from Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett to Rakhmiel Peltz; correspondence with Testu Kohno; correspondence with student Vered Kopolovich; letter from Ewa Kurek; email corresondence with Adah Lappin; correspondence with Littauer Foundation; letters from William Lockwood and excerpts of his textbook for Yiddish; correspondence with Andreas Maislinger; correspondence with Kate Moore


Box 1 Folder 6 GDYL, 1991

correspondence about Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language (letter from the NEH about GDYL; correspondence with Gershon Winer, Herbert Paper and Edward Stankiewicz)


Box 1 Folder 7 genetic diseases, 1994-1997

correspondence on genetic diseases (Mendele; newspaper clipping; with Prof. Vivian Moses; with Alexis Manaster Ramer; with Dr. Maria New; with Dr. Susan Harlap; other correspondence)


Box 1 Folder 8 Hasidic Yiddish (Mendele), 1995-1997

email printouts on Hasidic Yiddish (Mendele);



Box 2 Folder 1 Hubka, Thomas, 1990; 1993

correspondence with Thomas Hubka (handwritten and typed); recommendation later for NEH for Thomas Hubka's project "The Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe: A Material and Cultural Study of the 18th Century Jewish Community"


Box 2 Folder 2 ICHL conference, 1997

email correspondence about ICHL conference in Dusseldorf


Box 2 Folder 3 Krogh, Steffen, 1999

email correspondence with Steffen Krogh and typescript "Das Ostjiddische im Sprachkontakt";


Box 2 Folder 4 Mendele and Philologos, 1994-1997

correspondence with Philologos / Hillel Halkin; clippings of Philologos columns in the Forward; email printouts about the name for the Yididsh language; emails from Meyer Wolf; printouts of Mendele correspondence regarding words for 'gay' in Yiddish and other topics; Mendele e-mails on Judaeo-Alsatian; email correspondence with Leyzer Wolf; other emails


Box 2 Folder 5 Mendele and other emails, 1996-1997; 1999

email printouts of Mendele listserv


Box 2 Folder 6 miscellaneous, 1969; 1987-1991; 1993; 1996-1997; 1999

postcards; cards; obituaries; other correspondence; notes; clipping from Haaretz on Atlas (photocopy); letter to Bill; correspondence with Harvard regarding ad hoc committee for Yiddish chair (Ruth Wisse, Harshav); copy of letter from Sam Norich to Dr. Robert King; letter from David Gold to Professors Hall; letter to Merrill; letter to Bea Weinriech (from Prof. Wolfgang Viereck); MLA review of FoY faxed to David Goldberg; email from Mordkhe Schaechter


Box 2 Folder 7 N-S, 1985-1986; 1988-1992; 1994; 1997-1999

correspondence with Max Niemeyer Verlag (attached copy of letter to Prof. Putschke from Niemeyer); correspondence with Sam Norich; copies of correspondence with YIVO (Samuel Norich) regarding establishment of the Center for Jewish History; correspondence with Rakhmiel Peltz and letter of recommendaton for him at Drexel; correspondence, letters of recommendation and application materials for Rakhmiel Peltz's application as Director of Jewish Studies at Queens College; correspondence with Prof. Putschke (Forschungsinstitut fuer Deutsche Sprache); correspondence with James Rader from Random House regarding dictionary with copies of galleys and notecards including MH's handwritten notes; Mendele email from Ron Robboy; letter from Elinor Robinson; correspondence with Walter Roell about Festschrift for Erika Timm; letter from Arnold Schotsky; correspondence with Jeffrey Shandler and typescript of paper on Yiddishland and paper on Jewish Responses to Christmas; correspondence with Khone Shmeruk; correspondence with Alla Sokolova with attachments; e-mail from Stanislawski to Herzog regarding denial of tenure to Rakhmiel Peltz; letter from the rector of Hochschule fuer Juedische Studien Heidelberg to Stanislawski; cards from Andrew Sunshine



Box 3 Folder 1 Polish researchers, 1989-1991

correspondence with Jerzy Kloczowski (English, one letter in French); project proposal "Atlas of Socio-Religious History of East Central Europe" by Jerzy Kloczowski; correspondence with Elzbieta Szlufik (English, some handwritten); correspondence with Dr. Joachim Russek; correspondence with Dr. Jozef Gierowski; correspondence and materials on conference at Jagiellonian University "Polish Jews until 1939 in the Polish and Worl Historiography" (English and Polish)


Box 3 Folder 2 Ramer, Alexis Manaster 1, 1996-1997

correspondence with Alexis Manaster Ramer (incl. letter form Steven Zipperstein; newspaper clipping of Philologso column; draft of "The Plural Origins of Yiddish")


Box 3 Folder 3 Ramer, Alexis Manaster 2, 1997-1999

offprint "Yiddish Origins: The Austro-Bavarian Problem" by Alexis Manaster Ramer; email correspondence from Alexis Manaster Ramer; typescripts by Alexis Manaster Ramer; correspondence with Alexis Manaster Ramer; CV of Alexis Manaster Ramer


Box 3 Folder 4 Ramer, Alexis Manaster 3, 1996-1997

letters of recommendation on behalf of Alexis Manaster Ramer to Steven Zipperstein; letter to Paul Roberge; letter to Sander Gilman; letter to Michael Fishbane; letter to Walter Savitch; letter to Marsha Rozenblit; letter to Hayim Lapin; letter to Derek Penslar; press clipping from NYT; correspondence with Chava Lapin


Box 3 Folder 5 Slavic elements of Yiddish (Mendele), 1996-1997

email printouts on Slavic influence on Yiddish syntax (Mendele)


Box 3 Folder 6 T-Z, 1970; 1986-1987; 1990-1991; 1993; 1995-1997; 1999

letter from Erika Timm; correspondence with Chava Turniansky; correspondence with Kurt Tutter and Theo Klein and copy of article by Theo Klein (French); correspondence with Ruth Velleman and copies of two other articles on phonology; correspondence and with Anna Verschik and copy of her article on Estonian Yiddish; paper "On Contacts between Estonian and Yiddish" by Anna Verschik with letter to MH; email and correspondence with student Benjamin Weiner; correspondence with Bina Weinreich; correspondence with Paul Wexler; correspondence with Rainer Wimmer; correspondence with Werner Winter and Robert Neumann about Atlas Linguarum Europae; letter from Seth Wolitz and typescript "The Jewish National Art Renaissance in Russia"; letter from Mikhoel Zand (?) from Moscow thanking MH for third volume of FoY

Series II: Teaching, 1953-1996



Box 4 Folder 1 Cohn, Rella, 1961-1962; 1965; 1973

MA thesis "Patterns and Correlations in Hebrew and English Names" by Rella Cohn, University of Chicago


Box 4 Folder 2 Course "Hebrew-Aramaic Component", 1958-1959; 1977

teaching materials and other notes on "Hebrew-Aramaic component"; offprint "metanaliz fun hebreishe antleyungen in yidish" by Moyshe Altbauer; seminar paper "The Morphology of the Hebrew Component of Yiddish" by MH; seminar paper "Aramaic and the Aramaic Component of Hebrew"; some material by Uriel Weinreich


Box 4 Folder 3 Course "Yiddish Phonology", 1973; 1977; 1979

teaching materials and other notes on "Yiddish Phonology"; senior thesis "Tsures or a Systematic Analysis of Stress Assignment in Yiddish"


Box 4 Folder 4 Course "Jewish Languages", 1964; 1975

notes, copies, manuscript and other material on Jewish Languages; AJS conference program; material from Judezmo Society (David Bunis); untitled seminar paper


Box 4 Folder 5 Course "Translation Tradition", 1953; 1966; 1968; 1973

notes, copies, manuscript and other materials on 'Translation Tradition' (UW and MH's hand); seminar paper "Mendel Satanovers Translations of the Hagiographa" by Eugene Orenstein;seminar paper; offprint "Mendeles Tehilim-iberzetsungen"


Box 4 Folder 6 Course "Yiddish and Hebrew Functional Variation", 1965; 1985

teachng materials and lecture notes on course "Yiddish and Hebrew: Functional Variation"


Box 4 Folder 7 Course "Yiddish Verbs", 1962; 1977; 1983

teaching materials and other notes on "Yiddish Verbs"; some notes in UW's hand


Box 4 Folder 8 Dissertations, 1999

typescript of Holger Nath's dissertation



Box 5 Folder 1 Nath, Holger, 1990-1993

correspondence with Holger Nath, Columbia University, Mikhl Herzog and Michael Stanislawski; letters of recommendation to Memorial Foundation; sample chapters and other drafts


Box 5 Folder 2 Nath, Holger: Memorial Foundation, 1990

application to doctoral fellowship from the Memorial foundation (project description; introduction; application form)


Box 5 Folder 3 Nath, Holger: Dissertation proposal, 1990-1991

dissertation proposal with comments by Rakhmiel Peltz and Mikhl Herzog; correspondence


Box 5 Folder 4 Nath, Holger, 1996

letter and dissertation draft from Holger Nath


Box 5 Folder 5 Nydorf, Charles, 1987-1993

correspondence with Charles Nydorf; correspondence between Elinor Robinson and Rakhmiel Peltz; letters from Michael Stanislawski; dissertation proposals by Charles Nydorf



Box 6 Folder 1 Robinson, Elinor, 1988-1990

dissertation correspondence and sample chapters; Benjamin Harshav; Austerlitz; Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett; letter of recommendation to Memorial Foundation


Box 6 Folder 2 Robinson, Elinor, 1991

dissertation correspondence and sample chapters; Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett


Box 6 Folder 3 Robinson, Elinor, 1992-1993

dissertation correspondence and sample chapters; Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett


Box 6 Folder 4 Robinson, Elinor, undated

typescript dissertation chapter 2; maps; two other notes


Box 6 Folder 5 Seminar papers and conference papers, 1971-1972; 1980; 1983; 1985

"Negation in Yiddish" by Chris Hutton; "Towards and Assessment of the Education of Women in Traditional Ashkenaz" by Jeffrey Shandler; "The Phonology of the Germanic Component of the Brantshpigl" by Paul Glasser; "A linguistic Analysis of the Mayse-bukh" by Laurence Lang; "Bove-bukh and Bueve de Hantone" by Laurence Lang; "The Boundaries of Description and Prescription as a Topic for Yiddish Linguistics" by Chris Hutton; "Some Aspects of Western Yiddish" by Cordula Mathias; "Western Yiddish Proto-Vowels" by Jaimes Haines; "The System of Yiddish Protovowels reconsidered" by James Haines; s"The Slavic Component in Yiddish" by Susan Slotnick; "A History of the Yiddish Preterite" by Jaimes Haines; "The Use of the Preterite in Glikl Hamel's Diary" by James Haines


Box 6 Folder 6 Teaching material, 1955-1956; 1961-1965; 1973

notes for class Yiddish 223 (?) on the history of the Yiddish language by Uriel Weinreich; letter to Uriel Weinreich; materials for seminar "Linguistic Geography" with maps, notes and bibliography; typescript for "Reading List in Linguistics" at Columbia University; materials on seminar "Megiles Vintz"; brochure "Yididsh Studies at Columbia University"

Series III: Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry, circa 1980-2008, undated



Box 7 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1993; 1996; 2003

email from Leonard Prager; letter from Juerg Fleischer; correspondence with Jean Baumgarten and Robert Neumann (French, English) typed and handwritten; e-mail correspondence with Jean Lowenstamm; e-mail correspondence with Avrom Novershtern (Yiddish); correspondence with Leyzer Wolf; letter to The Economist


Box 7 Folder 2 European Commission, 1997

correspondence with European Commission regarding funding for Atlas Project (through the Forderverin fur Jiddische Sprache und Kultur); applications to the European Commission for funding; final report on EYDES project to the European Commission; description of EYDES project


Box 7 Folder 3 EYDES, 1998; undated

EYDES Transcription Workbench User's guide; digitizing tapes for archival preservation; report on transcripton workbench of EYDES project


Box 7 Folder 4 LCAAJ Columbia Website, 1996

materials for the LCAAJ website at Columbia created by Andrew Rosenblum; dittographs of transcriptions by MH; transcriptions and translations by Kalmen Weiser


Box 7 Folder 5 LCAAJ Introduction Vol I, undated; 1984

notes on the Atlas introduction and comments by Dovid Katz on the introduction; other notes on the Atlas introduction


Box 7 Folder 6 LCAAJ panel at EAJS, 1997-1998

typescript of paper "Talmudic Chant, Yiddish Intonation and Origins of Early Ashkenaz" by Zelda Kahan-Newman; typescript on the name of the LCAAJ with notes; email correspondence with Zelda Kahan-Newman; email correspondence with conference organizers and copy of paper "The LCAAJ: A Model for the Study of Jewish Diaspora Languages"; correspondence with Robert Neumann and copy of paper "Historical Yiddish Language Resource"; correspondence with Ulrike Kiefer


Box 7 Folder 7 LCAAJ tape preservation, 1995; 1997-1998

letters of support for LCAAJ tape preservation to Carol Mandel; letter from MH to David; Righteous Person Fundation grant guidelines; correspondence with Atran Foundation regarding tape preservation; other material concerning tape preservation project


Box 7 Folder 8 lecture manuscripts, 1980 (?); undated

lecture manuscript with maps


Box 7 Folder 9 MAST application, 2000

NSF application "MAST (Multilingual Access to Spoken Text): Creating a Digital Library of the Modern Yiddish Language and letters of support; letter from Judith Klavans to MH


Box 7 Folder 10 Maps, undated

LCAAJ transparencies (title page and maps); paragraphs about certain words/maps; yiddish dialect map transparencies and notes; other dialect maps


Box 7 Folder 11 Max Niemeyer Verlag, 2008

contract with Max Niemeyer Verlag (German); contract with Max Niemeyer Verlag and letters from Ulrike Kiefer (two copies)


Box 7 Folder 12 Neumann, Robert, 1990; 1997; 1999

email correspondence; letter to DAAD (confirming cooperation with Dr. Wolfgang Putschke and Robert Neumann) (two copies)


Box 7 Folder 13 Newspaper clippings, 1992; 1996-1997; 2002

Yedies fun YIVO; Columbia University Record; copy of NYT article on Yiddish Atlas with post-it from Bina Weinreich; copy of article on NYT article in Jewish currents by George Jochnowitz with personal note; printout of online NYT article "Web Site Preserves Vanishing Yiddish"; printout of Columbia website "The Spoken Yiddish Language Project" and "A Summary of the LCAAJ Project"; NYT newspaper clipping "Reclaiming Sounds of a Discarded Yiddish Culture"


Box 7 Folder 14 Transcoop application, 1998

application to Transcoop Program (DAAK)


Box 7 Folder 15 Vol III materials, 1996-1997

dedication page of Atlas volume; notes, and corrections on proofs for LAACJ III volume; correspondence with Erika Timm, Neil Jacobs and Astrid Starck

Series IV: Offprints, 1960-1998



Box 8 Folder 1 Althaus, Hans Peter, 1969

offprint "Ansaetze und Moeglichkeiten einer kontrastiven Sprachgeographie"


Box 8 Folder 2 Cohen, Gerald, 1976; 1986

off-print "Origin of Shlemiel 'Simpleton, Unlucky Bungler'" by Gerald Cohen; offprint of article on Origin of Ker- in Kerflop, Kerplunk, etc. in Comments on Etymology by Gerald Cohen


Box 8 Folder 3 Cuno, Klaus, 1992

offprint "Namen germanischer Herkunft und hebraeisches Schriftsystem"


Box 8 Folder 4 Denman, Hugh, 1990

offprint "Die Bedeutung des Raetoromanischen fuer die Entstehung der jiddischen Sprache"


Box 8 Folder 5 DeVries, Benjamin, 1961

offprint "Helkah shel Ivrit be-Yidish Holandit"


Box 8 Folder 6 Geller, Ewa, 1990; 1997

offprint "Zur Etymologie einiger jiddischer und deutscher Schimpfwoerter und Gaunerbezeichnungen im Polnischen" by Ewa Geller in ZfSI; offprint of "Jiddische und polnische Parallelen im situationsspezifischen Sprachgebrauch" by Ewa Geller


Box 8 Folder 7 Guggenheim-Gruenberg, Florence, 1966

journal issue"Schweizer Dialekte in Text und Ton: Surbtaler Jiddisch"


Box 8 Folder 8 Herzog, Marvin (also reviews), 1967-1969; 1974

off-print of Critica with review of MH's "The Yiddish Language in Northern Poland: Its Geography and History"; other reviews of "The Yiddish Language in Northern Poland"; offprint "Inherited Neurologic Diseases of Ashkenazic Jewry: Demographic Data Suggesting Non-Random Gene Frequencies"


Box 8 Folder 9 Jacobs, Neil G., 1987; 1994; 1997

offprint of "Hebrew-Aramaic Component Verbs in Yiddish" by Neil Jacobs in Mediterranean Language Review; offprint of "On the Investigation of 1920s Vienna Jewish Speech" by Neil Jacobs in American Journal of Germanic Linguistics & Literatures; offprint "Hebrew-Aramaic Component Verbs in Yiddish" by Neil Jacobs; copy of book review on Paul Wexler's "Explorations in Judeo-Slavic Linguistics" by Neil Jacobs


Box 8 Folder 10 Katz, Dovid, 1981; 1983; 1985-1986

offprint "On Yiddish, In Yiddish, and for Yiddish"; offprint "Hebrew, Aramaic and the Rise of Yiddish"; review of Solomon Birnbaum's "Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar"; offprint "Dialektologie des Jiddischen"; offprint (Hebrew)


Box 8 Folder 11 Katz, Dovid and Schaechter, Mordkhe, 1991-1992; undated

offprints of reviews on Dovid Katz's Dialects of the Yiddish Language and Origins of the Yiddish Language; copies of articles by Dovid Katz and Mordkhe Schaechter in Yiddish journals


Box 8 Folder 12 Kleine, Ane, 1998

offprint "Toward a 'Standard Yiddish' Pronunciation"


Box 8 Folder 13 Kukenheim, Louis, 1963

offprint "Judeo-Gallica ou Gallo-Judaica?"


Box 8 Folder 14 Lowenstein, Steven, 1976; 1979

offprint "The Pace of Modernisation of German Jewrz in the 19th Century" by Steven Lowenstein; offprint "The Yiddish Written Word in 19th Century Germany" by Steven Lowenstein


Box 8 Folder 15 Neuberg, Simon, 1994

offprint "Zur Geschichte des jiddischen Wortes makeinen"


Box 8 Folder 16 Neumann, Robert, 1977; 1979; 1982; 1989; 1993; undated

offprint "Automatisierung der Etymologischen Klassifikation" by Robert Neumann in Aspects of Language; offprint of "Symbolisierungsverfahren im Rahmen der Automatischen Sprachkartographie" by Robert Neumann in Germanistische Linguistik; magazines from the Marburger University with articles by Robert Neumann; offprint "Sprachatlanten des Deutschen"; offprint "Sprachbewusstsein"; offprint "Sprachatlasarchive als wissensbasierte dezentrale Datenbanken mit zentralem Zugriff" by Robert Neumann


Box 8 Folder 17 Schwarzwald, Ora, 1993; 1998; undated

offprint "Semitic Doubles in Hebrew and Ladino" by Ora Schwarzwald and letter from her; offprint "Mixed Translation Patterns" by Ora Schwarzwald; offprint "Linguistic Variations among Ladino Translations" by Ora Schwarzwald; offprint "Morphological Aspects in the Development of Judaeo-Spanish" by Ora Schwarzwald;


Box 8 Folder 18 Stankiewicz, Edward, 1988

offprint "Slavic Kinship Terms and the Perils of the Soul"


Box 8 Folder 19 Szaijowski, Z., 1948

"The Language of the Jews in the Four Communities of Comtat Venaissin" with a preface by Max Weinreich, YIVO publication


Box 8 Folder 20 Timm, Erika, 1992; 1994-1995

offprint "Das aeltere Jiddisch als Gegenstand sprachpragmatischer Forschung"; offprint "Zwei neuaufgefundene jiddische Briefe von 1602 und ihre Bedeutung fuer die Sozial- und Sprachgeschichte"; offprint "Zur Fruehgeschichte der jiddischen Erzaehlprosa"


Box 8 Folder 21 Weinreich, Max, 1965

offprint "on the Dynamics of Yiddish Dialect Formation" by Max Weinreich for FoY II (marked proof)


Box 8 Folder 22 Weinreich, Uriel, 1960; 1967; undated

offprint of Uriel Weinreich's obituatry in Language; offprint "A Retrograde sound shift in the guise of a survival" by Uriel Weinreich; offprint "vegn a nayem yidishn shprakh- un kultur-atlas"


Box 8 Folder 23 Wexler, Paul, 1979; 1981; 1985; 1987; 1994-1995

offprint "Judeo-Slavic Frontispieces" by Paul Wexler; offprint "Languages in Contact: The Case of Rotwelsch and the Two 'Yiddishes'" by Paul Wexler; offprint "Brief Communications'"; offprint "Reconceptualizing the Genesis of Yiddish in the Light of its Non-Native Components" by Paul Wexler; typescript of "The Reconstruction of pre-Ashkenazic Jewish settlements" by Paul Wexler; offprint "The Role of Yiddish in the Recovery of Slavic Linguistic History"; offprint "Jewish Interlinguistics: Facts and Conceptual Framework"; offprint "Ascertaining the Position of Judezmo within Ibero-Romance"


Box 8 Folder 24 Zimmer, Karl, 1998

offprint "The case of the errant question marker"

Series V: Research, 1950-2007, undated



Box 9 Folder 1 A. Priblude, 1962; 1973-1974

bibliography on A. Priblude; copies of bilbiographic notecards and other bibliographical items; copies of Sovetish Heymalnd; copies from the Yiddish press of articles by A. Priblude; copy of publication "Foreign Versions of English Names" from the DoJ; other copies of articles pertaining to Jewish family names


Box 9 Folder 2 Artushof, 1953; 1985; undated

copy of "vegn dem Artushof" by Maks Erik; typescript "der artur-roman" from L. Landau and handwritten notes; NEH application, appendix I and II, and statement of computer use by Robert Warnock for "Editions and Studies of the Old Yiddish Epic of King Arthur's Court"; copies of Artus manuscripts; copy of Landau "Arthurian Legends" in German


Box 9 Folder 3 Biographisches Erzaehlen auf Jiddisch 1, 1996-1997

correspondence with Robert Neumann, Ulrieke Kiefer and Max Niemeyer Verlag regarding publication of Gertrud Reeshemius "Biographisches Erzaehlen auf Jiddisch"; offprint of the book manuscript; letter from Gertrud Reeshemius


Box 9 Folder 4 Biographisches Erzaehlen auf Jiddisch 2, 1996-1997


Box 9 Folder 5 Biographisches Erzaehlen auf Jiddisch 3, 1996-1997



Box 10 Folder 1 Conferences and public lectures, 1962; 1968; 1976; 1979; 1987; 1989-1990; 1995; 1997-1998; 2005

conference program "Looking Back, Looking Forward" in memory of Dr. Shlomo Noble at Ohio State University; handout (?) from Moshe Taube "The Evolution of the Stem Construction in Yiddish" at YIVO Conference; program of 37th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America; Fourth World Congress of Jewish Studies Papers Volume II "haGeografia haLashonit bSrut (?) Toldot haTishvot haYehudim baUkraina" by Herzog; abstract and paper "Language Geography as an Aid to Historical Research with Special Reference to Jewish Settlement in the Ukraine" by Herzog; typescript "From Dialect Geography to Relative Chronology: The Evidence of Yiddish Isoglosses" by Herzog; agenda and typescript of speech for visit of state secretary Dr. Wolfgang Lieb at Columbia University (German) and manuscript of MH's speech; handout from lecture by Paul Wexler "Yiddish: The 15th Slavic Language"; typescript "Yiddish Language Geography: New Perspectives"; manuscript "Bilingual Dialectolog"; typescript "Roots and Routes: Aspects of the History and Geography of Yiddish"; conference paper "Freud and Yiddish" by Andrew Sunshine; typescript of lecture on Judeo-Provencal by George Jochnowitz; typescript "der semitisher kheylek in yidish" by Dovid Katz; lecture at Toledo with bibliography; conference paper by Hugh Denman; CfP "Ashkenaz Theory and Nation" and correspondence between Alexis Manaster Ramer and David Neal Miller


Box 10 Folder 2 Copies and print matter 1, 1976; 1978; 1997; 1999

photocopy of article by Joshua Fishman on Yiddish; copies from books by Solomon Birnbaum with post-it from his son David; copy of chapter "Talking about Feygelekh: A Queer Male Representation in Jewish American Speech" by Michael Sweet; copy of article on Solomon Birnbaum by Hugh Denman (Hebrew); article on LCAAJ by Robert Neumann; copy of paper "Soviet Jewish Folkloristics and Ethnography" from YIVO; copy of "Hebraica and Judaica an der Staatlichen Bibliothek Ansbach"; copy of maps from "Jews of Central Europe Between the World Wars"; copy of "Family Tree of H. M. Rosenberg and his wife Eleone, nee Guenzburg, Kiev"; copy of Dovid Katz's introduction to Harkavy's dictonary; copy of article "If I were King of the Jews: Germanistik and the Judaistikfrage" by Neil Jacobs and Dagmar Lorenz


Box 10 Folder 3 Copies and print matter 2, 1991; 1993

article "The Czernowitz Yiddish Language Conference (1908) " by Hyman Bass; copy of Yidishe Shprakh and lexicon article on Veynger; papers by Tjeerd de Graaf; copy of text by H. Leivick; book review of LCAAJ vol. III; copy of article "Judeo-Italian Lexical Items Collected by Zalman Yovely" by George Jochnowitz; copy of article "Religion and Taboo in Lason Akodesh (Judeo-Piedmontese)" by George Jochnowitz


Box 10 Folder 4 Defining the Jewish Race 1, undated

Defining the Jewish Race (dissertation typescript) by John Maurice Efron



Box 11 Folder 1 Defining the Jewish Race 2, undated


Box 11 Folder 2 Defining the Jewish Race 3, undated


Box 11 Folder 3 DFG application, 1998

funding application with the DFG for edition of Solomon Birnbaum's linguistic papers (German); The Nathan & Solomon Birnbaum Archives "Strategies for Birnbaum Nachlass"


Box 11 Folder 4 Historische Lautgeographie des gesamtbairischen Dialektraumes (STORAGE?), undated

Eberhard Kranzmayer: Laut- und Hilfskarten zur "Historischen Lautgeographie des gesamtbairischen Dialektraumes"


Box 11 Folder 5 Maps, undated


Box 11 Folder 6 Maps 2, undated



Box 12 Folder 1 Maps 3, undated


Box 12 Folder 2 Marvin Herzog's MA thesis, undated

typescript of MH's MA thesis "The Language of an 18th Century Yiddish Work in the Light of Present Day Yiddish: Markuze's Seyfer Refues"


Box 12 Folder 3 Miscellaneous, undated; 1967; 1987; 1995; 1997

notes; typescript "Normativism in Yiddish Linguistics" (one page); list of vulgar Yiddish proverbs in transcription; "Versions of Megiles-Vintz"; brochure "Ashkenazi Jewish Families" from Johns Hopkins; announcement for lecture in memory of Chone Shmeruk and bibliography on Chone Shmeruk; typescript "di lefaje" (Western Yiddish?); University of Marburg tourist brochures; printout of address book and calendar/schedule; copyright certificate for MH's The Yiddish Language in Northern Poland; photocopy of table of correspondences between numbered paragraphs of the translation of Max Weinreich's History of the Yiddish Language; materials regarding Yiddish computer usage (program Vortnik by Leyzer Wolf);


Box 12 Folder 4 Papers, 1967; 1981; 1992; 1998; undated

student paper (?) with handwritten notes; untitled paper by Leyzer Wolf; letter from Agnes Romer Segal to Alan Huffman about Field of Yiddish and paper "Yiddish Works on Women's Commandments in the 16th Century"; paper "How our Great Grandmothers Prayed: An Examination of Yiddish Tkhines" by Zelda Kahan Newman; chapter by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett on "Coming of Age in the Thirties: Max Weinreich, Edward Sapir, and the Study of Jewish Culture and Personality' sent to MH; typescript "Women's Names on the Tombstones of the Medieval Cemetery of Spandau (Berlin) and Their Historical Significance" by Yacov Guggenheim; typescript "di eltere yidishe leksikografye" by Dovid Katz


Box 12 Folder 5 Papers 2, 2007; undated

paper "inter-faith cooperation"; paper "notes of a fieldworker for the LCAAJ" by Rosaline Schwartz; papers by Alexis Manaster Ramer and Meyer Wolf (typescripts); typescript of "Origins and Evolution of the Yiddish Language" by MH; more maps



Box 13 Folder 1 Research, 1958; 1963 (?); 1964 (?); 1997; undated

notes on Weissberg J. "The Vowel System of MST-10 K22 Compared with MHG" from Journal of Jewish Studies; bibliography/list on "Genres of 'froyen-literatur'"; bibliography on Rudolf Roker; typescript "Slavic Element in Yiddish" (translation from Hungarian); Yiddish text in phonetic transcription (Western Yiddish?) about Purim; Maly Atlas Historyczny, Warsaw


Box 13 Folder 2 Uriel Weinreich, 1950; 1955-1956; 1961; 1965; undated

materials on Alsatian Yiddish and typescript with maps (by UW?) and offprint of article "Is a Structural Dialectology Possible?"; typescript of papers by UW; letter to Dov Sadan and manuscript of paper by UW in Hebrew (World Jewish Congress 1961); typescript "dos ashkenazishe hebrewish und dos hebreish vos in yidish: zeyer geografishe zayt" by UW; notes on "dinamik fun der yidisher dialktn-sistem" by UW; maps; syllabus "The Linguistic Geography of Yiddish" by UW


Box 13 Folder 3 Zelda Kahan-Newman, undated

typescript of "Talmudic Chant, Yididsh Intonation and the Origins of Early Ashkenaz"

Series VI: Habonim, HeHalutz and Camp Kvutza, 1942-1957, undated


Box 13 Folder 4 Habonim and Camp Kvutza, 1942-1957; undated

letters, telegraphs, camp schedule, camp reports, newspaper clipping and other materials on Habonim (Labor Zionist Youth) and Camp Kvutza

Series VII: Media, 1967-1997, undated

If you would like to use materials in Series VII, please contact the library in advance of your visit to discuss access options.



Box 14 CD "Gesprochenes Jiddisch" Viewer 2.0, 1997, Compact Disc

CD "Gesprochenes Jiddisch" Viewer 2.0


Box 14 Kermit 3.14, undated, Floppy Disk

Kermit 3.14


Box 14 Atarist Kermit, undated, Floppy Disk

Atarist Kermit


Box 14 BestWebt Windows 95 Software, undated, Floppy Disk

BestWebt Windows 95 Software


Box 14 Arye biz Zebra: Ivrit English Yiddish ilustrirter Verterbukh, undated, Floppy Disk

Arye biz Zebra: Ivrit English Yiddish ilustrirter Verterbukh


Box 14 YIVO Conference, 1967, Audiocassette

YIVO Conference


Box 14 I Harrison; H. Krolt, 1984, Audiocassette

I Harrison; H. Krolt


Box 14 R. Matyen Strassburg, undated, Audiocassette

R. Matyen Strassburg


Box 14 Dokumentation 1; Sara M. Jaakov S. Chava Y. Dina L. Ruth P. Natan K. Avram D. Jehuda L., undated, Audiocassette

Dokumentation 1; Sara M. Jaakov S. Chava Y. Dina L. Ruth P. Natan K. Avram D. Jehuda L.


Box 14 Wolf Snyder Detroit, 1984, Audiocassette

Wolf Snyder Detroit


Box 14 Mayn Yingele; Sima Miller, Misha Reitsin OR Chaim Towber; Louis Danto; Claire Klein-Osipov; Sidor Belarsky, undated, Audiocassette

Mayn Yingele; Sima Miller, Misha Reitsin OR Chaim Towber; Louis Danto; Claire Klein-Osipov; Sidor Belarsky


Box 14 Dokumentation 2; copy; Meir V., undated, Audiocassette

Dokumentation 2; copy; Meir V.


Box 14 Liliana Treves Alcaley Yiddish & Ladino Songs, undated, Audiocassette

Liliana Treves Alcaley Yiddish & Ladino Songs


Box 14 Dutch Beem De Vries (?), undated, Audiocassette

Dutch Beem De Vries (?)