Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Marvin I. Herzog papers, 1942-2008

Series I: Correspondence, 1965-2003

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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