Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Marvin I. Herzog papers, 1942-2008

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

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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