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Judaica book trade correspondence, 1926-1955

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1638
Bib ID 10723259 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Frankel, David, (Of Vienna, Austria) ; J. Biegeleisen (Firm) ; Hotsaʼat Reʼuven Mas
Title Judaica book trade correspondence, 1926-1955
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) Material is primarily in Hebrew with some English, German, and French.
Access

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Arrangement

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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.

Preferred Citation

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

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Revision Description

2017-11-21 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Book collecting Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Booksellers and bookselling Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geographic Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jews -- Books and reading Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID