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Judaica book trade correspondence & broadsides, 1740-1955

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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 & broadsides, 1740-1955
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) Material is primarily in Hebrew with some English, German, and French.
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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.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

2012.2013.M067: Source of acquisition--Kedem Auctions Ltd. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--04/25/2012.

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

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Letters and Postcards between Biegeleisen and A. Rubinstein



Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, April 3, 1928


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, May 14, 1930


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, January 28, 1931


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, July 2, 1931


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, July 8, 1931


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, December 16, 1931


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, March 2, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, March 8, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, April 12, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, April 14, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, April 26, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, April 30, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, May 6, 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, Nov 23, 1933


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, June 19, 1935


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, September 2, 1938


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, December 1938


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, July 27, 1939


Box 1 Folder 1 Postcard to Abraham Rubinstein from Biegeleisen, January 3, 1940


Box 1 Folder 1 Envelope from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, May 29


Box 1 Folder 1 Envelope from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein, January 24


Box 1 Folder 1 Letters from Biegeleisen


Box 1 Folder 1 Letter from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein with list of books on back


Box 1 Folder 1 Letter part of envelope from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 1 Letter to Abraham Rubinstein from Biegeleisen


Box 1 Folder 1 Envelope from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 1 Letters from Biegeleisen to Abraham Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 1 Biegeleisen to Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 2 Letter from Rubinstein to Biegeleisen, December 1939


Box 1 Folder 2 Letter from Rubinstein to Biegeleisen, February 10, 1940


Box 1 Folder 2 Letter from Rubinstein to Biegeleisen, October 10, 1940


Box 1 Folder 2 Letter from Rubinstein to Biegeleisen, June 6, 1943


Box 1 Folder 2 Letters from Rubinstein to Biegeleisen

Books for Biegeleisen


Box 1 Folder 3 List of books for Biegeleisen; Yud Aleph Av


Box 1 Folder 3 Lists of books for Biegeleisen


Box 1 Folder 3 Receipt for Biegeleisen


Box 1 Folder 3 Books to send to Biegeleisen

Biegeliesen Invoices


Box 1 Folder 4 Receipt from Biegelsen Hebrew bookstore in Brooklyn, July 6, 1940


Box 1 Folder 4 Letter and list of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 4 Letter written on invoice page


Box 1 Folder 4 List of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 4 Biegeleisen invoices with letters on back


Box 1 Folder 4 Biegeleisen invoice, inventory on back


Box 1 Folder 4 Biegeleisen invoices

Rubenstein Correspondence


Box 1 Folder 5 Letter from Abraham Rubinstein to Yochanan Rubinstein, back list of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 5 Letters from Abraham Rubinstein to Yochanan Rubinstein, October 16, 1939


Box 1 Folder 5 Letter to Yochana Rubinstein (from Abraham Rubinstein?); Tet Elul (Tzadi tet)


Box 1 Folder 5 List of books for Yochanan Rubinstein from Abraham


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Abraham (Rubinstein) to Yochanan Rubinstein (postcard from Poland but identifying information crossed out), January 24, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, January 30, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, April 23, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, April 30, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, May 14, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, July 30, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, September 21, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Postcard from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, October 10, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Letter from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, October 10, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Letter from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein, 1939


Box 1 Folder 6 Letter from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein ; Zayin Elul (tzadi tet)


Box 1 Folder 6 Letter from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein ; Caf Chet Av (tzadi tet)


Box 1 Folder 6 Letters from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein ; (tzadi tet)


Box 1 Folder 6 Books and prices for Yochanan Rubinstein ; tzadi tet


Box 1 Folder 6 Letter from Yochanan Rubinstein to Abraham Rubinstein ; Yud Gimmel Elul (tzadi tet)


Box 1 Folder 7 Postcard from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, 1928


Box 1 Folder 7 Typed postcard from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstein, November 8,1928


Box 1 Folder 7 Postcards from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, February 21, 1929


Box 1 Folder 7 Postcard from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, 1929


Box 1 Folder 7 Postcard from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, 1929


Box 1 Folder 7 Postcard from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, 1929


Box 1 Folder 7 Postcard from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, March 11, 1930


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel to Abraham Rubinstein, Stamp of "US Censorship", Apri l2, 1932


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, November 15, 1938


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, March 20, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, June 11, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, August 23, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, September 25, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, October 17, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, October of 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, Stamp "Palestine Passed by Censor", November 1, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, December 4, 1939


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel in NEW YORK to Abraham Rubinstien, January 28, 1940


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter to Abraham Rubinstein, May 22, 1940


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from Frankel to Rubinstein, August 22, 1940


Box 1 Folder 8 Enevelope from David Frankel to Abraham Rubinstein (New York to Jerusalem), April 25, 1941


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter to Abraham Rubinstein from David Frankel, September 4, 1941


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, January 10, 1943


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstien, February 13, 1943


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, June 6, 1943


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard from David Frankel to Abraham Rubinstein, July 30, 1943


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, March 28, 1944


Box 1 Folder 8 Postcard to Abraham Rubinstein, April 1945


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, July 18, 1946


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf-Shin-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 8 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf-Shin-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf-Tzadi-Aleph


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf-Tzadi-Alpeh


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf Tzadi Daled


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf Tzadi Vav


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Tzadi- Chet


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Tzadi-Chet


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf-Chet


Box 1 Folder 9 Letters from David Frankel to Rubinstein; Taf-Tzadi


Box 1 Folder 9 Letter from David Frankel to Rubinstein, No date


Box 1 Folder 10 Receipt for books for Rubinstein from H.Friedlander in Tel Aviv, June 25, 1928


Box 1 Folder 10 Letter to Rubinstein from Freidland, March 29, 1940


Box 1 Folder 10 Letter to Freidland, March 31, 1940


Box 1 Folder 10 Letter to Freidland- small letter, No date


Box 1 Folder 10 Receipt for books H. Friedlander in Tel Aviv, No date


Box 1 Folder 11 Letter to Abraham Rubinstein from Raphael


Box 1 Folder 11 Letter to Abraham Rubinstein from Raphael


Box 1 Folder 11 Letter to Rubinstein from Raphael Ivo


Box 1 Folder 11 Typed letter to Raphael Ivo


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava)


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1928


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1927


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1928


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), July 19, 1938


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 192?


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1927


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), Gimmel Kislev


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1928


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava)-- not in Hebrew, 1928


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava)


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1928


Box 1 Folder 12 Postcard from Ephraim Kaiser to Abraham Rubisntein (Bratislava), 1928


Box 1 Folder 13 Postcard TO Abraham Rubinstein from Poland, 1927


Box 1 Folder 13 Postcard from Poland to Abraham Rubinstien


Box 1 Folder 13 Postcard from Zvi Szmotkin to Chachmaat Yisrael, 1923


Box 1 Folder 13 H. Silberschatz (POLAND) business card with note on back


Box 1 Folder 14 Binyamin Atzler Address (small scrap of paper)


Box 1 Folder 14 M. Amuzav


Box 1 Folder 14 M. Amuzav


Box 1 Folder 14 M. Amuzav


Box 1 Folder 14 Yitzchak Bakal, August 30, 1955


Box 1 Folder 14 Bamberger and Wahrmann -- Pamphlet from Bamberger and Wahrmann Boksllers in Jerusalem on King George Street


Box 1 Folder 14 M. Grushevsky


Box 1 Folder 14 Yitzchak Greenbaum in Chaifa (Har HaCarmel) -- typed


Box 1 Folder 14 Yitchak Greenbaum


Box 1 Folder 14 Pinchas Dondal, February 23, 1947


Box 1 Folder 14 Pichas Dondal


Box 1 Folder 14 Zev Dorbermadiker, March 20, 1959


Box 1 Folder 14 Rabbi Moses Wertheimer-- Postcard from bookstore of in Jerusalem


Box 1 Folder 14 Shmuel Waxman


Box 1 Folder 14 Hakal, May 13, 1941


Box 1 Folder 14 S. Zev --On Board the RMS Mauretania, February 3, 1946


Box 1 Folder 14 Zilberman, January 10, 1956


Box 1 Folder 14 Zilberman


Box 1 Folder 14 Rabbi Zlotnik-- Letter and Evelope from Rabbi Zlotnik, Director of the South African Board of Jewish Education in Johannesburg


Box 1 Folder 14 Yitzchak Chason


Box 1 Folder 14 Cohen


Box 1 Folder 14 Moshe Cohen


Box 1 Folder 14 Pinchas Lieber, September 18, 1939


Box 1 Folder 14 B. Levine


Box 1 Folder 14 A. L….


Box 1 Folder 14 Rubin Mass, December 15, 1940


Box 1 Folder 14 Schik, 1935


Box 1 Folder 14 Shmuel Sigel, 1955


Box 1 Folder 14 Eliyahu Sofer, January 19, 1955


Box 1 Folder 14 Z. Asos materials, 1955


Box 1 Folder 14 Z. Asos materials


Box 1 Folder 14 S. Akiva -- Postcard from to Bnei Brak, Stamp saying "Visit Israel land of the Bible"


Box 1 Folder 14 Aron Frankel


Box 1 Folder 14 Yonah Frankel


Box 1 Folder 14 Zev Fisher-Shein, December 30 1928


Box 1 Folder 14 Freedman


Box 1 Folder 14 J. Robinson


Box 1 Folder 14 Shmuel


Box 1 Folder 14 Salman Shocher-- reciept


Box 1 Folder 14 Mordechai tzvi S….


Box 1 Folder 14 Natan Steiner


Box 1 Folder 14 Sternfeld Hotel- Letter and Envelope from the sternfeld Hotel and Restaurant to Abraham Rubinstien


Box 1 Folder 14 unidentified materials


Box 1 Folder 14 Postcard from Abraham Rubinstein to Pinchas Lieber


Box 1 Folder 14 Postcard from Yitchak Shmuel in Israel to Abraham Rubinstien


Box 1 Folder 14 Postcard to Abraham Rubinstein, August 5, 1925

Rubinstein Inventory Lists


Box 1 Folder 15 Rubinstein, folded list of books and how many available of each, 1928?


Box 1 Folder 15 Inventory List of Books


Box 1 Folder 15 Inventory list of books and prices (Rubinstein?- matches others), November 13, 1933


Box 1 Folder 15 Rubinstein, Inventory list of books and prices, March 3, 1933


Box 1 Folder 15 List of books for Rubinstein, July 13, 1958


Box 1 Folder 15 Inventory of books, Rubinstein ; Caf Daled Iyar


Box 1 Folder 15 Invetory of Books and prices, January 7, 1940


Box 1 Folder 15 List of books and prices, 1928?


Box 1 Folder 15 Rubinstein, list of books and how many available of each, 1928?


Box 1 Folder 15 Inventory of books


Box 1 Folder 15 Rubinstein Inventory

Rubinstein Receipts


Box 1 Folder 16 Abraham Rubinstein, book receipt with prices, Tel Aviv Publishers POB 373


Box 1 Folder 16 Rubinstein, Receipt from Tel Aviv Publsihers POB 373


Box 1 Folder 16 Receipt for Abraham Rubinstein from Tel Aviv Publishing House POB 373, 1928?


Box 1 Folder 16 Receipt from Nathan Roth and Co. in Jerusalem for Abraham Rubinstein, January 17, 1938

Rubinstein Notebooks


Box 1 Folder 17 Long black book with names of books and prices for Epstein, Note inside calculation book, to Rafael from Aleph (Abraham Rubinstein?); Caf Tet Sivan


Box 1 Folder 17 Coverless notebook, Letter inside notebook from Abraham Rubinstein with date, 19640


Box 1 Folder 17 Coverless notebook, Lists of books with prices for various rabbis


Box 1 Folder 17 "Notebook of checks" -- includes list of books for Rav Kook and Rav Yaakov Moshe Charalp


Box 1 Folder 17 Mini Notebook with various price calculations, 21185


Box 1 Folder 17 Mini Notebook, Abraham Rubinstein, List of names, items purchased, and some addresses


Box 1 Folder 17 Mini Notebook, List of names, addresses, items purchased (one English address to M.Gordan in Brighton,UK)


Box 1 Folder 17 Journal

Frankel Correspondence with A. Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 18 Letters to David Frankel, October 12, 1939


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter to David Frankel, November 3, 1939


Box 1 Folder 18 2 page Letter to David Frankel, 2nd page list of books and prices, January 1, 1940


Box 1 Folder 18 Typed letter to David Frankel, October 10- 1940


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter A Rubinstein to Frankel, July 29, 1941


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter A Rubinstein to Frankel, October 20, 1941


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter A Rubinstein to Frankel, May 1, 1944


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter A Rubinstein to Frankel, September 15, 1944


Box 1 Folder 18 Rubinstein to Frankel, February 21, 1948


Box 1 Folder 18 TYPED Letter to David Frankel with list of books and prices, Taf-Reish-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter to David Frankel, Taf-Reish-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter to David Frankel, Taf-Reish-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 18 2 page,brown paper, Letter to David Frankel from Abraham Rubinstein, list of books and prices, Taf-Reish-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 18 Typed letter to David Frankel with list of books and prices, Taf-Reish-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 18 Typed letter to David Frankel with list of books and prices, Taf-Reish-Tzadi-Tet


Box 1 Folder 18 2 page Letter to David Frankel from Abraham Rubinstein, Taf=Reish-Nun-Nun


Box 1 Folder 18 Letter to David Frankel, list crossed out on back of books for Yochanan Rubinstein, Taf-Reish-Nun-Nun


Box 1 Folder 18 Rubinstein to Frankel, Taf-Reish-Nun-Nun


Box 1 Folder 18 Rubinstein to Frankel, Taf-Reish-Chet-Tazdi


Box 1 Folder 18 Typed letter Rubinstein to Frankel, Taf Vav


Box 1 Folder 19 Letter Rubinstein to Frankel

Receipts/Inventory for David Frankel


Box 1 Folder 19 Lists of books belonging to Frankel


Box 1 Folder 19 Receipt for Rabbi David Frankel with prices and names of books; Hay Adar


Box 1 Folder 19 Reciept for Rabbi David Frankel with list of books and prices, November 3, 1939


Box 1 Folder 19 Receipt for Rabbi David Frankel with prices and names of books, October 11, 1939

David Frankel Postal Packet Certificates


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of Posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no 1996/99, May 21, 1940


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of Posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no 3273/8, May 21, 1940


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of Posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no 845


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no. 6001, 14305


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no. 6965, 14305


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of Posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no 6412/6415, 1939


Box 1 Folder 20 2 Certificates of posting a postal packet, registration no: 220 and 224, 1940


Box 1 Folder 20 Postal Office Certificate


Box 1 Folder 20 Certificate of Posting a postal packet, to David Frankel, reg no 2752.57, January 10, 1940

Rubin Mass Receipts


Box 1 Folder 21 Receipt from Rubin Mass Publishers for one book, October 15, 1941


Box 1 Folder 21 Receipt from Rubin Mass Publishers for Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 21 Rubin Mass Invoice with two books, January 12, 1940


Box 1 Folder 21 Page of small calendar, back Rubin Mass stamp


Box 1 Folder 21 Rubin Mass Invoice with two books, 1940


Box 1 Folder 21 Rubin Mass Receipt


Box 1 Folder 21 Printed receiept, Rubin Mass, Jerusalem, October 9, 1935


Box 1 Folder 21 Receipt from Rubin Mass Publsihers with list of books and prices

David Moyal


Box 1 Folder 22 David Moyal Letters

Letters/Postcards from Europe


Box 1 Folder 23 List of books for Rabbi Shlomo (Madovino?) from Venice


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from Romania, Shalom Zilber, to Mea Shaarim Rubinstein (Abraham), March 16, 1939


Box 1 Folder 23 Letter from Abraham Assor in Lisbon to Abraham Rubinstein, in English, January 8, 1946


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from Dr. SZ Yorely in Italy in Abraham Rubinstien, January 15, 1930


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from Frankel in POLAND to Abraham Rubinstein, April 6, 1928


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard fron Landisman in Slovakia to Abraham Rubinstein, 1923


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from Naftali Birenbaum in Czechoslovakia to Abraham Rubinstien, 1929


Box 1 Folder 23 Letter from Isaac Horowitz in Slovakia to Abraham Rubinstein, December 3, 1928


Box 1 Folder 23 Printed letter to Abraham Rubinstein from Poland, 1929


Box 1 Folder 23 Letter frim Davud Langrack in Poland to Abraham Rubinstein, July 11, 1933


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcards from Romania, Shalom Zilber, to Haor Books


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from M.L. Katz in Slovakia to Abraham Rubinstien, 1930


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from Lipa Schwager in Vienna to Abraham Rubinstein, 1933 (?)


Box 1 Folder 23 Letter from Isaac Horowitz in Slovakia to Abraham Rubinstein, 192?


Box 1 Folder 23 Postcard from Idel Bialostoesti in Poland to Abraham Rubinstein, 1931

Miscellaneous Letters


Box 1 Folder 24 Letter to Meir Valdman (from Shmuel Waxman?), writen in NY, writer expressing that he wants to return to "the holy land"; Tet Vav Elul


Box 1 Folder 24 Letter from Shalom Goldstein


Box 1 Folder 24 Letter to David Frankel

Book Lists (With ID)


Box 1 Folder 25 Books and prices for Yosef Mordechai Halpert, 1938 and 1939


Box 1 Folder 25 Books and prices for Rabbi Mordechai Gimpel, 1938 and 1939


Box 1 Folder 25 Leib Reinman NYC Publisher and Bookseller invoice, list of 20 books


Box 1 Folder 25 List of books for Rabbi Yitzchak Chizuk Pollack (?), Pre-1948


Box 1 Folder 25 Thin List of books from Nachliel book store in Jerusalem for Rabbi Yitzchak Chizuk Pollack (?)


Box 1 Folder 25 Book list with letter on back

Items written in Rashi script


Box 1 Folder 26 Yehuda Shmotkin stamp, list of books and prices ; Hay Tishrei


Box 1 Folder 26 List of books (written in Rashi script)


Box 1 Folder 26 List of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 26 Organized list of inventory of 185 books with book name, author, printing location, English/Hebrew year of printing,locations include Vilna, Amsterdam, Halberstat, Books date from 1748-1911


Box 1 Folder 26 List of books


Box 1 Folder 26 List of Books, Including "Palestine Exploration Fund" from years 1905-1912, Tanach, letters of Baruch Spinoza in German, (Efraim handwriitng?)


Box 1 Folder 26 3 page list in Rashi script of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 26 Lease Contract for woman Rashi script, August 10, 1931


Box 1 Folder 26 Extensive multi-page list of inventory written in rashi script

Book Lists (No ID)


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books (pen) and some prices (pencil)


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books and prices (2 pages)


Box 1 Folder 27 3 part folded larger sheet, list of books and prices


Box 1 Folder 27 Inventory of books that are written in Ladino (2 pages attached)


Box 1 Folder 27 Small page, book inventory, November 1923


Box 1 Folder 27 2 page list of books, 31 groupings


Box 1 Folder 27 List of two books and prices


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books


Box 1 Folder 27 2 page list of books


Box 1 Folder 27 Folded book list


Box 1 Folder 27 Scrap of Paper with books


Box 1 Folder 27 Large pages with inventory of books, labeled by name and number


Box 1 Folder 27 Typed List of items purchased and addresses to send items (Berlin, Jerusalem, Livorno, Krakow, Venice, etc.), 1928?


Box 1 Folder 27 Receipt with list of books and prices (labeled "No 2")


Box 1 Folder 27 Bottom of receipt from Barclays Bank Jerusalem, June 24, 1940


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books with prices ; Tet Tishrei


Box 1 Folder 27 BIG book list


Box 1 Folder 27 List of books on "Palestine Posts"


Box 1 Folder 27 Books prices for Ezra Yosef Cohen ; Kislev, YEAR1918

Various Contracts/Documents


Box 1 Folder 28 Empty mail form


Box 1 Folder 28 Typed letter in English and Hebrew, writes that their book-selling business will help distribute Rabbi Sishe Rosenblatt's book "New History of Jews in Palestine", January 18, 1939


Box 1 Folder 28 Letter the Jewish Agency for Israel (Sochnut) on King George Street to Abraham Rubinstien, 1935


Box 1 Folder 28 Booksharing certificate (?), writing on back


Box 1 Folder 28 Receipt for HaShomer Night Watch Service for Rubinstein


Box 1 Folder 28 Contract between Abaraham Rubinstein and a money lender called "Gmilut Chasadim;" Stamp of back and name Meir Yoldman, 1944


Box 1 Folder 28 Lease Contracts

Announcements, 18th Century


Box 1 Folder 29 Announcement of the Printing of a New Machzor, Amsterdam, 1740

Advertisement by the Hertz Levi Rofeh printing house announcing the publication of a new machzor with Sephardic [עדות המזרח ] text, to be called Tefillat Yesharim. The machzor was published in 1740, so it can be deduced that this ad was published just prior. According to the announcement, the machzor was initiated and edited by Rabbi Yehudah Piza and the proofreader was Rabbi David ben Rephael of Yaldula. The machzor was published with Rabbi Moshe Zacut's glosses and intentions. The advertisement also describes four special virtues of this machzor. [1] leaf. 21x32 cm


Box 1 Folder 30 Announcement of the Printing of a New Machzor, Hertz HaLevi Rofeh and Son-in-Law Cashman Press, Amsterdam, 1750

Advertisement announcing a new machzor, published by printers Hertz HaLevi Rofeh, his son-in-law Cashman and their partner, Moshe Schreiber. The machzor was published in Amsterdam in 1750, so it can be deduced that this ad was published just prior. The announcement tells of the publication of the machzor using Ashkenazic text and customs, with a Yiddish translation, and " kavanat hapaytan." The machzor was published " with the knowledge of our master, the great gaon, the Av Beit Din and leader of our community." [1] leaf, 21x26 cm.