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Yehudah Joffe papers, 1893-1966, bulk 1920-1945

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Yehudah Joffe Papers



Box 1 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1907-1960

empty envelope; unsigned letter; John C. Auignano (?); Alica Bickham; F. T. Cooper; CUNY (Paul Klapper, Dean); Farlag Heim Inc.; Philip Feldheim Hebrew Bookseller; Folksuniversitet (People's University); Elizabeth Goldsmith; Halberstam; H. Halmstock; Jefferson Preparatory School; Jewish Theological Seminary; Joseph Preparatory School; L. Lehrer; P. Matenko; Dr. James Macris (Linguistics Circle of New York); S. Niger (S. Charney); Rowea Sull (?); Sholem Aleichem School No. 1; Sholem Aleichem School No. 4 (Pinhas Palavel???); Talmudical Academy (Shelley Safir); The Walden School; Workmen's Circle; Yidisher Lerer Seminar; YIVO; Yiddish; English

one letter from S. Niger very brittle


Box 1 Folder 2 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1893-1910

correspondence between Columbia University administration and Joffe (F. P. Keppel; President's Office); only one letter by Joffe to Prof. Jackson; some correspondence regarding potentially establishing a professorship of Slavic at Columbia; English


Box 1 Folder 3 Manuscripts 1, 1921-1964

booklet "lektsyes farn yor 1935-1936" (Workmen's Circle); lecture manuscript for lerer seminar "amolike shprakh bay yidn"/"vifl yidn iz do"; lecture manuscript for YIVO "problemen fun geredtn yidish" (two versions); manuscript "jeder"; manuscript "saj-saj"; letter to Roman Jakobson (English); minutes on "zitsung direkorn rat" (YIVO?); two copies of publication "katoves tsi katoves"; other notes; material in Yiddish (in Latin letters)


Box 1 Folder 4 Manuscripts 2, 1945-46; 1966

Notes on Lecture "General Phonetics and Phonemics" (Prof. Jakobson) (English); Notes on Lecture "Russian Epic Songs" (Prof Jakobson) (English); Notes on "Dos slavishe element in yidish" (Yiddish in Latin Letters); some miscellaneous notes; all handwritten

lecture notes


Box 1 Folder 5 Clippings, 1903-1959

NYT (clippings on Columbia Professor Peck, petty crime??), Novoye Ruskoye Slovo, more NYT

brittle condition


Box 1 Folder 6 Clippings "Peck's divorce" (brittle condition), 1908

"Prof. Peck's Divorce Sept. 4, 1908"