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Isaac Bashevis Singer manuscripts, 1960-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1162
Bib ID 4079288 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991
Title Isaac Bashevis Singer manuscripts, 1960-1971
Physical Description 4 boxes (4 boxes)
Language(s) English , Yiddish .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 1 series.

Description

Summary

Manuscripts and galley proofs of the work is Singer, including THE MANOR, THE SLAVE (in Yiddish), and SHORT FRIDAY.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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); Isaac Bashevis Singer manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1967. Accession number--M-67.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-03-10 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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

Subject Headings

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American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jewish authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jewish literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yiddish literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Novelist, short story writer.

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Series I: Manuscripts



Box 1 The Manor , Typescripts; Original and succeeding drafts



Box 2 The Manor , Proofs



Box 3 Singer, Isaac Bashevis Short Friday, [New York], [n.d.], 214 pages t.m. (Some pages are holograph and some printed)


Box 3 Singer, Isaac Bashevis Short Friday, Galley proofs


Box 3 Singer, Isaac Bashevis The Slave, Proofs in English



Box 4 Singer, Isaac Bashevis The Slave, [New York], [n.d.], 273 pages t.m. (in Yiddish) with holograph corrections


Box 4 Singer, Isaac Bashevis The Slave, Galley proofs in Yiddish