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Personal Archives of Sofia R. Kotsyna (1873-1940), Jewish librarian, archivist and historian

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.90 | RG Number: RG-22.019M

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    Contains Sofia R. Kotsyna’s lectures on elementary and post-elementary education, the library work of Jewish societies, the Second Congress of Archive Workers, and the works and archives of the Jewish historian P.S. Marek. Also included are letters from Jewish figures including A.M. Bergengeim, L.E. Motylev, and S.M. Ginzburg; and indexes to the collections of P.S. Marek, S.S. Vermel’, S.A. Rapoport, and O.B. Gavronsky. Of special interest are reports on the work of the Society for Promotion of Jewish Education from 1903 to 1917; library courses at Shaniaavskii University; and rules, accounts, resolutions, appeals, and other documents of Jewish organizations. The collection also reproduces newspaper clippings, invitations, posters, and programs reflecting the cultural and scientific life of Moscow from the 1900s to the 1920s.
    inclusive:  1888-1937
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Collection Creator
    Sofia R. Kotsyna
    Gosudarstvennyi? arkhiv Rossii?skoi? Federat?s?ii
    Sofia Rafailovna Kotsyna was born in 1873 in Białystok,Poland and died after 1940. She was a librarian, historian, and archivist. Throughout her career she was an active and leading figure in a number of societies supporting Jewish education and the study of Jewish history, literature and language in Russia, and collected and inventoried the personal archives of a number of Russian Jewish figures in science, culture, and social life.

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    3,983 digital images : JPEG ; 2.13 GB.
    4 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 35 mm.

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    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
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    No copies or publication for third parties without permission of the source archive

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    Source of acquisition is the State Archives of the Russian Federation (Gosudarstvennyĭ arkhiv Rossiĭskoĭ Federat︠s︡ii, GARF) Fond 9535, Opis 1. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from GARF via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archival Programs in June 2009.
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