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Spuścizna Jonasa Turkowa (Sygn. 364)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.276 | RG Number: RG-15.243

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    This collection contains personal papers of Jonas (Jonasz, Janusz) Turkow (1898-1988), an actor and theater director who was born in Warsaw. The collection also contains personal documents of Jonas Turkow’s wife Dina Turkow, Naftali Herc Turkow (his father) and Zygmunt Turkow (his oldest brother, who was a famous actor and director, husband of actress Ida Kamińska. Also included are correspondence (i.e. with Jakub Waksman), literary works, posters, invitations, press cuttings, tickets, bills, receipts, business cards, notes, photocopies of pictures, engravings and sculptures, photographs and an inventory of the collection made out by J. Kermisz in 1945 or 1946.
    Alternate Title
    Jonas Turkow collection
    inclusive:  1922-1946
    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
    Jonas Turkow
    Turow, Jonas. Azoj iz es gewejn. Buenos Aires: Churbn Warsze, 1948.

    Turow, Jonas. Nach der bafrajnung. Buenos Aires: (Zichrojnes),1959.

    Turow, Jonas. Farloszene sztern. Buenos Aires, 1953.

    Turow, Jonas. In kampf farn lebn. Buenos Aires,1949.

    Turow, Jonas. La lutte pour la vie. Paryż, 2005

    Siek, M. Spuścizna Jonasa Turkowa. lata 1922-1946. Sygn. S/364. Warszawa: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma, 2008.

    Physical Details

    648 digital images : PDF ; 160 MB.
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in the following series: 1. Personal documents of Jonas Turkow; 2. Personal documents of Dina Turkow; 3. Personal documents of Naftali Herc Turkow and Zygmunt Turkow; 4. War and post-war correspondence; 5. Post-war correspondence; 6. Post-war correspondence: letters from and to Jakub Waksman; 7. Agreements, applications and licenses (permissions); 8. Literary works; 9. Posters, invitations, press cuttings, tickets; 10. Bills, receipts, business cards and notes; 11. Photographs; 12. The inventory prepered by J.Kermisz in 1945 or1946 r.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    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.
    Conditions on Use
    Publication or copying of more than several documents for a third party requires the permission of the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny imienia Emanuela Ringelbluma.

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    Administrative Notes

    From the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma (ŻIH), Sygn. 364.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from ŻIH via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Programs Division in Sep. 2012.
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