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Eli Shechtman papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.549.1

Papers of Eli Shechtman, a prominent Yiddish writer. The collection consists of Shechtman's personal and official correspondence, manuscripts, articles, notes, sketches, photographs, journals and newspapers clippings. The materials relate to Shechtman's personal and professional life as a writer. Journals and newspaper publications include: "Omer"," Leatztah Neis", "Morning Freiheirt", "Nasha Strana", "Yedioth Ahronot", "Al Hamishmar", "Maariv", "Folks Shtimah", "Yisroel Shtimah", "Iton 1977", "Humanite Dimanche", "Nasz Geos", "Liternaturnaya Gazzeta", "Maoznim", "Darom Africa", "Folksblatt", "Folk & Medinah", "Yiddishe Kultur", and "Neis Preis". Consists also a document issued in 1953 to remove Shechtman from the Ukrainian Writer’s Union as a consequence of Shechtman’s ethnicity, during Stalin’s repression of Jewish intellectuals. and a drawing signed and dated by Abraham Sutzkever (found between the letters). Also contains digital images of MANUSCRIPTS, Drafts & Notes, copies of a part of Eli Shechtman archives prepared by the donor of the collection.

Date
1948-1995  (inclusive)
Extent
1,163 digital images : PDF and JPEG.
Extent
8 boxes
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Berny Larisa
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Record last modified: 2018-05-29 09:30:08
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