Guide to the Papers of David Ribacoff
1925-2010

AR 060

Processed by Catherine Ziegler

American Sephardi Federation

Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street

New York, N.Y. 10011

Phone: (212) 294-8350

Fax: (212) 294-8348

Email: rbelinfante@asf.cjh.org

URL: http://www.sephardi.house/

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Center for Jewish History, Publisher.
Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2012 by Catherine Ziegler in August 2012. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Ribacoff, David
Title: Papers of David Ribacoff
Dates:1925-2010
Abstract: The David Ribacoff papers consistsphotographs and the personal and professional correspondence and papers of David Ribacoff. The papers highlight David Ribacoff’s involvement with the American Sephardi Federation and other Jewish organizations.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: 1.0 linear foot.
Identification: AR 60
Repository: American Sephardi Federation
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Biographical Note

David Ribacoff, was born in Bukara, Russia, one of eight children in a traditional Sephardic family. He and his family left Bukara and immigrated to Egypt in 1928. He lived in Egypt, and became a member of the Adly Street Synagogue in Cairo. David Ribacoff married his wife Lisette in 1955. However, soon after in 1956, following the Suez Canal police affair, David Rubicoff, his wife, and young son immigrated to Brazil. In 1963, David Rubicoff and his family moved to New York. David Rubicoff became involved in many projects to assist Bukharian immigrants in New York, and also became an active board member of the American Sephardi Federation.

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Scope and Content Note

The David Ribacoff papers comprise photographs, recordings, the personal and professional correspondence of David Ribacoff and related ephemera. The bulk consists of correspondence between 2000-2010 and photographs from 1928-1956.

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Arrangement

The collection consists of a single series:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
American Sephardi Federation, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
email: info@AmericanSephardiFederation.org or Rbelinfante@ASF.CJH.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Papers of David Ribacoff; AR 60; box number; folder number; American Sephardi Federation.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by David Ribacoff in 2012.

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Access Points

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Container List

Click the box in the request column to open the form that allows you to request a box for onsite viewing in the reading room at the Center for Jewish History, New York, NY.

 

Papers of David Ribacoff, 1925-2010

The collection is in English.
1 linear foot.
Arrangement:

Organized in two subseries

  • Correspondence--chronological
  • Photographs
Scope and Content:

The David Ribacoff papers comprise photographs, recordings, the personal and professional correspondence of David Ribacoff and related ephemera. The bulk consists of correspondence between 2000-2010 and photographs and reproductions of photographs originally taken from 1928-1956

The materials are arranged by type, with photographs and their reproductions separate from the correspondence and printed ephemera, which is arranged chronologically.

BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
11Correspondence and printed ephemera1956-2000request_box
12Correspondence and printed ephemera2000-2001request_box
13Correspondence and printed ephemera2002request_box
14Correspondence and printed ephemera2003request_box
15Correspondence and printed ephemera2004request_box
16Correspondence and printed ephemera2005request_box
17Correspondence and printed ephemera2006request_box
18Correspondence and printed ephemera2007request_box
19Correspondence and printed ephemera2008request_box
110Correspondence and printed ephemera2009request_box
111Correspondence and printed ephemera2010request_box
112Correspondence and printed ephemeraundatedrequest_box
113Photographs, prints and reproductions of phographic prints1925-2010request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
21Photographs and prints1925-1957request_box
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