Guide to the Papers of Israel Levine, undated, 1914-1970

Reprocessed by Stephanie Call

American Jewish Historical Society, New England Archives

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, May 26, 2009. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on April 1, 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Levine, Israel
Title: Israel Levine, papers
Dates:undated, 1914-1970
Abstract: Israel Levine was a Hebrew teacher, poet and Yiddish writer from Malden, Massachusetts. This collection contains translations of works into Hebrew and Yiddish, published works in Hebrew and Yiddish, biographical material and correspondence.
Languages: The collection is in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish.
Quantity: 1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Identification: P-625
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Biographical Note

Israel Levine

Israel Levine was a well known Hebrew teacher, poet and Yiddish writer from Malden, Massachusetts.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Yiddish and Hebrew publications, manuscripts, poetry, biblical commentary and correspondence. There are also translations of works by Samuel Joseph Agnon (Yiddish), Abraham Reisin (Hebrew) and Saul Tchernichovski (Yiddish.) Correspondence relates primarily to his writings and personal matters. The collection is almost entirely in Yiddish and Hebrew, with the exception of a small folder of English correspondence and a letter regarding the provenance of the collection.

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The collection is arranged into a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Israel Levine, papers; P-625; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Dr. Charles Cutter of the Judaica Department of Brandeis University in December 1990.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.


Papers of Israel Levine, undated, 1914-1970

English, Hebrew, and Yiddish.
Boxes 1-2.
Scope and Content:

See collection Scope and Content Note.

1 1 Published Works/Yiddish undated
1 2-7 Yiddish Manuscripts undated
1 8 Yiddish Poetry undated
2 1 Hebrew Manuscripts undated
2 2 Memorials and Greetings/Yiddish and Hebrew undated
2 3 Biographical Material undated
2 4 Correspondence/Aronov, Moshe 1952-1963
2 5 Correspondence/Hochstein, Joshua 1914-1956
2 6 Correspondence/Persky, Daniel 1952-1956
2 7 Correspondence/Raskin, Saul (1949)
2 8-9 Correspondence/Shoshani, Abraham undated, 1940-1970
2 10-11 Correspondence/Misc. Yiddish undated, 1935-1957
2 12-13 Correspondence/Misc. Hebrew undated, 1926-1959
2 14 Correspondence/Misc. English 1951
2 15 Sermons and Biblical Commentary undated
2 16 Translations/Agnon, Samuel Joseph.: Yiddish undated
2 17 Translations/Reisin, Abraham: Hebrew undated
2 18 Translations/Tchernichovski, Saul: Yiddish undated
2 19 Translations/Miscellaneous: Yiddish and Hebrew undated
2 20 Correspondence/Collection 1990
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