Kalman Marmor
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Brief Description: Autobiographical materials including the manuscript and clippings of Marmor's *Lebens-geshikhte* (Autobiography) and of his diaries, 1896-1954.  Family correspondence.  Personal documents.  General correspondence consisting of several thousand letters, 1900-1950s. Correspondents include: Shalom Asch, Baal Makhshoves (Isidor Eliashev), Joseph Barondess, Israel Belkind, Izhak Ben-Zvi, David Bergelson, Yitzhak Dov Berkowitz, Ber Borochov, Reuben Brainin, Joseph Hayyim Brenner, Abraham Cahan, Solomon Dingol, Itsik Feffer, Moses Gaster, Zevi Hirsch Gershoni (ps. Gersoni, Henry), Jacob Gordin, Yizhak Grunbaum, Alexander Harkavy, Theodor Herzl, Peretz Hirschbein, Reuben Iceland, David Ignatoff, Samuel Jacob Imber, Leon Kobrin, Philip Krantz, Zishe Landau, H. Leivick, Abraham Liessin, Judah L. Magnes, Raphael Mahler, Itzik Manger, Mani Leib, Samuel Margoshes, Jacob Milch, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, David Pinsky, Noah Prylucki, Abraham Reisen, Zalman Reisen, Maurice Schwartz, Nahum Shtif, Sholem Aleichem, Abraham Sutzkever, Henrietta Szold, Menahem Ussishkin, Chaim Weizmann, Yehoash. Biographical materials, letters and manuscripts of writers, collected by Marmor as editor and author: Joseph Bovshover, David Edelstadt, Jacob Gordin, David Ignatoff, David Ignatoff, Isaac Leib Peretz, Zalman Reisen, Yehoash, Chaim Zhitlowsky.      Correspondence, circulars, invitations and other materials from political organizations:  Ambidjan Committee, Communist Party of U.S.A., *The Daily Worker*, Friends of Soviet Russia, Histadrut Haivrit, ICOR, YKUF, Manchester Zionist Organization, Poalei Zion, Zionist organizations in Basel, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds.  Materials on various Jewish organizations in Chicago.  Correspondence, circulars from schools and cultural institutions:  International Workers Order Schools,  Children's Schools of the Jewish Peoples' Fraternal Order, Sholem Aleichem Schools (N.Y.) Materials from Yiddish theater organizations:  Yiddish Theater Museum;  drama and music societies;  ARTEF;  Workers' Theater.  Materials on the Jewish press including *Yidisher kemfer*, *Morgn frayhayt*, *Hadoar*, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, *Canadian Jewish Weekly*, *Freie Arbeiter Stimme*, *Zukunft*, *Jewish Daily Forward*. Photographs of individuals and groups.      Kalman Marmor collected papers of Jewish writers which he used as primary sources for his own writings. The Marmor collection includes papers of David Edelstadt, Jacob Milch and Morris Winchevsky.
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Record Series Number: RG 205 /RG 205 
Created by: Marmor, Kalman (1879-1956)
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement: The collection is divided in the following manner: Part I): series I) Memoirs & Diaries (folders 1-44); II) Family Correspondence (45-85); III) General Correspondence (86-258); IV) Letters from Marmor (259-288); V) Manuscripts (289-298); VI) Yiddish Writers (299-302); VII) Papers of Morris Winchevsky (303-323); VIII) Marmor's work concerning Winchevsky (324-327); IX) Material concerning Aaron Lieberman (328-343); X) Jacob Milch Papers (344); XI) Materials Concerning David Edelshtadt (372-381); XII) Manuscripts of other Writers (372-381); XIII) Press Materials (372-381); Part II): series XIV) Materials from Marmor's Earlier Years (382-452) - a) Before Marmor's Arrival in London (382-386); b) Zionist Materials (387-405); c) Correspondence to 1921 (406-430); d) Various Activities (431-452); XV) Materials from Marmor's Later Years (453-779) - a) Organizational activities (453-628); b) Research (629-779); XVI) Personal Materials (780-876) - a) Clippings of Marmor's (780-802); b) General Scrapbooks (803-825); c) Visit to the Soviet Union (815-825); d) Miscellaneous Materials (826-853); XVII) Photographs (854-875)
Subject Index
Colonies and Colonization Projects
Great Britain
Labor Movements
Marmor, Kalman
Politics and Political Parties
Press, Jewish
Soviet Union
United States
Yiddish secular movement
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Papers
Other Formats: multiple:MK 282;291-302;495.1-.7
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/07/28 ; 1903/07/15 ; GMB
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