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Chaim Zhitlowsky

Title: Chaim Zhitlowsky
Inclusive Dates: 1882-1953
ID: RG 208 
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21'8"; 51 5"lgl; 2 2.5"lgl; 1 map folder
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The collection is divided into 11 series: I) Personal Documents, 1887-1944 (folders 1-3); II) Family Correspondence, 1886-1941 (4-29); III) General Correspondence, Individuals (30-1052); IV) General Correspondence, Organizations, 1897-1943 (1053-1211); V) Manuscripts, 1882-1942 (1212-2029); VI) Typescripts & Printed Materials, 1908-1941 (2030-2106); VII) Miscellaneous Speeches, 1908-1943 (2107-2140); VIII) Financial Records, 1908-1940 (2141-2144); IX) Newspaper Clippings, 1921-1942 (2145-2177); X) Records of Jubilee celebrations, 1912-1942 (2178-2230); XI) Varia (2231-2268)
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Socialist, philosopher, social and political thinker, writer, literary critic. Founding member and theoretician of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party in Russia.  Ideologist of Yiddishism and Diaspora nationalism which influenced the Jewish territorial and nationalist movements.  Ardent propagator of Yiddish language and culture.  Chairman of the historic conference on Yiddish language in Czernowitz, 1908. Born in Horodok, Byelorussia. Lived in Russia and Switzerland. Settled in the U.S. in 1908.
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Inventory: English, 59 pp.; Yiddish, 127 pp., typed
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Other Formats: MK 505.1 -.38
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