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Jacob Mestel

Title: Jacob Mestel
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1958
ID: RG 280 
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13'5.5"; 11 5"ltr; 19 5"lgl; 3 3"lgl; 1 2.5"ltr; 1 map folder
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Organization: This collection is arranged in folder numerical sequence

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the following series: I) Correspondence (folders 1-131); II) Collected Plays (132-235); III) Mestel's writings (236-268); IV) Theater Production materials (287-322); V) Miscellaneous theater materials (323-350); VI) Clippings (351-430); VII) Personal materials (431-447); VIII) Papers of Sarah Kindman-Mestel (448-449); IX) Photographs (450-521)

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Yiddish actor, director, theater critic, historian, poet, essayist and playwright.  Director of the ARTEF Theater, N.Y., 1930s.  Performed with Jacob Ben-Ami and Maurice Schwartz.  Assistant editor of the *Leksikon fun yidishn teater* (Lexicon of the Yiddish Theater), Volumes 1-3. Lived in Poland, Austria and the U.S.
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Inventory: English, 33 pp.; Yiddish, 53 pp., typed; Photographs are cataloged in STAGEPIX
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