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Jacob Shatzky

Title: Jacob Shatzky
Inclusive Dates: 1912-ca.1960
ID: RG 356 
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13'10"; 15 5"lgl; 1 2.5"lgl; 8 card catalog drawers
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The collection is arranged in 6 series: I) Correspondence (folders 1-53); II) Manuscripts & Notes (54-181); III) Bibliographies & Catalogs (182-193); IV) Personal Documents (194-199); V) Printed Materials & Clippings (200-220); VI) Miscellaneous Materials (221)
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Historian, writer, lecturer, lexicographer, bibliographer, editor.  One of the founders of "Amopteyl", the American branch of YIVO.  Member of the Board of Directors of YIVO. Co-editor of the YIVO bleter  and the YIVO Annual of Social Science.  Co-editor of the *Leksikon fun der nayer yidisher literatur* (*Biographical Dictionary of Modern Yiddish Literature*), N.Y., 1956.  President, Yiddish Pen Club. Director, Research Library of the New York State Psychiatric Institute.  Wrote numerous works on Jewish history, concentrating on the history of the Jews in Poland. Co-author, with Leland E. Hinsie, of the *Psyhciatric Dictionary*. Born in Warsaw, Poland.  Immigrated to the U.S. in 1923.
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Inventory: English, 52 pp., typed
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