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Joseph Opatoshu

Title: Joseph Opatoshu
Inclusive Dates: 1901-1960
ID: RG 436 
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9'4"; 2 5"ltr; 18 5"lgl; 1 2.5"ltr; 2 3"lgl; 1 3"ovr; 1 map folder
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Organization: folders arranged in numerical sequence

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in 10 series: I) Correspondence with Individuals (folders 1-284); II) Family Corres. (285-294); III) Personal Papers (295-305A); IV) Corres. with Organizatios (306-378); V) Speeches & Reports (379-381A); VI) Manuscripts & Typescripts (382-398); VII) Press Clippings (399-449); VIII) Manuscripts of other Authors (450-454); IX) Materials on Mlava, Poland (455-456); Photographs, Drawings & Additional material (457-463)

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Pen name of Joseph Meir Opatowsky.  Yiddish novelist and short story writer.  His best known work is *In poylishe velder* (In the Polish Woods), written in 1921 as the first volume of a trilogy.  Was on the staff of *The Day* for 40 years.  Born near Mlawa, Poland. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1907.
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Inventory: English, 32 pp.; Yiddish, 20 pp., typed
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