Isaiah Trunk
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Brief Description: The collection relates to Trunk's scholarly career. Manuscripts and related notes, copies of documents, bibliographies, drafts.  Included are manuscripts of the Judenrat: the Jewish Councils in Eastern Europe Under Nazi Occupation, Lodzher geto: a historishe un sotsyologishe shtudye, and Jewish Responses to Nazi Persecutions. Articles and essays for YIVO publications. Articles for the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Notes on primary and secondary sources relating to the Holocaust and to the history of Jewish communities in Poland. Notes for graduate courses at the YIVO Max Weinreich Center for Advanced Jewish Studies. Notes and correspondence pertaining to YIVO institutional research projects, mainly to the YIVO-Yad Vashem Documentary Projects. General correspondence about YIVO. Original documents from the Lodz Ghetto, including correspondence between Jewish and German ghetto administrations and lists of Jews resettled into the Ghetto from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia, 1941.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 483 /RG 483 
Created by: Trunk, Isaiah (1905-1981)
Volume: 0.0

Organization: folders numbered sequentially

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in 6 series: I) Correspondence (folders 1-36); II) Administrative Material (37-83); III) Writings (84-267) a) Trunk (84-223); b) Others (224-267); IV) Miscellaneous (268-289); V) Judenrat (290-451) a) Writings (290-323); b) Notes (324-374); c) Documents (375-443); d) Index cards (444-451); VI) Index Card Files (Unumbered)

Access Restrictions: The questionnaires produced by I.Trunk and filled out are confidential and restricted. There are no exceptions
Subject Index
Ghettos, Holocaust
Holocaust and Aftermath
United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Papers
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/11/09 ; 1999/12/20 ; GMB; R.N., 8/29/12
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