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Uriel Weinreich

Title: Uriel Weinreich
Inclusive Dates: 1949-1967
ID: RG 552 
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25'8"; 60 5"ltr; 10 5"lgl; 2 2.5"lgl; 4 Bankers boxes
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Organization: boxes 1-45: folders numbered sequentially

Arrangement: The papers are divided  into 5 series: I) Correspondence (folders 1-166); II) Manuscripts (167-230); III) Printed material (231-260); IV) Subject material (261-422); Miscellaneous (423-441)

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Yiddish and general linguist, editor, educator.  Atran Professor of Yiddish language, literature and culture at Columbia University, and Chairman of its Department of Linguistics.  Editor of the linguistic journal *Word* (1953-1960); of the first three volumes of *The Field of Yiddish*: *Studies in Yiddish Language, Folklore and Literature* (1954, 1963, 1969); of YIVO's *Yidisher folklor* (1954-62); and of the Yiddish section in the *Encyclopedia Britannica World Language Dictionary*, 1954.  Weinreich published numerous research papers in the field of Yiddish linguistics. Compiled the *Modern English-Yiddish, Yiddish-English Dictionary* (N.Y., 1968). Contributed to *YIVO bleter* and to *Yidishe shprakh*. Born in Vilna, Poland.  Immigrated to New York in 1940.
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Inventory: English, 50 pp., typed
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