Ruth Rubin
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Brief Description: The collection consists of tapes and record albums of Jewish music made by Ruth Rubin as part of her research in Yiddish musical folklore.  The songs are sung by informants in New York, Montreal, Toronto, London.  Song types include: hasidic, ballads, children's songs, lullabies, drinking songs, dances, riddles, love songs, humorous songs, anti-hasidic songs, songs about poverty, work, Zionism.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 620 /RG 620 
Created by: Rubin, Ruth (1906-)
Volume: 0.0
Access Restrictions: Sound recordings in the Ruth Rubin collection are open by appointment with the Sound Archivist. For information write to
Subject Index
Folklore and Ethnography
Great Britain
United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Collection
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/11/11 ; 1999/03/02 ; GMB
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