Herman Bernstein
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Brief Description: Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, notes, reports, relating to Bernstein's journalistic, literary and diplomatic careers.  Correspondence with well-known literary, political and communal, society personalities, 1908-1935.  Includes Cyrus Adler, Viscount Allenby, Joseph Barondess, Bernard Baruch, Henri Bergson, Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Jacob Billikopf, Vladimir Bourtzeff, Louis Brandeis, Robert Cecil, Fyodor Chaliapin, Jacob de Haas, Albert Einstein, Henry Ford, Felix Frankfurter, Herbert Hoover, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Horace M. Kallen, Peretz Hirschbein, Peter Kropotkin, Herbert Lehman, Louis Lipsky, Judah L. Magnes, Louis Marshall, Henry Morgenthau, Max Nordau, Adolph Simon Ochs, David de Sola Pool, Bernard G. Richards, Theodore Roosevelt, Julius Rosenwald, Jacob Schiff, Harry Schneiderman, Maurice Schwartz, George Bernard Shaw, Sholem Aleichem, Nathan Straus, Henrietta Szold, Chaim Tchernowitz, Leo Tolstoy, Samuel Untermyer, Henry Van Dyke, Lillian Wald, Felix Warburg, Chaim Weizmann, Jefferson Williams, Stephen Wise, Israel Zangwill.      Correspondence and other materials relating to Bernstein's post as U.S. ambassador to Albania.  Materials pertaining to Bernstein's editorial work at *The Day*, *Jewish Tribune*, *New York Herald*, *Jewish Daily Bulletin*.  Materials pertaining to Bernstein's involvement with the American Jewish Committee.      Correspondence with organizations including American Jewish Congress, *American Hebrew*, HIAS, *Jewish Chronicle* (London), Jewish Community of New York, *Menorah Journal*, *New York American*, *New York Times*, ORT, U.S. Dept. of State, Yiddish Art Theater, Zionist Organization of America.      Articles, clippings, correspondence and court materials relating to the Ford libel suit.  Miscellaneous documents and reports relating to the Paris Peace Conference, the Jewish situation in Russia, 1917-1920,  Russian revolutionary events of 1917.  News dispatches from Russia, 1917-1920s.      Translations by Bernstein of Russian writings by Leonid Andreyev, Anton Chekhov, Maksim Gorkii, Leo Tolstoy, Ivan Turgenev.  Plays adapted by Bernstein from various languages.  Interviews with celebrities including Ahad Ha'am, Henri Barbusse, Pope Benedict XV, I.V. Chicherin, Henry Ford, Amin al Husayni, Ignacy Paderewski, Marshal Jozef Pilsudski, Walther Rathenau, Edmond de Rothschild, Hjalmar Schacht, Leo Tolstoy, Menahem Ussishkin, Chaim Weizmann, Count Sergey Yulyevich Witte.      Articles by Bernstein about Russian history, Jewish contemporary problems.  Manuscripts, notes, outlines of books relating to the *Protocols of the Elders of Zion*. Biographies of American Jews.  Clippings:  articles and translations by Bernstein and articles about Bernstein. Personal papers of Bernstein.
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Record Series Number: RG 713/RG 713
Created by: Bernstein, Herman (1876-1935)
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement: For purposes of filing & inventory, most of the materials have been divided into 6 groups corresponding to the following time periods: Group I) 1899-1912 (folders 1-134); II) 1913-1916 (135-302A); III) 1917-1924 (303-426); IV) 1925-1929 (427-622); V) 1930-1935 (623-760); VI) Undated (761-1028)
Subject Index
Film and Cinema
Minority Rights, Post-World War I
Politics and Political Parties
Press, Jewish
Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements
Soviet Union
United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Papers
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/11/14 ; 1999/03/24 ; GMB
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