Yidisher Kultur Farband (New York)
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Brief Description: The records relate to YKUF's establishment and activities and include:      Correspondence with Kalman Marmor relating to the World Congress for Jewish Culture in Paris, 1937. Letters to Meisel and others by Yiddish writers and cultural figures, 1906, 1912, 1921, 1937-1956.  Manuscripts and correspondence of Zishe Weinper.  File containing statement, notes and clippings concerning resignations from YKUF following the Hilter-Stalin Pact, 1939.  Minutes of the Presidium, Executive Committee and other bodies, 1955-1972.  General correspondence, bulletins and other materials concerning conferences and other activities, 1965-1972.  Typescripts and manuscripts of YKUF and other publications. Scrapbook on YKUF Farlag, 1952.  Photographs of Yiddish writers, YKUF events, 1937 conference in Paris.  Art work by Jewish artists, ca. 1910 - ca. 1976.      Correspondents include Jacob Ben-Ami, Reuben Brainin, Marc Chagall, Naftali Feinerman, Ben Zion Goldberg, Naftoli Gross, Alexander Harkavy, David Ignatoff, Leon Kobrin, H. Leivick, Jacob Mestel, Der Nister, Joseph Opatoshu, Helena Peretz, David Pinsky, Olga Rabinowitz (wife of Sholem Aleichem), Lamed Shapiro, Jacob Shatzky, Henri Chaim Sloves, Max Weber, Yehoash, Chaim Zhitlowsky.
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YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1226/RG 1226
Created by: Yidisher Kultur Farband (New York)
Volume: 0.0
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Politics and Political Parties
United States
Yiddish secular movement
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Documents - Records
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/11/22 ; 1999/03/09 ; GB, yat
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