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Abstract The papers of David Simon Blondheim (1884-1934) contain correspondence, typescripts, proofs, photographs, bookplates, notes, and other personal documents. The material dates from 1924 to 1981, with the bulk of the material dating between 1928 and 1934. Blondheim was a U.S. Romance scholar, renowned in his field for his work on medieval French and French linguistics. The material in this collection deals predominately with his work on medieval Jewish manuscripts and Judeo-Romance...
Dates: 1924-1981 and undated; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1934
Abstract Isaac Edward Kiev (1905-1975) was born in New York City to Nathan and Anna (Radin) Kiev. In 1924, Kiev entered the Jewish Institute of Religion [JIR], a new rabbinical seminary established just two years earlier by renowned Jewish leader and activist Stephen S. Wise. In 1925, Kiev began work as a page in the JIR library to help pay for school and soon he took on more responsibilities including cataloging the Hebrew manuscripts. Although Kiev did not complete his studies at the JIR, he...
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1980