Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Novelist, short story writer.

From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Novelist, short story writer; came to America in 1935. Born Isaac Singer July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland; son of Pinchos Menachem and Bathsheba (Zylberman) Singer.

From the description of Manuscripts collection, [ca. 1960]-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477256024

Polish-born American author of novels, short stories, plays, and children's fiction; recipient of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature.

From the description of Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1775, 1923-1995. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 84377894

Isaac Bashevis Singer (pseudonym Isaac Warshofsky) was born July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland. He came to the United States in 1935 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943. He died July 24, 1991, in Surfside, FL. As an author he wrote fiction that chronicled the lives and legends of Eastern European Jews, and the adventures of new American immigrants in the twentieth century. Many of his stories evoke the culture of the Jewish ghettos of Eastern Europe. He was the son of a Jewish rabbi, and did most of his writing in Yiddish. In 1978 he won the Nobel Prize for literature. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 3, 27, 68 Children's Literature Review, vol. 1

From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1968, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

Isaac Bashevis Singer (pseudonym Isaac Warshofsky) was born July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland. He came to the United States in 1935 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943. He died July 24, 1991, in Surfside, FL. As an author he wrote fiction that chronicled the lives and legends of Eastern European Jews, and the adventures of new American immigrants in the twentieth century. Many of his stories evoke the culture of the Jewish ghettos of Eastern Europe. He was the son of a Jewish rabbi, and did most of his writing in Yiddish. In 1978 he won the Nobel Prize for literature. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 3, 27, 68 Children's Literature Review, vol. 1.

From the description of Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers 1968. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 462884578

Polish-American author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Tel Aviv, to Seymour Peck, [no year] May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872256

Isaac Bashevis Singer, playwright.

From the description of Shlemiel the first: typescript, 1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652516

Novelist, short story writer.

From the description of Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122600476

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referencedIn Harvard College Library. Slavic Division. Exhibit materials : Slavic Nobel laureates in literature. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1968 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
referencedIn Gombos, Edith. Edith Gombos papers, 1960-1979. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Fishman, Rukhl, 1935-1984. Rukhl Fishman papers, 1940-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Schultz, Wesley C. The demonology of Isaac Bashevis Singer / Wesley C. Schultz. Macalester College, DeWitt Wallace Library
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Shlemiel the first: typescript, 1994. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. records, 1899-2003 (bulk 1945-1989). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lyon, Peter, 1915-. Peter Lyon papers, 1884-1998. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974. Bruce Berlind Collection, 1950-1981. Colgate University, Everett Needham Case Library
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Telushkin, Dvorah, 1954- . Dvorah Telushkin Collection of Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1951-1998. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1970. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives audio tapes collection, 1987-[ongoing]. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1973-1975. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Letter : to Dr. Schwarz. New York, NY. 1962 July 26. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Hawkins, John R. John R. Hawkins '56 literary manuscript collection, 1972-80. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Autograph letter signed : Tel Aviv, to Seymour Peck, [no year] May 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Napolin, Leah. Yentl : a play : based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story "Yentl the yeshiva boy" / Adapted for the stage by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn RELIGION AND ETHICS #428: ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER ON JUDAISM United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series VII., Other Department Files, 1916-1996 (bulk 1943-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Walken, Richard. Gimpel the fool : a play / by Richard Walken ; adapted from the story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1991. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Sander, Peter M. Letters from Olivia and Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1971-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Raphael Soyer papers, 1933-1989 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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creatorOf Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-2005. Papers, 1927-1987, (bulk 1945-1987). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Letters from Olivia and Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1971-1972 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Manuscripts collection, [ca. 1960]-1970. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. 880-01 Gimpel tam. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Sanders, Ronald, d. 1991. Ronald Sanders papers, 1951-1994. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991. Chaim Gross papers, 1920-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Zemach, Margot. Alone in the forest : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. Papers, 1932-1970 (bulk 1938-1965). Library of Congress
creatorOf Isaac Bashevis Singer Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Harper's Magazine Records, 1847-1983, (bulk 1940-1983) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Shlemiel the First (Musical) [clippings] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Smith, Charlotte. Papers of Charlotte Smith, 1961-1996. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Stanley Burnshaw Papers TXRC93-A78., 1927-1987, (bulk 1945-1987) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Fisher, Leonard Everett. The wicked city : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Elizabeth Shub Collection of Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers TXRC04-A3., 1967-1985, nd Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Lost in America : galley proof, 1981 / Isaac Bashevis Singer ; paintings and drawings by Raphael Soyer. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Ginsburg, Mirra. Mirra Ginsburg papers 1910-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. [Discussion at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] / with Isaac Bashevis Singer]. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
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referencedIn Mirra Ginsburg Papers, 1910-1999 Columbia University, Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y). National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting. Audio and video tapes and records, [ca. 1930-1985] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Gombos, Edith. Papers, 1960-1979 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ronald Sanders papers, 1951-1994 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Zemach, Margot. When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Beck, Evelyn Torton,. Oral history interview with Evelyn Torton Beck [sound recording], 1975. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Moreli, Yehudah, 1948-. 880-01 Gimpel tam. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn American Jewish University photograph collection, 1947-2007, 1947-1999 American Jewish University
creatorOf Shulevitz, Uri, 1935-. Uri Shulevitz papers, 1973-1974. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1775, 1923-1995. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers 1968. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. records, 1899-2003, 1945-1989 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rukhl Fishman Papers, 1940-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
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creatorOf Zemach, Margot. Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Shlemiel the First (Musical) [clippings] New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn University of Central Florida Photographs, 1965-2006 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
referencedIn Alan Swallow Papers, 1934-1965 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987. Raphael Soyer papers, 1933-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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creatorOf Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. 880-01 Gimpel tam. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
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Warsaw 78 PL
New York City NY US
Surfside FL US
Subject
Yiddish literature
Jews--fiction
American literature--20th century
Jewish literature
Jews, Polish
Authors, Yiddish--Biography
Children's stories
Authors, American
Short stories, Jewish
Jewish folk literature
Yiddish literature--Translations into English
Authors, Yiddish
Nobel Prize winners
Jewish authors
Nobel laureate
Occupation
Authors
Jewish authors
Yiddish authors
Translator
Function

Person

Birth 1904-11-21

Death 1991-07-24

Americans

Spanish; Castilian,

French,

Polish,

Russian,

German,

Danish,

English,

Hebrew,

Italian,

Yiddish

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