J.J. Robbins papers 1893-1953 1911-1953


J.J. Robbins papers 1893-1953 1911-1953

Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1911-1953, concerns literary, theatrical and translating work as well as personal matters. Robbins's writings, 1910s-1940s, make up the bulk of the collection and include manuscripts and typescripts of his articles, plays, poems, stories, and parts of novels, and his translations of writings of other authors in Yiddish and Russian. Also, family papers and documents, photographs, sketches, and programs and printed materials from theaters with which Robbins was affiliated.

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