Gershom Scholem Collection 1939-1986


Gershom Scholem Collection 1939-1986

This collection contains 3 short manuscripts on Jewish mysticism and history, a manuscript draft of speech on WalterBenjamin, as well as photocopies of some personal and professional correspondence.






SNAC Resource ID: 6346592

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