Yehuda Amichai papers 1929-1999


Yehuda Amichai papers 1929-1999

The Yehuda Amichai Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, journals, photographs, printed material, audio-visual and other materials documenting the life and work of Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai.

Total Boxes: 104 (incl. 14 oversize boxes); Other Storage Formats: 9 broadside folders; Linear Feet: 56.56'






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