Papers, 1887-1942.

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Papers, 1887-1942.

Correspondence concerning Davidson's work as registrar at JTSA, his research and publications on Hebrew literature, family matters, his winning of the Bialik Prize, 1936, and his 60th birthday, 1930; notes, manuscripts, and clippings of works by and about Davidson; diplomas and certificates; catalog of Davidson's library, 1914; and condolence letters to Mrs. Davidson and to JTSA on the death of Davidson. Correspondents include Cyrus Adler, S. Agnon, Ahad Ha'am (Asher Ginzberg), Simcha Assaf, Salo Baron, Haym Nachman Bialik, Louis Finkelstein, Louis Ginzberg, Julius Grodinsky, Benzion Halper, Solomon Schechter, Mordechai Kaplan, Jacob Klatzkin, Abraham Isaac Kook, Judah Magnes, Louis Marshall, Gershom Scholem, Max Weber, and Moshe Zev Yanovsky.

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Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948

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Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Yanovsky, Moshe Zev.

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Davidson, Israel, 1870–1939

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Professor of Medieval Hebrew Literature and registrar at Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA). From the description of Papers, 1887-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122484472 Professor of Hebrew Literature. Davidson was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1895. From the description of Memorabilia, [ca. 1920]-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502422 ...

Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1887-1970

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Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991

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Chancellor, Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the description of Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1955-1981. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 700038813 ...

Halper, B.

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Grodinsky, Julius, 1896-1962

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Bialik, Ḥayyim Naḥman 1873-1934

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Kook, Abraham Isaac, 1865-1935

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Ginzberg, Louis, 1873-1953

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Weber, Max, 1864-1920

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Kaplan, Mordechai M., 1881-1983.

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Scholem, Gershom, 1897-1982

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Klatzkin, Jacob.

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Schechter, S. (Solomon), 1847-1915

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Rabbinic scholar in England and United States; President of Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the description of Papers, 1874-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83149454 ...

Baron, Salo W. (Salo Wittmayer), 1895-1989

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Biography Salo Wittmayer Baron was instrumental in establishing Jewish Studies as an academic discipline in the United States. An extraordinarily prolific historian, Baron also played an exceptional role in American Jewish organizational life. Baron was born in 1895 in Tarnow, now in Poland but then part of Austrian Galicia. His parents, Elias Baron and Minna Wittmayer Baron, were orthodox Jews, and Elias Baron was a banker and Jewish communi...

Assaf, Simha, 1889-1953

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Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929

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Aḥad Haʻam, 1856-1927.

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