Papers, 1911-1944.


Papers, 1911-1944.

Papers trace the career and interests of Oko including personal and official correspondence, articles, and essays. Subjects and correspondents include Baruch Spinoza, Chinese Jewry, the Menorah Association, Hebrew Union College, Martin Buber, Jacob Epstein, Harry A. Wolfson, Nathan Isaacs, Henry Hurwitz, and Stephen S. Wise.

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Isaacs, Nathan, 1886-1941 (person)

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Hurwitz, Henry, 1886-1961 (person)

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