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Collection on the Jewish community of Botosani, Romania

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2028
Overview: A collection of manuscripts and printed documents from the Jewish community of Botosani, located in northern Romania, from the first third of the twentieth century. The materials include items concerning communal institutions, such as the Jewish hospital, school, burial society and cemetery, and many documents related to decisions of the community council. The collection also includes large printed broadsides with names and information concerning local elections.
Dates: 1909-1932

Benjamin Fondane papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 750
Overview: The papers document the life and writing of poet and philosopher Benjamin Fondane. Writings include holograph manuscripts of approximately 650 poems, 55 works of prose and 9 playscripts. Prose writings consist chiefly of holograph drafts of short untitled essays or notes (some fragmentary) on topics related to poetry and philosophy. Also included is a holograph draft of Fondane's first book Tagaduinta lui Petru (1918). Poems consist of holograph drafts of original poems and translations, some...
Dates: 1912-1943