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Yiddish Theater Collection:

A Preliminary Inventory of Its Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Title: Yiddish Theater Collection
Dates: 1890-1984 (bulk 1925-1935)
Extent: 1 document box, 1 oversize box (osb) (0.84 linear feet)
Abstract: The Yiddish Theater Collection consists of programs, photographs, and other publicity materials, nearly all of which document the theater of the Jewish community in New York, 1890-1984 (bulk 1925-1935).
Call Number: Performing Arts Collection PA-00160
Language: English and Yiddish
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Center's Open Access and Use Policies.



Acquisition: Assembled by Performing Arts staff
Processed by: Helen Adair, 2002, 2006; Daniela Lozano, 2017
Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


The Yiddish Theater Collection consists of programs, photographs, and other publicity materials, nearly all of which document the theater of the Jewish community in New York, 1890-1984 (bulk 1925-1935). The collection is organized by production or performer, with miscellaneous material filed at the end. Included are materials pertaining to Ludwig Satz, Maurice Schwartz, the Adler family, and productions of The Dibbuk and Yoshe Kalb.

Additional material relating to Yiddish Theater can be found in the Stella Adler and Harold Clurman Papers, as well as the Theater Biography Collection.
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