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Isaac Baer Levinsohn (RIBAL) letters

Arc Ms 60

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
Creator:
Levinsohn, Isaac Baer, 1788-1860
Title:
Isaac Baer Levinsohn (RIBAL) letters
Date [inclusive]:
1827-1859
Call Number:
Arc Ms 60
Extent:
0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Language:
Hebrew
Abstract:
Isaac Baer Levinsohn (1788-1860) was a Russian-Hebrew scholar and writer who is considered a founder of the Russian Haskalah (enlightenment). This collection consists of thirty-seven letters and/or documents (probably intended for specific recipients) written by Isaac Baer Levinsohn to notable Russian Jews about a wide range of issues including his published works and
Cite as:
Isaac Baer Levinsohn Isaac Baer Levinsohn (RIBAL) letters, 1827-1859, Arc Ms 60, Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies,  2017 September 12

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Shevi Epstein

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Correspondence
  • Writings (document genre)
Geographic Name(s)
  • Russia--History--1801-1917
Subject(s)
  • Haskalah
  • Jews, Russian
  • Jews--Europe, Eastern
  • Jews--Social life and customs
  • Judaism--Study and teaching
  • Religion

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Epstein, Yudel HaLevi (Rabbi), one letter, 1845 July 6.

1 1

Hayyim, Yosef [Rabbi], one letter, 1852 April 20.

1 2

Hirsch, [Samson Raphael?], Rabbi, two letters, 1844, undated.

1 3

[Krochimal, Nachman?], [Rabbi], one letter, undated.

1 4

Reich, Aaron HaCohen (Rabbi), one 14-page letter, 1856 April 11-1857 October.

1 5

Reifman, Yaakov, three letters, 1843-1848.

1 6

"My Dear," two letters, 1851, undated.

1 7

"My Friend," six letters, 1840-1851, undated.

1 8

"Wise Men of our People," one letter, 1839.

1 9

Unidentified recipients (some partial names), nineteen letters, 1827-1859, undated.

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