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Finding Aid for the Zalmen Zylbercweig Collection of Yiddish Theater Scripts, 1926-1932
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Zalmen Zylbercweig Collection of Yiddish Theater Scripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1932
    Collection number: 1572
    Creator: Zylbercweig, Zalmen, 1894-1972
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Zalmen Zylbercweig (1894-1972) was born in Chortkov, Galicia. He started his career as an actor before he turned to writing, translating, and directing plays. He relocated to New York in 1937 where he served as editor for the Jewish American for eleven years. He later moved to Los Angeles. The collection consists of Yiddish theater scripts, most of which are undated. The entire collection is in Yiddish.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Zalmen Zylbercweig Collection of Yiddish Theater Scripts (Collection 1572). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Zylbercweig was born in Chortkov, Galicia, 1894; started his career as an actor before he turned to writing, translating, and directing plays; relocated to New York in 1937 where he served as editor for the Jewish American for eleven years; later moved to Los Angeles; publications include: Leksikon fun Yidishn Teater (1931-67), Hintern Forhang, Teater Figurn, Teater Mozaik, and Album of the Yiddish Theater (1937); died in 1972.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of Yiddish theater scripts, most of which are undated. The entire collection is in Yiddish.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Zylbercweig, Zalmen, 1894-1972--Archives.
    Theater, Yiddish--Archival resources.
    Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources.
    Dramatists--Archival resources.
    Scripts (documents).