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Guide to the Israel Cohen Papers Relating to His Book Collection
M1001  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Israel Cohen Papers relating to his book collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1950-1986
    Collection number: M1001
    Creator: Cohen, Israel
    Extent: 8 linear feet
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Notes and ephemera connected with the book collection that Stanford Libraries bought. Includes correspondence and publications. The collection is particularly strong in Jewish, Israeli, and Zionist history, dictionaries, encyclopedias,and books in the field of Hebrew language; translations into Hebrew of world literature; and most importantly, Hebrew literature, both ancient and modern.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    All materials described in this finding aid are available for use without restriction.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Israel Cohen Papers relating to his book collection, M1001. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased with Cohen's book collection, 1994.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Israeli publisher and editor. Cohen was born in Galicia in 1905. He was a book lover all his life. He chaired Israel's Union of Hebrew Writers and published hundreds of articles of literary criticism. He died in 1986.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Notes and ephemera connected with the book collection that Stanford Libraries bought. Includes correspondence and publications. The collection is particularly strong in Jewish, Israeli, and Zionist history, dictionaries, encyclopedias,and books in the field of Hebrew language; translations into Hebrew of world literature; and most importantly, Hebrew literature, both ancient and modern.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Book collecting
    Judaica and Hebraica Collections
    Israel Cohen Collection