Guide to the Israel Cohen Papers Relating to His Book Collection

Processed by Anna Levia.
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Israel Cohen Papers Relating to His Book Collection

Collection number: M1001

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Anna Levia
Date Completed:
2004
Encoded by:
Sean Quimby
© The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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


Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Association Materials

Physical Description: 6 legal-sized folders

Scope and Content Note

Association materials: Materials pertaining to various associations to which Cohen belonged and committees on which he served.
 

Subseries 1. Academic

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Most of the academic committees on which Cohen served are dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the Hebrew language.
Box 1, Folder 1

Academic

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to various academic associations to which Cohen belonged and committees on which he served; most are dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the Hebrew language.
 

Subseries 2. Civic

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

The civic associations to which Cohen belonged are dedicated to such matters as the naming of streets in Tel Aviv.
Box 1, Folder 2

Civic

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to various civic associations to which Cohen belonged and committees on which he served; they are dedicated to such matters as naming streets in Tel Aviv.
 

Subseries 3. Cultural

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

This includes a committee to memorialize Akiva Govrin and activities of AHIAM, an organization dedicated to the preservation and advancement of Israeli culture.
Box 1, Folder 3

Cultural

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to various cultural associations to which Cohen belonged and committees on which he served; these include a committee to memorialize Akiva Govrin and activities of AHIAM, an organization dedicated to the preservation and advancement of Israeli culture.
 

Subseries 4. Political

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Meeting minutes and other materials pertaining to various political associations to which Cohen belonged.
Box 1, Folder 4

Political

Scope and Content Note

 

Subseries 5. Professional

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to the activities of the Union of Hebrew Writers.
Box 1, Folder 5

Professional

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to the activities of the Union of Hebrew Writers.
 

Subseries 6. Religious

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Form letters from various religious organizations such as Chabad and the American Jewish Committee
Box 1, Folder 6

Religious

Scope and Content Note

Form letters from various religious organizations such as Chabad and the American Jewish Committee.
 

Series 2. Bibliographies

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Two bibliographies: Maamare Feytlson (5 p.) and Bibliyografyah shel kitve profesor Shmuel Werses, by Rut Shenpeled (9 p.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Bibliographies

Scope and Content Note

Two bibliographies: Maamare Feytlson (5 p.) and Bibliyografyah shel kitve profesor Shmuel Werses, by Rut Shenpeled (9 p.)
 

Series 3. Book Fragments

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Partial copies of books whose condition does not warrant preservation and/or provenance does not warrant cataloging.
Box 1, Folder 8

Book fragments

Scope and Content Note

Partial copies of books whose condition and/or provenance does not warrant preservaton or cataloging.
Box 1, Folder 9

Book fragments

Scope and Content Note

Partial copies of books whose condition and/or provenance does not warrant preservaton or cataloging.
Box 1, Folder 10

Book fragments

Scope and Content Note

Partial copies of books whose condition and/or provenance does not warrant preservaton or cataloging.
Box 1, Folder 11

Book fragments

Scope and Content Note

Partial copies of books whose condition and/or provenance does not warrant preservaton or cataloging.
 

Series 4. Bookmarks

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Cardstock bookmarks given away by publishers and other scraps of paper used to mark pages.
Box 1, Folder 12

Bookmarks

Scope and Content Note

Cardstock bookmarks given away by publishers and other scraps of paper used to mark pages.
 

Series 5. Compliments Slips

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Compliments slips (review copy inserts): Printed cards, form letters, and notes from authors inserted into review copies of books.
Box 1, Folder 13

Compliments slips (review copy inserts)

Scope and Content Note

Printed cards, form letters, and notes from authors inserted into review copies of books. Many include title page photocopies of the books they accompanied.
Box 1, Folder 14

Compliments slips (review copy inserts)

Scope and Content Note

Printed cards, form letters, and notes from authors inserted into review copies of books. Many include title page photocopies of the books they accompanied.
Box 1, Folder 15

Compliments slips (review copy inserts)

Scope and Content Note

Printed cards, form letters, and notes from authors inserted into review copies of books. Many include title page photocopies of the books they accompanied.
 

Series 6. Correspondence

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence: Miscellaneous correspondence from the 1930s to the 1960s, most not addressed to or signed by Israel Cohen.
Box 2, Folder 1

Correspondence: 1930s-1960s

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous correspondence from the 1930s to the 1960s, mainly not addressed to or signed by Israel Cohen.
Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence: 1970s and 1980s

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous correspondence from the 1970s and 1980s; some not addressed to or signed by Israel Cohen.
Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence: undated

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous undated notes and correspondence.
 

Series 7. Greeting Cards and Invitations

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Contains greeting cards and invitations.
Box 2, Folder 4

Greeting cards/invitations

Scope and Content Note

Greeting cards and invitations; mainly not personal in nature.
 

Series 8. Israeli Ephemera

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Israeli ephemera (miscellaneous): Printed matter pertaining to Israeli life in the 1960s to the 1980s, much of which apparently served as bookmarks. Of particular interest is a menu for a dinner honoring Prime Minister Golda Meir at the Sheraton-Tel Aviv Hotel, July 30th, 1969.
Box 2, Folder 5

Israeli ephemera (miscellaneous)

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous printed material pertaining to Israeli life in the 1960s to the 1980s, much of which apparently served as bookmarks. Of particular interest is a menu for a dinner honoring Prime Minister Golda Meir at the Sheraton-Tel Aviv Hotel, July 30th, 1969.
 

Series 9. Library Catalogs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Three typed catalogs, two in German, one in Hebrew, listing books available at the library of the cultural center of the embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany. All dated 1977.
Box 2, Folder 6

Library catalogs

Scope and Content Note

Three typed catalogs, two in German, one in Hebrew, listing books available at the library of the cultural center of the embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany. All dated 1977.
 

Series 10. Maps

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Collection of maps of Israel and other parts of the world. Many were printed as newspaper supplements and given free to subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 7

Maps

Scope and Content Note

Collection of maps of Israel and other parts of the world. Many were printed as newspaper supplements and given free to subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 8

Maps

Scope and Content Note

Collection of maps of Israel and other parts of the world. Many were printed as newspaper supplements and given free to subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 9

Maps

Scope and Content Note

Collection of maps of Israel and other parts of the world. Many were printed as newspaper supplements and given free to subscribers.
 

Series 11. Return Addresses

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Names and addresses on business cards and on scraps of paper torn from envelopes.
Box 2, Folder 10

Return addresses

Scope and Content Note

Names and addresses on business cards and on scraps of paper torn from envelopes.
 

Series 12. Newspapers

Physical Description: 2 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Materials clipped or removed from newspapers.
 

Subseries 1. Supplements

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Holiday and other commemorative supplements given free to newspaper subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 11

Newspapers: Supplements

Scope and Content Note

Holiday and other commemorative supplements given free to newspaper subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 12

Newspapers: Supplements

Scope and Content Note

Holiday and other commemorative supplements given free to newspaper subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 13

Newspapers: Supplements

Scope and Content Note

Holiday and other commemorative supplements given free to newspaper subscribers.
Box 2, Folder 14

Newspapers: Supplements

Scope and Content Note

Holiday and other commemorative supplements given free to newspaper subscribers.
 

Subseries 2. Clippings Removed from Books

Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Most clippings have a title page photocopy attached. Many are book reviews or articles about the author.
Box 3, Folder 1

Newspapers: Clippings: A

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 3, Folder 2

Newspapers: Clippings: B

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 3, Folder 3

Newspapers: Clippings: D-F

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 3, Folder 4

Newspapers: Clippings: G

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 3, Folder 5

Newspapers: Clippings: H-J

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 4, Folder 1

Newspapers: Clippings: K

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 4, Folder 2

Newspapers: Clippings: L-M

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 4, Folder 3

Newspapers: Clippings: N-P

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 4, Folder 4

Newspapers: Clippings: R

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 5, Folder 1

Newspapers: Clippings: S

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 5, Folder 2

Newspapers: Clippings: S

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 5, Folder 3

Newspapers: Clippings: T-V

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 5, Folder 4

Newspapers: Clippings: Y-Z

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from books with a title page photocopy attached. Most are book reviews or articles about the author. Each clippings is housed alphabetically by author of the book from which it was removed.
Box 5, Folder 5

Newspapers: Clippings

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from unidentified books.
Box 5, Folder 6

Newspapers: Clippings

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings removed from unidentified books.
 

Series 13. Notes

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Scraps of paper with writing on them. Some are notes pertaining to the books in which they were found; others served as bookmarks.
Box 5, Folder 7

Notes

Scope and Content Note

Scraps of paper with writing on them. Some are notes pertaining to the books they came from; others served as bookmarks.
Box 6, Folder 1

Notes

Scope and Content Note

Scraps and sheets of paper with writing on them. These include notes pertaining to the books they came from and notes for scholarly works; others apparently served as bookmarks.
 

Series 14. Offprints

Physical Description: 1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

From books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 6, Folder 2

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 6, Folder 3

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 6, Folder 4

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 6, Folder 5

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 6, Folder 6

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 6, Folder 7

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 7, Folder 1

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 7, Folder 2

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 7, Folder 3

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 7, Folder 4

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 7, Folder 5

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
Box 7, Folder 6

Offprints

Scope and Content Note

Offprints from books and scholarly journals, many with inscriptions by the authors to Israel Cohen.
 

Series 15. Parshivot ha-shavu'a

Physical Description: 2 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Studies of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz.
 

Subseries 1. Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavu'a

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 1

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Bereshit

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 2

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Bereshit

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 3

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Shemot

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 4

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Shemot

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 5

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Vayikra

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 6

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Vayikra

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 7

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Bamidbar

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 8

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Bamidbar

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 9

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Devarim

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
Box 8, Folder 10

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Iyunim be-parashat ha-shavua: Devarim

Scope and Content Note

Printed booklets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each booklet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. Most are in Hebrew; the few in English are translated and adapted by Aryeh Newman.
 

Subseries 2. Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavu'a

Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 1

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Bereshit

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 2

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Bereshit

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 3

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Shemot

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 4

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Vayikra

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 5

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Bamidbar

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 6

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Devarim

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
Box 9, Folder 7

Parshiyot ha-shavua: Gilyonot le-iyun be-parashat ha-shavua: Devarim

Scope and Content Note

Typed sheets, arranged according to the five books of the bible: Bereshit [In the Beginning]; Shemot [Exodus]; Vayikra [Leviticus]; Bamidbar [Numbers]; and Devarim [Deuteronomy]. Each sheet consists of a study of the weekly Torah portion (parshah) by Nehama Leibowitz. In Hebrew.
 

Series 16. Photographs, Postcards and Prints

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs and postcards of Theodore Herzl and other figures from Israeli history as well as art reproductions that accompanied art show announcements or that were included as supplements to newspaper subscribers.
Box 10, Folder 1

Photographs, postcards, prints

Scope and Content Note

Contents include photographs and postcards of Theodore Herzl and other figures from Israeli history as well as art reproductions that accompanied art show announcements or that were included as supplements to newspaper subscribers.
Box 10, Folder 2

Photographs, postcards, prints

Scope and Content Note

Contents include photographs and postcards of Theodore Herzl and other figures from Israeli history as well as art reproductions that accompanied art show announcements or that were included as supplements to newspaper subscribers.
 

Series 17. Programs

Physical Description: 3.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Event programs relating to all aspects of Israeli life.
 

Subseries 1. Arts

Physical Description: 2 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Programs from the many Israeli arts performances Cohen attended.
 

Subsubseries 1. Dance

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 10, Folder 3

Programs: Arts: Dance

Scope and Content Note

Three programs: The Paul Taylor Dance Company [appearing at Israel Festival Caesarea 1966], July 27-August 27, 1966;Shlonsk: lehakat ha-folkor ha-mamlakhtit shel polin be-mahol uve-zemer, September 17, 1966; Inbal: teatron mahol, undated ca. 1975.
 

Subsubseries 2. Music

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 10, Folder 4

Programs: Arts: Music

Scope and Content Note

Six programs: Gertrude Holt, coloratora mezzo-soprano, June 8, 1958;Yiftah [Jephtha], G.F. Handel, The Moshe Zadikov Choir and Symphonic Orchestra, January 18, 1962;Israel Festival, 1963; Gala opening, July 16 - August 12, 1963;ha-Akademyah ha-yisraelit le-musikah be-Tel Aviv, Shavua ha-musikah ha-yisraelit, December 22, 1965; Moadon Milo, tselilim min ha-avar, introduced by Israel Cohen, May 1, 1973;80 yor moderne yidishe muzik, June 22, 1980
 

Subsubseries 3. Opera

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 10, Folder 5

Programs: Arts: Opera

Scope and Content Note

Thirteen Israel National Opera programs: Faust; Alexandra; Kiss Me, Kate!; La Perichole; Aida; Tales of Hoffmann; Samson and Delilah [two copies]; Andrea Chenier; Eugene Onegin; Un Ballo in Maschera; Adriana Levouvreur; Otello; Aida; 1958 - 1974
 

Subsubseries 4. Theater

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

 

Subsubsubseries 2. Academic

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 10, Folder 6

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Ten Teatron ha-Bimah programs: Per gint; ha-Erev Ionesco; Daber elai bi-veradim; Billy badai; Itsik Vitenberg; Nashe vindzor ha-alizot; Arturo Ui; Tartuffe; Shesh nefashot mehapsot mehaber; Mi yatsil et ha-falah; undated, ca. 1960s and 1970s.
Box 10, Folder 7

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Fourteen Teatron ha-Bimah programs: Bi-kets ha-yamim; Natan ha-hakham; Pegishah al ha-gevul; ha-Parisait; Masa le-niniveh; ha-Shekhunah; Komedyah shel tauyot; ha-Em; Per gint; Medeah; Pandre ha-gibor; ha-Ahim Karamazov; Retsah he-hapim mi-pesha; dated and undated, 1950s.
Box 10, Folder 8

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Eleven Teatron ha-Bimah programs: Lizistratah; Bikur ha-geveret ha-zekenah; Adon Biderman; Nitsots shel meshorer; Habet ahorah bi-zaam; ha-etsim metit zekufim; Bet ha-bubot; ha-Soher mi-Venetsyah; ha-Dod Vanyah; ha-Masa ha-arokh le-tokh ha-lailah; Nisuav shel ha-adon Misisipi; dated and undated, 1950s and 1960s.
Box 10, Folder 9

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Eight Teatron ha-Bimah programs: Milhamah ve-shalom; Beket o kevodo shel elohim; Hinaniyot ha-stav; ha-Beitsah; Anah kristi; Hezyonot Simon Mashar; Rekviem le-nezirah; Oliver; dated and undated, 1950s and 1960s.
Box 11, Folder 1

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Seven Teatron ha-Bimah programs: ha-Kisot; Tango; Shavru et ha-kelim; ha-Rotshim ha-ketanim: Komedyah; ha-Kayits; Dodah Lizah; Shimshon; dated and undated, 1960s.
Box 11, Folder 2

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Five Teatron ha-Bimah programs: Izun adin; Akidat Yosef; ha-Shahaf; Kolomb; Yehude ha-demamah; dated and undated, 1970s.
Box 11, Folder 3

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Bimah

Scope and Content Note

Five Teatron ha-Bimah programs: Halokh hazor; Troylus ve-Kresidah; Me-ever la-gevulin; Al kalut-daat ve-tseviyut; ha-Tiyul; dated and undated, 1970s and 1980.
 

Civic

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Scope and Content Note

Box 11, Folder 4

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron ha-Kameri

Scope and Content Note

Seven Teatron ha-Kameri programs: ha-Drakon; Mehumah rabah al lo davar; Gibor ha-yom; En berirah le-hobson; Voytshek; Kineret kineret; Pigmalyon; Mari Styuart; dated and undated; 1950s and 1960s.
 

Cultural

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Scope and Content Note

Box 11, Folder 5

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron Ohel

Scope and Content Note

Thirteen Teatron Ohel programs: ha-Poemah ha-pedagogit; Naarah la-ruah; Misrah tovah; Targil be-hamesh etsbaot; ha-Shabat ha-shehorah; Od nahar ehad; Hashmalit u-shemah teshukah; He-yadata et netiv ha-halav; ha-Ketubah; Kesher dam; Mar slon yekirenu; Shanim yemin; shanim smol; ha-Kad ha-shavur; dated and undated, 1950s and 1960s.
Box 11, Folder 6

Programs: Arts: Theater: Teatron Ohel

Scope and Content Note

Eleven Teatron Ohel programs: ha-Perait; Adam hu adam; ha-Kamtsan; Hofre ha-zahav; Shorashim; Bet kevarot le-mekhoniyot; Mashehu lo normali; Gam hu ba-atsilim; Elef letsanim; ha-Holeh ha-medumeh; Maso shel Perishon; dated and undated, 1950s and 1960s.
 

Political

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Scope and Content Note

Box 11, Folder 7

Programs: Arts: Theater: Miscellaneous

Scope and Content Note

Six miscellaneous theater programs, dated and undated, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Box 11, Folder 8

Programs: Arts: Theater: Miscellaneous

Scope and Content Note

Six miscellaneous theater programs, dated and undated, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
 

Subseries 2. Public

Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Programs sponsored by academic, civic, cultural, political, professional, and religious organizations.
 

Subsubseries 1. Academic

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 1

Programs: Public: Academic

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by academic institutions. 1960s - 1990s.
 

Subsubseries 2. Civic

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 2

Programs: Public: Civic

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by civic institutions. 1960s - 1980s.
 

Subsubseries 3. Cultural

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 3

Programs: Public: Cultural

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by cultural organizations. 1950s - 1980s.
Box 12, Folder 4

Programs: Public: Cultural

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by cultural organizations. 1950s - 1980s.
Box 12, Folder 5

Programs: Public: Cultural

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by cultural organizations. 1950s - 1980s.
 

Subsubseries 4. Political

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 6

Programs: Public: Political

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by political organizations. 1960s - 1980s.
 

Subseries 5. Professional

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 7

Programs: Public: Professional

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by professional organizations. 1960s - 1980s.
 

Subsubseries 6. Religious

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 8

Programs: Public: Religious

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and announcements regarding events sponsored by religious organizations. 1960s - 1980s.
 

Series 18. Publisher Materials

Physical Description: 2 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Materials from publishers in Israel and abroad.
 

Subseries 1. Catalogs and Pricelists

Physical Description: 9 folders

Scope and Content Note

Box 12, Folder 9

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 12, Folder 10

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 13, Folder 1

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 13, Folder 2

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 13, Folder 3

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 13, Folder 4

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 13, Folder 5

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 13, Folder 6

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
Box 14, Folder 1

Publisher materials: Catalogs/pricelists

Scope and Content Note

Catalogs and pricelists from many publishers, both Israeli and from abroad. Formats range from single typed sheets to pamphlets and booklets.
 

Subseries 2. Publication Announcements and Order Forms

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets and single sheets announcing book publications and offering them for purchase.
Box 14, Folder 2

Publisher materials: Publication announcements/order forms

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets and single sheets announcing book publications and offering them for purchase.
Box 14, Folder 3

Publisher materials: Publication announcements/order forms

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets and single sheets announcing book publications and offering them for purchase.
 

Series 19. School Materials

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to educational institutions.
 

Subseries 1. Catalogs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Catalog from Bet Berl outlining programs and course offerings. 1957-1958 school year.
Box 14, Folder 4

School materials: catalogs

Scope and Content Note

Catalog from Bet Berl outlining programs and course offerings. 1957-1958 school year.
 

Subseries 2. Exams

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Box 14, Folder 5

School materials: exams

Scope and Content Note

Three exams: Israel Ministry of Education and Culture exam in Hebrew language for unaccredited teachers, dated Summer, 1960; Tel Aviv University exam in Hebrew literature (for a course taught by Cohen's daughter Nurit Govrin), Dec. 1965 [two copies]; Israel Ministry of Education and Culture high school baccalaureate exam in Hebrew literature, dated Summer, 1967.
 

Subseries 3. Syllabi

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Tel Aviv University syllabus for course taught by Cohen's daughter Prof. Nurit Govrin: ha-Merkaz ha-sifruti ha-ivri be-artsot ha-berit [The Hebrew literary center in the United States]; first semester 1983; Source list for course taught by Dr. Gavriel Hayim Cohen: Mavo le-midrash ule-agadah, undated.
Box 14, Folder 6

School materials: syllabi

Scope and Content Note

Tel Aviv University syllabus for course taught by Cohen's daughter Prof. Nurit Govrin: ha-Merkaz ha-sifruti ha-ivri be-artsot ha-berit [The Hebrew literary center in the United States]; first semester 1983;Source list for course taught by Dr. Gavriel Hayim Cohen: Mavo le-midrash ule-agadah, undated.
 

Series 20. Serials

Physical Description: 12 folders

Scope and Content Note

Single issues of 12 different serials. In Hebrew, dated 1862 to 1980s.
Box 14, Folder 7

Serials: Alon ha-kefar [Moshav Nahalal] no. 289; 1982

Scope and Content Note

Single issue of Moshav Nahalal's newsletter, 1982.
Box 14, Folder 8

Serials: Daf meda [Universitat Tel Aviv]; 1981

Scope and Content Note

Information sheet from the archive of ha-Mahon le-heker ha-tefutsot [Institute for Diaspora Studies] at Tel Aviv University, October, 1981.
Box 14, Folder 9

Serials: Davar li-yeladim, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Supplement for children from the daily newspaper Davar: vol. 17, no. 8; Nov. 28, 1946.
Box 14, Folder 10

Serials: Davar Eilat, ca. 1957.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter published by the local council and the worker's council of the city of Eilat. Ca. 1957.
Box 14, Folder 11

Serials: HUL Notes [Harvard University Library]; 1975.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter published by the Harvard University Library; no. 325, May 8, 1975.
Box 14, Folder 12

Iton rishmi; 1948

Scope and Content Note

Iton rishmi [official newspaper]; contains the declaration of the establishment of the State of Israel. 3 p. No. 1, May 14, 1948.
Box 14, Folder 13

Serials: Moznayim 1933

Scope and Content Note

Moznayim: shavuon li-sifrut, le-bikoret, ule-divre omanut [cultural journal published by the Union of Hebrew Writers in Palestine. No. 1 (201). Tel Aviv: Aug. 16, 1933.
Box 14, Folder 14

Serials: Nisan: measef arukh bi-yede Yaakov Fikhman. 1930.

Scope and Content Note

Hebrew literary journal containing inscription by editor Yaakov Fikhman to David Shmuelevits. Warsaw: Spring, 1930.
Box 14, Folder 15

Serials: Peulot bet berl. 1971.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter of Bet Berl college. Edited by Daniel Cohen-Sagi, May 1971.
Box 14, Folder 16

Serials: Rashe perakim le-hasbarah, no. 35.

Scope and Content Note

Rashe perakim le-hasbarah: Levanon. No. 35 in a series of factsheets published by the Israel Defense Forces. Ca. 1955.
Box 14, Folder 17

Serials: Reshafim: ba-derekh el ha-geulah ha-shelemah. 1957.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletter on topics pertaining to Orthodox Judaism and politics. Jerusalem: no. 10, 1957.
Box 14, Folder 18

Serials: ha-Tsefirah. 1862.

Scope and Content Note

ha-Tsefirah: mikhtav iti mashmia hadashot [weekly newspaper in Hebrew and Yiddish]. No. 1, Warsaw: 1862.
 

Series 21. Tear sheets

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Tear sheets from monographs and scholarly journals, some attached to title page photocopies of the books in which they were found.
Box 15, Folder 1

Tear sheets

Scope and Content Note

Tear sheets from monographs and journal articles, some attached to title page photocopies of the books in which they were found.
Box 15, Folder 2

Tear sheets

Scope and Content Note

Tear sheets from monographs and journal articles, some attached to title page photocopies of the books in which they were found.
Box 15, Folder 3

Tear sheets

Scope and Content Note

Tear sheets from monographs and journal articles, some attached to title page photocopies of the books in which they were found.
 

Series 22. Tourist Pamphlets and Visitor Guides

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Box 15, Folder 4

Travel pamphlets/Visitor guides

Scope and Content Note

Six tourist pamphlets; five from Israel, one from Denmark.
Box 15, Folder 5

Travel pamphlets/Visitor guides

Scope and Content Note

Folder containing information on the city of Rishon Le Zion, Israel. 1980s.
 

Series 23. Writings by Others

Physical Description: 5 folders

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished materials mainly not written by Israel Cohen.
 

Subseries 1. Essays

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Box 15, Folder 6

Writing by others: Essays

Scope and Content Note

Essays and commentary by writers other than Israel Cohen.
Box 15, Folder 7

Writing by others: Essays

Scope and Content Note

Essays and commentary by writers other than Israel Cohen.
Box 15, Folder 8

Writing by others: Essays

Scope and Content Note

Essays and commentary by writers other than Israel Cohen.
 

Subseries 2. Poems

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Box 15, Folder 9

Writing by others: Poems

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed poems by writers other than Israel Cohen.
 

Subseries 3. Songs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Box 15, Folder 10

Writing by others: Songs

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed songs by writers other than Israel Cohen.
 

Subseries 4. Speeches

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of title page inscriptions and autographs, alphabetized according to author or editor's last name.
Box 15, Folder 11

Writing by others: Speeches

Scope and Content Note

Speeches by writers other than Israel Cohen.
 

Series 24. Photocopies of Inscriptions

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Box 15, Folder 12

Photocopied inscriptions: A-F

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of title page inscriptions, alphabetized according to author or editor's last name.
Box 15, Folder 13

Photocopied inscriptions: G-O

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of title page inscriptions, alphabetized according to author or editor's last name.
Half Box 16, Folder 1

Photocopied inscriptions: P-S

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of title page inscriptions, alphabetized according to author or editor's last name.
Half Box 16, Folder 2

Photocopied inscriptions: T-Z

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of title page inscriptions, alphabetized according to author or editor's last name.
 

Series 25. Political Campaign Materials

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets from various political campaigns. Of special interest: six-page newsprint pamphlet with biographical information on 120 Mapai members [Workers' Party of Erets Yisrael] running for election to the Knesset, including David Ben Gurion and Moshe Dayan, ca. 1958.
Half Box 16, Folder 3

Political campaign materials

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets for various political campaigns. Of special interest: six-page pamplet with biographical information on the 120 Mapai members [Workers' Party of Erets Yisrael], including David Ben Gurion and Moshe Dayan, ca. 1958.