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Guide to the Jacob Milgrom Papers
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Description
Professional correspondence, clippings, student papers, some early class work by Milgrom, notes, reprints, ephemera. His book collection is particularly strong in Bible and rabbinic literature.
Background
Rabbi, author, and University of California at Berkeley Professor Emeritus Biblical Studies Jacob Milgrom was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 1, 1923. He studied at Brooklyn College before earning advanced degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary. In 1948 he married Jo Milgrom (nee Berman), a biblical scholar in her own right; they have four children. Jacob Milgrom's research interests include Leviticus, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Tannaitic literature; over the course of his distinguished career he published five books and more than two hundred articles. He was named a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem, and a senior fellow of the Algright Institute of Archaelogical Research. Rabbi Milgrom retired in 1992. He and his wife now reside in Jerusalem, Israel.
Extent
3.25 linear ft.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.