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Bassya and Philip Bibel papers, 1813-1999 (bulk 1927-1977).
BANC MSS 2010/745 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/745 box 2; BANC MSS 2010/745 oversize box 1; BANC MSS 2010/745
Collection Overview

Title:

Bassya and Philip Bibel papers, 1813-1999 (bulk 1927-1977)
Bassya Bibel papers
Philip Bibel papers

Creator/Contributor:

Bibel, Bassya., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Bibel, Philip, 1909-2006

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 31.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1967.047.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

Numerous family documents and mementos; pamphlets; and a scrapbook relating to San Francisco's Yiddish Literary and Drama Club (1927-1948); holding programs; announcements; newspaper clippings; posters; correspondence; fliers; photographs of actors, actresses, and productions; and a history of the literary club. Also has a brochure relating to the First Yiddish Art Exhibition, which took place at the Jewish Folk School House; and information about San Francisco's Yiddishe Folk Shule and School for Jewish Studies; the Jewish Folk Chorus of San Francisco and Petaluma; San Francisco newspaper columns edited by Philip Bibel from the California Jewish Voice, Los Angeles; and material relating to Nazism, Zionism, the Holocaust, and the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. The collection also has a handwritten tsedakah book from Zamoch, Poland, dating to 1813; and a booklet published in Haifa, Israel, in 1947, that lists the names of Holocaust survivors who came from Shabreshin, Poland.

Date:

1927 (issued)

Subject:

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Bibel, Bassya -- Archives
Bibel, Philip -- 1909-2006 -- Archives
Jewish Folk Chorus of San Francisco.
School for Jewish Studies (San Francisco, Calif.)
Yiddish Literary and Drama Club (San Francisco, Calif.)
Yiddishe Folk Shule (San Francisco, Calif.)
Jewish art -- California -- San Francisco
Charity -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- Poland -- Zamość
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Szczebrzeszyn
Holocaust survivors -- Poland -- Szczebrzeszyn
Jewish drama
Jewish entertainers
Jews, Polish -- California -- San Francisco
Jews, Russian -- California -- San Francisco
National socialism
Theater, Yiddish -- California -- San Francisco
Zionism
Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 31.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1967.047.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Bassya and Philip Bibel papers, BANC MSS 2010/745, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Bassya Bibel was a poet; author; a secretary; and an actress. She came to San Francisco in 1921, from Kapaegorod, Bessarabia. After settling in the city, she became very involved with a San Francisco Yiddish dramatic group. Philip Bibel was an artist; a printer; and a woodworker. In 1927, he came to San Francisco, emigrating from Shabreshin, Poland, which is near Zamosh.
In English, Hebrew, Polish, and German.

Physical Description:

2 boxes, 1 oversize box (1.2 linear feet)

Language:

English
Hebrew
pol
German

Identifier:

2006585221
BANC MSS 2010/745 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/745 box 2
BANC MSS 2010/745 oversize box 1
BANC MSS 2010/745

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.