Kosover, Mordecai

Kosover, Mordecai, 1908–1969

Name Kosover, Mordecai, 1908–1969.
Special Call Number ARC 72
Physical Description 9 linear ft. [Papers and photoprints of Professor Mordecai Kosover]
Research Note Access may be restricted. Reproduction or publication only with permission. Email for details.
Biographical Note Historian, journalist, linguist. Kosover was a professor at Brooklyn College.
Collection Summary Correspondence, 1927–1968, concerning Yiddish and Jewish education, publications, scholarship, and communal affairs; clippings from Jewish and Israeli press, ca. 1916–1970; manuscripts of articles and speeches on literature, history, and linguistics; class notes and outlines; reports on Jews of Morocco, 1948; reports, flyers, and bulletins concerning Israel, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, Yiddish Writers’ Union, and other matters; student publications of Jewish Real Gimnazie, Y.L. Peretz School, and Mefitzei Haskolah School, Vilna, 1921–1925; diplomas, identity cards, press cards, and resumes; photographs; and photocopies of old Yiddish manuscripts.
Language Yiddish, Hebrew, English.
Inventory Note The most current general and box level inventory is available in the Special Collections Reading Room (Guide to the JTS Archival Collections).
Selected Search Terms


Yivo Institute for Jewish Research.
Yiddish Writers' Union.
Jewish Real Gimnazie (Vilna, Poland)
Y. L. Peretz School (Vilna, Poland)
Mefitzei Haskolah School (Vilna, Poland)


Jews Education.
Jewish learning and scholarship.
Jews Morocco.
Jews Poland.
Jewish authors Societies, etc.

Geographical Terms

Israel Description and travel.
Genre Photoprints.
Occupation Historians.
Jewish college teachers.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246544
Preliminary Box Level  
72-1 through 72-9 Clippings
72-10 Correspondence: unsorted.
72-11 Correspondence: unsorted.
72-12 Correspondence: unsorted.
72-13 Correspondence: unsorted.
72-14 Photostats of Yiddish Mss. mainly from British Libraries.
72-15 Photostats of Yiddish Mss. mainly from British Libraries.
72-16 Research Notes. Unpublished mss. First mss. Bibliographical material.
72-17 Personal documents, obituary notices, eulogies, framed photograph of Kossover, unsorted.
72-18 Articles, lectures (?) Unsorted. Reviews of Kossover articles.
72-19 Miscellaneous
72-20 Unpublished mss.
72-21 Teaching Material.