Minkoff, Nahum Baruch

Minkoff, Nahum Baruch, 1893–1958

Name Minkoff, Nahum Baruch, 1893–1958.
Special Call Number ARC 83
Title Minkoff Papers [Papers and Correspondence of N.B. Minkoff]
Physical Description 23.8 linear ft.
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Biographical Note Yiddish poet, critic, literary historian from United States.
Collection Summary Correspondence, 1924–1958, including much in connection with Minkoff's role as managing editor of ZUKUNFT (DI TSUKUNFT), Yiddish monthly; manuscripts of articles and poetry; clippings and Yiddish publications, 1901–1958, with works by and about Minkoff and others; bibliographic note cards; course outlines; and reproductions of art by Jewish artists. Correspondents include Sz. Kaczerginsky, Jacob Lestschinsky, Milton Konvitz, Melekh Ravitch, Hinde Zaretsky, Kalman Marmor, Joseph Ishill (1888–1966), Celia Drapkin, Jacob Glatstein, Chaim Grade (1910–1982), Michel Licht, S. Niger, and Abraham Sutzkever.
Language Yiddish, English, Russian, Hebrew, Polish.
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


Di Tsukunft.
Periodicals, Publishing of United States.
Artists, Jewish.
Yiddish literature.
Yiddish poetry.
Yiddish periodicals New York (N.Y.)
Genre Poems.
Occupation Poets, Yiddish.
Literary historians.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246554
Preliminary Box Level  
83-1 Correspondence: A–Br
83-2 Correspondence: C–Ef
83-3 Correspondence: Elberg–Gebiner
83-4 Correspondence: G
83-5 Correspondence: G–H
83-6 Correspondence: K
83-7 Correspondence: L
83-8 Correspondence: M–Mes
83-9 Correspondence: Milch–Potz
83-10 Correspondence: Pozy–Romanoff
83-11 Correspondence: Romanoff–Shulnikoff
83-12 Correspondence: Sholem–T
83-13 Correspondence: T
83-14 Correspondence: Tusman–Witt (Bernard)
83-15 Correspondence: W–Z
83-16 Miscellaneous Yiddish Correspondence
83-17 through 83-63 Papers (miscellaneous)