Steinschneider, Moritz

Steinschneider, Moritz, 1816–1907

Name Steinschneider, Moritz, 1816–1907.
Special Call Number ARC 108
Physical Description 7.2 linear ft.
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Biographical Note Austrian Jewish scholar. Steinschneider was known as the "father of modern Jewish bibliography."
Collection Summary Correspondence, and miscellaneous notes, manuscripts, announcements, and catalogs, 1838–1905; correspondence with Augusta Auerbach Steinschneider and other family members, 1845–1849, 1881, 1903; and correspondence concerning the Steinschneider estate, ca. 1899–1933. Correspondents include Felix Adler, Abraham Asher, Jacob Ben–Jakob, Solomon Buber, D. Cassel, H.L. Fleischer, Abraham Geiger, Heinrich Graetz, S. Halberstam, Samuel David Luzzatto, Henry Malter, Senior Sachs, Peretz Smolenski, Leopold Dukes, Franz Delitzsch, Abraham Benisch, Abraham Harkavy, H. Jellinek, Meyer (Moritz) Kayserling, Isidore Loeb, S.L. Rapoport, Joseph Zedner, Solomon Schechter, and Leopold Zunz.
Language Hebrew, German, Yiddish, Italian, French, English.
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Jews Austria.
Decedents' estates Austria.
Jewish learning and scholarship.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246455
Preliminary Box Level  
108-1 Correspondence: A–Benisch
108-2 Correspondence: Benevenste–C
108-3 Correspondence: D–G
108-4 Correspondence: G–H–I
108-5 Correspondence: I–J–Kompert
108-6 Correspondence: Konig–Kotze
108-7 Correspondence: Lowy–Misc.
108-8 Correspondence: N–R
108-9 Correspondence: S–V
108-10 Correspondence: W–Z
108-11 Correspondence re: estate, A–Z.
108-12 Correspondence to fiancée, Augusta Auerbach.
108-13 Correspondence: Miscellaneous
108-14 Correspondence: Miscellaneous about Steinschneider.
108-15 Papers published and unpublished — Presented by Mrs. Julius Kahn from the estate of George Alexander Kohut.
108-16 Papers: Notes, correspondence, misc. letters. Book of letters from Balthasar Boncompagni, Rome 1857 1889.
108-17 Papers: Personalia (including many items marked as included in "Steinschneiderania" by A. Marx)
108-18 Papers: Personalia II (see 108 17). Also copies of two articles by Marx about Steinschneider.