Swet, Gerson

Swet, Gerson, 1893–1968

Name Swet, Gerson, 1893–1968.
Special Call Number ARC 110
Physical Description 0.4 linear ft.
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Biographical Note Journalist in Russia, Germany, France, Israel, and United States. Swet was also known as Herman Swet.
Collection Summary Correspondence, 1930–1966; photographs, ca. 1916–1960; press and ID cards, 1928–1933; and manuscript of Yiddish translation of Indian stories by Eliezer Shindler. Correspondents include David Ben-Gurion, Itzhak Ben-Zvi, Marc Chagall, Abba Eban, Chaim Herzog, Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Jan Peerce, and Aaron Zeitlin. Subjects of photographs include Chaim Nahman Bialik, Simon Dubnow, Mendele Mocher Sefarim, Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, Emir Abdullah, Arturo Toscanini, David Ben-Gurion, and Golda Meir.
Language Russian, Hebrew, Yiddish, English.
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Yiddish literature Translation from Indic.
Indic literature Translation into Yiddish
Genre Photoprints.
Occupation Journalists.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246458
Preliminary Box Level  
110-1 Correspondence 1020–1960. Schindler, Eliezer. Manuscript.