YIVO - Vilna Administration Records
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Brief Description:

Note to researchers: This collection is currently closed in preparation for the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Collections Project.

This subgroup consists of administrative records of the YIVO Institute in Vilna from 1925 to 1941.      Records of the Organizing Committee: minutes of meetings, correspondence, 1925-1928; records of expenses; resolutions, speeches, proposals.      Records of the Executive Board: correspondence with individuals and organizations;  minutes of meetings; membership lists;  financial reports, 1928-1937.      Records of the Building Committee:  contracts, plans. Records of the Audit Commission:  reports and minutes; materials on contributions to the YIVO.      Records of the Economic-Statistical Section:  reports, minutes, articles and correspondence;  lectures about Poland, Latvia, Russia, Germany, Israel, Holland, France, Hungary, the U.S.      Records of the Psychological-Pedagogical Section: minutes relating to its founding;  correspondence; questionnaire about Jewish schools; *heder* survey.      Records of the Philological Section: minutes of meetings and reports from the committees on bibliography, orthography and terminology; instructions for YIVO collectors;  correspondence, 1925-1940;  terminology for various activities.      Records of exhibitions:  documents relating to "Treasures of the YIVO", "Sholem-Aleichem", "I.L. Peretz", "Mendele Moykher Seforim", "Yiddish Press", "Jewish Social Movements".      Materials relating to the Theater Archive, Music Archive, Art Archive:  catalogs, press notices, photographs.      Records of the Aspirantur: correspondence, texts of lectures by Rudolf Glanz, Pesakh Libman Hersh, Zalman Reisen, Ignacy Schiper, Max Weinreich.      Correspondence of the Executive Board with individuals: Shalom Asch, Moses Broderson, Marc Chagall, Simon Dubnow, Israel Efroykin, Albert Einstein, Baron Horace de Gunzburg, Isaac Guterman, Pesakh Libman Hersh, Judah Joffe, Leibush Lehrer, Jacob Lestschinsky, Raphael Mahler, Yudel Mark, Shmuel Niger, David Pinsky, Noah Prylucki, Emanuel Ringelblum, Ignacy Schipper, Shalom Schwarzbard, Jacob Shatzky, Nahum Shtif, Elias Tcherikower, Yechiel Yeshaia Trunk, Michael Weichert, Jacob Zipper. Correspondence with collectors:  Samuel Lehman, Moyshe Odoner, Tsidkoni, Menashe Unger.      Materials relating to YIVO publications.  Clippings relating to YIVO from various newspapers, 1925-1940.      Records of the Society of Friends of YIVO:  by-laws, minutes, reports, invitations, clippings, correspondence, financial reports from Warsaw, Vilna.

Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1.1 /RG 1.1 
Created by: YIVO - Vilna
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement: Boxes 1-41 arranged by folder; boxes 42-49 unarranged
Subject Index
Economic Life
Press, Jewish
Soviet Union
United States
Yiddish Language and Linguistics
Yiddish secular movement
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Letters
Other Formats: MK 517,525.1-.3
Finding Aid Revisions: 1996/02/23 ; 1903/07/15 ; Y.A.T. & GMB
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