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Kalman Marmor

Title: Kalman Marmor
Inclusive Dates: 1880's-1950's
ID: RG 205 
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34'9.5"; 56 5"lgl; 26 5"ltr; 3 2.5"lgl; 1 map folder
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The collection is divided in the following manner: Part I): series I) Memoirs & Diaries (folders 1-44); II) Family Correspondence (45-85); III) General Correspondence (86-258); IV) Letters from Marmor (259-288); V) Manuscripts (289-298); VI) Yiddish Writers (299-302); VII) Papers of Morris Winchevsky (303-323); VIII) Marmor's work concerning Winchevsky (324-327); IX) Material concerning Aaron Lieberman (328-343); X) Jacob Milch Papers (344); XI) Materials Concerning David Edelshtadt (372-381); XII) Manuscripts of other Writers (372-381); XIII) Press Materials (372-381); Part II): series XIV) Materials from Marmor's Earlier Years (382-452) - a) Before Marmor's Arrival in London (382-386); b) Zionist Materials (387-405); c) Correspondence to 1921 (406-430); d) Various Activities (431-452); XV) Materials from Marmor's Later Years (453-779) - a) Organizational activities (453-628); b) Research (629-779); XVI) Personal Materials (780-876) - a) Clippings of Marmor's (780-802); b) General Scrapbooks (803-825); c) Visit to the Soviet Union (815-825); d) Miscellaneous Materials (826-853); XVII) Photographs (854-875)
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Yiddish writer, literary critic, editor, lecturer, political activist.  Founding member of the World Union of Poalei Zion and editor of the party's weekly, *Der yidisher kemfer*.  In 1906 joined the Socialist Party (U.S.) and in 1919, the American communist movement. From 1922 was a contributor to the *Morning Freiheit*.  Was a lecturer at the Institute for Jewish Proletarian Culture in Kiev, 1933-1936.  Born in Lithuania.  Lived in Russia, Switzerland, England, Soviet Union, the U.S.
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Inventory, folders 1-361, Yiddish, typed, folders 362- end, Yiddish, ms. Introduction to inventory, English, 20 pp., typed
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