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Mattityahu Strashun 1817–1885. Scholar, Leader, and Book Collector

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Editor

Yirmiyahu Ahron Taub.

Curator

Aviva E. Astrinsky.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2001. Booklet, 24 pp., illustrations: 52 b&w, 28 × 21 cm. English.

Location

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (12 December 2001–23 August 2002)

Description

Mattityahu Strashun and his exceptional collection of Hebrew books and manuscripts, now housed in the YIVO Library. Brief history of the Strashun Library (Aviva E. Astrinsky). Extensive essay “Samuel and Mattiyahu Strashun: Between Tradition and Innovation” (Mordechai Zalkin). No itemized listing. 52 items pictured

main keywords

PRINTED BOOKSSTRASHUN, MATTITIYAHUVILNA

minor keywords

Hebrew manuscripts, undecoratedHistorical photographsLithuania

Other venue

Lithuanian Embassy, Washington, D.C., USA (22 October 2002)

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