A Brief Encounter with Archives

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(136 words)

Editor & Curator

Krysia Fisher.


New York City, USA, 2005. 128 pp., illustrations: 361 col., 26.2 × 21 cm. English.


YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (6 April–31 August 2005)


Highlights from the numerous collections that comprise YIVO’s archives. Introduction to YIVO’s collecting activities. Brief explanatory texts throughout. Exhibits presented according to collection. Descriptive captions. No itemized listing. Circa 360 items pictured.

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Eastern EuropeEretz IsraelHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHistorical photographsHolocaustMusicPostcardsPostersShana Tova greeting cardsSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsTheaterUnited StatesYiddish pressZionism

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Guide to the exhibition, with descriptive listing of items according to display case, booklet, 12 pp., no illustrations, 21.7 × 14 cm. 163 items.

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