Swet, Gerson, 1893–1968
|Name||Swet, Gerson, 1893–1968.|
|Special Call Number||ARC 110|
|Physical Description||0.4 linear ft.|
|Research Note||Access may be restricted. Reproduction or publication only with permission. Email for details.|
|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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|Selected Search Terms||
SubjectsYiddish literature Translation from Indic.
Indic literature Translation into Yiddish
|Archive Location||Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.|
|Preliminary Box Level|
|110-1||Correspondence 1020–1960. Schindler, Eliezer. Manuscript.|