Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Samuel Tiktin Papers at YIVO Archive #rabbinic


Dear Fellow Rav-SIG Members:

Apparently there was at one time an effort to write a "Universal
Rabbinical Biographical Encyclopedia" which was never published. The
full description follows:

Author: Tiktin, Samuel Ephraim, b. 1878.

Title: Universal rabbinical biographical encyclopedia
papers, [ca. 1930-1949]

Description: 1.6 linear ft.

Notes: Yiddish and Hebrew writer who was born in
Jerusalem and came to the United States in 1912.
Consists of several hundred biographies of rabbis
compiled by Tiktin for a "Universal Rabbinical
Biographical Encyclopedia" which he planned to
publish. Also included are photographs of and
correspondence with the subjects. Yivo collections
are in Yiddish, Russian, Polish, English, Hebrew,
and other European and non-European languages.

Subjects: Jews -- Biography.
Jews -- Dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Rabbis -- Biography.
Photoprints. ftamc
Jewish authors. lcsh

Location: Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY.

Control No.: NXYH89-A401

If you have any information about this manuscript or know someone
who might, please contact me.

Shirley Rotbein Flaum, Coordinator
Rabbinic Genealogy Special Interest Group (Rav-SIG)
Houston, Texas

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