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Hebrew Literature Society Concert Scrapbook

Collection ID

SCRC 299

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Collection Summary


Hebrew Literature Society Concert Scrapbook



Collection ID

SCRC 299


Hebrew Literature Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)


0.01 linear feet (1 folder)


Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries


Materials in English and Yiddish


Detailed Collection Information

Historical Note

The Hebrew Literature Society was founded in 1885 as a cultural center for English- and Yiddish-speaking Jewish people in Philadelphia. The Society maintained a library in its building, and held lectures and concerts.

Description of Collection

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from English and Yiddish language newspapers regarding a concert given by the Hebrew Literature Society at the Ansolov Auditorium in Philadelphia, featuring violinist Sascha Jacobinoff, pianist Martin Gabowitz, and soprano Madame Clara Maysels.

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://temple-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?...

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Hebrew Literature Society Concert Scrapbook is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], Hebrew Literature Society Concert Scrapbook, SCRC 299, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information


Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in October 2017 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.  


Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Personal/Family Names:
Gabowitz, Martin
Maysels, Clara
Jacobinoff, Sascha, 1896-1960

Corporate Names:
Hebrew Literature Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Jews  -- Pennsylvania  -- Philadelphia  -- Societies, etc.

Philadelphia (Pa.)

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