Chava Rosenfarb Papers
Rosenfarb, Chava, 1923-2011
22 boxes (3.5 metres)
Book, Manuscript
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biographical note
Chava Rosenfarb is one of the most important Yiddish novelists and writers of the second half of the twentieth century. Among her works include The Tree of Life and Of Lodz and Love. She died in 2011.
Includes drafts and proofs of The Tree of Life [Der Boym Fun Lebn]; Bociany [a novel about life in a Polish shtetl] and Of Lodz and Love; Survivors [translated from the Yiddish by Goldie Morgentaler]; address and daybooks; most of the printed manuscript of Briv tsu Abrashn; Bird of the Ghetto; correspondence with family, friends, authors, editors and publishers, including Isaac Bashevis Singer, printer and publisher Israel London, Elaine Kalman Naves, and other material related to the life and work of author Chava Rosenfarb.
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Gift of Goldie Morgentaler, 2011

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