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[טיפּ פון שורהּ]
Series Title:
Papers of Abraham Nahum Stencl [Avrom-Nokhem Shtentsl]. Ephemera
Alternate Title:
[מקל סדרים, סדר (דפוס)]
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[Line of typeset]
[unknown] ( Typesetter )
[אַנאָנימע באַנוצערס] ( contributor )
[אלמוני] ( contributor )
Place of Publication:
[אין אויסגאבע פון ​​אברהם נחום שטענצעל]
[שהוזמן על ידי אברהם נחום שטנצל]
[commissioned by A. N. Stencl]
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Subjects / Keywords:
Copperplates ( LCSH )
קופּער ינגרייווינג טעלער
תחריט נחושת צלחת
Type and type-founding ( LCSH )
סדר (דפוס)
מקל סדרים
Spatial Coverage:
Europe -- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London


General Note:
Level of description: Item
General Note:
גרייס: 1 printing plate
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Extent: 1 printing plate
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Engraver's block, metal plate on wooden block - Presumed to have been produced in London, home of Stencl's literary journal, לערן און לעבן [Loshn un Lebn], where this object was used
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Summary of the Stencl archive (PP MS 44): Papers, c 1910-1983, of Abraham Nahum Stencl [Avrom-Nokhem Shtentsl], relating to his life and work and to modern Yiddish literature, and comprising papers relating to his life, 1934-1978, including letters received from his family, photographs, press cuttings relating to his life and work, and personal documents; manuscript and printed writings, 1930-1980, in verse and prose, including some autobiographical and works on literature; papers, 1918-1983, largely dating from the 1940s and after, relating to 'Loshn un Lebn' and the Friends of Yiddish circle, other friends and acquaintances, Jewish organisations, and Stencl's involvement in literary events, comprising letters received and other papers, including works by other authors, of over 200 correspondents, some of them annotated by Stencl; ephemera, c 1910-1982, accumulated by Stencl, including postcards, membership cards, receipts, tickets, greeting cards, circulars, advertisements, and flyers
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Administrative history: Abraham Nahum Stencl [Avrom-Nokhem Shtentsl]: born in Tsheladzh, in south-western Poland, 1897; arrived in Berlin, 1921; a leading Yiddish literary figure in Germany, he wrote expressionist poetry and associated with other literary figures including Else Lasker-Schüler (Schueler) and Thomas Mann; he was a pioneer of the modernist form in Yiddish poetry, but his themes and imagery drew on Jewish tradition; fled to Britain in the mid-1930s; following his arrival his best-known works were on Whitechapel, where he settled, and which he admired as the last Yiddish 'shtetl' [place]; edited 'Loshn un Lebn' [Language and Life], a Yiddish literary journal, for over 40 years; chaired the literarishe shábes-nokhmîtiks [literary Sunday afternoons] meetings; lived in Greatorex Road, off Whitechapel High Street; died, 1983. An annual lecture at the University of Oxford was founded in his name
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Custodial history: Stencl's library, numbering several thousand books and periodicals, letters and other papers, which included collections passed onto him by other Yiddish literary figures, were removed from his flat in Whitechapel after his death
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Acquisition: The papers were donated to SOAS, as part of Stencl's library, by Mrs Miriam Stencl Becker, his great-niece, in 1983
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Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
PP MS 44, Stencl, Box 18 ( CALM reference code )