J.J. Robbins papers, bulk (1911-1953)

Title
J.J. Robbins papers, 1893-1953, bulk (1911-1953)
Author
Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950.
Supplementary Content
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Description
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Genre/Form
  • Photographic prints.
  • Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Stea, Florence Robbins
Biography (note)
  • John Jacob (Jack) Robbins (1895-1950) was an American author, editor, poet, stage director, teacher, and translator.
Language (note)
  • in Yiddish, Russian and French.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.1xx
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2585
Author
Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950.
Title
J.J. Robbins papers, 1893-1953, bulk (1911-1953)
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1911-1953, concerns literary, theatrical and translating work as well as personal matters. Robbins's writings, 1910s-1940s, make up the bulk of the collection and include manuscripts and typescripts of his articles, plays, poems, stories, and parts of novels, and his translations of writings of other authors in Yiddish and Russian. Also, family papers and documents, photographs, sketches, and programs and printed materials from theaters with which Robbins was affiliated.
Biography
John Jacob (Jack) Robbins (1895-1950) was an American author, editor, poet, stage director, teacher, and translator. He was affiliated with various theatre groups and schools in New York City and edited literary and theatrical journals. In 1917-1918 he served as head of the translation department of the Jewish Daily Forward. During the 1920s he was an assistant to Constantin Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theater in the USSR. He also was involved with the Ferrer Colony in Stelton, New Jersey.
Language
Some items in Yiddish, Russian and French.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.1xx
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Occupation
Authors.
Poets.
Translators.
Added Author
Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953.
Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957.
Baykoff, Boris.
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950.
Bialik, Hayyim Nahman, 1873-1934.
Blok, A. (Aleksandr), 1852-1910.
Boleslavsky, Richard, 1889-1937.
Bulgakov, Mikhail, 1891-1940.
Dana, Henry W. L.
Dymow, Ossip, 1878-1959.
Ėrenburg, Ilʹ︠i︡a, 1891-1967.
Frug, S. G. (Semen Grigorʹevich), 1860-1916.
Gill, Frances McLaughlin.
Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964.
Ivanov, V. I. (V︠i︡acheslav Ivanovich), 1866-1949.
Ivanov, Vsevolod V︠i︡acheslavovich, 1895-1963.
Koiransky, Alexander.
Krylov, Ivan Andreevich, 1768-1844.
Lieber, Maxim.
Liebovitz, David, 1892-1968.
Liessin, Abraham, 1872-1938.
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940.
Peretz, Isaac Leib, 1851 or 2-1915.
Perry, Ralph R.
Prishvin, Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich, 1873-1954.
Romanov, Panteleĭmon, 1884-1938.
Shishkov, V. ︠I︡A. (V︠i︡acheslav ︠I︡Akovlevich), 1873-1945.
Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938.
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Voleshin, Maximilian.
Volkov, M.
Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, 1890-1975.
Young, Stark, 1881-1963.
Zaturenska, Marya, 1902-
Ferrer Colony (Stelton, N.J.)
LCCN
ms 73000703
Research Call Number
MssCol 2585
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