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[Collection of autographs of all the signers of the Israeli Declaration of Independence].

Title
[Collection of autographs of all the signers of the Israeli Declaration of Independence].
Publication
[Israel : s.n., 1927-1978]

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TextBy appointment only **P++ 21-38Schwarzman Building - Dorot Jewish Division Room 111

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Additional Authors
Levin, Michael.
Description
41 leaves : ill.; 49 x 35 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Harry and Cookie Spiro.
Subjects
Note
  • Autographs collected by Michael Levin. "The letters and documents embrace the years 1927-1978, and are mostly in Hebrew, with English translations. The collection comprises: David Ben Gurion, Daniel Auster, Mordekhai Beniov, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Eliyahu Berligne, Peretz Bernstein, Rabbi Wolf Gold, Meir Grabovsky or Argov, Yitzhak Grinboim, Avraham Granovsky or Granot, Eliyahu Dobkin, Meir Vilner-Kovner, Herzl Vardi or Rosenblum, Rachel Cohen, Sa'adia Khubashi-Halevi, Rabbi Yitzhak Meir Levin, Meir D. Lewinstein, Zvi Lurie, Golda Meyerson or Meir, Zerach Warhaftig, Rabbi Kalman Kahana, Nachum Nir-Rafalkes, Zvi Segal, Rabbi Yehuda L. Hacohen-Fishman Maimon, David Zvi Pinkas, Aharon Zisling, Moshe Kolodny or Kol, Eliezer Kaplan, Avraham Katzenelson, Felix Rosenblueth or Pinchas Rosen, David Remez, Berl Repetur, Mordekhai Shattner, Ben-Zion Sternberg, Bekhor Shitreet, Moshe Shapira, Moshe Shertok or Sharett".
  • "Each signer is allocated a large folio page containing name, unsigned photo, a short biography, the original item bearing autograph, and a translation from Hebrew into English. At the beginning of the collection are pages containing a historic discussion of the establishment of the State of Israel and the signing of its Declaration of Independence, photocopies of pertinent newspaper clippings and President Truman's letter of recognition, a copy of the Declaration itself with a full translation into English, and a copy of the first draft of the Declaration (signed by its author, Zvi Berenson, later minister of housing). The autographs in the collection are in the order in which the signers affixed their names to the historic document".
Call Number
**P++ 21-38
OCLC
NYPG01-B41
Title
[Collection of autographs of all the signers of the Israeli Declaration of Independence].
Imprint
[Israel : s.n., 1927-1978]
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Levin, Michael.
Research Call Number
**P++ 21-38
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