Research Catalog

Romana Javitz papers,

Title
Romana Javitz papers, 1923-1980.
Author
Javitz, Romana.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

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Description
.33 linear foot (1 box).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Romana Javitz (1903-1980) was Curator of The New York Public Library's Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
Call Number
MssCol 6197
Author
Javitz, Romana.
Title
Romana Javitz papers, 1923-1980.
Summary
The Romana Javitz papers contain correspondence, diaries, drawings and documents, mainly reflecting her personal life. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters to friends and family, including letters to her parents reporting on her travels in Europe, 1925-1926, and personal letters to the noted physician Ernst Philip Boas, 1930s-1950s. Diaries, 1920s-1970s, chronicle her daily life, professional activities, travels and health concerns. Miscellaneous materials include personal papers and legal documents of Romana Javitz and her parents, Elias and Malvine, and some writings and drawings by Romana Javitz.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related collections include the Picture Collection Records; New York Public Library Archives.
Biography
Romana Javitz (1903-1980) was Curator of The New York Public Library's Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Librarians.
Added Author
Boas, Ernst P. (Ernst Philip), 1891-1955.
New York Public Library.
Research Call Number
MssCol 6197
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