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Name Country City or Region Date Description
Brutzkus Boris Dov USSR 1874 - 1988 Brutzkus, Boris Dov (1874-1938) - Agrarian and Economist
Dubnow, Simon
USSR
Latvia
St. Petersburg
Riga
1886 - 1940 Historian; (see also P159, Steinberg) 
Friedman, Salomo
USSR
Germany
South Africa
1896 - 1943 Family papers
Gordin, Abba
USSR
USA
Israel
1925 - 1964 Anarchist and Journalist
Gurevich, Lev (Yehoshua Arieh) USSR St. Petersburg 1936 - 1990 Zionist and Community leader in St. Petersburg; letters from his wife and him and other relatives to their daughter in Israel
Halperin, Israel
Israel
Poland
USSR
Lithuania
Germany
13 cent. - 1976 Historian; Research on Eastern European Jewry
Herzfeld, Salomon USSR
Samarkand
Odessa
1832 - 1944 Private papers, correspondence, diaries, photos
Hoffman, family USSR Ukraine 1916 - 1982 Private letters from the Ukraine & Buenos Aires to Meir & Baila Hoffman in St. Louis, USA (Yiddish, Russian)
Krikheli, Aharon
USSR
Israel
1934 - 1974 Historian, ethnographer and Zionist; Photos, correspondence, drafts, unpublished books, articles
Levin, Dov
Lithuania
Latvia
Estonia
Poland
USSR
Israel
20 cent. Historian; Material on Jews of the Baltic countries, mainly Lithuania
Levin, Nachum
USSR
Germany
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Israel
South Africa
Taschkent
Jerusalem
1901 - 1959 Zionist and educational activity, mainly in Turkestan and South America
Mazo, Elias Zalmanovitz USSR St. Petersburg 1915 - 1991 Jewish teacher and member of "Hechalutz" in Leningrad and Turkestan
Michoels, Shlomo USSR Moscow 1915 - 1948 Actor; Documents and photographs of Judaica
Pecherski, Gedalia USSR St. Petersburg 1940 - 1976 Community leader & physician; Private papers, diary & public correspondence; immigrated to Israel (1970)
Poliakoff, family USSR 1748 - 1907 Bankers; Concessionaires for construction of the railway system in Russia; Family history and personal documents
Rosental Esther & Nison
USSR
Poland
Latvia
Israel
Birobidzhan 1885 - 1971 Jewish educators and writers
Schain, Moses
USSR
USA
Ukraine
Seattle
Belorussia
1916 – 1960's Family letters
Tcherikower, Elias
USSR
Germany
France
USA
Ukraine
Berlin
Paris
New York
1917 - 1928 Papers on pogroms in Russia; Schwarzbard trial; newspaper clippings
Weis Mauricy USSR Uzbekistan 1940 - 2011 Archivist and archival administrator; personal material, his registrations regarding Jews; card registry of famous Jews
Wekselman, Max USSR 1932 - 1959 Historian; material collected by Wekselman on the Yiddish theaters and actors in the former UdSSR
Yitzchaki, J.
USSR
Israel
Dagestan
Be'er Ya'acov
1836 - 1930 Rabbi; Family and communal documents
Zajczik, Isaak
USSR
Israel
19th - 20th century Epidemiologist; Collection of postcards, slides of postcards and family photographs from Russia, Palestine and Europe; (list mostly in Russian)