New York University Libraries

The Bobst Library of New York University has an important collection of Yiddish materials, both in the library itself and in the Special Collections and Archives.

The library catalogue can be consulted here.

Most of the Yiddish and Yiddish-related archival materials can be found in the collections of the The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives and can be divided as follows:

  • Spanish Civil War: various personal papers and clippings from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives
  • International Workers Order
  • Jewish Labor Committee
  • various personal papers of Jewish socialist and communists
  • various trade union archives

Some Yiddish-related files can also be found in the The Fales Library & Special Collections and those of the New York Historical Society.

This search gives you a direct overview of all relevant archival finding aids in the Bobst library.