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Abraham Schwaczkin collection, 1885-1953 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Predominant Dates:1885-1953

ID: ASM0175

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Books, Catalogs, Certificates, Letters, Periodicals, Photographs, Sheet music, Synagogues - United States - Yearbooks, Yearbooks

Languages: Hebrew, English, Yiddish, Polish

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Abraham Schwazkin collection consists primarily of Jewish cantorial sheet music and lyrics.

Also included are a birth certificate and marriage certificates of Schwazkin, a 1953 copy of the B'nai B'rith messenger newspaper, a catalog, several yearbooks from Jewish congregations, a photograph, and a series of letters between Schwazkin and a Mrs. Morrison from 1940.

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B'nai B'rith
Cantors (Judaism) - United States
Synagogue music - United States

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Abraham Schwaczkin Collection © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Preferred Citation: Abraham Schwaczkin Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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