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Finding Aid for the Zalmen Zylbercweig Collection of Yiddish Theater Scripts, 1926-1932
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Description
Zalmen Zylbercweig (1894-1972) was born in Chortkov, Galicia. He started his career as an actor before he turned to writing, translating, and directing plays. He relocated to New York in 1937 where he served as editor for the Jewish American for eleven years. He later moved to Los Angeles. The collection consists of Yiddish theater scripts, most of which are undated. The entire collection is in Yiddish.
Background
Zylbercweig was born in Chortkov, Galicia, 1894; started his career as an actor before he turned to writing, translating, and directing plays; relocated to New York in 1937 where he served as editor for the Jewish American for eleven years; later moved to Los Angeles; publications include: Leksikon fun Yidishn Teater (1931-67), Hintern Forhang, Teater Figurn, Teater Mozaik, and Album of the Yiddish Theater (1937); died in 1972.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.