EPSTEIN, MELECH.
Melech Epstein papers, 1964-1978

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z8ps


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Epstein, Melech.
Title: Melech Epstein papers, 1964-1978
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 803
Extent: 2 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of Melech Epstein, author and journalist including writings, research, and printed materials, much of it pertaining to Marxism, Communism, and related topics.
Language:Materials primarily in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1984.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Melech Epstein papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Melech Epstein (1889-1979), author and journalist, was born in Byelorussia and moved to the United States in 1913. He was a member of the Communist party until 1939 and edited the Yiddish Communist daily, Die Freiheit.

Melech Epstein (1889-1979), author and journalist, was born in Byelorussia and moved to the United States in 1913. He was a member of the Communist party until 1939 and edited the Yiddish Communist daily, Die Freiheit.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Melech Epstein from ca. 1964-1978. The papers include Epstein's writings, research, books and other printed materials, much of it pertaining to Marxism, Communism, and related topics. The papers also include photographs, memoirs, and correspondence relating to the publication of his writings and to personal matters particularly his involvement in activities concerning the welfare of Jews in America.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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