Isaac Rabinowitz Papers,[ca. 1965-1988]

Collection Number: 14-30-3937

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Isaac Rabinowitz papers, [ca. 1965-1988]
Collection Number:
14-30-3937
Creator:
Isaac Rabinowitz 1909-
Quantity:
12.5 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, printed material, publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence and subject files relating to his career and to the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Cornell.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Near Eastern Studies. Isaac Rabinowitz joined the Cornell faculty in 1957 and retired as Professor of Biblical and Hebrew Studies in 1975. He served as chairman of the Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures, now the Department of Near Eastern Studies, when it was re-established in 1966. Among his major scholarly contributions was the first translation and critical evaluation in modern language of a 15th century Hebrew treatise on the art of Classical rhetoric and its use in interpreting the Hebrew Bible. He was born in Brooklyn, graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and received his Ph.D. from Yale in 1932. He directed B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations at the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, and Brooklyn College and served as executive director of the East New York Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Associations in Brooklyn from 1946 to 1955. He came to Cornell from Wayne State University in Detroit where he directed the Program of Hebrew Studies. Isaac Rabinowtiz died on September 11, 1988.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence and subject files relating to his career and to the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Cornell.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rabinowitz, Isaac,1909-
Cornell University.Dept. of Near Eastern Studies.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Research of parts of the collection designated by the donor requires written permission of the donor. Cornell will forward contact information and requests to the donor.
Donor retains copyright during his lifetime.
Cite As:
Isaac Rabinowitz papers, #14-30-3937. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
See also the Isaac Rabinowitz collected bound manuscripts, #4661.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Biographical Information
Box 1
Series II. Correspondence
Box 1-5
Personal correspondence (arranged by last name)
Cornell University correspondence and material
Correspondence with Students
Correspondence with Other Institutions
Miscellany
Series III. Research, Papers, Articles, and Books Arranged Topically
Box 5-9
Dead Sea Scroll
Ben Sira
Sardis Synagogue
Parahyba/Phoenician Hoax
A Witness Forever
Judah Messer Leon
David Messer Leon (Son of Judah Messer Leon)
Sepher Hayyashar
On Being Jewish
Pesher/Pesher Nahum
"The Theory of Biblical Hebrew Literature: Prolegomena to a Valid Literary Criticism of the Hebrew Bible"
"How Ancient Israel Perceived Literature: towards A Culturally Valid Understanding of the Hebrew Bible"
"'Āz Followed by Imperfect Verb-Form: A Redactional Device in Biblical Hebrew"
Other Notes (in Alphabetical Order)
Other Articles (in Alphabetical Order)
Series IV. Offprints of Articles and Writings by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 9
Series V. Courses, Offered Mainly by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 9
Series VI. Speeches and Lectures
Box 9-10
Series VII. Scholarly or Critical Reviews by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 10
Series VIII. Collection of Journals and Articles
Box 10-11
Series IX. Reactions, Criticisms, and Reports
Box 11
Series X. Book Collections and Purchases
Box 11
Series XI. Travels
Box 11
Series XII. Bound Manuscripts from Rabinowitz collection #4661

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Appointment Forms and Correspondence with Cornell University
1968-1978
Box 1 Folder 2
Background, etc.
1944-1946
Box 1 Folder 3
Copy of Curriculum Vitae, List of Publications
Box 1 Folder 4
Cornell Research Account
1980-1988
Box 1 Folder 5
Curriculum Vitae--Document #1. Photographs
Photographs
Box 1 Folder 6
Letters of Recommendation. Curriculum Vitae. Records
1942-1955
Box 1 Folder 7
Tax Information
1976-1978
Box 1 Folder 8
TIAA/CREF
1975
Matierial and correspondence about reitirement. TIAA stands for Teacher Insurance and Annuity Association. CREF stands for College Retirement Equities Fund.
Box 1 Folder 9
Transcript at Yale
Also contains some newspaper clippings and correspondence with Yale
Box 1 Folder 10
Alvin H. Bernstein, Acting Chairman
1980-1983
Box 1 Folder 11
David Birnbach
1981
Box 1 Folder 12
Chana Bloch/Florie Faerstein
Also contains correspondence with N.A.Berkoff
Box 1 Folder 13
Chana Faerstein Bloch
Box 1 Folder 14
Ross Brann
Box 1 Folder 15
Stuart M. Brown
Box 1 Folder 16
J. Brussel-N.Y.-Books
1969
Box 1 Folder 17
T.A.Burkill
Box 1 Folder 18
Harry Caplan
Box 1 Folder 19
Dale R. Corson
Box 1 Folder 20
Mrs. Dorothy Bungert's letters re: the visions of her daughter
Box 1 Folder 21
Robert Eisenman
1972-1974
Box 1 Folder 22
Victor Eppstein
1959-1970
Box 1 Folder 23
Ronald and Deborah Freedman
1982
Box 1 Folder 24
Yehoshua Gitay
Box 1 Folder 25
David Halperin (Advisee)
Box 1 Folder 26
Robert Hoberman
1976
Box 1 Folder 27
William Horowitz
Box 1 Folder 28
Alfred Ivry
Box 1 Folder 29
Noah Jacobs
1976-1977
Box 1 Folder 30
Mr. John T. Johnson, Dr. Mildred S. Johnson-Correspondence on pronunciation of Hebrew in connection with Mrs. Johnson's work as a teacher of Kabbalah
1970-1973
Box 1 Folder 31
Prof. Alfred E. Kahn, Dean of Arts and Sciences
1969-1973
Prof. Alfred E. Kahn, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Box 1 Folder 32
Acting Chairman Prof. Michael Kammen
1970-1971
Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures, Cornell University
Box 1 Folder 33
Edward Kiev
Box 1 Folder 34
Abraham D. Krikorian
Box 1 Folder 35
Jon Lavine
Box 1 Folder 36
Samuel Lemberg and Maurice Hexter
Box 2 Folder 1
Julius Leventhal
1959-1986
Box 2 Folder 2
Dean Prof. Harry Levin (Cornell University)
1975-1976
Cornell University
Box 2 Folder 3
Norman Malcolm
1961-1970
Also contains two offprints of articles by Norman Malcolm
Box 2 Folder 4
Howard Marblestone
1979-1984
Box 2 Folder 5
Dan Moore
1976
Box 2 Folder 6
James J. Murphy: Rhetoric
1983-1984
Box 2 Folder 7
Prof. Benzion Netanyahu
1971-1976
Box 2 Folder 8
Madeline Noveck
1966-1981
Includes exhibition catalogs (co-)authored by Madeline Noveck.
Box 2 Folder 9
Eugene G. O'Neill, Jr
1938-ca. 1946
Box 2 Folder 10
Prof. David Owen, Chairman
1975-1980
Box 2 Folder 11
Prof. David Powers
1985-1986
Box 2 Folder 12
Jack Sasson
1977-1985
Box 2 Folder 13
Miriam Scheraga
1967-1986
Box 2 Folder 14
Michael Schub
1977-1978
Also contains offprints by Michael Schub
Box 2 Folder 15
Edgar E. Siskin
1964-1988
Box 2 Folder 16
Abram Spiro
1956-1964
Box 2 Folder 17
F. C. Steward
1969-1975
Box 2 Folder 18
Lewis R. Sutin
1985-1988
Box 2 Folder 19
Lewis R. Sutin
1983-1986
Box 2 Folder 20
John Tepfer
1956-1984
Box 2 Folder 21
Luitpold Wallach
1962-1985
Box 2 Folder 22
Hayden V. White
1957-1983
Box 2 Folder 23
Paul Winter
1966-1969
Box 2 Folder 24
Donald Yates
1976-1980
Box 2 Folder 25
Anthony D. York
1968-1977
Box 2 Folder 26
Anthony D. York-Admission to Candidacy Exam [passed] Status of Advancement to Degree
August 11-12, 1971
Box 2 Folder 27
Georg K. Zucker-Sephardic Studies
1984-1987
Box 2 Folder 28
Personal Letters
1938-1955
Box 2 Folder 29
Personal Correspondence
1956-1961
Mostly from 1957 re Cornell appointment
Box 2 Folder 30
Personal
1957-1985
Chiefly from late 1950s-early 1960s
Box 3 Folder 1
Personal
1962-1985
Box 3 Folder 2
Personal
1964-1986
Box 3 Folder 3
Scholars' Correspondence-General-re offprints, etc
1972-1988
Box 3 Folder 4
Miscellaneous--Letters
1978-
Box 3 Folder 5
Letters
1985-1988
Box 3 Folder 6
Bib. Literature Book, Funding, etc.
1983-1984
Box 3 Folder 7
Proposed Department Procedures
Box 3 Folder 8
Graduate Field of Semitic Studies: Specific Requirements
Box 3 Folder 9
Semitics: Graduate Field
1965
Box 3 Folder 10
Graduate Program-Semitics, Copy for detailed requirements + potential brochure
1969-1970
Box 3 Folder 11
Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures
1963-1967
Contains proposal for the establishment of the department, appointment letter for the chair
Box 3 Folder 12
Department of Semitics
1972-1977
Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures
Box 3 Folder 13
Candidacies in Semitics
1974
Box 3 Folder 14
Department meetings
(Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures)
Box 3 Folder 15
Department Business
1983-1987
Box 3 Folder 16
Department Correspondence
Box 3 Folder 17
Miscellaneous-Department (Isaac Rabinowitz)
Box 3 Folder 18
Correspondence re Cornell Professorship
1956-1957
Box 3 Folder 19
Correspondence re Cornell Appointment as Professor of Biblical and Hebrew Studies
1957-1960
Box 3 Folder 20
Cornell University Library
1980
Box 3 Folder 21
Cornell University Library
1979-1987
Box 3 Folder 22
Cornell University Library
1985-1988
Box 3 Folder 23
Faculty Forum: "Memoranda for a Preface to the Scriptures"
June, 1967
Box 3 Folder 24
Archaeology Department
1977-1982
Box 3 Folder 25
Society for the Humanities
Box 3 Folder 26
Hull Memorial Fund
Box 3 Folder 27
Cornell University Press
1981
Correspondence regarding "Book of the Honeycomb's Flow"
Box 3 Folder 28
Printing of Nofet Sufim: Samples,etc. Glossary
1971
Correspondence about "Book of the Honeycomb's Flow" with Cornell University Press
Box 3 Folder 29
Arts and Sciences: Faculty
Phi Beta Kappa Society; Ad hoc committee on faculty tenure
Box 3 Folder 30
Phi Beta Kappa
1966-1975
Box 3 Folder 31
Subcommittee on Instruction in Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences
1958
Includes correspondence with Dean of Arts and Sciences Francis E. Mineka and Chairman Stuart M. Brown Jr
Box 3 Folder 32
Committee on Chair in Christian Thought
1959-1965
Box 3 Folder 33
Sabbatic Term: Jerusalem (Israel)
1965
Box 3 Folder 34
Sabbatic Leave
1971-1972
Box 3 Folder 35
Jewish Studies: Campaign, etc.
1988
Box 3 Folder 36
Graduate School
1963
Election to the General Committee of the Graduate School in Cornell University
Box 3 Folder 37
Contracts with University
1975-1977
About Professor Rabinowitz's retirement
Box 3 Folder 38
Jehovah's Witnesses' Use of Cornell's Name to "Prove" Superior Accuracy of Their Bible Translation
Box 3 Folder 39
Promotion Procedures; chair for Department of Semitics
1968-1971
Box 3 Folder 40
Literary Format Pamphlet
1961
Box 4 Folder 1
University Faculty
1977-1986
Memorial Statements Cornell University Faculty
Box 4 Folder 2
Candidates
1965-1971
Box 4 Folder 3
Talmudic Aramaic
1969
Box 4 Folder 4
Charles Branch
1974
Box 4 Folder 5
Malti, Fedwa (Advisee-Major); Student File
1974
Box 4 Folder 6
Zvia Greenspan
1966
Copies of Targum on Ezek. 1:1
Box 4 Folder 7
Rev. Richard T. Loring-Candidate Th. D.-General Theological Seminary/I.R.-Examiner
May 3, 1968
Box 4 Folder 8
Danial Tooker-Advisee
1973-1974
Box 4 Folder 9
Lawrence H. Schwartz, Advisee
1972
Box 4 Folder 10
Applications: Dannhauser, Shoshana Zaltzman (Semitic Studies)
1969-1973
Box 4 Folder 11
Letters re Students
1958-1972
Box 4 Folder 12
Letters-Students
1972-1983
Box 4 Folder 13
American Oriental Society, 187th Meeting
April, 26-27, 1977
Box 4 Folder 14
Correspondence re COI Memos/OSS
1942-1944
(Office of Strategic Services, Washington, D.C.)
Box 4 Folder 15
Correspondence re Completed Papers
1971
Box 4 Folder 16
Correspondence re "Demetrius" Paper
1977
Box 4 Folder 17
Department of Modern Language, University of Northern Iowa. Scholarly Meetings and Conferences-Opportunities for Graduate Students
1977
Box 4 Folder 18
East New York
1957-1961
Box 4 Folder 19
East New York
1962-1970
Box 4 Folder 20
East New York Materials
1953
Box 4 Folder 21
Fellowship
1977
Box 4 Folder 22
Guggenheim
1961-1970
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Box 4 Folder 23
Guggenheim
1961-1962
Box 4 Folder 24
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
1985
Box 4 Folder 25
Hillel
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation: Hillel publications
Box 4 Folder 26
Hillel
1959-1968
Box 4 Folder 27
Indiana University
October 25, 1956
Box 4 Folder 28
In Jewish Bookland
1959-1971
Box 4 Folder 29
Intercollege Committee on Archaeology
1964-1972
Box 4 Folder 30
MAARAV
1977-1978
(subtitle: A Journal for the Study of the Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures)
Box 4 Folder 31
National Endowment for Humanities-Edgar Rosenberg
1971
Box 4 Folder 32
National Endowment for the Humanities
1971-1972
Box 4 Folder 33
National Endowment for the Humanities: Application
1978-1984
Box 5 Folder 1
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship: Report, Application, etc.
1971-1972
Box 5 Folder 2
Evaluations: National Endowment for the Humanities
1971-1975
Box 5 Folder 3
National Endowment for the Humanities Report
1975
Box 5 Folder 4
National Endowment for the Humanities General Correspondence
1974-1979
Box 5 Folder 5
National Foundation for Jewish Culture
1961-1975
Box 5 Folder 6
National Foundation for Jewish Culture Advisory Council
1967-1968
Box 5 Folder 7
New Literary History
1972
(subtitle: A Journal of Theory and Interpretation)
Box 5 Folder 8
Prentice Hall, Inc.
1973
Box 5 Folder 9
Letters to Prospective Publishers
1985-1988
Box 5 Folder 10
Sardis-Correspondence
Sardis Expedition, Harvard University
Box 5 Folder 11
Correspondence-Scholarship
1956-1969
Box 5 Folder 12
Social Sciences and Humanities (Research Council of Canada) [Restrict]
1956-1969
Request for Review of Research Grant Proposal on "Hebrew Humanism in Italy"
Box 5 Folder 13
Society of Biblical Literature
1975
Box 5 Folder 14
Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis
1958
Meeting Schedule and Records
Box 5 Folder 15
Correspondence re Wayne University
1955
Box 5 Folder 16
YMHA and Federation Papers
1955-1962
East New York Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association; Y Review (publication of the East New York Y.M. and Y. W. H. A.)
Box 5 Folder 17
Near East, Bibliography Correspondence with Ettinghausen
1963-1964
Box 5 Folder 18
Miscellany
1963-1964
Box 5 Folder 19
Business/Current/Galveston
1969-1971
Box 5 Folder 20
Business Correspondence
1958-1966
Box 5 Folder 21
Sundry Materials
1975-1985
Box 5 Folder 22
Current/In Process/Scholarly and Personal
1972-1979
Includes correspondence with Devon Smith, R.J.Kaufmann, Harry Levin, Matin W. Sampson, and others
Box 5 Folder 23
Towards a Valid Theory of Biblical Hebrew Literature-Reprint Details Correspondence
1967-1969
Box 5 Folder 24
Replies to Queries Addressed to Cornell and Referred
1959-1977
Box 5 Folder 25
Letter Box 1, from A to H
1933-1936
Box 5 Folder 26
Letter Box 1, from H to N
1935-1937
Box 5 Folder 27
Letter Box 1, from H to N
1935-1937
Box 5 Folder 28
Letter Box 2, from A to C
1931-1938
Box 5 Folder 29
Letter Box 2, from D to H
1931-1938
Box 5 Folder 30
Letter Box 2, from I to O
1934-1938
Box 5 Folder 31
Letter Box 2, from P to Z
1935-1938
Box 5 Folder 32
Copies of Isaac Rabinowitz's correspondence from his son, 1
1944
Box 5 Folder 33
Copies of Isaac Rabinowitz's correspondence from his son, 2
1942-1946
Box 5 Folder 34
Dead Sea Scroll Paper by Isaac Rabinowitz
Includes email correspondence with Scott B. Noegel and some offprints
Box 5 Folder 35
Dead Sea Scrolls: Preparation Material for a Book Collection for Prof. Rabinowitz's Articles, and an Introductory Essay
Box 5 Folder 36
Various offprints on Dead Sea Scrolls
Box 6 Folder 1
Internal Evidence for the Sequence and Dating of Dead Sea Scrolls
1951-1954
Box 6 Folder 2
Prologue to Ben Sira
Box 6 Folder 3
"The Qumran Hebrew Original of Ben Sira's Concluding Acrostic on Wisdom" (typescript)
1970
Box 6 Folder 4
"The Qumran Hebrew Original of Ben Sira's Concluding Acrostic on Wisdom"-Hebrew Union College Annual
1971
Box 6 Folder 5
Ben Sira
1970-1971
Includes offprints and notes
Box 6 Folder 6
"An Interim Bibliography of Sardis," by G. Haufmann, R.S. Thomas, and J.S. Waldbaum (typescript)
1973
Box 6 Folder 7
Sardis Synagogue
Materials and reprints
Box 6 Folder 8
"Sardis Synagogue Inscriptions," paper by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 6 Folder 9
Sardis Synagogue Inscriptions
Materials
Box 6 Folder 10
Sardis Inscriptions-Photographs
Box 6 Folder 11
Sardis Inscriptions-Notes, etc.
Box 6 Folder 11-1
"Sepharad/Sardis"
Box 6 Folder 12
"A Preliminary Bibliography of Sardis" by George M.A. Hanfmann
Box 6 Folder 13
Phoenician Hoax
1968
Correspondence with Cornell and newspaper clipping from the Boston Globe
Box 6 Folder 14
Parahyba Hoax
1968
Correspondence with Cornell, New York Times, and Yale University Library
Box 6 Folder 15
Parahyba Hoax
Materials
Box 6 Folder 16
A Witness Forever
1984
Correspondence with prospective publishers
Box 6 Folder 17
Witness Forever Correspondence
1983-1988
Box 6 Folder 18
Materials relevant to A Witness Forever
1969-1984
Contains correspondence, related materials, and note
Box 6 Folder 19
A Witness Forever: Original Text Edited By JBR and Reviewed by Isaac Rabinowitz (galley)
Box 6 Folder 20
"Sepher Nopheth Suphim: the Book of the Honeycomb's Flow" Composed by Rabbi Judah Messer Leon, Edited and Translated by Isaac Rabinowitz, 1
Box 6 Folder 21
"Sepher Nopheth Suphim: the Book of the Honeycomb's Flow" Composed by Rabbi Judah Messer Leon, Edited and Translated by Isaac Rabinowitz, 2
Box 6 Folder 22
Translation Manuscript of "Sepher Nopheth Suphim: the Book of the Honeycomb's Flow", Part 1
Box 6 Folder 23
Translation Manuscript of "Sepher Nopheth Suphim: the Book of the Honeycomb's Flow", Part 2
Box 6 Folder 24
Translation Copy with Corrections of "Sepher Nopheth Suphim: the Book of the Honeycomb's Flow"
Box 6 Folder 25
Introduction to Nopheth Suphim
Notes
Box 6 Folder 26
Notes on Texts relative to Nopheth Suphim
Box 6 Folder 27
Nopheth Suphim: Return of Roth; Copy of C
Box 7 Folder 1
Translation of Nopheth Suphim: Notes, Bibliography, etc.
Box 7 Folder 2
Nopheth Suphim: Business letter, etc
1962-1974
Box 7 Folder 3
Nopheth Suphim: Hotsaah: Plan of Work
1960-1973
Correspondence about funding, Nopheth Suphim's manuscript, and the progress of translation
Box 7 Folder 4
Letters re work on Nopheth Suphim
1959-1966
Box 7 Folder 5
Letter outlining plan of publication of Nopheth Suphim; Preface
1962-1974
Box 7 Folder 6
Harry Caplan's Nopheth Suphim Emendation
Page 186-413. HC likely refers to Harry Caplan
Box 7 Folder 7
Harry Caplan's Nopheth Suphim Emendation
Page 414-477
Box 7 Folder 8
Harry Caplan's Nopheth Suphim Emendation
Page 478-643
Box 7 Folder 9
Harry Caplan's Nopheth Suphim Emendation
Page 644-709
Box 7 Folder 10
Photocopy of Nophet Suphim
Box 7 Folder 11
Reprints of Papers on/by Judah Messer Leon
Box 7 Folder 12
Munich and Parma Mss of Nopheth Suphim
Box 7 Folder 13
IV. The Nopheth Suphim Itself
Box 7 Folder 14
References to Judah Messer Leon
Box 7 Folder 15
Messer Leon's Works-beginning with David Messer Leon's Letter
Box 7 Folder 16
Reprints: David Messer Leon
Box 7 Folder 17
Material on Rabbi David Messer Leon
Box 7 Folder 18
Photograph of Rabbi David Messer Leon
Box 7 Folder 19
the Nature and Function of Sepher Hayyashar (Paper and Lecture)
1978
Box 7 Folder 20
Sepher Hayyshar Notes
Box 7 Folder 21
Sepher Hayyshar
Box 7 Folder 22
On Being Jewish
Notes and Newspaper Clippings
Box 7 Folder 23
Materials: On Being Jewish
Box 7 Folder 24
Pesher Nahum
Notes and Materials
Box 7 Folder 25
"Demetrius"-Passage of Nahum-Pesher
Contains correspondence and two copies of 'the Meaning of the Key ("Demetrius")-Passage of the Qumran Nahum-Pesher"
Box 7 Folder 26
Pesher
Notes, correspondence, and offprint "The Pesher of Dreams and Scriptures"
Box 7 Folder 27
Pesher, etc. (R. de Q.)
1972
Includes manuscripts of "Pēsher/pittārōn: Its Biblical Meaning and its Significance in the Qumran Literature"
Box 7 Folder 28
Pesher and Pesher texts of Qumran
Notes
Box 7 Folder 29
Introductory: Foreword, Preface, Outlines
Box 7 Folder 30
II: "Word", "Name" in the culture of ancient Israel-nature and process in the Culture of Ancient Israel
Box 7 Folder 31
III: "Writing"-Occasions and Motives for Writing-Function of Literary Recording-Connection with Word
Box 7 Folder 32
IV: Statement of Theory
Box 7 Folder 33
V: the Meaning of the "Bible" to Those Who First Wrote and Used It
Box 7 Folder 34
VI: Historical Sketch of the Production and Compilation of the O.T.-Redaktionsgeschichte
Box 7 Folder 35
VIII: Conflate Nature of the Text of the O.T. (pre-versions)
Box 7 Folder 36
IX: Canon-Meaning of Scripture for Jews and Christians-History of Later Interpretation
Box 7 Folder 37
Copy of "How Ancient Israel Perceived Literature: towards A Culturally Valid Understanding of the Hebrew Bible" with notations, 1
Box 7 Folder 38
Copy of "How Ancient Israel Perceived Literature: towards A Culturally Valid Understanding of the Hebrew Bible" with notations, 2
Box 7 Folder 39
'Āz Followed by Imperfect Verb-Form: A Redactional Device in Biblical Hebrew
1982-1984
Includes notes, manuscripts, and copies
Box 7 Folder 40
'Āz Followed by Imperfect Verb-Form in Preterite Contexts: A Redactional Device in Biblical Hebrew
Copy
Box 7 Folder 41
'Āz Followed by Imperfect Verb-Form in Preterite Contexts: A Redactional Device in Biblical Hebrew
Copy and a short note
Box 7 Folder 42
Aramaic-Lydian Bilingual
Box 7 Folder 43
Bibliography, R in 19th Century. etc.
Box 7 Folder 43-1
Bibliography--Rhetorica
Box 8 Folder 1
Cassuto, Colorni, Rorenbeeg, et, al
Box 8 Folder 2
Chapters 3, 4
Summary of Deuteronomy
Box 8 Folder 3
Concise Aramaic Grammar-Bauer-Leander
Box 8 Folder 4
Concise Biblical Aramaic Grammar
Contains manuscript "Shorter Biblical Aramaic Grammar by Hans Bauer and Pontus Leander, Translated and Adapted from German into English by Isaac Rabinowitz" and "Course in Biblical, Palestinian Jewish and Babylonian Talmudic Aramaic"
Box 8 Folder 5
Cratylus
Box 8 Folder 6
"Damascus" Fragments IX:1-Revue de Qumran
Box 8 Folder 7
Daskyleion
Also contains some offprints.
Box 8 Folder 8
de Vaux Fragment
1951-1952
Correspondence on Isaac Rabinowitz's article in "de Vaux Fragment of an Unknown Work"
Box 8 Folder 9
Entsiklopediah mikrait
Mainly notes, also contains offprints
Box 8 Folder 10
Entsiklopediah mikrait
Notes, correspondence
Box 8 Folder 11
Ezekiel
Box 8 Folder 12
First Copy: Ancient Israel's Theory of Literature
Box 8 Folder 13
Fourth Century B.C.E. Aramaic Papyrus from Samaria
Box 8 Folder 14
Genesis 2:18-20; Theme of Gen.-IK:10, Implications of the Scriptures as World-Plan for the Compilation of the Scripture Production
Box 8 Folder 15
Cornell Alumni News
1957-1967
Issues containing Isaac Rabinowitz's articles.
Box 8 Folder 16
Gen 21:7
Sarah's wish
Box 8 Folder 17
Gen 22:13
Box 8 Folder 18
Genesis Apocryphon
Box 8 Folder 19
"Hebrew in American College and University Sites" by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 8 Folder 20
Hebrew papyri: Photostats, etc.
Box 8 Folder 21
Hold-Various notes on Scrolls and Other Studies
Box 8 Folder 22
Isaiah, I and II
Box 8 Folder 23
Jeremiah
Box 8 Folder 24
Jonah
Box 8 Folder 25
Kipurim, etc.
Contains notes, correspondence, and copies
Box 7
Language Notecards (Hebrew, Latin, Greek)
Box 8 Folder 26
"Literature as Perceived by the Creators of the Hebrew Bible" by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 8
Maimonides: Notecards
Box 8 Folder 27
Material for Summary Chapter
Box 8 Folder 28
Material on Biblical Rhetoric
Box 8 Folder 29
Obadiah
Box 8 Folder 30
Oneirokritikon
Notes and offprint
Box 8 Folder 31
Preface to Biblical Hebrew Literature, "Memoranda", paper
Also contains syllabus for Lit 360
Box 8 Folder 32
Psalms//Parallelism
Box 8 Folder 33
Psalms-Scroll Notes; 11QPsxa
Box 8 Folder 34
Q Psa-David's Compositions
Box 8 Folder 35
Quotation in Bible: Interpreter's Dictionary
1960
Contains correspondence about dictionary purchase and Professor Rabinowitz's copy of the pages he contributed to the dictionary
Box 8 Folder 36
Samuel II Translations: chapter 15, 16, 17
Box 8 Folder 37
Sefer ha-yashar (Joshua 10:12-14-II Samuel 1:18)
Box 8 Folder 38
Sarbalchthanel
Box 8 Folder 39
Sarbēth Sarbane EL
notes and offprint
Box 8 Folder 40
Scriptural Interpretation: its notes in relation to normative fund, etc
Box 8 Folder 41
Scroll-Papers
About the "Damascus" Fragments. Also contains several offprints.
Box 8 Folder 42
Shir ha-shirim
Box 8 Folder 43
Syriac ms. Notes
Box 8 Folder 44
Text, Conat, etc.
Box 8 Folder 45
"The Crux at Amos 3:12" by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 8 Folder 46
"The Hebrew Bible as a Literary Unity" by Isaac Rabinowitz
Also contains syllabus for Semitics 330/Comparative Literature 323
Box 8 Folder 47
War-Scroll-1QM
Translation of War Scroll
Box 8 Folder 48
Yem. Nebuch. Apocryphon
Translation of War Scroll
Box 8 Folder 49
Ahisefer
1955
A journal that contains Isaac Rabinowitz's Essay
Box 8 Folder 50
Ephphathá, etc
Contains correspondence, offprints, copies, and notes
Box 8 Folder 51
Ephphathá
1970
Contains correspondence, offprints, copies, and notes
Box 8 Folder 52
JWB Circle in Jewish Bookland
1953-1957
Contains Isaac Rabinowitz's article "A Book That Abounds in High-Soaring Hypotheses"
Box 8 Folder 53
Kiev Festschrift
1968-1971
Contains copies of "A Rectification of the Date of Judah Messer Leon's Death" by Prof. Rabinowitz, written for Dr. I. Edward Kiev's Festschrift
Box 8 Folder 54
Moreh Tsedek
Contains "The Guide of Righteousness" by Professor Rabinowitz and notes
Box 8 Folder 55
Papers relating to the "Power of the Word" debate: Professor Rabinowitz's papers and those of Ban, Theslton and others
Box 8 Folder 56
Samaritan-Arabic Ms
1957
Box 8 Folder 57
Speeches, Sermons, Articles
1937
Box 8 Folder 58
The Brooklyn Jewish Center Review
1951
Contains Isaac Rabinowitz's Article "The Greatest Manuscript Find of Our Time"
Box 9 Folder 1
"The Qumran Authors' SPR HHGW|Y"
Contains copies, notes, and correspondence
Box 9 Folder 2
Writings, Speeches, etc.
Contains "What shall we offer our youth?" and "Jewish Attitudes of Jewish College Youth" section 2, both by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 9 Folder 3
"Another Aramaic Record of the North-Arabian Goddess Han-Ilat"
1959
Box 9 Folder 4
Entsiklopediah mikrait
Box 9 Folder 5
Sarah's Wish (Gen. XXI 6-7)
Box 9 Folder 6
"The Alleged Orphism of 11Q PSS 28 3-12"
1964
Box 9 Folder 7
"The Meaning and Date of 'Damascus Document IX, 1"
1968
Box 9 Folder 8
"The Qumran Authors' SPR HHGW|Y"
1961
Box 9 Folder 9
"The Meaning of the Key ('Demetrius')-Passage of the Qumran Nahum-Pesher"
1977
Box 9 Folder 10
Isaac Rabinowitz's Offprints 1
Box 9 Folder 11
Isaac Rabinowitz's Offprints 2
Box 9 Folder 12
Isaac Rabinowitz's Offprints 3
Box 9 Folder 13
Ancient Israel's Theory of Literature-Seminar
1972
Box 9 Folder 14
Arabs and Arabica
1964
Box 9 Folder 15
Aramaic 451 Notes, etc.
1954-1969
Box 9 Folder 16
Aramaic Courses
1955
Box 9 Folder 17
Comparative Literature 301
1970-1971
Box 9 Folder 18
Comparative Literature 301: Topics for Papers
1966-1971
Box 9 Folder 19
Comparative Literature 302 Dead Sea Scrolls in Their Literary and Historical Context
1971
Box 9 Folder 20
Comparative Literature 323/Semitics 330
Fall Term 1973, 1974
Box 9 Folder 21
Comparative Literature 324/Semitics 331, Literature of Nascent Judaism and Christianity, Syllabus,etc.
1974-1975
Box 9 Folder 22
Dead Sea Scroll-Seminar-Qumranica
Box 9 Folder 23
Exams in Hebrew and Aramaic
1972
Box 9 Folder 23-1
Graded Examinations--Confidential
Box 9 Folder 24
Hebrew 102 (Notes on Ruth)
Box 9 Folder 25
Hebrew 201: Bereshit
March, 1962
Box 9 Folder 26
Hebrew 201: I Samuel
Box 9 Folder 27
Hebrew 201-2: Notes: Mainly Shofetim and yeshayahu
Box 9 Folder 28
Hebrew 202 (Notes on Readings) Parallelism
1960-1964
Box 9 Folder 29
Hebrew 202-Amos/Psalms
Box 9 Folder 30
Hebrew 204
1971
Box 9 Folder 31
Literature 206-Lectures
Box 9 Folder 32
Literature 301-Quotations and Topics for Student Essays
1967-1977
Box 9 Folder 33
Literature 302/Semitic 331/Comparative Literature 324, Topics for Student Papers, etc.
Box 9 Folder 34
Literature 206/302-Syllabus
1963-1968
Box 9 Folder 35
Literature of Ancient Israel
1977
Also contains offprints of papers by Professor Rabinowitz
Box 9 Folder 36
Pre-Christian Jewish Literature
Spring 1973
Box 9 Folder 37
Sanhedrin: Class Notes
Box 9 Folder 38
Semitics-Syllabi-Exams
1967-1977
Box 9 Folder 39
Semitics 102-103: Elementary Classical Hebrew-Exams
1973-1974
Box 9 Folder 40
Semitics 330/Comparative Literature 323-Fall Terms; Near Eastern Studies 331
1976-1977
Box 9 Folder 41
Semitics 453: Syriac
1970
Box 9 Folder 42
Semitics 453-454: Syriac
Box 9 Folder 43
Wayne State University Courses, Department of Semitics, etc.
1956-1960
Box 9 Folder 44
Wayne State Hebrew Courses
Box 9 Folder 45
Wayne State Jewish History Courses
1957
Box 9 Folder 46
Wayne State Jewish Thought Courses
1956-1957
Box 9 Folder 47
"A Recovered Key to the Understanding of the Hebrew Bible"
1972
Speech notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings
Box 9 Folder 48
"A Recovered Key to the Understanding of the Hebrew Bible"
Speech notes
Box 9 Folder 49
"A Recovered Key to the Understanding of the Hebrew Scriptures," Galveston Talk
Feb 18, 1972
Box 9 Folder 50
Materials on Newark and Detroit Scroll-Lectures 1955-56: Publicity, Newspaper articles on Dead Sea Scrolls, notes, etc.
1955-1956
Box 9 Folder 51
Messenger Lectures
1969
"From The Hasmoneans to Bar-Kochba" by Dr. Yigael Yadin; schedule and correspondence
Box 9 Folder 52
Pencilled Drafts of Lectures
"The Hebrew Bible as a literary Unity", "The Nature and Function of Sepher Hayyashar"
Box 9 Folder 53
Personal Business; Lecture Invitations, etc.
1956
Box 10 Folder 1
Qumran Scroll-Lectures, etc.-Sanders Bibliography
Box 10 Folder 2
Radio Interview with Joe Leeming
November 22, 1972
Box 10 Folder 3
Record of Extra
1959-1969
Correspondence about delivering speeches
Box 10 Folder 4
Research Club Lecture: Qumran Scrolls, Dead Sea Scrolls
1960
Box 10 Folder 5
Michigan Hillel Foundation: Speeches and Writings
1938-1940
Box 10 Folder 6
Speeches: Ithaca
1958-1962
Box 10 Folder 7
Talk to Bill Kaven's Class
1987
Box 10 Folder 8
Wesleyan Lectures
April 17-28, 1976
Box 10 Folder 9
Book Reviews by Isaac Rabinowitz, Dupont-Sommer, A. and Zeitlin, Solomon
1952
Box 10 Folder 10
In Jewish Bookland
1976
Contains correspondence with Jewish Book Council of America and a copy of Jewish Bookland
Box 10 Folder 11
Review for JAOS (Journal of the American Oriental Society) [of Smolar/Aberbach/Churgin: TJ to the Prophets] and Fishbane
1984-1988
"Targum Jonathan to the Prophet" by Pinkhos Churgin, "Studies in Targum Jonathan to the Prophet" by Leivy Smolar and Moses Aberbach
Box 10 Folder 12
Fishbane Review-JAOS
1985-1986
Isaac Rabinowitz's review of "Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel" by Michael Fishbane
Box 10 Folder 13
Review of Jean. Le Moyne, Les Sadducéens-J.Carignac, Editor, R. de Qumran
1972
Box 10 Folder 14
Journal of Semitic Studies-James Barr-etc.
1964-1973
Box 10 Folder 15
"The Error-Born Orphism of 11Q PSS 28:3-12"
1963-1964
The article is written by Isaac Rabinowitz. The file also contains some offprints and correspondence.
Box 10 Folder 16
"Trever's Taw and Orlinsky's Argument" by Isaac Rabinowitz
Box 10 Folder 17
William Brownlee
Contains Isaac Rabinowitz's review for William Brownlee and some offprints, journals
Box 10 Folder 18
JBL Reviews
1985
(Journal of Biblical Literature.) The file also contains Review by J.Hoftijzer
Box 10 Folder 19
Amos Funkenstein
1970-1972
Box 10 Folder 20
Andrew and Nancy Ramage
1987
Box 10 Folder 21
Aramaic Offprints
Box 10 Folder 22
Averroes: Talkhis on Aristotle's Rhetoric: Ms. Florence
Box 10 Folder 23
Dead Sea Scroll, etc. Offprints
1968
By Yigael Yadin
Box 10 Folder 24
"Greek Inscriptions"-Typescript (author unidentified)
Box 10 Folder 25
Inscription of Eliba'al
Box 10 Folder 26
J.A. Emerton
1967-1971
Offprints
Box 10 Folder 27
Joseph. E. Fontenrose
1960-1974
Offprints
Box 10 Folder 28
Lasinio: Averroes' Talkhis on Aristotle's Rhetoric
1959
Box 10 Folder 29
Leiden Ms. Averroes/Rhetoric
Box 10 Folder 30
Mid-East Intelligence Survey
1979-1980
Box 10 Folder 31
Moshe Pelli-Offprints
Box 10 Folder 32
Offprints
1960-1972
Box 10 Folder 33
Offprints: Bible and Dead Sea Scrolls
1957-1973
Box 11 Folder 1
Offprints-1988 by Gary A. Rendsburg
1988
Box 11 Folder 2
Rouleau du Temple de Qoumrân / A. Caquot
Box 11 Folder 3
Some Pages of the Paris Ms. of the Arabic Version of Aristotle's Rhetoric
Box 11 Folder 4
Staff Papers, etc.
Box 11 Folder 5
The Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible
Box 11 Folder 6
"The Naming of Isaac" by John Ronning
1986
Box 11 Folder 7
Toaff off-Prints on Italian Jewry, 1
Box 11 Folder 8
Toaff off-Prints on Italian Jewry, 2
Box 11 Folder 9
Todros (1st Paris Ms.)
Box 11 Folder 10
Todros (2nd Paris Ms.)
Box 11 Folder 11
W.G. Rabinowitz: "Rôle of Eleaticism in Aristotle's Discussion of Moral Virtue"
1960
Box 11 Folder 12
Miscellaneous Journals and Newspaper
1960
Box 11 Folder 13
Cornell Reporter/Cornell Chronicle Stories and Inquiries
1972-1974
Box 11 Folder 14
Lit. -Reaction and Criticisms (including Norwell Therien and Bernhard Kendler)
1973-1983
Box 11 Folder 15
Reactions to Nopheth Suphim
Box 11 Folder 16
Towards A Valid Theory of Biblical Literature
1964-1969
Box 11 Folder 17
Books
1971
Purchase Receipts
Box 11 Folder 18
Book Collection Expenses
1949-1970
Receipts and correspondence
Box 11 Folder 19
Book Purchases, etc.
Receipts and correspondence
Box 11 Folder 20
Book Purchases and Correspondence-"In Jewish Bookland", etc.
1955-1957
Box 11 Folder 21
Otto Harrassowitz-Wiesbaden
1978-1982
Receipts and Correspondence
Box 11 Folder 22
Rare Hebraica-Judaica Collection
1972-1988
Box 11 Folder 23
Rare Judaica Collection
1979
Box 11 Folder 24
Rare Judaica Collection
1979-1980
Box 11 Folder 25
Report about Rabinowitz Collection
1987
Box 11 Folder 26
Sale of Zimara 1516 ed. Vol. 1 of Aristotle-Averroes to Wellcome Library
1983
Box 11 Folder 27
Travel/Banking
1971-1972
Box 11 Folder 28
Travel Expenses
1962
Box 11 Folder 29
Trip to Europe and Israel
June 9, 1962-September 9,1962
Box 11 Folder 30
Kansas City Trip
1969
Box 11 Folder 31
Trip to Israel
Mar 20-May 4, 1978
Box 11 Folder 32
Trip to N.Y.-Philadelphia
December, 1963
Box 11 Folder 33
Trip - Nopheth Suphim. Letter, etc.
1962
4661 Bd. Ms. 1
[Ḳovets be-khishuf]
18--
103 leaves ; 15 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., written in a Greek-Sephardi hand. This ms. is a fortune-teller's handbook. Many graffiti, some in Greek and Judaeo-Greek. Sefer ha-goralot is attributed to Abraham ibn Ezra.
Table of contents: Urim ṿe-tumim (leaves 6a-31a)
Sefer ha-goralot / Even ʻEzra (leaves 33b-44a)
Shaʻar toldot bene Adam (leaf 46b)
Reʻamim u-raʻashim (leaf 47b)
Segulot u-ḳemeʻot (leaves 49a-52b)
Goralot / Saʻadyah Ga'on (leaves 55b-68a)
4661 Bd. Ms. 2 tiny
Totseʼot ḥayim, Reshit ḥokhmah. Selections
16--
[93] p. ; 15 cm.
Author: Vidas, Elijah ben Moses de
Notes: Ms., written in a North African Sephardi hand. Totseʼot ḥayim is an abridgement of Vidas' ethical and cabalistic work Reshit ḥokhmah. It is probably a transcription of the Amsterdam printed ed. of 1650. Title from running title. Also includes his Yoreh ḥaṭaʼim ba-derekh (drawn from Isaiah Horowitz' Shene luḥot ha-Berit).
4661 Bd. Ms. 3
[Kelale Shemuʼel]
17--
[166] p. ; 20 cm.
Author: Sid, Samuel Ibn
Notes: Ms., written in an East European Ashkenazi hand. Includes: Kelale Shemuʼel (Samuel's Rules); with additional notes by an unknown Talmudist in a second scribal hand.
4661 Bd. Ms. 4-5
[Legal works]
18--
[96] leaves (in 2 cases) ; 23 cm.
Author: Albuḥair, David
Notes: Ms., in a Sephardi hand. Author's autograph on several leaves. Ms. contains novellae (on Talmud), liḳuṭim (on Maimonides), responsa (correspondence with various contemporary legal authorities). In cases labeled: Legal works.
4661 Bd. Ms. 6++
[Papers of Rabbi Ishmael Cohen of Modena]
1738-1799
[67] leaves ; 38 cm.
Author: Ishmael ben Abraham Isaac ha-Kohen
Notes: Ms., of variantly sized sheets. Written in an Italian hand except for a long letter (5 long sheets) of Responsa (written in Ashkenazi cursive script), from an East European authority, perhaps R. Reuben Selig Ashkenazi of Zamoscz. Papers include: Novellae on Talmud and Maimonides' Code, Responsa, Confession-formulary for the eve of Rosh ha-Shanah, homiletical notes on Genesis.
4661 Bd. Ms. 7
Sefer Shemen ha-mishḥah, Shemen ha-mishḥah
18--
34 leaves : ill. ; 24 cm.
Author: Shemuʾel ben Mosheh Ḥayim.
Notes: Ms., written in a Sephardi hand. Text is mainly on civil law, legal responsa. Inscribed leaves are in various sizes. With vignette. Part 1, only, of this work was printed in Constantinople in 1840. In case labeled: Samuel b. Moses Hayyim.
4661 Bd. Ms. 8
[Kitve ha-Ari annotations]
17--
[192] leaves, bound : 1 ill. ; 21 cm.
Author: Vital, Ḥayyim ben Joseph
Notes: Ms., written in an East European cursive hand. Annotations, mainly by Vital on various aspects of the Lurianic Kabalah. An owner of the ms., writing in 1879, has added marginal notes indicating other works in which portions of the material are to be found (leaves [1-159]). An additional work is included (leaves [161-192]) consisting of annotations of Vital's Otsrot hayim, attributed to R. Natan Spira and to Mosheh Zakuto. This work is written in an East European Rashi-script. Title on spine: Kithebhe ha-ʼAri. Notes by I. Rabinowitz inserted.
4661 Bd. Ms. 9-10+
[Otsrot Ḥayim], Lurianic Kabbalah
16--
167 leaves (bound in 2 v.) ; 26 cm.
Author: Vital, Hayyim ben Joseph
Notes: Ms., written in a North African hand. Annotations by Avraham Azulai and others. This ms. is quite different from the printed eds. of this work. Leaves are missing at the beginning and end of the ms. In cases labeled: Lurianic Kabbalah.
4661 Bd. Ms. 11
[Derushim ʻal sefer Otsrot Ḥayim]
17--
[180] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Author: Vital, Ḥayyim ben Joseph
Notes: Ms., written in East European Ashkenazi cursive hand. Nine disquisitions based upon Sefer Otsrot Ḥayim.
4661 Bd. Ms. 12
Afṭariot ha-Torah, Haftarot. Aramaic & Hebrew
1673
[178] leaves; 22 cm. (4to)
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., originated in Yemen. Title taken from caption. Scripture and Targum in superlinear vocalization.
4661 Bd. Ms. 13
[Seder ṿe-Tashlikh ; [ṿe], Seder Hoshaʻna Raba], Seder Tashlikh
18--
[80] p. ; 18 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., written in several Italian hands. Liturgy from Minhag Carpentras.
4661 Bd. Ms. 14-16++
[Sidur, Temani], Siddur (Yemen)
1511-1650
[184], [6] leaves (in 3 cases) ; 33 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., in Yemenite script. In addition to daily, Sabbath, and festival prayers, the ms. contains Pirḳe Avot, Scroll of the Hasmoneans (in Aramaic), blessing-formulae, a calendrical work and calendrical tables, a legal document formulary, poems and hymns (by Ibn Gabirol, Yehudah Halevi, A. Ibn Ezra, etc.). The ms. is dated 1511 for some parts; 1649-1650 for others.
4661 Bd. Ms. 17-18
[Sidur minhag Sefarad]
1792
145 leaves (bound in 2 v.) ; 17 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., North African Sephardi. The Siddur has many additions and Kaṿanot of mystical character; also calendrical texts. In cases labeled: Siddur, minhag Sepharad.
4661 Bd. Ms. 19
Maḥazor
1832
[212] leaves ; 23 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., in Yemenite script. Title taken from caption title. Includes prayers for Festivals and the Fast of the 9th day of Av. Other texts include: Scroll of the Hasmoneans (in Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic [treated as if sacred Scripture]; Pirḳe Avot; Midrash of the Ten Commandments, Peṭirat Aharon and Peṭirat Mosheh (in Judaeo-Arabic); legal and ritual formularies; calendrical pieces (mainly in Judaeo-Arabic), etc.
4661 Bd. Ms. 20
Sefer shel pizmonin di moʻadim zeh sefer shel ʻAzaryah Laṭaś me-ʻir Ḳuni
1799
56 leaves : ill. ; 24 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., compiled by Azariah Lattes of Cuneo (Italy) in accord with the liturgy of Provence. Title taken from leaf [14a]. Original t.p. has an erasure: Zeh sefer pizmonim shel moʻadim di ---]. At head of title of original t.p.: Sefer.
4661 Bd. Ms. 21
[Maḥazor le-Rosh ha-Shanah, minhag Ḳarpenṭrats]
17--
130 leaves ; 20 cm.
Author: Maḥzor (Carpentras, France). Rosh ha-Shanah
Notes: Title on case: Minhag carpentras. Ms., written in Provençal script.
4661 Bd. Ms. 22
[Maḥazor Sukot, Shemini ʻatseret ṿe-Śimḥat Torah lefi minhag Ḳarpenṭrats]
17--
[333] p. ; 19 cm.
Author: Maḥzor (Carpentras, France). Sukkot
Notes: Ms., written in a Provençal hand. Includes: Liturgy for Sukot, Hoshaʻna raba, Shemini ʻatseret,and Śimḥat Torah in the minhag of Carpentras, France.
4661 Bd. Ms. 23
[Sheḥiṭah]
17--
[148] p. ; 21 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., written in a Sephardi hand. Includes: 1. Various texts on matters germane to ritual meat-slaughtering (including some poetry); 2. ha-Ḥibur meha-Bediḳot / Nisim ha-Kohen; 3. Responsa on the laws of sheḥiṭah, based on the Code of Maimonides. Includes some Judaeo-Italian and Italian graffiti.
4661 Bd. Ms. 24
Sefer toldot Yitsḥaḳ
17--
226 leaves : ill. ; 19 cm.
Author: Isaac ben David Alzera
Notes: Ms., written in a North-African Sephardi hand. Text is a miscellany, containing calendrical and meteorological texts, a work on grammar, various homilies, and other material, not all the original work of this compiler. With vignette.
4661 Bd. Ms. 25+
Liḳutim ʻal ha-Torah me-S. Naḥal Ḳedumim, Naḥal Ḳedumim. Selections
18--
[29] p. (2 columns) ; 23 cm.
Author: Azulai, Hayyim Joseph David
Notes: In case labeled: Sepher Nahal Qedumim. Ms., Yemenite, is an abridgement of the printed text, probably printed in Livorno, Italy, in 1794. The last 7 p. are copied by a second ms. hand., with notes and comments of mainly mystical character.
4661 Bd. Ms. 26 tiny
[Perush ʻal Perush ha-Torah le-Rashi]
18--
46 leaves ; 17 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., North African, Sephardi. Commentary on Genesis 6:1-41:1. Unidentified author. A note on leaf [1] reads: "Zeh ha-sefer yotsro ṿe-gam ḥoḳro ha-Rav Maharam"Ṭ [mi-Ṭoledano?]. Several members of the Toledano family had written commentaries on Rashi's works.
4661 Bd. Ms. 27
[Midrash ha-Neʻelam ; Shir ha-shirim ; Rut ; Ḳohelet ; Maʻaśeh be-Ḥiram melekh Tsor], Bible. Five Scrolls. Selections.
17--
[264] p. ; 23 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., originated in Yemen. Includes: Scripture and Targum of Song of Songs, with Targum in superlinear vocalization; Book of Ruth and Ecclesiastes with Targum and commentaries; portions of Midrash ha-Neʻelam; and, Maʻaśeh be-Ḥiram melekh Tsor.
4661 Bd. Ms. 28
[Midrash on Megilat Ester]
17--
10 leaves, bound and cased ; 19 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., written in a North African Sephardi hand. Judeo-Arabic text; very fragmentary and stained. Title on cover of ms. and on spine of case: Midrash on Ester.
4661 Bd. Ms. 29
Yad ḥaruzim
17--
68 leaves ; 25 cm.
Author: Unknown
Notes: Ms., written in an Italian hand. The rhyming phrases are drawn mainly from the Talmud. This ms. is not the same as the Yad ḥaruzim of Gershom ben Moses Hefez, which was printed in Venice in 1700. The ms. vol. also contains 2 loose inserts: 1. A prayer for utterance by a person in jail and awaiting trial; 2. An anecdote about a Jewish trapeze-artist who saved a family in Alençon from death by fire.