Scope and Content
Title: Zalmen Zylbercweig Collection of Yiddish Theater Scripts,
Date (inclusive): 1926-1932
Collection number: 1572
Zylbercweig, Zalmen, 1894-1972
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
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copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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[Identification of item], Zalmen Zylbercweig Collection of Yiddish Theater Scripts (Collection 1572). Department of Special
Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of Yiddish theater scripts, most of which are undated. The entire collection is in Yiddish.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Zylbercweig, Zalmen, 1894-1972--Archives.
Theater, Yiddish--Archival resources.
Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources.