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Guide to the Benjamin Weinberg Papers
1922-1981 (Bulk 1922-1940)
  MS 686

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Jan Hilley

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

The Benjamin Weinberg Papers include correspondence, both personal and business; a variety of official documents; more than two hundred photographs; newspapers and newspaper articles; and memorabilia from several European trips. The material dates from 1922 through 1971 with the bulk falling between 1923 and 1940.

Much of the collection is in Polish. Other languages include English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian, German and Italian. Within the collection, Mr. Weinberg is referred to by two different names - Benjamin Treiger (spelled in various ways depending upon language) and Benjamin Weinberg


The Benjamin Weinberg Papers have been divided into the following series:

  1. Series I: Correspondence, 1923-1981, undated
  2. Series II: Official Documents and Papers, 1923-1938, undated
  3. Series III: Photographs, 1932-1938, undated
  4. Series IV: Newspapers, 1926-1948
  5. Series V: Ephemera, 1926-1971, undated

Most of the material is arranged chronologically. See the series descriptions for specific details.