On the Waterfront 23

24 January 2018 - 9:32

On the Waterfront is the semi-annual magazine of the IISH. This is issue 23

On the Waterfront : newsletter from the Friends of the IISH
Authors: Jan Lucassen, Jaap Kloosterman
Place of publication: Amsterdam
Year: 2012 / Issue: 23 / Format: 16 pp.

Rena Fuks-Mansfeld: Unknown Sources of Jewish History Hidden in the Collections of the IISH. Lecture held on 23 June 2011, p. 12-15


This issue of On the Waterfront reflects that the Friends’ Day of June 23, 2011 was dedicated to the Yiddish and Jewish collections of the Institute. Rena Fuks-Mansfeld and Karin Hofmeester presented an overview and offered a few surprising examples of the richness of this Fundgrube.

Our selection of recent acquisitions was inspired partly by the same theme. As announced earlier, we intend to highlight special areas of the IISH collections in the next few meetings, continuing with the topic of women’s history, and especially women’s work in the Dutch Republic – a privileged field of research since the Friends generously funded a major program a decade ago.

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