Sephardic Collections

The Portuguese Dreyfus, Apostle of the Marranos and more: Arthur Carlos de Barros Basto Collection at The Ohio State University Library.

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This is a brief survey and contextualization of a small collection of thirteen items either written by or related to Arthur Carlos de Barros Basto (1887-1961), an outstanding Jew leader of 20th Century Portugal.

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The Ladino Collection at Yeshiva University

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The Yeshiva University library owns several hundred books in the Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) language. In this collection are works in every genre of Jewish literature, including fiction and translations of the works of famous foreign authors. Many of the books are from the 19th century. There are also manuscripts and newspapers. The presentation will discuss the nature of the Ladino language and examples of the books in the collection.

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