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Title: Price Library of Judaica: highlights from the digital collections
Physical Description: PowerPoint Presentation
Creator: Jefferson, Rebecca ( Author, Primary )
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Abstract: This presentation was given at the Gainesville "Jewish Newcomers and Friends" meeting in Temple Shir Shalom on April 18, 2012. It outlines the history of the Price Library, highlights the strengths of its collections, and pays particular attention to its growing digital collections.
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Rebecca Jefferson.
Publication Status: Unpublished
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
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A Jewish Treasure in the Heart of Florida The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

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THE MISHKIN COLLECTION In brief the Collection is a superb collection Thousands of items in the Mishkin Collection although of recent vintage are in fact more rare than incunabula

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Bereshit (In the Beginning ); Moscow, 1926 illustrated by Joseph Tchaikov S H LO M O M A R E N O LIB R ARY

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DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING!

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We hope our gift will be a spark (Jack and Samuel Price) The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

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The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica today comprises The 3M Collections ( Mishkin Marenof Morgenstern) The Theodore H. Gaster Collection The Rabbi Jacob H. Kaplan Collection Other smaller bequests, including books from the Beth Shalom synagogue, Jacksonville, and Rabbi Personal donations and gifts Purchases made with State and Price Endowment funds A total of over 92,000 fully cataloged volumes

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Depth Breadth Latin American Judaica Florida Jewish material Range of periodicals Festschriften Memorial books Scarce imprints Rare Judaica Ephemera Judaica is considered the foremost Jewish studies research collection in the southeastern United States. In terms of many of its scarce late 19 th to early 20th century imprints, it ranks among the top 20

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The Depth of the Collection

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The Breadth of the Collection

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Latin American Judaica

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Florida Jewish Materials

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T Wide Range of Periodicals

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Festschriften

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M emorial Books

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S carce Imprints

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Rare Books

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Ephemera

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The George A. Smathers homepage: http://www.uflib.ufl.edu

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The Price Library of Judaica website http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/judaica/

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Sionista ; Modena, 1901: rare Italian Zionist journal

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30 th anniversary issue of The Indiana Jewish Chronicle Indianapolis, 1951

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40 th anniversary issue of the Central Blad Voor Israelieten in Nederland Holland, 1925

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10 th anniversary issue of Der Veg Mexico, 1940

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10 th anniversary edition of Dos Naye Lebn Bialystok, 1929

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The Autobiography of Dr. Emanuel Merdinger former Professor Emeritus of Biochemisty at the University of Florida. Donated by Stephen M. and Renne A. Sperling and family, and Dr. Craig Henderson, 2011

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Viewing options Citation; search; thumbnails; map it! Page turner; page image; zoomable

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Bibliographical citation and link to catalogues

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Page turner

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Map it!

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Zoomable

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The University of Florida Go Gators! ANY QUESTIONS? Rebecca J. W. Jefferson Head, the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica rjefferson@ufl.edu