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Title: A Jewish Treasure in the Heart of Florida
Physical Description: PowerPoint Presentation
Creator: Jefferson, Rebecca ( Author, Primary )
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Abstract: A presentation about the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica given at the River Garden Hebrew Home, Jacksonville, Florida on November 20, 2013
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Publication Status: Unpublished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.
System ID: IR00003255:00001

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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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Judaica comprises The 3M Collections ( Mishkin Marenof Morgenstern) The Theodore H. Gaster Collection The Rabbi Jacob H. Kaplan Collection Other smaller bequests Personal donations and gifts Purchases made with State and Price Endowment funds = over 90,000 fully cataloged volumes [in addition to c. 10,000 un cataloged items in storage]

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Depth Breadth Latin American Judaica Florida Jewish material Range of periodicals Festschriften Memorial books Scarce imprints Illustrated books Rare Judaica Ephemera Special collections

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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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Illustrated Books

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Rare Books

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Ephemera

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Special Collections of Judaica

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The Price Library of Judaica Today http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/JewishStudies http://ufdc.ufl.edu/iufjudaica http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/judaica/

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Exciting Projects

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Future Projects: Events to celebrate 30 years Preservation/digitization New archives Online exhibitions Digital collections Collaborative projects

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The Price Library in the 21 st century Strengthen core collections Provide latest in library resources Develop unique digital collections

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Please remember to support The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica A Legacy for the Jewish Communities of Florida Dina Abramovicz Librarian of the Yivo Institute, 1984

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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