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Letters from Isaiah Berlin to his aunt and uncle, Ida and Yitzhak Samunov

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MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 74-90

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Includes discussion of Zionist affairs (particularly the setting up of the Peel Commission, 1936), and of land transactions in Palestine by Yitzhak Samunov on behalf of the Berlins.

Dates

  • c.1928-1936

Extent

17 Leaves

Language of Materials

English, a small passage in Hebrew

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 74-90

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6180

Overview

Letters from Isaiah Berlin to his aunt and uncle, Ida and Yitzhak Samunov

Biographical / Historical

Ida Samunov, née Volshonok (1887-1985) was the sister of Isaiah Berlin's mother, Marie Berlin. She and her husband, Yitzhak Samunov (1886-1950) settled in Palestine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Efraim Halevy (nephew of Yitzhak Samunov), 25 May 2007

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcripts available in the Isaiah Berlin Virtual Library

Related Materials

See the Papers of Isaiah Berlin(MSS. Berlin 1-826.
Title
Letters from Isaiah Berlin to his aunt and uncle, Ida and Yitzhak Samunov
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Michael Hughes
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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