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SINGERMAN/JEWISH AMERICANA IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES
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the Center for the Study of the American Jewish Experience.
Many texts long thought to be lost are being recovered through
this effort and library curators, hopefully, will be prompted to
transfer endangered items once dismissed as “common” to more
secure quarters. It is anticipated that researchers in a wide spec­
trum of disciplines will profit by this multi-volume tool so that the
history and literary culture of the largest Jewish community in
the diaspora can be fully documented and interpreted by future
generations of scholars.