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Haskalah Collection

900 items.

Acquired in 1970 from the historian Professor Chimen Abramsky (1917–2010), the collection relates to the Jewish Enlightenment of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The collection consists of 700 titles in 900 volumes of nineteenth-century Hebrew literature and general literary works in Hebrew translation.

There are some very scarce serial runs.

Finding aids

Card catalogues, and individual items catalogued on computer catalogue.


The John Rylands Library

Using the reading rooms in the John Rylands Library