Simon Litman Papers, 1865-1965
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Brief Description:

Papers of Simon Litman (1873-1973), professor of economics (1908-44), including correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, publications, photographs, awards, and notes on international trade; Russia (1905-55) in the World Wars; the Department of Economics; published speeches, articles and reviews (1903-50); the Menorah Association and Hillel Foundation (1916-57); Israel; the Transoceanic Corporation of the United States (1926-42); friends and travel. The series includes Litman's autobiography, Looking Back, (1963) and a biographical sketch of his wife, Rachel Frank Litman (1956). Correspondents include Ernest L. Bogart (1918-051), Abraham Epstein (1946-58), Benjamin Goldstein (1834-60), David Kinley (1910-42), Edward Nickoley (1925-36), Ivan Racheff (1949-63), and Abram L. Sachar (1942-55).

Related materials on Simon and Ray Frank Litman may be found at the American Jewish Historical Society, 15 W. 16th St, New York, New York. Phone 212-294-6160.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 9/5/29
Created by: Litman, Simon (1873-1973)
Volume: 6.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 7/16/73; 7/31/73; 9/5/73
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Arrangement: by type of material and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Faculty Papers
Foreign Trade
Germany - Politics and Government
Hillel Foundation
International Trade
Jewish Refugees
Menorah Association
Music -- Israel
Music -- Japan - Politics and Government
Music -- Russia - History and Geography
Poland - History and Geography
Russian History
Transoceanic Corporation of the United States
World War I - Costs and Finances
World War I - Diplomacy and Politics
World War II - Costs and Finance
World War II - Diplomacy and Politics
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]