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Slavic Colloquium: Tanya Chebotarev

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
4:30pm to 6pm PT

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Building 260, Pigott Hall, Rm 216
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
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Please join the Slavic Colloquium talk with Tanya Chebotarev (Curator, Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University).

"Archivist as Sleuth: Or Rather The Amazing Adventures of Zosa Szajkowski"

Numerous thefts, countless misdeeds, an organized police sting  and a disgraceful suicide in the bathtub of a hotel room in midtown Manhattan – these are only a few highlights of the long and controversial life of Zosa Szajkowski, a well-known but not well-respected Yiddish historian and bibliographer.