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Jagendorf, M. A. (Moritz Adolph), 1888-1981


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

M. A. Jagendorf papers

Identifier: Coll 045
Abstract Moritz A. Jagendorf (1888-1981) was a dentist in New York for forty years, but his true interests were in the folklore of Europe, Asia and America. He was the founder of the Free Theatre and director of the Children's Playhouse in New York, vice-president of the New York Folklore Society, and wrote numerous books, plays and short stories based on folktales, in addition to being a practicing dentist. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, lectures, research materials,...
Dates: 1916-1980

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