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Pete Steffens papers

 Collection — other: 1 record center box
Identifier: 11-MWalB02693

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Pete Steffens’s research and writings on the history of the modern Hebrew press. Steffens completed at least three chapters of this history and the collection includes typescripts and manuscript drafts of chapters, interviews with Israeli editors, such as Uri Avnery, research notes, notebooks, correspondence, and various publications and articles pertaining to the Jewish press.  Some of the research notes focus on specific newspapers, such as HaMashkif, Kol Israel, The Jersulaem Post, HaTzofeh, HaBoker  and Al HaMishmar. The collection contains material in both Hebrew and English and the bulk of it was created while Steffens was living in the Middle East from the 1950s to the early 1960s.


  • circa 1952-1964
  • Majority of material found in 1952-1964
  • Other: Date acquired: 2012-09-24


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


1.00 Linear Feet

1.00 Linear Feet


The collection is unprocessed.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Pete Steffens and Valerie Alia

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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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