Scope and arrangement
The Joseph Buloff papers contain scripts, photographs, programs, flyers, reviews, contracts and notes. The scripts include many of the popular plays in which Buloff performed, as well as English adaptations of the Yiddish classics of Scholem Aleichem’s The Crabby Crawler, Eternal Life, Tevye and His Seven Daughters; God Wiil Provide, The Mad Batlan, Temptation by I. Peretz, Chains by H.Levick, The Singer of His Sorrow by O. Dymov, and The Kibitzer by J.Swerling. The scripts include a number of works adapted and translated from world literature, by authors such as Chekhov and Gogol. The collection includes manuscripts and drafts of Buloff’s work, Beggar in Paradise, based on Lame Fishke by Mendele Mohker Sforim. There is also "My Conception of the Part of Linda in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman" by Luba Kadison and her Autobiography.
The Joseph Buloff papers are arranged in three series:
- 1929-1984, undated
This Series consists of drafts and notes for Buloff’s book Beggar in Paradise, English adaptations and works of the Yiddish classics of Scholem Aleichem, Peretz, Levick, and Dymov; a number of adapted and translated from world literature, by authors such as Chekhov and Gogol.
This Series includes correspondence, photographs, programs, publicity material and review articles. There is also My Conception of the Part of Linda in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman” by Luba Kadison and her Autobiography.
This Series includes one theatrical poster (in Yiddish)