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Chaim Potok letter


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Chaim Potok (February 17, 1929 - July 23, 2002) was an American Jewish author and rabbi. He was born in the Bronx, New York, to Benjamin Max (d. 1958) and Mollie (Friedman) (d. 1985) Potok, Jewish immigrants from Poland. He was the oldest of four children, all of whom either became or married rabbis. His first book, "The Chosen," was published in 1967, to massive critical acclaim. He published numerous other books and plays throughout the course of his life, before passing away in 2002.

This collection contains a letter written by Chaim Potok to Michael Freeman, in which Potok thanks Freeman for his letter and asks him to call him back to discuss details from their previous correspondence.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

The Chaim Potok letter was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1988 by D. Alten. Accession # 5148.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed April, 2019.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Stern
Finding Aid Date
April, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Chaim Potok letter, 1988.
Box 58

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