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Norman H. Friedman Arthur Szyk Collection
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Postage Stamps, Liberian – 6 designs

1 set of cancelled stamps on envelope, dimension 9 cm x 16 cm, dated April 14, 1949.
1 set on signed mount, dimension 23 cm x 15cm
1 signed uncut issue sheet for each 6 sheets, 20 stamps each, 6 colour lithographic print process, by Herman Jaffe, USA (sheet dimension 18 x 20 cm)
1 set individual loose stamps, dimension 3 x 4.5 cm each

Promotional material for ‘Haggadah’ edited by Cecil Roth

File includes:
-4 8-page sales booklets, Philip C. Duschnes, NY, no date.
-1 full-colour newspaper ad, Sunday News, June 17, 1956
-1 set sample pages on paper printed for promotion for Israel Creations Inc, NY (30 cm x 23 cm folded), [1957?]
-1 3 color sales poster, 29.5 x 22 cm
-1 sample page sepia print on paper, 20 x 14 cm
-1 clipping from American Hebrew, March 27, 1942 black and white.
-1 article from Newsweek magazine, March 24, 1975, book review for ‘Haggadah and History’, by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, JPSA, 1975, 1 1/3 pages.
-1 1956 newspaper clipping announcing Israel Creations distribution of “The Haggadah”.

Reproductions of Szyk designs

File includes 31 diverse reproductions of Szyk designs, including: magazine and newspaper clippings, programs, advertisements, newsletters, black and white photographic reproductions, illustrations, stamps, paintings, cover art, book title page, political cartoons, and book mark. Includes “Balfour Declaration”, Illuminated poem by Ben Hecht, portrait of Moses Broderson, Adam Czerniakow.
Includes patriotic subjects regarding the U.S. and Israel including: early post-war material from Jewish National Fund land redemption program; an issue of the newsletter Betar, vol. 1, no. 5, (December 15, 1942).

Sources on Szyk – articles, press releases, bibliographies

1 – Arthur Szyk Society brochure, Burlingame, CA. approximately 1991
1 – Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, annual report, 1950, 12 pages
1 – New York Times article, July 16, 2000 copy of article.
1 – World Medical Assoc., Dec. 1, 1949 press release, re.
exhibition of Szyk’s illuminated ‘doctor’s oath’, 2 pages
1 – handwritten draft notes of obituary for Szyk, on hotel
stationery Warwick hotel, Philadelphia, PA, 1 page
Not signed or dated.
1 – Notes on ‘Miniature Painting’ derived from
Encyclopedia Britannica, 1 page, 3 copies total
1 – Typed draft of bibliography titled ‘Szyk Sources’, some entries handwritten. Not signed or dated. 1939-1951, 4 pages

Items from Philip C. Eisman a Szyk collector:
1 – Eisman correspondence with Leon Walters Society of
Israeli Philatelists, president and Dr. Winkelstein, with
Bibliography titled ‘Szykiana’, 1960, 6 pages
1 – typed bibliographic listings of Szyk illustrations
published in Coronet and Collier’s magazines, 1942-49,
3 pages

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