Zaidman Collection

Ref: Special Collection

Title: Zaidman Collection

The personal library of Lazar Zaidman, reflecting his interests in anti-Fascism, Jewish matters, politics and economics before, during and after World War II

Dates: mainly 1920s to 1950s
Extent: 336 vols.

Administrative / biographical history:

The collection was the personal library of Lazar Zaidman (1903-1963), a leading London Jewish Communist of the period of the 1930s to the 1950s (for further details see the entry under Zaidman Papers).

A collection of pamphlets formerly housed with the Collection is now kept with the Zaidman Papers.

  • Related collections: East End Newspaper Reports; Mendelson Collection; Zaidman Papers
  • Source: Donated 1985
  • System of arrangement: Numerical
  • Subjects: Antisemitism; Communism; Fascism; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews in Germany - Persecutions - 1933-1945
  • Names: Antcliffe, Herbert
  • Conditions of access: Available to all researchers, by appointment
  • Finding aids: Listed and catalogued