Zachary Baker

Stanford University

Zachary Baker was the Reinhard Family Curator Emeritus of Judaica and Hebraica Collections in the Stanford University Libraries until January 2018. In addition, form 2010 to 2017, he had administrative responsibilities at Stanford as Assistant University Librarian for Collection Development (Humanities & Social Sciences). Previously, he served as a Yiddish cataloguer at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (New York) and the Jewish Public Library (Montreal), and as Head Librarian of the YIVO Institute. His publications include the “Bibliography of Eastern European Jewish Memorial Books” (in From a Ruined Garden, edited by Jack Kugelmass and Jonathan Boyarin) and The Lawrence Marwick Collection of Copyrighted Yiddish Plays at the Library of Congress: An Annotated Bibliography (online PDF). He has also written about the Polish Jewish painter Maurycy Minkowski and the Argentine Yiddish singer-songwriter Jevel Katz.