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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 51

F. Volkhovskii correspondence

Correspondence of Russian revolutionist Feliks Volkh ovskii concerning Russian political affairs, his activities in connection with political groups in England, his articles and speeches, and personal and social matters.


  • 1878-1932

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)

Contains letters to Volkhovskii from Russian and British colleagues and friends with some copies of his replies. Also letters to Egor Egorovich Lazarev and others. Correspondence is in Russian and English and concerns Russian political affairs, Volkhovskii's activities in connection with political groups in England such as the Russian Free Press Fund, his articles and speeches, and personal and social matters. Collection also includes manuscripts, notes, and printed material.

See curatorial file for additional information.

Biographical / Historical

Volkhovskii was a Russian revolutionist.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Russian correspondence
  2. ___a. Letters to Feliks Vadimovich Volkhovskii
  3. ___b. Letters to Egor Egorovich Lazarev
  4. ___c. Other letters
  5. II. English correspondence
  6. ___a. Letters to Feliks Vadimovich Volkhovskii
  7. ___b. Other letters

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

72M-100. Purchased with the Kilgour discretionary fund; received: 1969.
Volkhovskii, F. (Feliks), 1846-1914. F. Volkhovskii correspondence, 1878-1932: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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