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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 34

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Letters to George Reavey


Letters of Russian poet Boris Leonidovich Pasternak to English poet George Reavey.


  • Creation: 1931-1960

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Nine letters to Reavey from Pasternak.

Biographical / Historical

Pasternak was a Russian poet, who declined the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 for his novel Doctor Zhivago. Reavey was an English surrealist poet.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

64M-216. Purchased with the Bayard L. Kilgour, Jr. Fund for Russian Belles-Lettres from John F. Fleming, 322 East 57th Street New York, 22, New York; received: 1965 May 20.

Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960: Guide.
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