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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 42

Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams letters from various correspondents

Overview

Letters to Russian journalist Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams from various correspondents.

Dates

  • 1924-1953

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.16 linear feet (1 volume)

Letters to Tyrkova-Williams from various correspondents, including author and dramatist Aleksei Mikhaelovich Remizov.

Biographical / Historical

Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams was a Russian journalist; her husband, Harold Williams, was an English journalist in Russia. Aleksei Mikhaelovich Remizov was a Russian author and dramatist who emigrated to Paris.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

68M-33. Purchased with the Bayard L. Kilgour, Jr. Fund for Russian Belles-Lettres from Mr. Arkady Borman, 27 Irving Terrace Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1968 July.

Title
Tyrkova-Williams, Ariadna, 1869-1962, recipient. Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams letters from various correspondents, 1924-1953: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01046

Repository Details

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