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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 11

Russian autograph collection,

Compositions, letters, drawings and other items of various Russian authors, composers, and politicians of the 19th and 20th centuries.


  • 1812-1959.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian, English, French, and German.

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.))

Contains poems, prose compositions, letters, drawings, photographs, and other items of Russian authors, composers, and political figures of the 19th and 20th centuries, written in Russian, English, and French with translations in English and German. There is considerable material of Ivan Turgenev and Marina Tsvetaeva.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Russian autograph collection, 1812-1959: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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