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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 146

Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937 : photographs

Photographs of the of the Dewey Commission taken by Ruth Ageloff Poulos.

Dates

  • 1937

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.08 linear feet (1 box)

.7 Gigabytes

Contains black-and-white photographs and a CD with scanned images of photographs.

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Ageloff Poulos was the daughter of Russian immigrants Anna Maslow and Samuel Ageloff. Poulos was a graduate of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. In 1936 and 1937 she lived in Mexico City as secretary to Leon Trotsky and to the Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, frequently known as the Dewey Commission.

Arrangement

Collection is minimally processed. Materials are loosely arranged into two series: Digital files of images, and Photographs.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Special equipment or surrogate required; consult Houghton staff.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*2009M-48. Gift of Steven M. Poulos and Eric Poulos in 2009 November.

Separated Materials

Born-digital material has been separated: Russ146BD

General note

Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: CD.

Processing Information

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Poulos, Ruth Ageloff, photographer. Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937 : photographs, 1937 (MS Russ 146): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 May 25
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou02945

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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