COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 10
Overview: Papers pertaining to the life and work of Russian-born USIA analyst Alexander V. Chukayeff.
Overview: A collection of notes, documents, manuscripts, realia, photographs, and an unfinished memoir pertaining to the life of Gregory I. Samoylenko, a Russian emigre to the United States who lived in Russia during the revolutions of 1917 and fought for the White Army in the Russian Civil War.
Overview: A collection of digital facsimiles of transcripts of interviews conducted with Soviet émigrés to West Germany, Austria, and the United States, in 1950 and 1951. The source materials are from the Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System held in the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Collection at the H.C. Fung Library, and in the Widener Library. The materials are in English. The interviews and most manuals and guides are full-text searchable from the HPSSS Online home page at: ...
Overview: Collection of diaries, autobiographical writings, letters, notes, official documents, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts documenting the life of Helen Tisdel De Wollant, an American who married a Russian diplomat and lived in Russia during the Revolution of 1905, the October 1917 Revolution, and the Russian Civil War.
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence (including email), memos and reports, published and unpublished writings, conference and public speaking materials, newspaper clippings and printed articles, travel records, research notes and documents, and photographs and realia. The materials are related to Goldman’s work as associate director of the Davis Center, an independent consultant on economics and the (former) Soviet Union, a professor at Wellesley College’s visiting scholar at other...
Overview: Personal correspondence, photographs and papers, including manuscripts, genealogical research materials, newspaper clippings, and printed materials, of Princess Zoia Sergeevna Obolensky (1828-1897), her granddaughter, Zoia Alekseevna Bakéeff (1895-1956), and her great-granddaughter, Zoé André Bakéeff Petersen (1922-2015).
Scope and Contents: The Poliksena Nesterovna Shishkina-Iavein digital collection is comprised of materials that document the life of Poliksena Shishkina-Iavein, Russian physician, feminist activist, and president of the Russian League for Women’s Equal Rights. The bulk of the collection (1901-1917) consists of photographs of Shishkina-Iavein, her family and associates, and League meetings and activities, as well as a set of postcards published by the League, featuring prominent women in politics, science, and the...
Overview: Pamphlets, books, periodicals, and organizational reports documenting activism and public debates surrounding women’s rights and health in early 20th-century Russia.
Overview: Propaganda photographs of post-World War II Soviet Union from the Soviet Information Bureau.