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At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials of Baroness Sofii︠a︡ I. Taube, writer and editor in Russia and the emigration who wrote under the name Sofii︠a︡ Anichkova. Among her books was "Zagadka Lenina." While in Russia before the 1920s, she edited such literary periodicals as "Skazki zhizni" and "Almanakh." There are single letters in the collection from Georgiĭ Ivanov, Aleksandr Kuprin, Petr Struve, and other writers. Manuscripts consist primarily of writings by Anichkova-Taube, including her memoirs of literary life in Petrograd in 1917-24: "Vechera poetov v gody bedstvii." Other manuscript items and drawings by other writers also concern these "poets' evenings." Also included are memoirs by her husband Emmanuil N. Taube about Czechoslovakia at the end of World War II. There are numerous photographs of Anichkova-Taube. Printed materials consist of her books, books inscribed to her, scattered issues of periodicals which she edited or in which she published, and newspaper clippings.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1958.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1960.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1961.
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Papers Accesssioned 1958.
Papers Accessioned 1960.
Papers Accessioned 1961.
Papers Processed 11/--/79.
Papers Revised 01/--/82.