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At a Glance
Scope and Content
Collection includes 19 manuscript notebooks of poetry and prose; 42 titled articles in typescript form on religious, political, literary and autobiographical topics; several published collections of her poetry; and a folder of original drawings. Also included are three biographical articles by K. Mochulśkiĭ, M. Vishni︠a︡k and her mother Sofii︠a︡ Borisovna Pilenko, as well as her own childhood and that of her mother and grandmother during the era of Alexander I, Nicholas I, and Alexander II.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Sofii︠a︡ Borisovna Pilenko. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1955.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1955.
Papers Processed 02/--/81.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Russian writer and emigre in France who also wrote under the pseudonym of I︠U︡riĭ Danilov. In 1932 she entered the religious life.