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At a Glance
The correspondence includes a copy of a 1913 letter to Smirnova-Maksheeva and a 1973 letter from her. The manuscripts are primarily by Smirnova-Maksheeva and include essays on the St. Petersburg Ekaterinskiĭ Institut; the Smirnov vodka dynasty (to which Smirnova-Maksheeva's first husband belonged); the author Petr A. Zhili︠́a︡r(Pierre Gilliard); the painter Konstantin E. Makovskiĭ (whom Smirnova-Maksheeva knew) and her husband and father-in-law. In addition, there is a manuscript of a talk about Smirnova-Maksheeva's poetry given by Georgiĭ Ivit︠s︡kiĭ in Paris, 1975. The published books are "Rasskazy i povesti" (Paris, 1975)"Skazka o russkom soldate, krylatom bese i t︠s︡arevne Elene" (Paris, 1974)"Dushoĭ i serdt︠s︡em" (Souvain, 1970) and "Tain̆a kazbeka-Gruzinskai︠a︡ legenda v stikhakh 16-17 veka" (Paris, 1947).
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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--1974.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1976.
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Papers Accessioned 1958.
Papers Accessioned 1974.
Papers Accessioned 1976.
Papers Processed 10/--/81.
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