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Mirra Ginsburg papers, 1910-1999

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Call No.: BA#0134
Bib ID 7447714 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ginsburg, Mirra
Title Mirra Ginsburg papers, 1910-1999
Physical Description 20 linear feet (38 document boxes)
Language(s) English , Russian .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in eleven series.

Description

Summary

Collection consists of correspondence, writings, research notes, notebooks, printed material, books, photographs and one audiotape.

  • Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

    Series contains Mirra Ginsburg's original correspondence with prominent literary figures, primarily in Russian, with some English correspondence (most notably with I.B. Singer). Manuscript drafts included. Photocopies or typed copies of the same document are enclosed, but not cataloged separately. Documents are filed alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically, with interleaved incoming and outgoing correspondence.

  • Series II: Arranged Correspondence

    Russian and English.

  • Series III: Writings

  • Series IV: Background materials

    Research material used by MG in her works, such as original texts of translated authors, and writings about these authors. Series also include adaptations and reviews of translations by MG (additional reviews, sent by publishers, can be found in Arranged Correspondence series).

  • Series V: Biographic Material

    Personal documents relating to MG and her family

  • Series VI: PEN

    Materials relating to MG activities in American PEN club and its committees. Includes agendas, munites, publications, and correspondence between committee members

  • Series VII: Writings by Others

    Typescripts or unbound photocopies, often inscribed to Mirra Ginsburg by authors. Series does not include materials translated by MG (for original texts used for translation see Background Materials series). Alphabetical by author.

  • Series VIII: Periodicals

    Alphabetical by title.

  • Series IX: Audiovisual

  • Series X: Books

  • Series XI: Oversized

    Oversized items from various series, cross-referenced in the corresponding series. Box also contains an audio cassette tape of Singer Interviews (paper materials on this project are in Writings - Singer series).

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mirra Ginsburg Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Papers processed Jane Gorjevsky 3/2003.

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Aĭtmatov, Chingiz Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature -- Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Annenkov, I͡Uriĭ, 1889-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, Russian -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Belinkov, A (Arkadiĭ), 1921-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children's literature, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children's literature, Russian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chukovskiĭ, Korneĭ, 1882-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginsburg, Mirra Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gulʹ, Roman, 1896-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Mirra Ginsburg (1909-2000) was born in Bobruisk, Russia (now Belarus). She attended schools in Russia, Latvia, Canada and the United States, where her family moved c. 1928. Throughout her long and prolific career, Mirra Ginsburg has worked as a researcher, freelance writer, editor, and translator from Russian and Yiddish. Despite the absense of any formal training, Mirra Ginsburg became a highly respected translator, an active member of professional associations, and a winner of numerous awards. Besides being a translator and editor of adult stories, anthologies and plays (including works of such authors as Singer, Platonov, Bulgakov, Remizov, Babel' and Dostoevsky), she was also recognized for her charming adaptations and siccinct translations of folktales for children.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Series contains Mirra Ginsburg's original correspondence with prominent literary figures, primarily in Russian, with some English correspondence (most notably with I.B. Singer). Manuscript drafts included. Photocopies or typed copies of the same document are enclosed, but not cataloged separately. Documents are filed alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically, with interleaved incoming and outgoing correspondence.



Box 1 Folder 1 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Aitmatov, Chingiz, New York, NY, Nov. 1972 - Jul. 1982

[Draft pages enclosed to Jun. 1975 and Apr. 1982 letters.]


Box 1 Folder 1 Aitmatov, Chingiz to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Frunze, USSR, Jan, 1973 - Jun. 1975


Box 1 Folder 2 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Aksenov, Vasilii, [New York, NY], Feb. 12, 1984

[Re: Aksenov - see also correspondence with Schroeter, Leonard on Ozhog]


Box 1 Folder 2 Aksenov, Vasilii to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Washington, DC, Feb. 24, 1984


Box 1 Folder 3 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Annenkov, Iurii (Yury), New York, NY, Apr. 1969 - Aug. 1970

[Notes enclosed to the first letter (Apr. 3, 1969)]


Box 1 Folder 3 Annenkov, Iurii (Yury) to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, Apr. 1969 - Jun. 1970


Box 1 Folder 4 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Belinkov, A. (Arkadii), New York, NY, Aug. 1968 - Dec. 1968


Box 1 Folder 4 Belinkov, A. (Arkadii) to: Ginsburg, Mirra, New Haven, CT, Sep. 1968 -Dec. 1968


Box 1 Folder 5 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Brodsky, Joseph, New York, NY, Apr. 18, 1975


Box 1 Folder 6 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Bulgakova, E. S. (Elena Sergeevna), New York, NY, May 1968 - Sep. 1969


Box 1 Folder 6 Bulgakova, E. S. (Elena Sergeevna) to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Moscow, USSR, Jul. 1968 - Aug. 1968

[See also: Chukovskii, Kornei, letter from Sep. 25, 1968 (contains a note from Bulgakova, E. S.)]


Box 1 Folder 7 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Aug. 1965 - Dec. 1965


Box 1 Folder 7 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Sep. 1965 - Nov. 1965


Box 1 Folder 7 Singer, Isaac Bashevis to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Dec. 10, 1965

[Enclosed to Dec. 9, 1965 letter by Ginsburg]


Box 1 Folder 8 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Feb. 1966 - Nov. 1966


Box 1 Folder 8 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Feb. 1966 - Oct. 1966


Box 1 Folder 9 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Feb. 1967 - Oct. 1967


Box 1 Folder 9 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Jan. 1967 - Nov. 1967


Box 1 Folder 10 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Jan. 1968 - Nov. 1968


Box 1 Folder 10 Chukovskii, Kornei; Bulgakova, Elena Sergeevna to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Jan. 1968 - Dec. 1968

[Letter from Sep. 25, 1968 also contains a note from Bulgakova, Elena Sergeevna]


Box 1 Folder 11 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Jan. 1969 - Sep. 1969


Box 1 Folder 11 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Mar. 1969 - Sep. 1969


Box 1 Folder 12 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskaia, Lidiia Korneevna, New York, NY, Oct. 1969 - Jun. 1994


Box 1 Folder 12 Chukovskaia, Lidiia Korneevna to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Moscow, USSR, Nov. 1970 - Aug. 1989


Box 1 Folder 13 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Gul' (Goul), Roman, New York, NY, Apr. 11, 1967


Box 1 Folder 13 Gul' (Goul), Roman Novyi Zhurnal to: Ginsburg, Mirra, New York, NY, Jun. 15, 1967


Box 1 Folder 14 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Jaba (Velichkovskaia), Tamara Antonovna; New York, NY, Apr. 1968 - Mar. 1970

[See also: Hoffman, Michael, re: copyright of works by Zamiatin, Evgenii]


Box 1 Folder 14 Jaba (Velichkovskaia), Tamara Antonovna to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris-Vanves, France;, Sep. 1968 - Mar. 1970

[a.l.s. from Hoffman, Michael to T. Jaba enclosed. (with typed translation)]


Box 1 Folder 15 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Karlinsky, Simon, New York, NY, Jul. 20, 1971; Nov. 7, 1971


Box 1 Folder 15 Karlinsky, Simon University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Jun. 16, 1971; Dec. 8, 1971


Box 1 Folder 16 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Karlinsky, Simon, New York, NY, Jan. 1972 - Nov. 1972


Box 1 Folder 16 Karlinsky, Simon University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Feb. 1972 - Nov. 1972


Box 1 Folder 17 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Karlinsky, Simon, New York, NY, Jan. 11, 1973; Apr. 19, 1975


Box 1 Folder 17 Karlinsky, Simon University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Jan. 1973 - Mar. 1979

[Includes clipping of article "Andrei Platonov" by Karlinsky in The New Republic, Mar.31, 1979]


Box 1 Folder 18 Mamleev, IUrii to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Ithaca, NY, [Dec. 6, 1978]


Box 1 Folder 18 Ginsburg, Mirra re: Mamleev, IUrii, New York, NY, Dec. 10, 1981


Box 1 Folder 19 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Morrison, Toni; New York, NY, Jan. 3, 1977; Feb. 9, 1977

[re: Dead Fiddler anthology; Amalrik, Gyizel;]


Box 1 Folder 19 Morrison, Toni; Random House to: Ginsburg, Mirra, New York, NY, Jan. 7, 1977; Jan. 31, 1977

[re: Dead Fiddler anthology; Amalrik, Gyizel;]


Box 1 Folder 20 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Obukhova, Lidiia, New York, NY, Sep. 26, 1975


Box 1 Folder 20 Obukhova, Lidiia to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Moscow, USSR, Dec. 29, 1975


Box 1 Folder 21 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Proffer, Carl, New York, NY, Dec. 1971 - Jan. 1974

[Re: Annenkov, Yuri; Bulgakov, Mikhail; Maramzin, Vladimir; Chukovskii Family.]


Box 1 Folder 21 Proffer, Carl Ardis Publishers; Russian Literature Triquarterly to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 1971 - Jan. 1975

[Re: Annenkov, Yuri; Bulgakov, Mikhail; Chukovskii Family. Enclosed: Ardis printed materials, including copy of Russian Literature Triquarterly, Dec. 18, 1974 on Maramzin, Vladimir.]


Box 1 Folder 22 Roziner, Feliks to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Boston, MA, [Oct. 1986]

[Removed from the book by F. Rosiner, V Domike Starogo Musykanta (see Books)]


Box 1 Folder 23 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Sapgir, Genrikh, New York, NY, Feb. 2, 1995


Box 1 Folder 23 Sapgir, Genrikh to: Ginsburg, Mirra, [Moscow, Russia], Feb. 11, 1995


Box 1 Folder 24 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Singer, Isaac Bashevis, New York, NY, Aug. 1959 - Nov. 1979


Box 1 Folder 24 Singer, Isaac Bashevis to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Maiami Beach, FL; Oberlin, OH;, Aug. 1959 - Jul. 1966


Box 1 Folder 25 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Sollogub, Natalia, Mar. 1967 - Dec. 1967


Box 1 Folder 25 Sollogub, Natalia to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, May 5, 1967

[Enclosed: photocopy of letter by MG to Zamiatina, Liudmila of Mar. 12, 1965.]


Box 1 Folder 26 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich, n.p., n.d.


Box 1 Folder 27 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Struve, Gleb, New York, NY, Nov. 1967 - Aug. 1969


Box 1 Folder 27 Struve, Gleb University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Oct. 1967 - Feb. 1975

[Re: Bulgakov, Mikhail; Platonov, Andrei; Belinkov, Arkadii; Kosterina, Nina. Enclosed: article "The Re-emergence of Mikhail Bulgakov", in The Russian Review, July 1968.]


Box 1 Folder 28 Wilson, Edmund; to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Wellfleet, MA, Dec. 16, 1967

[re: Singer, I. B.]


Box 1 Folder 29 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Zakhoder, Boris Vladimirovich, New York, NY, Apr. 1987 - Feb. 1988


Box 1 Folder 29 Zakhoder, Boris Vladimirovich to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Bolshevo (Moskow Region), Russia, May 1987 - Jun. 1988


Box 1 Folder 30 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Zamiatina, L. N., New York, NY, Sep. 1962 - Nov. 1963


Box 1 Folder 30 Zamiatina, L. N. (Liudmila Nikolaevna), to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, Sep. 1962 - Nov. 1963


Box 1 Folder 31 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Zamiatina, L. N., New York, NY, Jan. 1964 - Mar. 1965


Box 1 Folder 31 Zamiatina, L. N. (Liudmila Nikolaevna), to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, Feb. 1964 - Mar. 1965

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Russian and English.


Subseries II.1: Prominent Individuals

Incoming and outgoing high-volume (over 5 items) correspondence with friends, family, and colleagues. Photos separated, paper enclosures kept on file. Folders arranged alphabetically by personal name, correspondence within folder arranged chronologically.



Box 2 Folder 1 Allworth, Edward Columbia University - Program on Soviet Nationality Problems , New York, NY, Jan. 1972 - Dec. 1972


Box 2 Folder 2 Belinkova-IAblokova, Natalia , Washington, DC; Monterey, CA, Oct. 1972 - 1985

[Includes open letter by Belinkova to Raisa Orlova re: Belinkov, Arkadii]


Box 2 Folder 3 Blake Hill, Patricia , New York, NY, Jan. 1960 - Mar. 1975

[Includes enclosed The Journey (translation by Mirra Ginsberg of short story by Babel', Isaac) typescript edited by P. Blake Hill]


Box 2 Folder 4 Bokelman, Judith; Bokelman, Rinus , Charlotte, NC, Apr. 1975 - Jul. 1982


Box 2 Folder 5 Caplan, Minnie , Orangeburg, NY, May 1932 - Apr. 1933


Box 2 Folder 6 - 8 Carvajal, Shesha , Santiago, Chile; Berkeley, CA, Nov. 1957 - Jul. 1990


Box 2 Folder 9 Christesen, Nina Mikhailovna University of Melbourne , Victoria, Australia, Mar. 1969 - Oct. 1970


Box 2 Folder 10 - 12 Chukovskaia, E. TS. (Liusha) , Moscow, Russia, Nov. 1969 - Jan. 1999



Box 3 Folder 1 Congrat-Butlar, Stefan , Brooklyn, NY, Feb. 1967 - Mar. 1976


Box 3 Folder 2 Daniels, Winnie , n.p., Feb. 1931 - Jan. 1932


Box 3 Folder 3 Fanger, Don , West Newton, MA, Nov. 1970 - Dec. 1982


Box 3 Folder 4 Fedoulova (Touja), Roza , Toulouse, France, Feb. 1980 - Jul. 1987


Box 3 Folder 5 Fibich, Judith; Fibich, Felix , Jerusalem, Israel; Chicago, IL, [Jun. 1969] - Nov. 1977


Box 3 Folder 6 - 7 Ginsburg, Bronia , New York, NY; Hunter, NY; Rockville, MD, Jul. 1949 - Sep. 1966

[Mother]


Box 3 Folder 8 Ginsburg (Berkovitz), Lea (Lily) , Silver Spring, MD, Sep. 1935 - Sep. 1989

[Sister (10 years junior, married Jack Berkovitz)]


Box 3 Folder 9 Ginsburg, Lea (Lina) and Lev (Leva) , Riga/Libava, Latvia; Paris, France, Nov. 1925 - Apr. 1934

[School friends from Libava]


Box 3 Folder 10 Handelman, Jeannette , Newark, NJ; Chicago, IL, Dec. 1931 - Apr. 1934

[Also includes a letter from Norman [Handelman], and drafts of Mirra's letters to mutual acquaintance Patsy]


Box 3 Folder 11 Hoffman, Michael A. Agence Hoffman Attorney for heirs of Zamiatina (Tamara Jaba and Natalia Sollogub) re: copyright to works of Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich, Paris, France, Apr. 1967 - Mar. 1970

[See also Jaba, Tamara; Sollogub, Natalia, Zamiatina, Liudmila]



Box 4 Folder 1 Kern, Gary Princeton University; University of Rochester , Princeton, NJ; Rochester, NY, Dec. 1967 - May 1972


Box 4 Folder 2 Klimovitskaya, Polina , New York, NY; Hanover, NH: Madrid, Spain; Lisboa, Portugal, Jul. 1977 - 1994]

[enclosed - draft of dissertation on Petrushevskaia, Liudmila]


Box 4 Folder 3 Lights, Judy , NY, Apr. 1931 - Apr. 1933


Box 4 Folder 4 Litvinova, Tania , Moscow, USSR, Nov. 1969 - Feb. 1976

[Friend of Chukovskii family]


Box 4 Folder 5 Lurie, Frieda , Moscow, USSR, Dec. 1967 - Oct. 1975


Box 4 Folder 6 McCleland, Bertha , Quebec, Canada, Mar. 1927 - May 1929


Box 4 Folder 7 Rosenthal, Raymond , New York, NY, May 1984 - Aug. 1984

[re: Babel's Zakat]


Box 4 Folder 8 Shane, Alex University of California; SUNY , Davis, CA; Albany-Gilderland, NY, Dec. 1967 - Feb. 1992


Box 4 Folder 9 Shindel, Morton , Weston Woods, CT, Nov. 1969 - Feb. 1980


Box 4 Folder 10 Slobin, Greta Wesleyan University , Middletown, CT, Dec. 1975 - Feb. 1990


Box 4 Folder 11 Spitz, Sheryl , Washington, DC, Nov. 1978 - Oct. 1981


Box 4 Folder 12 Stuhlman, Gunther Contains correspondence, book and translation contracts, enclosed letters to Stuhlman from the third parties re: MG's books, New York, NY, Nov. 1960 - May 1975

[Ginsburg's literary agent.]



Box 5 Folder 1 Taylor, Bonnie Highsmith re: copyright of MG fairy tales. Includes notes and drafts, Lebanon, OR, Feb. 1992 - Feb. 1994

[See also Flower, Mary.]


Box 5 Folder 2 Vasil'ev, Mikhail (Vassilieff, Michel) , Paris, France, Apr. 1969 - Apr. 1971


Box 5 Folder 3 Wigley, Eve , Villequier, France, Nov. 1980 - Nov. 1982


Box 5 Folder 4 Wolff, Nancy Cavallo & Wolff: Attorneys at Law re: Philomel Books, New York, NY, Jul. 1992 - Dec. 1992


Box 5 Folder 5 [Zimmermann], Gunther , [Frankfurt am Maine], Germany, Jan. 1958 - Sep. 1959


Subseries II.2: Organizations

Correspondence with publishers, professional and funding organizations, includes enclosures, such as book contracts, royalty statemtents, book reviews, publishers booklets and catalogs, notes and letter drafts by MG, proofs and illustrations. Folders arranged alphabetically by company name, correspondence within folder - in chronological order.


Box 5 Folder 6 Gostautas, Stasys American Litarary Translators Association (ALTA) , Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Apr. 1982 - Mar. 1985


Box 5 Folder 7 Solov, Liuba Amrus Literary Agency includes book report on Tsvetaeva, Marina, My Pushkin, New York, NY, Jan. - Mar. 1968



Box 1 Folder 21 Ardis Publishers

[Filed under Cataloged Correspondence - Proffer, Carl]



Box 5 Folder 8 Aiken, Paul; Pallante, Maria; Stout, Rex Authors Guild, Inc. re: Philomel Books (Clay Boy); re: Eridanos/Marsilio (Lieutenant Kije), Apr. 1970 - May 1994


Box 5 Folder 9 Douglas, John; Moldow, Susan; Rashbaum, Beth Avon Books re books: Obukhova, Lidiia, Daughter of Night; Zamiatin, Evgenii, We; New York, NY, Oct. 1981 - Jan. 1996


Box 5 Folder 10 Armstrong, Gregory; Burbank, Toni; Murphy, Patricia Bantham Books Zamiatin, Evgenii, We; Dostoevskii, Fedor, Notes From Underground; Anthology The Dead Fiddler (rejected), New York, NY, Mar. 1969 - Mar. 1981


Box 5 Folder 11 Gill, Keith Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) re: radio production of Bulgakov, Fatal Eggs, Toronto, Canada, Apr. 1984 - Jan. 1985


Box 5 Folder 12 Wilkin, Refna Coward, McCann & Geoghan, Inc. (Putnam Publishing Group) The Magic Stove, New York, NY, May 1981 - Dec. 1983



Box 6 Folder 1 - 3 Brooks, Donna; Gipson, Morrell; Sawicki, Norma Jean; Crown Publishers, Inc. Diary of Nina Kosterina; Russain and regional folk and fairy tales (Fox and the Hare, Master of the Winds, the Kaha Bird, How Wilka Went to Sea, etc.); Aitmatov, Chingiz, The White Ship; Chukovskii, Korney, Ookie-Spooky; Suteyev, Victor, misc. tales., New York, NY, Oct. 1967 - Feb. 1987

[Includes photocopy of letter from I.B. Singer to M. Gipson re: Fox and the Hare, Nov. 11, 1969]


Box 6 Folder 4 Fogelman, Phyllis G.; Gavril, Jean; Johnson, Mary Parke Dial Press Fairy Tales (One Trick Too Many), Obukhova, Lidiia, Lilith (rejected), New York, NY, Jun. 1969 - Apr. 1983


Box 6 Folder 5 Macrae, John III; Skedgell, Marian E. P. Dutton & Co. Platonov, Andrei, Foundation Pit; Platonov, Andrei, Chevengur (Book Report by MG)), reports on other works of Soviet fiction by MG., New York, NY, Jan. 1969 - Nov. 1976


Box 6 Folder 6 - 7 Garcia de Oteyza, Juan; Phelan, Lisa; Eridanos Press, Inc; Marsilio Publishers Corp. Tynianov, IUrii, Leitenant Kije/Young Vitushishnikov. Includes photocopies of letters by Sir Isaiah Berlin & others re: Tynianov's book, Hygiene, CO; Boston, MA; New York, NY, Aug. 1988 - Jan. 1994

[Eridanos was acquired by Marsilio in 1991.]



Box 7 Folder 1 Bobko, Jane; di Capua, Michael; Meiselas, Nancy; Meyer, John Farrar, Straus & Co; Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. Book rejections, correspondence re: Chukovskaia, Lidiia Korneevna, Pamiati Detstva., New York, NY, Sep. 1949 - Aug. 1987


Box 7 Folder 2 Mainiero, Lisa Frederick Ungar Publishing Co, Inc. Article on Zamiatin for Encyclopaedia of World Literature, New York, NY, Apr. 1970 - May 1970


Box 7 Folder 3 Caldwell, George; Keene, Frances, Miller Jo An; Morley, Perry; Funk & Wagnalls Fairy Tales [rejected]; Bulgakov, Mikhail, Life of Monsieur De Moliere; New York, NY, Feb. 1968 - Jan. 1971


Box 7 Folder 4 - 6 Hirschman, Susan; Shub, Elizabeth (Libby) Greenwillow Books (William Morrow & Co.) Tales: The Strongest One of All; Good Morning, Chick; Little Rystu; Fisherman's Son; The Night It Rained Pancakes; Across the Stream; Where Does the Sun Go at Night? The Sun's Asleep Behind the Hill; etc, many rejected., New York, NY, Mar. 1976 - Aug. 1993


Box 7 Folder 7 Braverman, Harry; Meeker, Marilyn, Seaver, Richard Grove Press Bulgakov, Mikhail, (Master and Margarita, Flight, Bliss, Heart of the Dog, [Fatal Eggs]). Book reports on Annenkov, UIrii; Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich; Kuzmin, Mikhail; Modern Russian Short Stories; Platonov, Andrei, Olesha, IUrii; Vosnesenskii, Andrei; Amal´rik, Andrei., New York, NY, Mar. 1967 - Jun. 1997


Box 7 Folder 8 Decter, Jacqueline Harcourt Brace Jovanovich The Chinese Mirror, New York, NY, Apr. 1971 - Mar. 1994


Box 7 Folder 9 Ignatowicz, Nina; Lindley, Frances; Shub, Elizabeth (Libby); Zolotow, Charlotte Harper & Row, Publishers , New York, NY, Jan. 1965 - May 1986


Box 7 Folder 1 Wang, Arthur W. Hill & Wang, Inc Book report: Boguslavskaia, Zoia, I Zavtra; Russia's Other Writers, Russian poetry., New York, NY, Oct. 1967 - Oct. 1968


Box 7 Folder 2 Chaikin, Miriam; Cheshire, Mark; Exman, Wallace (Wally); Kroll, Steven; Macrae, John III; Holt, Rinehart, & Winston The Ultimate Threshold (Soviet Science fiction); Regional Folk Tales, New York, NY, Jun. 1967 - Aug. 1986


Box 7 Folder 3 Gallman, John; Rabinowitch, Janet Indiana University Press Bulgakov, Mikhail, (Master and Margarita, Life of Monsieur de Moliere), Bloomington, IN, Aug. 1973 - Dec. 1981


Box 7 Folder 4 Eisele, Elizabeth (Betsy); Stevenson, Dinah J. B. Lippincott Co. Twelve Clever Brothers, other tales rejected, New York, NY, Nov. 1978 - Apr. 1981


Box 7 Folder 5 - 6 Larkin, Phyllis; Shub, Elizabeth (Libby); Macmillan & Co. Obukhova, Lidiia, Daughter of Night; Suteyev tales; The Air of Mars Anthology, New York, NY, Dec. 1968 - Nov. 1992



Box 8 Folder 7 - 8 Ooms, Alexander National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) Creative Writing Fellowships, 1994-1995 - applicants texts and reviews by MG, Washington, DC, Aug. 1992 - Sep. 1994



Box 9 Folder 1 Glassgold, Peter New Directions Bulgakov, Mikhail, ( Flight, Bliss, Life of Monsieur de Moliere)., New York, NY, Jun. 1950 - Jul. 1991


Box 9 Folder 2 Brown, Francis New York Times Book Review re: Bulgakov, Mikhail, Master and Margarita translations; Zamiatin, Evgenii, New York, NY, Mar. 1967 - Aug. 1983


Box 9 Folder 3 Harris, Susan; Yost, Lee Prater Northwestern University Press A Soviet Heretic: Essays by Yevgeniy Zamyatin, Evanston, IL, Jun. 1991 - Apr. 1992


Box 9 Folder 4 Cloud, Robert Panteon Books re: Razgon, Lev, Memoirs, New York, NY, Nov. 1990 - Dec. 1990


Box 9 Folder 5 Friedlander, Christine; Glassgold, Peter; Mihalski, Kirsten; Morrone, John PEN American Center re: PEN Translation Committee; PEN Translation prize, New York, NY, Feb. 1971 - Mar. 1992


Box 9 Folder 6 Penguin Books; Viking Penguin Inc. The Ultimate Threshold, New York, NY, Jan. 1978 - Mar. 1982


Box 9 Folder 7 Gouch, Patricia Lee; Wiseman, Paula Philomel Books; The Putnam Publishing Group Clay Boy. Book Report: Dubov, N, The Runaway., New York, NY, Nov. 1989 - Nov. 1992

[See also Authors Guild]


Box 9 Folder 8 Culler, Shirley; Hoffman, Berenice; Random House Zamiatin, Evgenii, New York, NY, Aug. 1961 - Apr. 1985

[Random House correspondence with Toni Morrison is filed under Cataloged Correspondence - Morrison, Toni;]


Box 9 Folder 9 Phillips, Sydney S. G. Phillips Inc. Last Door to Aiya , New York, NY, Sep. 1967 - Apr. 1967


Box 9 Folder 10 Anderson, Elliot; Newman, Charles Tri-Quarterly - Northwestern University Remizov, Evanston, IL, Mar. 1972 - Nov. 1975


Box 9 Folder 11 - 12 Fitchen, Allen N.; Philipson, Morris; Young, Bruce University of Chicago Press A Soviet Heretic: Essays by Yevgeniy Zamyatin; Zamiatin, Evgenii - Plays (rejected), The Dragon, Chicago, IL, Jan. 1967 - May. 1991



Box 10 Folder 1 University of Chicago Press Reviews and Ads for The Soviet Heretic, Chicago, IL, 1970 - 1971


Box 10 Folder 2 Shale, Alida; Sifton, Elizabeth The Viking Press Zamiatin, We; New York, NY, Oct. 1971 - Jun. 1983


Box 10 Folder 3 Guarnascelli, Maria; Laychak, Mary; Queen, Lisa William Morrow & Co. New York, NY, Mar. 1975 - Jan. 1984

[See alse Greenwillow Books]


Box 10 Folder 4 Kraus, Robert Windmill Books , New York, NY, Nov. 1974 - Jun. 1976


Box 10 Folder 5 Brent, Jonathan Yale University Press re: translation of Diary of Kornei Chukovskii. Includes samples of original Russian text and various translations, New Haven, CT, May 1993 - Aug. 1995


Subseries II.3: Subject Files

Arranged Chronologically


Box 10 Folder 6 Aisenschtadt, Liuba; Vikhman, Galia; [...], Ava; [...], Berta; [...], Niusha, [...]; Liza; [...], Rafail; School Friends from Libava, Libava, Latvia, 1925 - 1927


Box 10 Folder 7 [...], Sarah; [...], Esther; [...], Mildred; [...], Rivka; [...], Bella. School Friends from Montreal, Montreal, Canada, 1927 - 1930


Box 10 Folder 8 Letters to family from Mirra and Lily Ginsburg, Gloversville, NY, Jun. - Aug. 1942



Box 11 Folder 1 Beddoe, Josephine; Commire, Anne; Kay, Ernest Gale Research Company, International Biographical Centre, Biography International Biographical Enries on Ginsburg. Publications: Directory of British and American Writers, Dictionary of International Biography, Contemporary Authors, Who's Who of American Women; The World Who's Who of Women, The International Authors and Writers Who's Who; The World Who's Who of Authors, 1969 - 1992


Box 11 Folder 2 Unidentified Correspondence , 1931 - 1997


Subseries II.4: Other

Arranged alphabetically by author (personal or corporate)


Box 11 Folder 3 Aguirre, Gary J.; Aleksander, Irina; Anderson, David; Anderson, Paul B. - see YMCA;[Argus], M. K.; Arno, Enrico; Aronian, Sona; Avnet, Rosalind; Babyonyshev, Sarra; Bakst, Elana Sarah; Barton, Byron (outgoing); Beil, Frederick C.; Bell, Pearl K.; Benedikt, Michael; Benn, Anna; [Berkowitz], Mitchell; Bespalova, [Larisa]; Bird, Thomas E.; Borishansky, Elliot; Braginsky, Tania and Aleksandr; [Brittain], Vera; Brudne, Eva; Buehl, Ron - see Dell Publishing Co. American Folklore Society; American Translators Association; Asia Society; The Babbling Bookworm; Beauty and the Beast Storytellers; Correspondence: A - B


Box 11 Folder 4 Cannon, Kristin; Casanova, Mercedes; Chalidze, Vera; Chute, Joy; Codray Natalie; Corzin, Steven - See Columbia University Libraries; Costlow, Jane; Cote, Maureen; Crafton, John - see Dover Publications; Graig, Jean; Curley, Laurie; Curtis, Frank; Cushman-Miller, Kathleen - see D.C. Heath & Co.; Cuyler, Margery; De Donato, Diego; Delap, Richard; Deshell, Maier - see Jewish Publication Society; Donovan, John - see Children Book Council; Dorfman, Jeannette; Caedmon Records; Candlewick Press; Chelsea Theater Center of Brooklyn; Children Book Council; Columbia University Libraries - Bakhmeteff Archive; Curtis Brown, Ltd.; D.C. Heath & Co.; Dell Publishing Co.; Dover Publications; Dramatists Guild; Dramatists Guild Quarterly Correspondence: C - D


Box 11 Folder 5 Ebon, Martin - see Playboy Press; Eilan, Arieh; Elinson, Genry; Epstein, Natalie & Joseph; Erlich, S.; Etkind, [E.]; Fabricant, Mona; Farrell, MacLennan; Filipoff, Boris; Fischer, George; Fletcher, Edward A.; Flower, Mary; Frankel, Richard - see Chelsea Theater Center of Brooklyn; Francis, Barbara - see Prentice Hall; Frenaye, Frances; Freedgood, Anne; Friedman, Ernestine L.; Geier, Fred and Nora; Geier, Frederic M. and Susan; Geier, Len and Gloria; Gershkovich, Alexander; Gir[lant], Lynn; Girshin, Mark; Gollancz, Livia; Gotlieb family; Graham, Patricia Albjerg - see Radcliffe Institute; Greenfeld, Howard; Grinberg, Victor; Grodman, Bea and Manny; Grodman, Lawrence K.; Guarnaschelli, Maria - see William Morrow & Co. Easton Press; Envision Entertainment; Esquire Magazine; Ginn & Co; Grany; Guggenheim Foundation - See John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Correspondence: E - G


Box 11 Folder 6 Haugh, Richard; Halbert, Nancy L.; Halpert, Carol - see Caedmon Records; Heacock, Paul - see Perigee Books; Hills, Rust - see Esquire Magazine; Howe, Irving; Huff, Barbara - see Junior Literary Guild; Jacobson, Ruth; Jones, Phillip; Jurasas, Jonas; H. W. Wilson Company; Hamish Hamilton Ltd.; Highlights For Children; Indiana University Library; Inter-Language Literary Associates; Internal Revenue Service; International Rescue Committee; Iskander Ltd.; Jewish Publication Society; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation; Junior Literary Guild. Correspondence: H - J



Box 12 Folder 1 Kadin, Daniel Scot; Kalfin, Robert - see Chelsea Theater Center of Brooklyn; Kan, [Maria] (Musia); Katz, Shlomo; Kellman, Lillian; Khomiakov, Gennadii; Kiselev, Alexey A.; Klein, Judith - see Highlights For Children; Klose, Eliza; Kosterin family; Kovarsky, Vera; Kramer, Hilton; Kresh, Paul; Krotkov, IUrii [Karlin, George]; Ktorova, Alla (Sander, Victoria); Kuz'min, Nikolai Kerlan Collection (University of Minnesota) - see Nelson, Karen Correspondence: K

[Kiselev - enclosed arctile on Platonov's Kotlovan (The Foundation Pit); ]


Box 12 Folder 2 Labedz, Chester S., Jr; Lane, Helen; Lang, Olga; Lanning, George; Lanskoy, Yevgeny (Evgenii); Lawrence, Starling - see W. W. Norton & Co.; Lebedev, Fedor; Levin, Elena; Levin, Vadim; Levine, Berta; Levitas, Mitchel; Lipson, Rita; Lokshina, Valeria; Lubensky, Sophia; Luplow, Carol; Lurie, Lisa; Mackler, Mary; Magidoff, Robert; Marlow, Marilyn -see Curtis Brown, Ltd.; Martins, Peter; Matlaw, Julia (Mrs. Myron); Menendez, Aurora; Miller, Tina - See Ginn & Co.; Mills, Robert P.; Mora, Barbara; Muchnic, Helen Ladies Home Journal; Leifer & Youdelman; Library of Congress - Slavic and Central European Division; McDougal, Littell & Co.; McGraw-Hill Companies; Correspondence: L - M


Box 12 Folder 3 Nedela, George; Nelson, Karen; Nickson, Richard; Obolensky, Ludmila; Ohly, Nick and Sara; Olsoufieva, Maria; Oppenheim, Joanne - see Oppenheim Toy Portfolio National Public Radio; National Register of Prominent Americans; National Writers Union; New York Public Library; New Yorker Magazine; Noonday Press; North Point Press; Novoye Russkoye Slovo; Novyi Mir; NYNEX; Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Correspondence: N - O


Box 12 Folder 4 Payne, Robert; Pennant, Edmund; Pia, Pamela - see Easton Press; Pirog, Gerald; Pollett, Elizabeth; Pope, Martin; Prashker, Betty; Ptacek, Gloria; Rechtin, Rita; Reed, Phyllis A.; Reginald, Robert; Reiner, Paula; Rifkin Sterling, Nancy; Robinson, John; Roman, Amy; Rosenstein, Sylvia J.; Rosenthal, Charlotte Perigee Books/Putnam Publishing Group; Playboy Press; Popular Library/Fawcett Books; Prentice Hall ; Princeton University Library; Publishers Weekly; Radcliffe Institute; Correspondence: P - R


Box 12 Folder 5 Sadomskaya, Natalia; Sahdev, Deshdeep; Sample, Norman; Scheffler, Leonore; Schroeter, Leonard; Schmookler, Yulia; Schneider, Alan; Seidelman, [Berta]; Seldes, Timothy; Sergeev, A. (Kapralov, Anatolii); Shub, Elizabeth (Libby); [Silnicky], Larisa; Sinany, Helene; Sinclair, Kim - see H. W. Wilson Company; Skir, Leo; Smith, Edith A.; Smith, Roger - see Publishers Weekly; Sokol, Elena; Sol'skii, V. ; Somlyo, Roy A.; Sperry, Ralph; Stacy, R. H.; Steefel, Jeffrey; Stephenson, Jane; Sutherland, Zena Societe de Gens de Lettres; Story Magazine; Correspondence: S


Box 12 Folder 6 Tafuri, Nancy; Thompson, Ralph; Tinsley, Royal L.; Tuttle, Cheryl; Villicana, E. C.; Vinkovetskii, Yakov & Diana; Voronina, Lidiia; Vovsi-Mikhoels, Natalia; Wallis, Nigel; Weiant, Edmund T.; Wilkinson, Natasha; Wilson, Tyrell; [Wisotsky], Sam; Wittlin, Joseph; Wohl, John; Woland, James; Wolberg family; Wolfson, Barbara; [Yakushev], Evgeniia; IUrieva, Zoia (Yurieff, Zoya I.); Zaslow, Shana University of California Press; Victor Kamkin, Inc.; W. W. Norton & Co.; William Morrow & Co; Woman's Home Companion; Yale University Library; YMCA; Correspondence: T - Z

Series III: Writings


Subseries III.1: Translations of Russian Authors

Edited and final typescipts, notes, ms. drafts, page proofs, galleys. Includes essays by Ginsburg relating to the authors.



Box 13 Folder 1 Aitmatov, Chingiz The White Ship (Belyi parokhod)


Box 13 Folder 2 Alekseev, [...] Why did we come here..., New York, Nov. 18, 1949

[Soviet Diplomat, who escaped to USA from Soviet Legation in Mexico (1946?)]


Box 13 Folder 3 Alekseeva. Nina Student Years [Memoirs], [May 1949]

[Wife of Soviet Diplomat, who escaped to USA from Soviet Legation in Mexico (1946?)]


Box 13 Folder 4 Babel, Isaac The End of The Poorhouse (Konets bogadel'ni), Apr. 1948


Box 13 Folder 5 Babel, Isaac Ilya Isaakovich and Margarita Prokofievna (Il'ia Isaakovich I Margarita Prokof'evna). Includes galleys for Midstream under the title "Regards to Odessa", n.d.


Box 13 Folder 6 Babel, Isaac The Journey (Doroga), n.d.


Box 13 Folder 7 Babel, Isaac Sunset (Zakat), n.d.


Box 13 Folder 8 Babel, Isaac Sunset (Zakat) galleys for Noonday Press, [1960]


Box 13 Folder 9 Babel, Isaac Sunset (Zakat) - early versions, n.d.


Box 13 Folder 10 Babel, Isaac Sunset (Zakat) - inserts, n.d.


Box 13 Folder 11 Babel, Isaac (about); Nikolaevskii, B. The Fate of I. S. Babel., n.d.[1940s]


Box 13 Folder 12 Babel, Isaac (about) Translator's Notes


Box 13 Folder 13 Bakhnov, Vladlen Twelve Holidays

[From The Air of Mars and Other Stories of Space and Time]


Box 13 Folder 14 Beliaev, A. "In the Crooked Mirror of Sovietology"("V Krivom Zerkale Sovetologii"), [1972]

[Article published in Pravda, Mar. 14, 1972]



Box 14 Folder 1 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Bliss (Blazhenstvo) - photocopy of edited typescript.


Box 14 Folder 2 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Bliss (Blazhenstvo) - versions and drafts


Box 14 Folder 3 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Bliss (Blazhenstvo) - ms. notes and background


Box 14 Folder 4 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Flight (Beg) - edited typescript, [1969]


Box 14 Folder 5 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Flight (Beg) - summary typescript


Box 14 Folder 6 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Flight (Beg) - Introduction (edited typescript)


Box 14 Folder 7 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Flight (Beg) - ms notes and background


Box 14 Folder 8 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich The Life of Monsieur De Moliere (Zhizn' Gospodina de Mol'era)- edited typescript


Box 14 Folder 9 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich The Life of Monsieur De Moliere (Zhizn' Gospodina de Mol'era) - translator preface (including notes, drafts and galleys)


Box 14 Folder 10 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich The Life of Monsieur De Moliere (Zhizn' Gospodina de Mol'era) - ms notes and background


Box 14 Folder 11 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Master and Margarita (Master I Margarita) - Introduction drafts


Box 14 Folder 12 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Master and Margarita (Master I Margarita) - ms notes and background


Box 14 Folder 13 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Master and Margarita (Master I Margarita) - notes and letter drafts re:comparison of Ginsburg and Glenny translations, [1967]

[See also correspondence with Blake Hill, Patricia, New York Times Book Review, and Publishers Weekly]


Box 14 Folder 14 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich (about) Biographical Notes on Bulgakov by MG - edited typescripts


Box 14 Folder 15 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich (about) Mikhail Bulgakov:The Fate of a Soviet Writer (essay) - edited typescripts


Box 14 Folder 16 Chukovskii, Kornei Ookie-Spooky



Box 15 Folder 1 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Besy - sample translation by MG of first few pages


Box 15 Folder 2 - 3 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Notes From Underground (Zapiski Iz Podpol'ia) - Edited Typescripts


Box 15 Folder 4 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Notes From Underground (Zapiski Iz Podpol'ia) - retyped pages


Box 15 Folder 5 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Notes From Underground (Zapiski Iz Podpol'ia)- translator's note (edited typescripts)


Box 15 Folder 6 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Notes From Underground (Zapiski Iz Podpol'ia)- notes and drafts


Box 15 Folder 7 Gogol', Nikolai Vasil'evich The May Night (Maiskaia Noch') - fragment, [1930s]


Box 15 Folder 8 Granin, Daniil "And Yet...", [1967]

[Translation of article, written for the No. 1, 1967 Issue of Inostrannaia Literatura.]


Box 15 Folder 9 Iordanashvili, E. Objective Meoylla

[Translation published in Ultimate Threshold anthology]


Box 15 Folder 10 Ivanov, Vsevolod The Encounter, [1930s]


Box 15 Folder 11 Kataev, Valentin Bearded Infant (Borodatyi Maliutka); Turmoil, [1930s]


Box 15 Folder 12 Kosterina, Nina Diary of Nina Kosterina, 1962

[Includes Russian text with notes by MG]


Box 15 Folder 13 Kuprin, A. I. (Aleksandr Ivanovich) Hero, Leander, and the Shepherd, [1930s]

[Published in Story magazine, Sep. 1934 - first publication of MG]


Box 15 Folder 14 Nabokov, Vladimir The Calamity; The Port, [1930s]

[From Vozvarshchenie Chorba, Berlin: Slovo, 1930]


Box 15 Folder 15 - 16 Obukhova, Lidiia Lilith (Lilit) - Edited typescripts

[Published in English as Daughter of the Night]



Box 16 Folder 1 Obukhova, Lidiia Lilith (Lilit) - retyped pages and notes

[Published in English as Daughter of the Night]


Box 16 Folder 2 Obukhova, Lidiia Lilith (Lilit) - Edited photocopy of typescript

[Published in English as Daughter of the Night]



Box 19 Folder 3 Parnov, Eremei.

[See Yemtsev, M; Parnov, Eremei.]



Box 16 Folder 3 Pasternak, Boris (about) Boris Pasternak and the Union of Soviet Writers: stenographic record of the Moscow writers meeting, Oct. 31, 1958, 1966


Box 16 Folder 4 Pil'niak, Boris Wormwood (fragments), Mar. 1932


Box 16 Folder 5 Platonov, Andrei Foundation Pit (Kotlovan) - edited typescript & additional pages.


Box 16 Folder 6 Platonov, Andrei Foundation Pit (Kotlovan) - edited typescript


Box 16 Folder 7 Platonov, Andrei Foundation Pit (Kotlovan) - uncorrected page proofs


Box 16 Folder 8 Platonov, Andrei Foundation Pit (Kotlovan) - introduction


Box 16 Folder 9 Platonov, Andrei Foundation Pit (Kotlovan) - notes


Box 16 Folder 10 Prishvin, Mikhail The Dappled Horse, [1930s]


Box 16 Folder 11 Razgovorov, Nikita Four Fours



Box 17 Folder 1 Remizov, Aleksei Edited typescripts and drafts


Box 17 Folder 2 Remizov, Aleksei (about) "Translating Remizov" - talk at a conference on A. Remizov, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, May 1985


Box 17 Folder 3 Remizov, Aleksei (about) Translating Remizov - notes


Box 17 Folder 4 Romanov, Panteleimon The Bad Number; The Kulaks (Kulaki), [1930s]


Box 17 Folder 5 Sapgir, Genrikh The Ogre and the Princess (Printsessa i Liudoed), notes


Box 17 Folder 6 Shvarts, Evgenii, Summary of four plays (Golyi Korol'; Ten'; Drakon, Obyknovennoe Chudo)


Box 17 Folder 7 Suteev, Victor What Kind of Bird Is That


Box 17 Folder 8 Teffi, N. A. The Unalive Beast, [1940s]


Box 17 Folder 9 -10 Tynianov, IUrii Lieteunant Kije (Podporuchik Kizhe) - edited typescripts

[Alternative title by MG - Lietenant Nants]


Box 17 Folder 11 Tynianov, IUrii Lieteunant Kije (Podporuchik Kizhe) - ms draft


Box 17 Folder 12 Tynianov, IUrii Young Vitushishnikov (Maloletnii Vitushishnikov) - edited typescripts



Box 18 Folder 1 Tynianov, IUrii Young Vitushishnikov (Maloletnii Vitushishnikov) - ms drafts and rewritten pages


Box 18 Folder 2 Tynianov, IUrii Introduction for Eridanos Press edition - edited typescripts

[Edition included Lieteunant Kije and Young Vitushishnikov]


Box 18 Folder 3 Tynianov, IUrii Introduction for Eridanos Press edition - notes


Box 18 Folder 4 - 6 Tynianov, IUrii Eridanos Press edited page proofs



Box 19 Folder 1 Tynianov, IUrii Three Tsars proposal (proposal for collection of three novellas: Lieteunant Kije, Young Vitushishnikov, The Wax Figure )


Box 19 Folder 2 Tynianov, IUrii (about) Notes for Tynianov translation


Box 19 Folder 3 Yemtsev, M; Parnov, Eremei. The Fall of the Supernova


Box 19 Folder 4 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich The Flea (Blokha) - [final] typesctipt


Box 19 Folder 5 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich The Flea (Blokha) - edited typesctipt


Box 19 Folder 6 - 8 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Soviet Heretic (essays) - Edited Typescripts



Box 20 Folder 1 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Soviet Heretic (essays) - Notes


Box 20 Folder 2 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich We (My) - edited typescript


Box 20 Folder 3 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich We (My) - introduction


Box 20 Folder 4 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich We (My) - notes and revisions


Box 20 Folder 5 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Introduction to The Dragon (draft)

[The Dragon - a collection of 15 short stories, translated by MG, published 1967]


Box 20 Folder 6 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Notes on Zamiatin


Box 20 Folder 7 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Reprints of essays: Backstage, H. G. Wells, 1969


Subseries III.2: Folk and fairy tales


Folk Tale Anthologies

Anthology files include proposals, sample translations, page proofs, illustrations and notes.


Box 20 Folder 8 Russian Fable, Folk and Fairy Tales anthology - proposal and sample translations, 1965


Box 20 Folder 9 How It Came to Be - Rissian Folk Tales


Box 20 Folder 10 Regional Folk Tales anthology proposal, translations: Genta (Udege); Kheverik (The Lazies) - (Tuvan); The Mare's Head (Russian); Birch Sap; The Fox and the Magpies; How the Fox Became Red; The Pretty Chipmonk (Altai), [1970s]



Box 21 Folder 1 The Master of the Winds - Tales from Siberia, 1970


Box 21 Folder 2 The Kaha Bird - Tales from the Steppes of Central Asia, [1971 - 1973]


Box 21 Folder 3 How Wilka Went to Sea - Tales from West of Urals, [1970s]


Box 21 Folder 4 12 Clever Brothers and Other Fools anthology - edited typescripts, [1982]


Adaptations of Single tales


Box 21 Folder 5 The Apple Seed


Box 21 Folder 6 Clay Boy and The Little White Goat With The Golden Horns (Russian)


Box 21 Folder 7 The Horse and the Ox (Latvian)


Box 21 Folder 8 Kitten From 1 To 10


Box 21 Folder 9 Little Rystu (Altai tale)


Box 21 Folder 10 Living Water (Tofalar)


Box 21 Folder 11 The Magic Stove (Russian)


Box 21 Folder 12 The Night It Rained Pancakes (Rissian)


Box 21 Folder 13 Striding Slippers (Udmurt)


Subseries III.3: Singer


Translations

Translations (all but one from Yiddish to English) made 1959 - 1966. Edited typescripts (often multiple versions), notes, sometimes other related material.


Box 21 Folder 14 Altele


Box 21 Folder 15 Big and Little


Box 21 Folder 16 Gimpel-Durak (Gimpel the Fool) and an introductory article

[Translation from Yiddish to Russian]


Box 21 Folder 17 A Jewish Writer and the Yiddish Writer


Box 21 Folder 18 The Lecture


Box 21 Folder 19 The One Who Was Called Back


Box 21 Folder 20 The Slaughterer


Box 21 Folder 21 Taibele and Hurmizah


Box 21 Folder 22 The Wager


Box 21 Folder 23 Yash, the Chimney Sweep


Box 21 Folder 24 Zeitl and Rickel


Box 21 Folder 25 Yiddish originals (Forward newspaper clippings), 1959 - 1966


Box 21 Folder 26 Translator's Notes, [1960s]


Subseries III.4: Singer Book project



Box 22 Folder 1 Interviews - Edited Typescripts, 1968


Box 22 Folder 2 Interviews - first version, n.d.


Box 22 Folder 3 Notes and background Material


Subseries III.5: Singer Book projectAnthologies

Translations, proposals and notes for anthologies (for anthologies of folk tales see Tales subseries). Alphabetical by title


Box 22 Folder 4 Dead Fiddler - texts and notes, [1959]


Box 22 Folder 5 The Fatal Eggs - corrected page proofs, cover, notes.


Box 22 Folder 6 Ultimate Threshold - Preface, notes and drafts


Subseries III.6: Singer Book projectEssays and notes

Essays and miscellaneous notes


Box 22 Folder 7 Young Voices in Soviet Literature (research paper published by the Independent Service for Information on the Vienna Youth Festival)


Box 22 Folder 8 Russian Revolutionary Movements - essay, n.d.


Box 22 Folder 9 Children's Authors - essay, Feb. 1992


Box 22 Folder 10 Talks on Translation (various conferences), 1973 - [1990s]


Box 22 Folder 11 Early notes and drafts, [1929 - 1930s]


Box 22 Folder 12 Notes on Tales and Poems for Children, n.d.


Box 22 Folder 13 Chukovskii, Kornei Notes and drafts on K. I. Chukovskii, [1965 - 1969]


Box 22 Folder 14 Kaverin, Veniamin Notes on books by Kaverin


Box 22 Folder 15 Notes on Bible in Eastern and Western Cultures, n.d.



Box 23 Folder 1 [Notes in Yiddish], n.d.


Box 23 Folder 2 Notes on depression and dreams, 1972 - 1993


Box 23 Folder 3 Miscellaneous notes, [1973 - 1993]


Box 23 Folder 4 Miscellaneous notes, n.d.

Series IV: Background materials

Research material used by MG in her works, such as original texts of translated authors, and writings about these authors. Series also include adaptations and reviews of translations by MG (additional reviews, sent by publishers, can be found in Arranged Correspondence series).


Subseries IV.1: Singer Book projectBulgakov

Includes all materials relating to Bulgakov, exept translations and essays by MG (see Writings)


Original texts



Box 24 Folder 1 Blazhenstvo (Bliss) - Russian text


Box 24 Folder 2 Ranniaia meizdannaia proza - Russian text


Box 24 Folder 3 Chudakova, M. Neokonchennoe sochinenie Mikhaila Bulgakova, includes previously unpublished works and letters by Bulgakov


About Bulgakov


Box 24 Folder 4 Chudakova, M. "Zhizneopisanie Mikhaila Bulgakova", Moskva magazine, 1987


Box 24 Folder 5 Shwarts, Anatolii Zhizn' i smert' Mikhaila Bulgakova, with notes by MG


Box 24 Folder 6 Franklin, Simon; Furonskii, Mark; Lahr, John; Levin, Elena; Losev, V; Muchnic, Helen; Simonov, Konstantin; Vulis, A; Wright, A. Colin; About Bulgakov, 1967 - 1991


Adaptations to Stage and Screen


Box 24 Folder 7 Kadin, Daniel Scott Heart of the Dog - 4 typescripts with notes by MG, [1997]


Box 24 Folder 8 Hemmerdinger, Lyn; Rifkin, Nancy Heart of the Dog stage adaptation - typescripts with ms notes (some by MG), 1983


Box 24 Folder 9 Klimov, Elem; Klimov, German Master I Margarita film synopsis, n.d.


Box 24 Folder 10 Labedz, Chester S., Jr. Master I Margarita screenplay, 1997


Box 24 Folder 11 Liubimov, IUrii Master I Margarita play, 1985


Box 24 Folder 12 Tolkin, Stephen Master I Margarita - proposal for 6 part TV serial, [1982]


Clippings



Box 25 Folder 1 - 2 Reviews comparing two Master and Margarita translations


Box 25 Folder 3 Donovan, Gita; Otte, Charles; Serban, Andrei; Public Theater; Alchemy Theater Company; Project III Ensemble Theater Ads and reviews


Subseries IV.2: Russian Writers

Original texts, research/biographic materials and reviews of Russian authors, translated by MG (except Bulgakov - see Bulgakov subseries). Arranged alphabetically by writer.


Box 25 Folder 4 Aitmatov, Chingiz Aitmatov - background materials


Box 25 Folder 5 Babel, Isaac Babel - texts of short stories and diary


Box 25 Folder 6 Babel, Isaac Babel - reviews and ads for Sunset stage performances


Box 25 Folder 7 Chukovskii, Kornei Chukovskii - background materials


Box 25 Folder 8 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Fanger, Donald Dostoevsky - Notes From Underground introduction by Donald Fanger


Box 25 Folder 9 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Dostoevsky - background materials


Box 25 Folder 10 Platonov, Andrei Platonov - texts of short stories


Box 25 Folder 11 Platonov, Andrei (about); Bayley, John; Bocharov, S. G.; Karlinsky, Simon; Kern, Gary; May, Derwent; Mondich, M. Shimoniuk, M.; Turbin, Vladimir; Yakushev, Henryka; Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Platonov - background materials



Box 26 Folder 1 Remizov, Aleksei Remizov - Russian texts of Skazki


Box 26 Folder 2 Remizov, Aleksei Remizov - Russian texts of Martyn Zadeka, Nachalo slov; Besnovatye;


Box 26 Folder 3 Remizov, Aleksei Remizov Conference, Amherst College - Materials, Amherst, MA, May 1985


Box 26 Folder 4 Remizov, Aleksei (about); Bakhrakh, A; Shane, Alex M.; Shklovskii, Viktor Borisovich Remizov - background materials


Box 26 Folder 5 Tynianov, IUrii (about); Belinkov, Arkadii; Tynianov - A Victory That Does Not Count


Box 26 Folder 6 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin - Russian texts of Blokha (2 versions)


Box 26 Folder 7 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin - Essays (Russian, French)


Box 26 Folder 8 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich; Dikii, Aleksei; Yusim, Marat; Zamiatin - Blokha background materials


Box 26 Folder 9 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich; Pervushin V.; Shane, Alex M.; Slonim, Mark; Zavalishin, Viacheslav; Zamiatin - background materials



Box 38 Folder 1 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich V Zagorsk Na Bogomol'e; Zhitie Blokhi

[Oversized]


Box 38 Folder 2 Blok, Aleksandr; Mandel'shtam, Nadezhda; Evtushenko, Evgenii; Tsvetaeva, Marina; Zoshchenko, Mikhail; Printed Materials on Russian Writers

[Oversized]


Subseries IV.3: Subject Files

Contains materials on history, folklore, space exploration, Russia/Soviet Union, poetry, children's literature, publishing etc.



Box 27 Folder 1 Ancient Egypt


Box 27 Folder 2 Children's Literature


Box 27 Folder 3 Folklore


Box 27 Folder 4 Folklore - Regions of Russia


Box 27 Folder 5 Folklore - Yiddish


Box 27 Folder 6 Maps


Box 27 Folder 7 Music - catalogs, flyers, 1946 - 1983


Box 27 Folder 8 Poetry Clippings and Notes, [1920s - 1980s]


Box 27 Folder 9 Publishing (clippings)


Box 27 Folder 10 Soviet Union - copyright



Box 28 Folder 1 American Committee for Liberation, Inc; Institute for the Study of the USSR; Radio Liberty Soviet Union - Dispatches and Bulletins


Box 28 Folder 2 Soviet Union/Russia - Miscellaneous



Box 38 Folder 3 Soviet Union/Russia - Printed Materials

[Oversized]


Box 38 Folder 4 Neizvestnyi, Ernst Materials on Ernst Neizvestnyi

[Oversized]


Box 38 Folder 5 Winn, Marie "What Become of Childhood Innocence", New York Times Magazine, Jan. 25, 1981

[Oversized]



Box 28 Folder 3 - 4 Space Exploration and Science - clippings, [1968 - 1994]


Box 28 Folder 5 Translation - titles, vocabularies, bibliographies

Series V: Biographic Material

Personal documents relating to MG and her family


Box 28 Folder 6 Bronia Ginsburg , [Bobruisk, Russia] - New York, NY, 1916 - 1974

[Includes Oct. 1916 letter to relatives from Bronia and Mirra (Marusia) Ginsburg.]


Box 28 Folder 7 Bobruiskii Den' Newspaper, Bobruisk, Russia, Oct. 3, 1918

[The last issue published before the family left Bobruisk.]


Box 28 Folder 8 Album, with notes from friends and sister Lily, [Libava, Latvia], 1925


Box 28 Folder 9 Baron Byng High School, Montreal, Canada, 1928 - 1930


Box 28 Folder 10 Contracts regarding Babel's Sunset (Zakat), New York,NY, 1947 - 1984



Box 29 Folder 1 CV's, biographies and autobiographies, New York,NY, [1959] - 1997


Box 29 Folder 2 Calendars, New York,NY, 1964 - 1965


Box 29 Folder 3 Financial Documents: account statement, New York,NY, Jan. 1987


Box 29 Folder 4 Readings for children, New York,NY, [1990s]


Box 29 Folder 5 Unsigned Postcards

Series VI: PEN

Materials relating to MG activities in American PEN club and its committees. Includes agendas, munites, publications, and correspondence between committee members


Box 29 Folder 6 Capouya, Emile; Christ, Ronald; Chute, B. J. (Joy); Congrat-Butlar, Stefan; Daniels, Guy; Frenaye, Frances; Halman, Talat; Kosinski, Jersy; Kussi, Peter; Lask, Thomas; Longland, Jean; Macrae, John; Plant, Richard; Purdy, Theodore; Rabassa, Gregory; Rosenthal, Raymond; Stillman, Beatrice; Wilkins, Sophie; Wolff, Helen. PEN Translation Committee - General, 1973 - 1992

[materials (include meeting agendas, minutes, printed, etc.)]


Box 29 Folder 7 Chute, Joy; Macrae, John III; The Rights of The Translator, 1977


Box 29 Folder 8 Lesser, Rika Translator's Questionnaire, 1980


Box 29 Folder 9 Friedlander, Christine; Miller, Richard Translator's Model Contract, 1977 - 1981


Box 29 Folder 10 Lesser, Rika Handbook for Literary Translator, 1989 - 90


Box 29 Folder 11 Conferences on Translation, 1988 - 1991


Box 29 Folder 12 Congrat-Butlar, Stefan Materials for History of American Translation

[Includes materials on MG and her CV]


Box 29 Folder 13 Children Books Committee - Agendas and Meeting notes, 1991 - 1992

Series VII: Writings by Others

Typescripts or unbound photocopies, often inscribed to Mirra Ginsburg by authors. Series does not include materials translated by MG (for original texts used for translation see Background Materials series). Alphabetical by author.



Box 30 Folder 1 - 2 Aksenov, Vasilii Ozhog


Box 30 Folder 3 Belinkov, Arkadii "Pis'mo kritika A. Belinkova", Posev, Aug. 1968 and misc. articles re: Belinkov

[Inscribed to MG by author, New Haven, CT, Jan. 1969]


Box 30 Folder 4 Belyi, Andrei; Trahan, Lisa (translator) Gogol

[Inscribed to MG by L. Trahan]


Box 30 Folder 5 Brodsky, Joseph; Tsvetaeva, Marina (about) Ob odnom stikhotvorenii


Box 30 Folder 6 Chukovskaia, Lidiia Korneevna Predsmertie


Box 30 Folder 7 Dubnova-Erlich, S. Obshchestvennyi oblik zhurnala Letopis', 1963

[Inscribed to MG by author]


Box 30 Folder 8 Gorbanevskaia, Natal'ia Poems


Box 30 Folder 9 Kristi, G. Stanislavskii I Meierkhol'd


Box 30 Folder 10 Levin, Vadim Poems

[Enclosures, removed from the book Glupaia Loshad']


Box 30 Folder 11 McPhee, John; Dodge, Norton Townsend (about) The Ransom of Russian Art


Box 30 Folder 12 Nitsberg, A. Glubina kartinnoi ploskosti


Box 30 Folder 13 Rudich, Vasily Keepers of the Flame, 1991


Box 30 Folder 14 Rybakov, Anatolii Leto v Sosniakakh, 1964


Box 30 Folder 15 Sample, Norman Thoughts from Golgotha, 1992

[Letter to MG from author enclosed (copy - original removed to Correspondenc e series)]


Box 30 Folder 16 Shmukler, IUliia Short stories


Box 30 Folder 17 Siniavskii, A. (Andrei) [title unknown], Glava 3: Otets.


Box 30 Folder 18 Solov'ev, Vladimir Ne plach' obo mne, 1982

[Inscribed to MG by author.]


Box 30 Folder 19 Sosin, Gene Thirty-three Days in the Soviet Union


Box 30 Folder 20 Tucker, Lisa; Tsvetaeva, Marina; Original poems and translations of Marina Tsvetaeva


Box 30 Folder 21 Ventslova, Tomas Natsional'nye problemy v SSSR I sovremennaia sovetskaia literatura, 1987

Series VIII: Periodicals

Alphabetical by title.



Box 31 Folder 1 The Atlantic Vol. 251, No. 2. contains "Watching the Russians: the American effort to understand Soviet society", Feb. 1983


Box 31 Folder 2 Babel, Isaac; Riwkin, Ester; Riwkin, Joseph; Rosental, Raymond; Commentary Vol. 3, No. 2. Contains "The Fate of Isaac Babel" by Raymond Rosental and Babel's short story "The Awakening" translated by Ester and Joseph Riwkin, New York, NY, Feb. 1947


Box 31 Folder 3 Aleksandrov, A; Platonov, Andrei (about) Grani No. 77. Contains "O povesti Kotlovan Andreia Platonova" by A. Aleksandrov, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 1970


Box 31 Folder 4 Levin, Elena; Pasternak, Boris Harvard Literary Bulletin Reprint from Vol. XV, No. 4. Contains "Nine Letters of Boris Pasternak" publication and foreword by Elena Levin, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 1967


Box 31 Folder 5 LEF No. 4., Moskva-Petrograd, 1924

[Very fragile. Encased.]


Box 31 Folder 6 Babel, Isaac; Midstream Vol. 7, No. 4. Contains "Regards to Odessa" - MG's translation of Babel's short story Il'ia Isaakovich I Margarita Prokof'evna, New York, NY, Fall 1961


Box 31 Folder 7 The Modern Quarterly Vol. XI, No. 1. Contains: "Was the Bolshevik Revolution a Failure: a symposium"., New York, NY, Fall 1938


Box 31 Folder 8 Novyi Mir No. 10, Moskva, USSR, 1934

[Fragile, encased]


Box 31 Folder 9 Aitmatov, Chingiz Novyi Mir No. 1. Contains "Belyi parokhod" by C. Aitmatov, Moskva, USSR, Jan. 1970


Box 31 Folder 10 Slonim, Mark; Tsvetaeva, Marina; Mandel'shtam, Osip (about) Oxford Slavonic Papers Vol. XI, extract. Contains "Istoriia odnogo posviashcheniia" by Marina Tsvetaeva, publication and introduction by Mark Slonim., 1964

[Inscribed to MG by Mark Slonim, Florence, Jun. 1964]


Box 31 Folder 11 Nabokov, Vladimir; Pushkin, Aleksandr (about) Partisan Review Vol. XXII, No. 4. Contains: "On Translating Pushkin" by Vladimir Nabokov, New York, NY, Fall 1955



Box 32 Folder 1 Problems of Communism Special Issue: Nationalities and Nationalism in the USSR, Washington, DC, Sep. - Oct. 1967


Box 32 Folder 2 Twarog, Leon I. The Slavic and East European Journal Vol. XV, No. 1. Contains "The Case for the Slavic Literature Course in Translation" by L. Twarog, with marks by MG, Bloomington, IN, Spring 1957


Box 32 Folder 3 Collins, Christopher; Zamiatin, Evgenii (about) The Slavic and East European Journal Vol. X, No. 2, Contains "Zamjatin's We as Myth" by Cristopher Collins, Madison, WI, Summer 1966


Box 32 Folder 4 Sovremennye zapiski No. XXXVI, Paris, France, 1928

[Fragile, encased]


Box 32 Folder 5 Translation Vol. 1, No. 1. Contains "Approaches and Illustrations" by MG, New York, NY, Winter 1973


Box 32 Folder 6 Maddock, Mary; Zamiatin, Evgenii (about) Translation Review No. 17. Special issue Women in Translation. Conains book review for We , Dallas, TX, 1985


Box 32 Folder 7 - 8 Remizov, Aleksei TriQuarterly No. 27. Russian Literature and Culture in the West. Contains Ginsburg's translations of short stories by Aleksei Remizov., Evanston, IL, 1973

Series IX: Audiovisual


Subseries IX.1: Photos


Box 32 Folder 9 Baker, Jonathan and Barchiesi, Franca (Steefel, Jeffrey); Brudne, Eva; Ginsburg, Bronia; Jones, Philip; Levine, Vadim (Greenberg, Victor); Litvinova, Tatiana; Ohly, Derek [and mother]; Shane, Lana and Vikki (Shane, Alex); [unidentified man] (Sadomskaia, Natalia); [Sterling], Max (Sterling, Nancy Rifkin) Correspondence Enclosures, 1966 - 1992


Box 32 Folder 10 Mirra Ginsburg, 1959 - 1998


Box 32 Folder 11 [Gaurberg], Roza and Sara; Geier, Sam; Ginsburg, Joseph; Ginsburg, Bronia; Likhter, Johanna; Wittenberg, Robert, [...], Grace and Nina; Family and friends, Russia; Latvia, 1910 - 1925


Box 32 Folder 12 Bulgakov, Mikhail; Tynianov, IUrii Russian Writers


Box 32 Folder 13 Serban, Andrei Master and Margarita performance, 1978


Box 32 Folder 14 Petrograd, 1917 - illustrations for Zamiatin book



Box 38 Folder 6 Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Congrat-Butlar, Stephan Singer photos, New York, NY, 1967

[See oversized]


Subseries IX.2: Audio


Box 38 Singer, Isaac Bashevis; First and Second Singer Interviews , New York, NY

[Stored in oversized box]

Series X: Books


Subseries X.1: Anthologies

By Title



Box 33 Ginsburg, Mirra, ed. and tr. The Fatal Eggs, and Other Soviet Satire, New York: Macmillan Company, 1965

[Ms. notes by MG. Anthology includes: Romanov, Panteleimon; Kataev, Valentin; Bulgakov, Mikhail; Leonov, Leonid; Shishkov, V. IA; Lavrenev, Boris; Zamiatin, Evgenii; Zoshchenko, Mikhail; Ilf, Ilia/Petrov, Evgenii; Kol'tsov, Mikhail; Bermont, E.; Vasiliev, Ardadii; Sagin, L; Vorobyov, N; Laskin, Boris; Vesenin, E; Kazakov, IUrii. In CLIO.]


Box 33 Mosty: literaturno-khudozhestvennyi i obshchestvenno-politicheskii al'manakh, Munchen: Izd-vo Tsentral'nogo Ob'edineniia Politicheskih Emigrantov iz SSSR., 1959 - 1962

[Vol. II signed by MG. Not in CLIO]


Box 33 Glinka, Gleb, ed. Na Perevale: Sbornik proizvedenii pisatelei gruppy Pereval, N'iu-Iork : Izd-vo im. Chekhova, 1954

[Signed by MG. In CLIO.]


Box 33 Nariadnyi burunduk: Altaiskie skazki, Moskva: Detskaia Literatura, 1967

[Fragile. With notes by MG. Not in CLIO]


Box 33 Noonday 3. Includes Sunset (Zakat), translated by Mirra Ginsburg and Raymond Rosenthal., 1960

[Enclosed letter from Kalfin, Robert (Nov. 28, n.y.) removed to Correspondence series. NOT in CLIO.]


Box 33 Oleshek zolotye rozhki: skazki severnykh narodov., Leningrad: Detskaia Literatura, 1963

[Signed by MG. Not in CLIO]


Box 33 Aleksandrova, B. A. Opal'nye povesti, N'iu-Iork : Izd-vo im. Chekhova, 1955

[Inscribed by MG to Kirill and Nina. In CLIO]


Box 33 Shemiakin, I. D. (ed.) Polnyi Chtets-Deklamator, Vol. 1, St. Petersburg: Oros, n.d.

[Fragile. Inscribed to Z. Geier, Bobruisk, Sep. 8, 1913. In CLIO. Fragile -waiting for encasing]


Box 33 Pri solnyshke teplo, pri materi dobro (proverbs), Moskva: Detskaia Literatura, 1974

[Not in CLIO]



Box 34 Voloshin, Aleksandr (ed.) Vechera pod zelenoi lampoi: literaturno-khudozhestvennyi sbornik., Berlin: Literatura, n.d.

[Fragile - encased. In CLIO.]


Box 34 Vozdushnye puti. Al'manakh, Nos. 2 - 5, N'iu Iork, R. N. Grinberg, 1961 - 1967

[In CLIO]


Box 34 YCLA Song Book, New York: Young Circle League, n.d. [1930s]

[Not in CLIO]


Subseries X.2: Individual Authors

Alphabetical by author


Box 34 Akhmatova, Anna Andreevna Izbrannye stikhotvoreniia, N'iu-Iork : Izd-vo im. Chekhova, 1952

[In CLIO]


Box 34 Allen, William Sevastopol: On Photographs of War, Riverside, CA: Xenos Books, 1997

[Not in CLIO]


Box 34 Annenkov, IUrii. Teksts by: Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich; Kuzmin, M. A. (Mikhail Alekseevich); Babenchikov, M. V. (Mikhail Vasil'evich) Portrety, Peterburg: Petropolis,, 1922

[In CLIO]


Box 34 Averchenko, A. (Arkadii) Dvienadtsat' portretov znamenitykh liudei v Rossii., Parizh' : Internationale Commerciale Revue, 1923

[Fragile - encased. In CLIO.]


Box 34 Babel´, I. (Isaak) Izbrannoe, Moskva: Khudozhestvennaia Literatura, 1966

[Enclosed letters removed to Yale University Press correspondence file. In CLIO]


Box 34 Bryusov, Valery Yakovlevich Mig: Stikhi 1920-1921 gg., Berlin : Z. I. Grzhebin, 1922

[fragile. In CLIO.]


Box 34 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich; Ginsburg Mirra, tr. Flight, New York: Grove Press, 1969

[Ms. notes by MG. In CLIO]


Box 34 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich; Giulio Einaudi ed. Master i Margarita: neizdannye otryvki i episody, Torino : Einaudi; Bern: Scherz Verlag, 1967

[Ms. notes by MG. Enclosed notes and clippings removed to Master & Margarita Notes (Folder 14-12). Not in CLIO]


Box 34 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich Sbornik rasskazov, N'iu-Iork : Izd-vo im. Chekhova, 1952

[In CLIO]


Box 34 Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich (about); Proffer, Ellendea (ed.); A Pictorial biography of Mikhail Bulgakov / Mikhail Bulgakov--fotobiografiia, Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1984

[In CLIO]



Box 35 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich Petlistye ushi i drugie rasskazy., N'iu-Iork : Izd-vo im. Chekhova, 1954

[In CLIO]


Box 35 Chukovskii, Kornei Vysokoe iskusstvo: o printsipakh khudozhestvennogo perevoda, Moskva: Iskusstvo, 1964

[In CLIO]


Box 35 Chukovskii, Kornei Ot dvukh do piati, Moskva: Prosveshchenie, 1966

[Inscribed to MG by author, Peredelkino, Nov. 1966. This edition not in CLIO]


Box 35 Chukovskii, Kornei Skazki, Moskva: Detskaia Literatura, 1984

[Enclosed letter from Elena Sokol (Feb. 15, 1985) removed to Correspondence series. Not in CLIO]


Box 35 Chukovskii, Kornei Fedorino Gore, 1995

[Based on 1928 edition. Not in CLIO]


Box 35 Chukovskii, Kornei Krokodil, Tver': Prometei, 1995

[Based on 1919 edition. Not in CLIO]


Box 35 Chukovskii, Kornei Mukha-Tsokotukha, Moskva, 1995

[Not in CLIO]


Box 35 Fanger, Donald The Creation of Nikolai Gogol, Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1979

[Inscribed to MG by author, Nov. 13, 1979. In CLIO]


Box 35 Grebenshchikov, Georgii Volch'ia skazka, Southbury, Conn. : Alatas, n.d.

[Fragile - encased. In CLIO (in BAR collection)]


Box 35 Gumilev, N. (Nikolai) Zhemchuga, Berlin: Mysl', n.d.

[Fragile - encased. CLIO has earlier edition: S.-Petersburg : Prometei, 1918]


Box 35 Gumilev, N. (Nikolai) Sobranie sochinenii, Vashington, V. Kamkin, 1962 - 1966

[In CLIO]


Box 35 Gumilev, N. (Nikolai) (about); Kreid, Vadim, ed. Nikolai Gumilev v vospominaniiakh sovremennikov, Parizh ; N'iu-Iork : Izd-vo Tret'ia volna, 1989

[In CLIO]


Box 35 Kaverin, V. (Veniamin); Novikov, Vladimir; Tynianov, IUrii Nikolaevich (about) Novoe zrenie, Moskva: Kniga, 1988

[Ms. notes by MG. In CLIO]



Box 36 Kaverin, V. (Veniamin), Epilog: memuary, Moskva: Moskovskii Rabochii, 1989

[Ms. notes by MG. Enclosed notes removed to Yale University Press correspondence file. In CLIO]


Box 36 Kazak, Volfgang Entsiklopedicheskii slovar' russkoi literatury s 1917 goda., London: Overseas Publication Interchange, Ltd., 1988

[Not in CLIO]


Box 36 Khodasevich, V. F. (Vladislav Felitsianovich), Schaslivyi domik: vtoraia kniga stikhov, Berlin: Izd-vo Z.I. Grzhebina, 1922

[Fragile. In CLIO.]


Box 36 Levin, Vadim Glupaia loshad', Novosibirsk, 1969

[Inscribed to MG by author, New York, Apr. 11, 1991. Not in CLIO]


Box 36 Markish, David Shuty, ili khronika iz zhizni prokhozhikh liudei, 1689-1738, Tel-Aviv, 1983

[Inscribed to MG by author, New York, 5-11-1983 (not clear if May 11 or Nov. 5). In CLIO]


Box 36 Pennant, Edmund Misapprehensions and Other Poems, Roanoke, VA: Lintel, 1984

[Inscribed to MG by author, May 30, 1987. Removed to Correspondence: letter from Pennant, Edmund, Jul. 21, 1987; from Zaslow, Shana, May 30, 1987. In CLIO.]


Box 36 Remizov, Aleksei; Raevskaia-Kh'iuz, Ol'ga (ed.) Iveren', Berkeley: Berkeley Slavic Specialties, 1986

[In CLIO]


Box 36 Remizov, Aleksei (about); Sinany, Helene Alexis Remizov, Bibliographie, Paris: Institut D'etudes Slaves, 1978

[Not in CLIO]


Box 36 Romanov, Panteleimon Sobranie sochinenii, Vol. 4 - Detstvo., Moskva: Nikitinskie Subbotniki, 1926

[Fragile - encased. Not in CLIO]


Box 36 Roziner, Feliks V domike starogo muzykanta, Moskva: Sovetskii kompositor, 1970

[Inscribed to MG by author, Oct. 1986. Not in CLIO]


Box 36 Shane, Alex M; Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich (about) The Life and Works of Evgenij Zamjatin. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968

[Inscribed to MG by author, Dec. 6, 1968. Ms. notes by MG. In CLIO.]


Box 36 Slobin, Greta Nachtailer, ed. Aleksej Remizov :Aapproaches to a Protean Writer. Papers presented at the Amherst Remizov Symposium held May 3-5, 1985, Columbus, Ohio : Slavica Publishers, [987], c1986

[In CLIO]


Box 36 Slobin, Greta Nachtailer Remizov's fictions, 1900-1921, DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, 1991

[Inscribed to MG by author, New York, 1992. In CLIO]



Box 37 Shragin, Boris Iosifovich Protivostoianie dukha, London: Overseas Publication Interchange, Ltd., 1977

[Inscribed to MG by author, New York, Sep. 8, 1977. In CLIO]


Box 37 Volokhonskii, Anri Roman-pokoinichek, N'iu-Iork : Gnozis, 1982

[In CLIO]


Box 37 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Ogni sviatogo Dominika, Berlin: Slovo, 1922

[Fragile. CLIO has Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1973 (facsimile reprint of 1922 ed.)]


Box 37 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich Na Kulichkakh, Berlin : Z. I. Grzhebin, 1923

[Fragile. In CLIO.]


Box 37 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich (Zamiatin, Eugene), Gregory Zilboorg, tr. We (My), translated by Gregory Zilboorg, New York: E. P. Dutton, c1952

[Reprint of 1924 edition. In CLIO]


Box 37 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich (Zamyatin, Yevgeny); Ginsburg, Mirra, tr. A Soviet Heretic: Essays by Yevgeny Zamyatin, edited and translated by Mirra Ginsburg, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970

[Enclosures removed to Writings series, Soviet Heretic Notes folder (20 - 1). In CLIO]


Box 37 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich (Zamyatin, Yevgeny); Ginsburg, Mirra, tr. We (My), translated by Mirra Ginsburg, New York: The Viking Press, 1972

[Ms. notes by MG. Enclosures removed to Writings series, We Notes folder (20 - 4). In CLIO]


Box 37 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich (Zamyatin, Yevgeny), Ginsburg, Mirra, tr. We (My), translated by Mirra Ginsburg, New York: Bantam Books, 1972

[Enclosures removed to Writings series, We Notes folder (20 - 4). Not in CLIO]


Box 37 Zoshchenko, Mikhail Uvazhaemye grazhdane: sbornik iumoristicheskiikh rasskazov., Paris: Ocharovannyi Strannik, 1927

[Fragile. CLIO has same title published by Moskva : Zemlia i fabrika, 1927. on Microfilm (1983).]

Series XI: Oversized

Oversized items from various series, cross-referenced in the corresponding series. Box also contains an audio cassette tape of Singer Interviews (paper materials on this project are in Writings - Singer series).



Box 38 Folder 1 Zamiatin, Evgenii V Zagorsk na bogomol'e; Zhitie blokhi


Box 38 Folder 2 Printed Materials on Russia and Soviet Union


Box 38 Folder 3 Blok, Aleksandr; Mandel'shtam, Nadezhda; Evtushenko, Evgenii; Tsvetaeva, Marina; Zoshchenko, Mikhail; Printed Materials on Russian Writers


Box 38 Folder 4 Neizvestnyi, Ernst Materials on Ernst Neizvestnyi;


Box 38 Folder 5 Winn, Marie "What Become of Childhood Innocence", New York Times Magazine, Jan. 25, 1981


Box 38 Folder 6 Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Congrat-Butlar, Stephan Singer photos, New York, NY, 1967