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Mirra Ginsburg papers, 1910-1999

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.

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Box 1 Folder 1 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Aitmatov, Chingiz, New York, NY, Nov. 1972 - Jul. 1982, 7 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 4p. ms. draft

[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, 3 a.l.s., 3 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 2 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Aksenov, Vasilii, [New York, NY], Feb. 12, 1984, 1p. a.l.s.(draft)

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


Box 1 Folder 2 Aksenov, Vasilii to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Washington, DC, Feb. 24, 1984, 1p. a.l.s., 1 envelope


Box 1 Folder 3 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Annenkov, Iurii (Yury), New York, NY, Apr. 1969 - Aug. 1970, 7 t.l.s. (carbon copies), 1p. notes

[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, 4 a.l.s., 4 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 4 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Belinkov, A. (Arkadii), New York, NY, Aug. 1968 - Dec. 1968, 3 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 1 t.c. (from Crown Publishers)


Box 1 Folder 4 Belinkov, A. (Arkadii) to: Ginsburg, Mirra, New Haven, CT, Sep. 1968 -Dec. 1968, 2 a.l.s., 1 t.l.s., 2 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 5 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Brodsky, Joseph, New York, NY, Apr. 18, 1975, 3p. a.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 6 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Bulgakova, E. S. (Elena Sergeevna), New York, NY, May 1968 - Sep. 1969, 2 t.l.s. (carbon copies), 1p. notes


Box 1 Folder 6 Bulgakova, E. S. (Elena Sergeevna) to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Moscow, USSR, Jul. 1968 - Aug. 1968, 1 a.l.s., 1 t.l.s., 2 envelopes

[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, 5 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 7p. a. draft, 1p. notes, 1 clipping (photocopy)


Box 1 Folder 7 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Sep. 1965 - Nov. 1965, 4 a.l.s., 4 envelopes, 2p. photostats of first 2 letters


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

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


Box 1 Folder 8 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Feb. 1966 - Nov. 1966, 5 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 4p. m. draft


Box 1 Folder 8 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Feb. 1966 - Oct. 1966, 4 a.l.s., 4 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 9 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Feb. 1967 - Oct. 1967, 6 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 2p. notes, 1p. ms. draft


Box 1 Folder 9 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Jan. 1967 - Nov. 1967, 5 a.l.s., 1 a.c.s., 5 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 10 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskii, Kornei, New York, NY, Jan. 1968 - Nov. 1968, 4 t.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 10 Chukovskii, Kornei; Bulgakova, Elena Sergeevna to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Jan. 1968 - Dec. 1968, 5 a.l.s., 5 envelopes

[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, 5 t.l.s. (carbon copies), 1 a.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 11 Chukovskii, Kornei to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Peredelkino/Moscow, USSR, Mar. 1969 - Sep. 1969, 4 a.l.s, 1 t.l.s., 5 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 12 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Chukovskaia, Lidiia Korneevna, New York, NY, Oct. 1969 - Jun. 1994, 2 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 1 a.l.s. (draft), 1 ms. draft


Box 1 Folder 12 Chukovskaia, Lidiia Korneevna to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Moscow, USSR, Nov. 1970 - Aug. 1989, 3 a.l.s., 4 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 13 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Gul' (Goul), Roman, New York, NY, Apr. 11, 1967, 1p. t.l.s. (carbon copy)


Box 1 Folder 13 Gul' (Goul), Roman Novyi Zhurnal to: Ginsburg, Mirra, New York, NY, Jun. 15, 1967, 1p. t.l.s.


Box 1 Folder 14 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Jaba (Velichkovskaia), Tamara Antonovna; New York, NY, Apr. 1968 - Mar. 1970, 4p. a.l.s. (carbon copies), 3 t.l.s. (carbon copies), 1p. t. draft, 1p. (2 copies) t. l. (translation)

[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, 3 t.l.s., 3 envelopes, 1p. (2 copies) t. l. (translation)

[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, 2 t.l.s.(carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 15 Karlinsky, Simon University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Jun. 16, 1971; Dec. 8, 1971, 2 t.l.s. with holograph corrections, 1 envelope


Box 1 Folder 16 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Karlinsky, Simon, New York, NY, Jan. 1972 - Nov. 1972, 6 t.l.s. (carbon copies), 1 a.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 16 Karlinsky, Simon University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Feb. 1972 - Nov. 1972, 7 t.l.s.


Box 1 Folder 17 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Karlinsky, Simon, New York, NY, Jan. 11, 1973; Apr. 19, 1975, 2 t.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 17 Karlinsky, Simon University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Jan. 1973 - Mar. 1979, 5 t.l.s., 2 clipping with ms. notes, 5 envelopes

[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], 1p. a.l.s.


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


Box 1 Folder 19 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Morrison, Toni; New York, NY, Jan. 3, 1977; Feb. 9, 1977, 2 t.l.s. (carbon copies)

[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, 1 t.l.s., 1 t.l.(signed by secretary)

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


Box 1 Folder 20 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Obukhova, Lidiia, New York, NY, Sep. 26, 1975, 3p. a.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 20 Obukhova, Lidiia to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Moscow, USSR, Dec. 29, 1975, 1 a.p.c.s., 1 business card, 1 envelope


Box 1 Folder 21 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Proffer, Carl, New York, NY, Dec. 1971 - Jan. 1974, 4 t.l.s. (carbon copies), 1p. t.l.s. (draft)

[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, 6 t.l.s., 4 envelopes

[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], 1p. a.l.s.

[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, 2p. a.l.s. (carbon copies), 5p. ms. draft


Box 1 Folder 23 Sapgir, Genrikh to: Ginsburg, Mirra, [Moscow, Russia], Feb. 11, 1995, 1p. t.l.s., 1 envelope


Box 1 Folder 24 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Singer, Isaac Bashevis, New York, NY, Aug. 1959 - Nov. 1979, 4 t.l.s. (carbon copy), 1p. t.l. with ms. notes


Box 1 Folder 24 Singer, Isaac Bashevis to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Maiami Beach, FL; Oberlin, OH;, Aug. 1959 - Jul. 1966, 7 a.l.s., 6 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 25 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Sollogub, Natalia, Mar. 1967 - Dec. 1967, 5 a.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 25 Sollogub, Natalia to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, May 5, 1967, 1 a.l.s., 1 envelopes

[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., 2p. a.l.s. (draft)


Box 1 Folder 27 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Struve, Gleb, New York, NY, Nov. 1967 - Aug. 1969, 5 t.l.s. (carbon copies)


Box 1 Folder 27 Struve, Gleb University of California to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Berkeley, CA, Oct. 1967 - Feb. 1975, 8 t.l.s. with ms. corrections, 1 a.l.s., 1 a.p.c.s., 9 envelopes, 4p. clipping with ms. note

[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, 1p. t.l.s., 1 envelope

[re: Singer, I. B.]


Box 1 Folder 29 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Zakhoder, Boris Vladimirovich, New York, NY, Apr. 1987 - Feb. 1988, 2 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 4p. ms. drafts & notes


Box 1 Folder 29 Zakhoder, Boris Vladimirovich to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Bolshevo (Moskow Region), Russia, May 1987 - Jun. 1988, 3 t.l.s., 1 a.p.c.s., 1p. a.l.s.


Box 1 Folder 30 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Zamiatina, L. N., New York, NY, Sep. 1962 - Nov. 1963, 5 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 2p. ms. drafts & notes


Box 1 Folder 30 Zamiatina, L. N. (Liudmila Nikolaevna), to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, Sep. 1962 - Nov. 1963, 3 a.l.s., 1 t. l. (translations of Sep. 27, 1962, Mar. 19, 1965), 1 t.l.s. (includes statement giving MG rights to use Zamiatin's works for anthology), 3 envelopes


Box 1 Folder 31 Ginsburg, Mirra to: Zamiatina, L. N., New York, NY, Jan. 1964 - Mar. 1965, 6 a.l.s. (carbon copies), 1 t.d., 6p. ms. notes & drafts


Box 1 Folder 31 Zamiatina, L. N. (Liudmila Nikolaevna), to: Ginsburg, Mirra, Paris, France, Feb. 1964 - Mar. 1965, 5 a.l.s., 2 t.d.s., 4 envelopes