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Vera Dunham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2200

Collection Scope and Content

Please note: this collection is not processed. A paper finding aid is available in the reading room. See staff for assistance. The material dates from 1938-96. The material includes manuscripts, publications, translations, reviews, lectures, and notes. The topics include Russian and Soviet literature and social life.

Dates

  • 1938-1996

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on Use

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Historical or Biographical Note

Vera Dunham (b. 1913) immigrated to the United States in 1940 and became one of the leading specialists on Russian literature. She has done extensive translations of Russian literature, and is the author of numerous articles in literary criticism. She has taught at Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, and Columbia University.

Extent

18.5 Linear Feet

Language

Russian

Abstract

A paper finding aid is available in the reading room. See staff for assistance. The material dates from 1938-96. The material includes manuscripts, publications, translations, reviews, lectures, and notes. The topics include Russian and Soviet literature and social life.

Collection Organization

This collection is not processed and series have not yet been determined.

Acquisition Information

Vera Dunham donated this collection to Gelman in 1998.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Vera Dunham papers, 1938-1996
Status
Partially Processed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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