Boris Elkin papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises texts of lectures by B.I. Elkin on I.S. Turgenev and 19th-century Russian society delivered at the Pushkin Club in London in the 1950s and 1960s, and obituary of B.I. Elkin by N.E. Andreev

Administrative / Biographical History

Boris Isaakovich Elkin (1887-1972), Russian Jewish lawyer and editor, emigrated to Germany in 1919, and subsequently moved to France and Britain. See A.B. Rogachevskii, "Boris El'kin i ego oksfordskii arkhiv", in Evrei v kul'ture Russkogo Zarubezh'ia, edited by M.A. Parkhomovskii, vol.5 (Jerusalem, 1996), pp.222-243

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Alexander Elkin, July 1996

Note

Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm

Geographical Names