The collection comprises a letter by Nadezhda Mandel'shtam to [E.A.O.] Whiteman, 1974; 3 letters from Boris Pasternak to Karl Hampel, 1959-60, and Karl Hampel's letter, 1961, to the Tayor Institution concerning the 3 letters written to him by Pasternak.
Russian autographs, including three by Boris Pasternak
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 486 MS. R/MANDELSTAM.1; MSS. R/PASTERNAK.1-4
- Dates of Creation1959-74
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialRussian, and German.
- Physical Description5 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Nadezhda Mandelshtam (b. 1899), wife of the Russian poet Osip Mandelshtam; and Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) Russian poet and author.
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MSS. R/PASTERNAK.1-4 were acquired in 1961.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
D. Santini, The letters and papers of modern European writers and others in the library of the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1996) is mounted at: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor/finding-resources/special-collections.