Cambridge University Slavonic Society: Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A volume of minutes and a scrapbook of newscuttings, photographs, programmes, reports of events and other items.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cambridge University Slavonic Society was open to members of the university interested in Russian and Eastern European culture. The society organised viewings of Eastern European films, gave parties and produced occasional plays. It also arranged talks, the speakers at which included the exiled dissident Vladmir Bukovsky, Leo Tolstoy's grandson Sergei, the Czech philosopher Julius Tomin and the Soviet film director Andrei Tarkovsky.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Cambridge University Slavonic Society, 1987.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Geographical Names