Various drafts of the anonymous memoirs, in Russian, of a member of the Narodnaya Volya party, discussing the author's life in Yaroslavl', his imprisonment in Moscow and St. Petersburg and his exile in Siberia in 1887-91.
Drafts of Russian Memoirs by a Member of the Naradnaya Volya Party
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Russian d. 2, e. 2-8
- Dates of Creation[ca. 1880-91]
- Language of MaterialRussian.
- Physical Description8 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Narodnaya Volya party was a 19th-century Russian revolutionary organization that attempted to force political reform though terrorist activities.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
The memoirs were given to the Library anonymously in 1912.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 52316-23.