Letters from Aylmer Maude to George Herbert Perris, Charles F. Cazenove and others, on literary matters

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The letters especially concern translations of and works about Tolstoy, and the Resurrection Fund

Administrative / Biographical History

Aylmer Maude was educated at Christ's Hospital, London, from 1868 to 1874, and then at the Lyceum in Moscow, 1874 to 1876. From 1877 to 1880 he worked as a tutor in Moscow, before becoming business manager of the Russian Carpet Company and subsequently its director in 1880 - a post he held until his return to England in 1897. He went back to Russia, 1918-1919, as a lecturer for the Universities' Committee of the YMCA. He published many translations of, and works about, Tolstoy

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Sotheby by private treaty, January 1975; cf. their sale 29th October 1974, lot 324

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in handlist no. 51 and in the letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letintro.htm