Sophie Pregel and Vadim Rudnev Collection, 1926-74
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Brief Description:

Papers of Sophie Pregel (1894-1972) and Vadim Rudnev (1879-1940), containing correspondence (Pregel 1926-31, 1936-74; Rudnev 1931-35, 1938-51); biographical information; clippings; poems and materials relating to editing, publishing and reviewing for Novoselye (1942-50), Novyi Zhurnal (1942-47), Novoe russkoe slovo (1958-74), Russkaia mysl' (1955-74) and Sovremennye Zapiski; literary criticism and conferences; emigre life in Paris and New York; Russia in World War II; and personal greetings. Correspondents include Georgii Adamovich, Mark Aldanov, Boris Bozhnev, Ivan Bunin, Viktor Mamchenko, Heinrich Mann, Lev Nikulin and Boris Zaitsev. This series also includes 28 issues of Chestnyi slon (L'honnete elephant) a Russian literary newspaper published in Paris, 1945.


Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/35/56
Created by: Pregel, Sophie (1894-1972)
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/14/86; 10/21/86
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Arrangement: alphabetically, by correspondent
Access Restrictions: Access to the materials requires agreement to a conditions of use form; please contact the Archives to request a copy of the form. Researchers may view only one folder at time. The contents of each folder must be verfied by a staff member before and after use.
Subject Index
Literary Criticism
Russian Emigres
Russian Literature
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Art and Literature
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]