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.
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