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ca. 44 boxes. Russian-born French author and translator. Literary papers and correspondence of Russian emigré writer and translator, Ély Halpérine-Kaminsky. There are two collections, one predominantly French, the other Russian. I. Most of the collection is in French with some materials in Russian. Includes manuscripts of Halpérine-Kaminsky's writings, page proofs, and final printed versions, ranging from book-length works to periodical articles; in addition to literary subjects, topics include political and scientific themes and biographical sketches. Contains translations into French of works by almost 30 Russian authors, the largest percentage by Leon Tolstoy. Includes original (?) manuscripts of Turgenev. Arranged and inventoried. ca. 40 boxes.

II. Most of this portion of the collection is in Russian. Includes manuscript essays by Halpérine-Kaminsky and other authors, manuscript letters written by Halpérine Kaminsky, manuscript letters to Halpérine-Kaminsky, and letters not to Halpérine Kaminsky, including copies (?) of letters from and to Tolstoy. In addition, there are printed materials: pages from books and published articles and galley proofs of articles by Halpérine Kaminsky (n.d.-1931). Arranged and inventoried. 4 boxes. Gift of Richard A. Harrison, '57.

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Ély Halpérine-Kaminsky Papers: French Collection Summary