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Guide to the MacMaster, Robert E. Collection
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  • Overview of the Collection
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  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: MacMaster, Robert E. Collection
    Dates: 1919-2008
    Bulk Dates: 1967-1972
    Identification: CFT00097
    Creator: MacMaster, Robert E.
    Physical Description: 8.00
    Language of Materials: English Russian
    Repository: David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
    135 N. Oakland Avenue
    Pasadena, CA, 91182-0002
    URL: http://library.fuller.edu/archives/
    Email: archives@fuller.edu
    Phone: (626) 584-5311
    Fax: (626) 584-5613

    Administrative History:

    Robert E. MacMaster (1919-2008) was a prominent historian of Russian History and Literature at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and served as Chair of the History section from 1970-1972. He was educated at Harvard Graduate School where he studied the classics of Russian and Germanic literature. Professor MacMaster authored the definitive work on Nikolay Yakovlevich Danilevsky entitled, “Danilevsky: A Russian Totalitarian Philosopher,” (1967). This collection includes research notes on Tolstoy,Fyodor Dostoevsky and Nikolay Yakovlevich Danilevsky among other Russian thinkers.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Personal Name:

    Danilevsky, Nikolay
    Tolstoy, Leo

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    Conditions Governing Use:

    Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Supervised use only.

    Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

    For full Finding Aid email the archives

    Scope and Contents

    Robert E. MacMaster was a prominent historian of Russian History and Literature. His major work, “Danilevsky: A Russian Totalitarian Philosopher,” is the only full-scale biography on the controversial, yet very significant Russian philosopher of the 19th century. The collection contains research materials used by Dr. Robert E. MacMaster including extensive notes, research materials, personal notes and personal letters.