Ilya Serman (1913-2010) was a literary scholar and professor of Russian and Slavic Philology in Russia and Israel. Ruth Zernova
(1919-2004) was a writer and interpreter, as well as an author of many short stories and several novels. Their papers includes
well-preserved photographs and correspondence with their associates and family members.
Serman, I. Z. (Ilʹi︠a︡ Zakharovich), 1913–2010, Soviet and Israeli literary critic, professor of Russian philology, specialized
in Russian literature of the XVII–XX centuries.
Serman's mother, G. YA. Aronson, the sister of Menshevik Gregor (Grigoriĭ) Aronson, was a member of the Jewish Labor Bund,
a secular Jewish Socialist party in Russia, dissolved by the Bolsheviks in 1921.
28 manuscript boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 7 audio recordings, 3 video recordings, digital files
(15.88 Linear Feet)
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