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Zitron (Isidore) collection of papers of Sydney Leyton
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Collection consists of manuscripts, appointment books, notebooks, notepads, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newspapers in Russian, and telegrams.
Zitron was born on December 30, 1883 in Kiev, Russia; graduated from Novorossisky Univ. in 1908, later receiving his LLD; attended University of Petrograd while practicing law in the office of Oscar Grusenberg; with his brother Alexander, wrote two books about the history of the Russian Parliament, "Gossudarstvennaya Duma;" left Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution; between 1920-42, studied international law at Berlin and Heidelberg and wrote for German newspapers before establishing an office in Paris, where he worked as a writer and translator; fled France and moved to New York where he taught at the Berlitz School and wrote for Russian and French language newspapers; taught Russian at the Navy School at the University of Colorado, 1944-45; beginning in 1946, taught Russian and French at the International School of Languages under the Veterans Administration.
3.0 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
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