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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Raissa G. Zemmering Papers
    Dates: 1933-1957
    Collection number: 2008C53
    Creator: Zemmering, Raissa Gavrilovna, 1892-1988.
    Collection Size: 1 microfilm reel 0.15 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence and miscellany, relating to the émigré Russian writer Ivan Shmelev. Mainly letters received from Ivan Shmelev.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: Russian

    Administrative Information


    The collection is open for research
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Raissa G. Zemmering Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by Hoover Institution Archives in 2008


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    The collection is available on microfilm

    Location of Originals

    In part, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Jordanville, New York

    Scope and Content of Collection

    These papers consist primarily of letters and postcards from Ivan Sergeevich Shmelev to Raissa Gavriilovna Zemmering. Most letters have been copied and typed by Raissa Zemmering after Shmelev's death. Included are also five letters from different individuals addressed to Raissa Zemmering. The Ivan Shmelev File include undated notes, and an undated typescript, "Ugodniki solovetskie."
    Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and the Holy Trinity Seminary. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Holy Trinity Seminary Archives as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is appended to this register. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the online catalog.


    Russian literature.
    Shmelev, I. S. (Ivan Sergeevich), 1873-1950.