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Leaflet from the Anglo-Russian Literary Society, 1894

 Item — Box: CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0071

Scope and Contents

One leaflet from the Anglo-Russian Literary Society (1894), which is the first edition of a short account of the newly-founded Anglo-Russian Literary Society, published by Berman Gurovich, a member of the Society.

Dates

  • 1894

Creator

Language of Materials

Russian

Physical Description

8vo (209 × 138 mm), pp. 8; self-wrappers; a couple of ms. ink corrections to the final page; creased where previously folded, and rather dust-soiled.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. PLease contact the repository in advance.

Biographical / Historical

The Society was founded in 1893, the brainchild of Edward Cazalet (1836-1923), now in retirement back in England, but whose family ran a brewery in St Petersburg. He was to be its first and only president. The society published proceedings until 1920.

Extent

1 booklet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in September 2017. Accession no SC-Acc-2018-0071.

Related Materials

Bought with a collection of theatre/concert programmes from the North Russian Association (1928-1940), now Coll-1865.

Bibliography

For a full account of the Society, see D. Galton, ‘The Anglo-Russian Literary Society’, The Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 84, no. 111 (April 1970), pp. 272–282

Physical Description

8vo (209 × 138 mm), pp. 8; self-wrappers; a couple of ms. ink corrections to the final page; creased where previously folded, and rather dust-soiled.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in May 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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