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MS Russ 45

Bailey, Ruth P. Ruth P. Bailey correspondence with Konstantin Dmitrievich Bal'mont: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Russ 45
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bailey, Ruth P.
Title: Ruth P. Bailey correspondence with Konstantin Dmitrievich Bal'mont,
Date(s): 1929-1932.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.13 linear ft.)
Abstract: Chiefly correspondence between Ruth P. Bailey and the Russian poet Konstantin Dmitrievich Bal'mont.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*69M-100. Gift of Mr. David Bailey, Christian Street, White River Junction, Vermont 05001; received: April 1970.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ruth P. Bailey Correspondence with Konstantin Dmitrievich Bal'mont (MS Russ 45). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Bailey befriended the Russian poet Bal'mont and sought financial support for him and his family, after he became disillusioned with the Bolshevik revolution and moved to France.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Includes one typescript letter to the editor of The Boston Transcript, pleading for financial support of the Russian poet Konstantin Dmitrievich Bal'mont and his family. Also contains his autograph letters and post cards in English to Bailey, as well as those from Leonid Vasilievich Tulpa, concerning the state of Bal'mont's financial affairs.

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