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Isabel Florence Hapgood papers

Collection Data

Description
Isabel Florence Hapgood (1850-1928) was an American translator and author. Collection consists primarily of correspondence, documents and photographs from Russian artists, musicians, writers, and clergy. Includes materials prepared by Hapgood on the history of education of women in Russia; letters and photographs of writers and artists from other parts of the world, especially western Europe and the United States; and papers about Kate Marsden, a controversial medical relief fund raiser for a Siberian leper colony, including letters from prominent people in Russia, England and the United States concerning Marsden. Correspondents include Maxim Gorky, Alla Nazimova and members of the Tolstoy family.
Names
Hapgood, Isabel Florence, 1850-1928 (Creator)
Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936 (Contributor)
Nazimova, 1879-1945 (Contributor)
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 (Contributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1864 - 1922
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1309
Topics
Art, Russian
Leprosy -- Russia
Music -- Russia
Russian literature
Women -- Education -- Russia
Authors
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1894-1917
Russia -- Social conditions -- 1801-1917
Russia -- Social life and customs
Marsden, Kate, d. 1931
Tolstoy family
Genres
Photographs
Correspondence
Notes
Acquisition: 1912 Hapgood, Isabel Florence Gift
Physical Description
Extent: 2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12353198
MSS Unit ID: 1309
Archives collections id: archives_collections_1309
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW89-A536
Barcode: 33433002835274
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 406d6590-f63d-0135-c35b-0011bcf75ea5
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