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Domherr mss., 1937-1975

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
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Domherr, Ludwig L. 1894-

Domherr mss., 1937-1975

Collection No.
LMC 1318

92 items.

Materials are in English and Russian.

The Domherr mss., 1937-1975, consists of papers of Russian editor and translator Ludwig Leopoldovich Domherr, 1894- .

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Ludwig Leopoldovich Domherr, born in 1894, was a Russian editor and translator. Domherr left the Soviet Union in 1942, lived as a refugee in Austria and Paris following the war, and emigrated to the United States in 1951. His first job in the U.S. was with the Ford Foundation's Research Program on the U.S.S.R.; in 1956 he joined the staff of America Illustrated, published by the U.S. Information Agency, becoming chief of the Russian language staff in the 1960's.


The collection is organized into the following series: I. Miscellaneous; II. Aleksandr Herzen Letters.

Scope and Content Note

The Domherr mss., 1937-1975, consists of papers of Russian editor and translator Ludwig Leopoldovich Domherr, 1894- . Present in the collection are notes and transcriptions of letters of Alexander Herzen prepared by Domherr for publication, as well as newspaper clippings about Domherr's work on the Herzen letters. Most of the material is in Russian.

  • Indexing Terms

  • The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in IUCAT, the IU Libraries' online catalog. Materials about related topics, persons or places can be found by searching the catalog using these terms.

    • Names
    • Domherr, Ludwig L. (Ludwig Leopoldovich), 1894-
    • Herzen, Aleksandr, 1812-1870.
    • Herzen, Aleksandr, 1812-1870.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Gift. 1988
Usage Restrictions
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Preferred Citation
[Item], Domherr mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Box 1 Miscellaneous

Folder 1 Biographical. Includes Domherr's curriculum vitae

Folder 2 U.S. Information Agency.

Includes photographs.

Folder 3 Andro, Anna Alekseevna. Concerning diary

Folder 4 Oksman, Julian. Correspondence and clippings, 1959-1970

Folder 5 Tomashevskii, B.V. Correspondence

Folder 6 "Anna Akhmatova: Requiem, 1935-1940"


Folder 7 Clippings concerning Pushkin, 1937-1960s

Folder 8 Domherr, Ludwig. The Pushkin Edition of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences (Mimeographed series, No. 45, New York City, Research Program on the U.S.S.R., 1953)

Folder 9 "Scholarly Yearbook for 1954" (Saratov State University, Linguistics Department)

Series: Aleksandr Herzen Letters

Box 1
Folder 10

Correspondence and notes, 1952-1958

Folder 11-13 Herzen to Herwegh letters. Transcripts and notes

Folder 14-15 Herzen to N.I. and T.A. Astrakov letters. Transcripts and notes

Folder 16 Clippings concerning Domherr's Herzen work [1937?]

Folder 17 "A.I. Herzen: The Unpublished Letters to N.I. and T.A. Astrakov" Novyi zhurnal