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Genrikh Markovich Deĭch papers

Call Number: MS 1599

Scope and Contents

The Genrikh Markovich Deĭch Papers consist of materials written and collected by Deĭch, Soviet citizen and official biographer of Lenin. The majority of the papers pertain to Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837), poet and prose writer, and to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), founder of Bolshevism and Soviet leader from 1917-1924.

Materials for a guidebook to Jewish documents preserved in Russian archives (18th-20th centuries) are included in the collection as well as historical background of the town of Liubavich.

The papers, received from Genrikh Markovich Deĭch in 1990, are in Russian; only folder titles have been translated.


  • 1989-1992


Language of Materials

The papers are in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creator(s) of this collection for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Genrikh Markovich Deĭch, 1990 and 1992.


1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and research notes relating to Aleksandr Pushkin, V. I. Lenin, and the town of Liubavich. Also included are materials for a guidebook to Jewish activities and documents preserved in the archives of the government of Tsarist Russia.

Guide to the Genrikh Markovich Deĭch Papers
Under Revision
complied by Randall Law and Carol King
June 1994
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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