Agnes Kun papers, ca. 1940-1975.


Kun, Agnes. Agnes Kun papers, ca. 1940-1975.

Agnes Kun papers, ca. 1940-1975.

Extensive correspondence with Russian writers documenting Hungarian-Russian literary relations. Covers the period of destalinization of Russian literature. Significant collections of Leonid Martynov letters and poems, and Boris Pasternak's writings on Hungarian writer Petofi. Includes papers of Antal Hidas.

2 linear feet.

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