Irwin T. Holtzman collection, 1899-2010.


Irwin T. Holtzman collection, 1899-2010.

Printed matter, writings, letters, photographs, and miscellany, relating to the Russian writers Isaak Babel', Boris Pasternak and Joseph Brodsky. Consists primarily of printed matter by and about Pasternak, Brodsky and Babel'.

156 ms. boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 1 cardfile box, 32 cu. ft. boxes.

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Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960 (person)

Pasternak was a Russian poet, who declined the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 for his novel Doctor Zhivago. Reavey was an English surrealist poet. From the description of Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77990740 From the guide to the Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, 1890-1960 ...

Holtzman, Irwin T. (person)

Biographical Note Irwin T. Holtzman is a prominent and enthusiastic bibliophile, who has spent a lifetime collecting books on a wide variety of subjects. He is especially interested in modern writers and the publication of their works since 1927, the year of his birth. He has made generous donations of several collections to academic and cultural institutions, both in the United States and abroad. Of particular interest are his co...

Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996 (person)

Iosif Alexandrovich Brodsky (Joseph Brodsky) (1940-1996), a Russian poet, was born May 24, 1940 in Leningrad, USSR (St. Petersburg, Russia) to Jewish parents. He left school at the age of fifteen to study independently, teaching himself English and Polish. In 1964 he was arrested by Soviet authorities on charges of "social parasitism" and sentenced to five years of hard labor on a state farm near the Arctic Circle. He was released after serving less than two years of his sentence, but in 1972 he...

Babelʹ, I. (Isaak), 1894-1940 (person)

Russian writer. From the description of I. Babel' letters, 1925-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639682 ...