Drafts of Russian Memoirs by a Member of the Naradnaya Volya Party
Various drafts of the anonymous memoirs, in Russian, of a member of the Narodnaya Volya party, discussing the author's life in Yaroslavl', his imprisonment in Moscow and St. Petersburg and his exile in Siberia in 1887-91.
- [c. 1880-91]
0.16 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Russian d. 2, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Russian d. 2, e. 2-8
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13443
Drafts of Russian Memoirs by a Member of the Naradnaya Volya Party.
Biographical / Historical
The Narodnaya Volya party was a 19th-century Russian revolutionary organization that attempted to force political reform though terrorist activities.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 52316-52323.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The memoirs were given to the Library anonymously in 1912.
- Drafts of Russian Memoirs by a Member of the Naradnaya Volya Party
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