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Literary archives of poet Riva Naumovna Balyasnaya

Document | Accession Number: 2010.347 | RG Number: RG-31.112

Contains selected records related to Riva Balyasnaya, Jewish Soviet poet. Incudes copies of her personal papers, poems, a biography, and critical reviews of her poetry. Includes also materials of criminal investigated case related to Balyasnaya‘s poetry; an interrogation in 1952; a review of her poetry by three philologists that indicates her ”anti-Soviet activity”; a statement from the hospital about her mental condition in 1954; and related materials. Riva Balyasnaya's poetry includes poems written during WWII and dedicated to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust and to Jewish resistance.

Date
inclusive:  1937-1977
Genre/Form
Poetry.
Extent
47 digital files : PDF ; 103 MB .
323 photocopies.
Extent
11 folders
Credit Line
Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 20:54:25
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