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Finding Aid to the P. P. Balakshin Papers, 1929-1989
BANC MSS 86/141 c  
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Description
Includes correspondence between Balakshin and various Russian emigre and American writers, literary critics, editors, professors, journalists, researchers, and book distributors. One group of correspondence and related papers pertains specifically to preparation, publication, and distribution of Balakshin's book, Final v Kitae.
Background
I was born on October 5, 1898 in Vladivostok, in the Maritime Province of the Russian Far East. In 1916 I graduated from high school, and a year later from the Aleksandrovsk Military College in Moscow. I am a veteran of World War I and the Russian Civil War, serving under Admiral Kolchak in the latter.
Extent
Number of containers: 3 boxes Linear feet: 1.25
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.