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Maurice Hindus Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hindus, Maurice Gerschon, 1891-1969.
Title: Maurice Hindus Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1967
Quantity: 2.75 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the novelist, author, and American authority on the Soviet Union. Collection includes manuscripts and/or production records for books on the Soviet Union, including The Cossacks (1945), Crisis in the Kremlin (1954), House Without a Roof (1961), and The Kremlin's Human Dilemma (1967), as well as for the novel Magda (1951) and the autobiographical Green Worlds (1938).
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Maurice Hindus (1891-1969) was a Russian-born novelist and American authority on the Soviet Union. He was the author of several books on peasant life in Russia as well as his own autobiography, Green Worlds (1938).

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Maurice Hindus Papers consists entirely of his writings, specifically material relating to his books. Titles represented in the collection are The Cossacks (1945), Crisis in the Kremlin (1954), House Without a Roof (1961), and The Kremlin's Human Dilemma (1967), as well as for the novel Magda (1951) and the autobiographical Green Worlds (1938).. The collection includes manuscripts, production records, galley proofs, and other formats.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Material is arranged alphabetically by title.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Hindus, Maurice Gerschon, 1891-1969.

Subjects

Authors -- United States.
Novelists -- United States.

Places

Soviet Union -- Civilization.
Soviet Union -- Description and travel.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991.

Genres and Forms

Galley proofs.
Manuscripts for publication.

Occupations

Authors.
Novelists.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Maurice Hindus Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unpublished guide.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: KM
Date: Apr 1990
Revision history: 8 Oct 2009 - converted to EAD (MRC)

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Inventory

Writings (books)
Box 1 The Cossacks 1945 - manuscript (5 folders)
Crisis in the Kremlin 1954
Box 1 Manuscript (8 folders)
Box 1 Production records - galley proofs (8 folders)
Box 1 Green Worlds 1938 - manuscript (7 folders)
House Without a Roof 1961
Box 1 Manuscripts (6 folders)
Box 2 Manuscripts (8 folders)
Box 2 Production records - galley proofs (2 folders)
The Kremlin's Human Dilemma 1967
Box 2 Manuscript (8 folders)
Box 2 Production records - galley proofs (3 folders)
Box 3 Production records - galley proofs (2 folders)
Magda 1951
Box 3 Manuscripts (6 folders)
Box 4 Production records - galley proofs (2 folders)

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