1941 ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE AND BIOGRAPHY OF THE PATRIARCH AND SEMI EXILE OF TZARIST RUSSIA KLEMENTI ARKADAVICH TIMIRYAZEV2287
On offer is an interesting, original group of papers relating to Russian-American writer and biographer Eva Robin. The correspondence dated May 13th, 1941, between Mrs. Robin of New York and Professor A.C. Timiryazev of Moscow, USSR. Mrs. Robin wrote a biographical sketch of Prof. Timiryazev's father, Klementi Arkadavich Timiryazev. There are two copies of the letter from Prof. Timiryazev, the second one signed. A third page appears to be a synopsis. Following is the 24 page biography titled, A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF - Klementi Arkadaviich Timiryazev - Patriarch and Semi-Exile of Tzarist Russia. Overall VG. BIO NOTES 1: Kliment Arkadievich Timiryazev (1843-1920) was a Russian botanist, physiologist. He founded a faculty of vegetable physiology and a laboratory at the Petrov Academy. BIO NOTES 2:Eva Robin was born in Russia around 1877 and came to the U.S. with her family when she was six years old. She served as president of the Delaware Equal Suffrage Association and the National Council of Jewish Women in Wilmington. She was also involved in the Marshall Stillman Movement. The collection consists of Robin's literary manuscripts, correspondence, notes, a scrapbook, photographs, and ephemera. Some of the material relates to her husband, Dr. Albert Robin, who was noted for his work in pathology and bacteriology.
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