1900s-1970s (mostly 1914-1937)
1.80 cubic feet, 5 boxes of originals), 1 box of original binders and
folders, 4 reels of microfilm, 9 boxes (“copyflo” printed from microfilm), 5
boxes (photocopies of originals)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.
This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Originals of
boxes 1-6 (5 boxes of originals and 1 box of original binders and folders) are
stored in special vault facilities.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare
Books and Special Collections
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Osip Mandelʹshtam was a Russian poet, novelist, essayist and critic. A member
of the Guild of Poets, a radical faction of the acmeist movement in poetry, he
criticized the literary conformity demanded by Russia’s new communist government.
The collection consists of Russian-language works, correspondence, and printed
matter of Mandelʹshtam. It contains holograph and typed manuscripts of his poems,
reviews, articles, and essays, often in draft form representing different stages of
his work, many of which are in the hand of his wife, Nadezhda, who acted as his