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Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0753
In "Memoirs of Pre-Revolution Russia," written in 1981, Benita Allen recalls her Russian childhood, World War I, and the 1917 Bolshevik revolution.

Dates

  • Existence: 1991

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The memoir is open for research.

Extent

130.00 pages

Abstract

Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.

Biographical / Historical

Benita Allen was born on October 14, 1911, in St. Petersburg Russia, and died January 22, 1983, in Iowa City, Iowa. She completed the short stories in the memoir in 1981. It was compiled, edited, and published in 1991 by Linda A. Johnson-Lundquist in Iowa City, Iowa.

Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Title
Benita Allen papers
Author
Caroline Allen
Date
2016

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

Contact:
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University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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