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Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0753

Scope and Contents

In "Memoirs of Pre-Revolution Russia," written in 1981, Benita Allen recalls her Russian childhood, World War I, and the 1917 Bolshevik revolution.


  • Existence: 1991


Conditions Governing Access

The memoir is open for research.

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.


0.25 linear inches

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