Benita Allen papers
Collection — Folder: 1
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
- Allen, Benita, 1911-1983 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The memoir is open for research.
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.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
- Benita Allen papers
- Caroline Allen