Arnold Thomas Rubenstein Historical Papers
Scope and Contents
The Rubenstein papers contain the manuscripts of his unpublished books: Thousand Years of Russian History, The Potemkin, and book proposals: The Two Russian Revolutions 1905 and 1907, and Russia: What It Was and What It Is. Also included are copied papers that pertain to these manuscripts, notes, and source materials. Some of this material is translated, some is in German, French, and Russian. Some materials on Trotsky are included.
- Creation: 1705-1950
- Rubenstein, Arnold Thomas, 1888-1955 (Person)
Language of Materials
A portion of the material is in German, French, and Russian.
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Rubenstien was born in Kiev, obtained degrees from University of Charkov and St. Petersburg, studied in Austria and Switzerland, and worked as a freelance writer in Russia. He worked at the Central State Archive in Moscow, on the Board of Editors of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, as a Professor of History at the University of Moscow, and the State Publishing House in Moscow. From 1926 - 1929 he worked for the "Kniga" Book Corp., Berlin, and from 1933 - 1938 at the Archive for Russia History of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague (Czechoslovakia). He married Annie Reich, the first wife of Wilhelm Reich. He became an American citizen, and wrote and lectured on Russia and Soviet history.
7 linear feet (6 boxes)
1 folio folder
Manuscripts of Rubenstein's unpublished books (Thousand Years of Russian History, The Potemkin) and book proposals (The Two Russian Revolutions 1905 and 1907, and Russia: What It Was and What It Is). Also included are copied papers that pertain to these manuscripts, notes, and source materials. Some of this material is translated, some is in German, French, and Russian. Some materials on Trotsky are included.
Arrangement of the Records
Arranged by subject as Rubenstein arranged them.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Eva Reich Moise of Hancock Point, Maine, received in 1970.
- Guide to the Arnold Thomas Rubenstein Historical Papers
- Box And Folder List Available
- February 2002
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