Tatiana Illyn Papers
Scope and Contents
Eleven scrapbooks containing columns written by Illyn between 1958 and 1970 for Novoye Russkoye Slovo, a Russian-language newspaper published in New York City. The columns are about life in the Soviet Union, politics, the history, literature and people of Russia as well as the experience of being a Russian emigrant in Maine. The town of Richmond, Maine, a center for Russian settlement in Maine, is featured in several of the columns.
- Illyn, Tatiana, 1908-1979 (Person)
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Collection kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Tatiana Illyn was born on August 3, 1908, in Vinnitza, Russia, the daughter of Nikolai and Marie Bach. She was educated in Russia as a chemist and taught organic and physical chemistry there. In the 1960s she was employed at the University of Maine, becoming an assistant professor in food science in 1968. Illyn died in November 1979.
1 box (11 volumes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nikolai Dejevsky, London, in November 2002.
Related / Analytical Title
Novoye Russkoye Slovo.
- Immigrants -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Richmond (Me.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Richmond (Me.) -- Social life and customs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Russians -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Maine -- Faculty
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