Guide to the Benita Allen papers

Collection Overview

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Creator: Allen, Benita (1911-1983)
Extent: 130.00 pages.
Collection Number: IWA0753
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia , World War I and the 1917 revolution.

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Preferred Citation: Benita Allen papers, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

Biographical Note


Content Description

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

Detailed Description of the Collection

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Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.


Personal Names:
Allen, Benita, 1911-1983

Dates:
1980-1989

Topics:
World War, 1914-1918
Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Russian American women
Immigrants
Women and war

Geographic Names:
Russia
United States -- Iowa

Genre/Form of Materials:
Memoirs

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