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Special Collections: Guide to the Arnold Thomas Rubenstein Historical Papers

Summary Information:

Collection Title: Arnold Thomas Rubenstein Historical Papers
Collection Number: MS 441
Dates of Collection:  1705 - 1950
Size of Collection: 6 boxes

Administrative Information:

Provenance:  Gift of Mrs. Eva Reich Moise of Hancock Point, Maine - received in 1970.
Access Restrictions: No restrictions
Preferred Citation: Arnold Thomas Rubenstein Historical Papers, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine
Copyright: Contact department for copyright information

For Additional Information:
Special Collections Department
University of Maine
5729 Fogler Library
Orono, Maine 04469-5729
(207) 581 1686

Historical/Biographical Information:

 
Born in Kiev. Obtained degrees from University of Charkov and St. Petersburg. Studied in Austria & Switzerland, worked as a freelance writer in Russia. Worked at the Central State Archive in Moscow, on the Board of Editors of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, Professor of History at the University of Moscow, and the State Publishing House in Moscow from 1926 - 1929 worked for the “Kniga” Book Corp., Berlin. From 1933 - 1938 at the Archive for Russia History of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague (Czechoslovakia). Married Annie Reich, the first wife of Wilhelm Reich. Became an American citizen. Wrote and lectured on Russian and Soviet history.

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The Rubenstein papers contain the manuscripts of his unpublished books: Thousand Years of Russian History, The Potemkin, and book proposals: The Two Russian Revolutions 1905 and 1907, and Russia: What It Was and What It Is.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.

Arrangement:
 
Arranged by subject as Rubenstein arranged them.

 Box List

 

Box 241

 

Box 241 f1 Autobiographical Material
Box 241 f2 European History - notes in German regarding various publications
Box 241 f3 European History - notes in German regarding various publications
Box 241 f4 Communism - articles from various publications
Box 241 f5 Die Auswaertige Politik Russlands IM XIX
Box 241 f6 19th century European history - unpaged notes
Box 241 f7 “Charlie Chaplin” by Robert Florey
Box 241 f8 19th century French history - bibliography
Box 241 f9 19th century French history - notes
Box 241 f10 German propaganda instructions of 1933
Box 241 f11 German radio news bulletins
Box 241 f12 “The International Frontier” by H. Duncan Hall
Box 241 f13 “Zones of the International Frontier” by H. Duncan Hall
Box 241 f14 “Byzanz, Ochrid, and Kiev, 987 - 1037” by Hans Koch
Box 241 f15 “Die Errichtung der Selbsterherschaft Im Moskauschen Staate” by Von Baron Korff
Box 241 f16 Leon Trotsky with wife, son, and dog (photographs)
Box 241 f17 Literatur (in Auswahl) notes
Box 241 f18 The Diplomatic Reminisces of Lord Augustus Loftus
Box 241 f19 Napoleon III:  L’Idee Napoleon - Icenne (1856)
Box 241 f20 Paris Commune, 1871
Box 241 f21 Peter I, the Great - Last Will and Testament
Box 241 f22 Soviet periodical, “Projector” - Oct. 15, 1932
Box 241 f23 Reichsgesestsblatt, part 1, number 122 - Nov. 7, 1935
Box 241 f24 The Russian home radio before the Russo-German war
Box 241 f25 Soviet radio programs, April 1, 1941 -  June 21, 1941
Box 241 f26 “Die Einstehung des Panslavismus” by Karl Stahlin
Box 241 f27 “Die Reform Der Lokalverwaltung Unter Ivan IV” by I.A. Stratonov
Box 241 f28 Photostats of selected items from the Trotsky Archives, Harvard University
Box 241 f29 Trotsky Archives at Harvard University
Box 241 f30 “Das Dardanellen problem als Ruffiche Gehictfalsfrage” by Hans Uebersberger
Box 241 f31 “Patriarch Nikon und Car Aleksei Michailovic” by H. Uebersberger

 

Box 242

 

Box 242 f1 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f2 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f3 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f4 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f5 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f6 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f7 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f8 Russian historical documents
Box 242 f9 Russian historical documents

 

Box 243

 

Box 243 f1 Russian historical documents
Box 243 f2 Russian historical documents
Box 243 f3 Inserts for first chapters
Box 243 f4 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f5 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f6 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f7 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f8 Chapter XII rough draft
Box 243 f9 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f10 Chapters XIII and IX
Box 243 f11 Chapters XI through XIII
Box 243 f13 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f14 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f15 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f16 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243 f17 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein

 

Box 243a

 

Box 243a f1 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243a f2 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243a f3 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243a f4 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243a f5 Thousand Years of Russian History by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243a f6 “The History of Russia” by Arnold Rubinstein
Box 243a f7 Inserts(English, Russian, and German)
Box 243a f8 Inserts(English, Russian, and German)
Box 243a f9 Inserts(English, Russian, and German)
Box 243a f10 Handwritten manuscript of a Thousand Years of Russian History
Box 243a f11 Handwritten manuscript of a Thousand Years of Russian History

 

Box 244

 

Box 244 f1 Executive Committee of Russian - ca. 1881
Box 244 f2 “Der Capitalismus, fin de Siecle, Wien-Leipzig, 1894” by Dr. Rudolf Meyer
Box 244 f3 “Ausfuerlich Beantwortung”
Box 244 f4 Photocopies of articles written in German
Box 244 f5 Photocopies of article written in German
Box 244 f6 Various selections on works of Russian history
Box 244 f7 Various selections on works of Russian history
Box 244 f8 Various selections on works of Russian history
Box 244 f9 Miscellaneous
Box 244 f10 Corrective Labor Codex
Box 244 f11 The Defensive Treaty of 1700
Box 244 f12 “Die Zwei Russischen Revolutionen, 1905 und 1907”
Box 244 f13 “The Development and Overthrow of the Russian Serf System” by A. D. White
Box 244 f14 “Vertrante Schreiben Eines...”, 1705
Box 244 f15 Selections from the Armed Neutralities of 1780 and 1800 by James Scott
Box 244 f16 “Der Leidensweg von Zensl Muhsam” by Rudolf Rocker
Box 244 f17 SAP, 1945

 

Box 245

 

Box 245 f1 Newspaper clippings, 1937
Box 245 f2 Newspaper clippings, 1946 - 1948
Box 245 f3 Newspaper articles regarding Leon Trotsky
Box 245 f4 Newspaper articles regarding Leon Trotsky
Box 245 f5 German newspaper clippings, 1935 - 1938
Box 245 f6  “Potemkin” by J. Thomas
Box 245 f7 19th Century Russian treaties
Box 245 f8 “Blanqui von Maurice Dommanget”
Box 245 f9 “From Louis Phillippes ... French Republic”
Box 245 f10 Publishers’ catalogs and book lists
Box 245 f11 “Russia: What It Was and What It Is”
Box 245 f12 “Honore Daumier” by J. Tugendhold
Box 245 f13 Notes on Marxism
Box 245 f14 “Expose de la Conduite de da Cour Imperiale de Russie”
Box 245 f15 “The First Forty Years of Intercouse Between England and Russia”
Box 245 f16 “Truth is but Truth, as it is Timed”
Box 245 f17 “Russland und Frankreich”

 

Box 435

 

Box 435 f1 Photographs of Trotsky and Lenin
Box 435 f2 1947 Translation
Box 435 f3 Notes, drafts, etc.
Box 435 f4 Lord Macaulay on Peter I of Russia
Box 435 f5 England and Russia, 1553 - 1593
Box 435 f6 “Die Auswartige Politik des Rullichen Barenthums” by Freidrich Engels
Box 435 f7 Proudhon, Pierre Joseph (1809 - 1865)
Box 435 f8 Bulletins in Russian - Oct. 1929 - May 1941
Box 435 f9 Stepan Halturin (1857 - 1882) by J.M Steklow
Box 435 f10 “Origins of the War of 1870” (in German)
Box 435 f11 Notes(1932)
Box 435 f12 Notes and Miscellaneous
Box 435 f13 Notes on Trotsky, vols. I, II, and III
Box 435 f14 Notes
Box 435 f15 Newspaper clippings from 1938 “Pravda”
Box 435 f16 Two sketches by William Moise
Box 435 f17 Bibliography and notes
Box 435 f18 Bibliographische Ammerkungun
Box 435 f19 “American Reaction to the Emancipation of Russia”
Box 435 f20 American newspapers on the Crimean War
Box 435 f21 Dialectical Materialism
Box 435 f22 Russian history notes

 

Folio

 

The folio contains photocopies of many engravings and maps, particularly Paris


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