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Yakov Borisovich Kantorovich papers

 Collection — other: 1 manuscript box
Identifier: 11-MWalB02580

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises the personal diaries and correspondence of Yakov Borisovich Kantorovich written during the siege of Leningrad (1941-1943). All documents are in Russian.


  • 1941-1943
  • Other: Date acquired: 2009-11-01


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


0.50 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Arranged in one chronological series: 1. Diaries and Letters, 1941-1943. For more information about this series, please consult the series description in the box and folder listing.

Custodial History

Collection most recently owned by Larissa Zilitinkevitch, who donated it to Brandeis on Nov. 1, 2009.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Larissa Zilitinkevitch, granddaughter of Yakov Borisovich Kantorovich, in Nov. 2009.

Other Descriptive Information

Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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