Irina Ratushinskaya Papers
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents
Ocuppying .5 linear feet, the Irina Ratushinskaya papers, housed in Special Collections, include her works of poetry, secondary material, correspondence, articles, audio and artwork. The largest portion of the collection is devoted to secondary material about Ms. Ratushinskaya while imprisoned and as individuals worked for her release. The bulk of the collection dates from the period, 1985-1987.
- Created: 1979-2011
- Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1987
- Other: Date acquired: 1992
- Ratushinskaya, Irina (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.
0.42 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Irina Ratushinskaya's works came to Wheaton College beginning in the Summer of 1992.
Other Descriptive Information
The papers of Irina Ratushinskaya display the works of this Russian Poet who served four years of a seven year sentence in a Soviet labor camp because of her samizdat poetry. Irina's works are primarily poetic, though she did write a memoir of her time in prison, entitled Gray Is The Color Of Hope.
- Irina Ratushinskaya Papers
- Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Roman Script