Collection ID: LMC 2396
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Wolfson, Laura E.
Abstract:
The Wolfson mss., ca. 1994-2002, consist of the papers of Laura E. Wolfson relating to her translations of works from Russian into English.
Extent:
2 boxes
Language:
Materials are in English ; Russian .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Wolfson mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of correspondence, drafts, and notes relating to Wolfson's published and unpublished translations from Russian to English.

Biographical / Historical:

Wolfson began her career as an interpreter and literary translator in the early 1990s. Her translation of Stalin's Secret Pogrom won the National Jewish Book Award for Eastern European Studies. Wolfson has interpreted for former First Lady Hillary Clinton and in 2003 became a freelance interpreter for the United Nations.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2003
Arrangement:

The collection is arranged by work translated.

Indexed Terms

Subjects:
Literature--translating
Names:
Wolfson, Laura Esther

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Wolfson mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu