CHERNOVA-KOLBASINA O.E. (1886-1964) Recollections about Soviet prisons.

Lot 447
[Paris]: edition of the Paris group of assistance of the Party of the Socialist Revolutionaries, [1922]. - 34, [2] p.; 21x14 cm. In a typeface publishing cover. Spine fixed with glue (tape), split block, frayed edges of the pages. With a stamp «The American Committee for Liberation from Bolshevism» on the cover and title page, owner’s stamp of V. M. Dutikov. «The whole profit from the brochure’s sale will go to support political prisoners in the Soviet prisons.» Content: Tyranny and hunger. V.Ch.K. prison (Lubyanka 2). Yaroslavl prison. Internal prison of the V.Ch.K (Lubyanka 2). Novinskaya prison. Kolbasina-Chernova Olga Eliseyevna (1885- 1964), a writer, daughter of a historian of literature Kolbasin E. Ya. Her second husband was Viktor Mikhailovich Chernov (1873-1952), the founder of the socialist-revolutionaries’ party. She spent more than three years in the V.Ch.K prisons. In exile, she lived in Berlin and Prague. In 1924, she moved to Paris, where she sheltered the Efron-Tsvetaev family in the first months of their staying in Paris, and was the godmother of M. I. Tsvetaeva’s son, George Efron. Provenance: Vsevolod Mikhailovich Dutikov (1929-2015) - archpriest, rector of the Holy Trinity Church in Astoria (New York, USA).