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Maurice Hindus Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: KM
Date: Apr 1990

Biographical History

Maurice Hindus (1891-1969) was a Russian-born novelist and American authority on the Soviet Union. He was the author of several books on peasant life in Russia as well as his own autobiography, Green Worlds (1938).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Maurice Hindus Papers consists entirely of his writings, specifically material relating to his books. Titles represented in the collection are The Cossacks (1945), Crisis in the Kremlin (1954), House Without a Roof (1961), and The Kremlin's Human Dilemma (1967), as well as for the novel Magda (1951) and the autobiographical Green Worlds (1938).. The collection includes manuscripts, production records, galley proofs, and other formats.

Arrangement of the Collection

Material is arranged alphabetically by title.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Hindus, Maurice Gerschon, 1891-1969.


Authors -- United States.
Novelists -- United States.


Soviet Union -- Civilization.
Soviet Union -- Description and travel.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991.

Genres and Forms

Galley proofs.
Manuscripts for publication.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Maurice Hindus Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unpublished guide.

Table of Contents

Writings (books)