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Hare Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 HAR
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: Hare Collection
Date(s): c 1961
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 envelope
Name of creator(s): Hare | Richard Gilbert | 1907-1966 | Russian scholar
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor Richard Gilbert Hare (1907-1966) entered the Diplomatic Service in 1930 and served in the British Embassy in Paris and the Foreign Office. During the Second World War Hare worked for the Ministry of Information and became deputy director and later director of the Anglo-Soviet Relations Division. After the war he held teaching positions at various American universities until 1962 when he was appointed to the Chair of Russian Literature at SSEES. Hare wrote a number of books and many articles for specialist periodicals and the Encyclopedia Britannica. He was an expert on Russian art as well as Russian literature.


Scope and content/abstract:

Photographs of Russian silver, porcelain, glass, ikons, paintings and other objets d'art; also offprint of Russian silver by R G Hare (in Ramsay, L G G "The Connoisseur Complete Encyclopedia of antiques" (New York, 1962, pp 60-65).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As described in Scope and Content above.

Conditions governing access:

Unrestricted access. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Library, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Librarian.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue available on the UCL Archives website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

No information available

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2002

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