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Archive Collection description: HES

HES

Hessen Collection (circa) (1935-1950)

An online catalogue for this collection is available.

Sergius Hessen (1887-1950), philosopher and educationalist, was born in Ust Sysol'sk, Northern Russia. He studied at German universities before returning to Russia to became a lecturer at St Petersburg and Tomsk Universities. In 1922 Hessen left Russia to live first in Czechoslovakia and after 1935 in Poland where he lectured on education at Warsaw University. During the Second World War he was one of the professors who established a clandestine university during German occupation. After 1945 he was Professor of Education at Lodz University.
Ref: "Slavonic and East European Review" vol 29, no 72, 1950, pp 296-298

Contents

Hessen's autobiography and self written bibliography, letters and copies of letters from Hessen to Lev Sergeevich Loewenson and typescript writings

1 box containing 4 envelopes and 2 folders

(Language) Czech & English & German & Italian & Polish & Russian

Unrestricted access

See also LOE for further material on Lev Sergeevich Loewenson





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