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Archive: May 2022 (6 Posts)

Handwritten copy (with deletions crossed out and additions added) of the first few sentence of Jefferson

“Great Elocutionary Power and Dramatic Force”: George Kennan’s Lectures on Russia as Reported in American Newspapers, 1889-1893

Posted by: Laura Kells

In a class project for a course on Imperial Russian history at Virginia Tech, students learned about the Manuscript Division's holdings of explorer and lecturer George Kennan's personal papers and examined newspaper accounts of his lectures using the Library's Chronicling America website.