The Pushkin Society in the United States From 1935-1937 Project



Coordinator:Victoriya Kurchenko, Ph.D


Editor:Natalia Mizuri


Collection and Deciphering of Documents:Yelena Glotova


The following materials need to be prepared to realize this project:

Presentation, which may become a potential documentary, on the activities of the Pushkin Society in America from 1935 to 1937.


    Presentation of the archive of Boris Brazol, a founder of the Pushkin Society in America.

      Transfer of materials pertaining to the 1937 Pushkin anniversary into the care of the Carnegie Hall Museum, the original location of the event.


We also plan to conduct a Pushkin Ball in the Russian Tea Room, a historic restaurant that was the frequent meeting location of the members of the Pushkin Society, and open a permanent exhibition there.

donation, tickets and membership:

Our partners:

WE ARE 82! / НАМ 82!

Presidents of the Pushkin Society

1. Boris Brasol, founder      (1935 -1963)

2. Gregory Mesniaeff          (1963 -1967)

3. Semen Bogolubov         (1967 -1971)

4. Serge Woyciechowski     (1971 - 1973)

5. Nadezhda Baklanova      (1973 - 1995)

6. Catherine Lodyjensky     (1995 - 2009)

7. Victoria Kurchenko     ( 2009 - present)