The Pasternak Trust
A Family Collection

The Pasternak Trust's archive includes:
An extensive correspondence between Boris Pasternak and his parents and sisters (1921-60).
The diaries of Olga Freidenberg, Boris's first cousin, classical scholar and co-theorist with Bakhtin.
These diaries cover in particular the Siege of Leningrad, which she lived through and survived.
First editions of Tolstoy's Resurrection, and other works illustrated by Leonid Pasternak.
A rich family photographic archive from the 1880s onwards.
A large collection of family papers and diaries.

Family group

c1896 Rosalia with her mother and Boris, and Leonid’s mother with Alexander on her lap.