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Eleanor Marx Papers

International Institute of Social History
( Cruquiusweg 31 , 1019 AT Amsterdam , The Netherlands )
Finding aid is in English
Collection Summary

Scope and content


Eleanor Marx: exercise book; letters by Eleanor Marx to Laura Lafargue, Jean Longuet and other members of the Marx family, to Edith Lanchester, Petr Lavrov, John Mahon, Georgij Plechanov and Robert Seidel. Edward Aveling: letters to Edward Aveling and Eleanor Marx from Herbert Burrows, W. Dietz, Carl Hirsch, Friedrich Lessner and others. Papers of others: letters from the London Gasworkers Union to Samuel Gompers 1891; manuscript of `Erinnerungen Töchter von Karl Marx' by S. Vengerova 1932.

Records creator's history

Biographical Note

Edward Aveling was a leading member of the Independent Labour Party; married Karl Marx's daughter Eleanor.

Conditions governing access


Not restricted

Conditions governing reproduction

Restrictions on Use

Permission required for publication. Please contact RGASPI (formerly RCChIDNI).

Other finding aids

Other Finding Aid

Inventory available in IISH-reading room.

Existence and location of originals

Location of Originals

Originals at the RGASPI (Russian State Archive of Socio-Political History), the former RCChIDNI, Moscow, fund 8.

Preferred citation

Preferred Citation

Eleanor Marx Papers , inventory number ..., International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam


2 microfilms item




Communist movements and parties
Geographic names:

Personal names:Lavrov, Petr Lafargue, Laura
Corporate names: London Gasworkers Union
Genre of the material:

Archival material

Language of the material

English , German

Records creator


Marx, Eleanor

Content provider

International Institute of Social History

( Cruquiusweg 31 , 1019 AT Amsterdam , The Netherlands )