University of Hawaii at Manoa Library

Russian Collections

For more info. contact:
Patricia Polansky
Russian Bibliographer

Hamilton Library
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6308
Fax: (808) 956-5968
Room: 309-310

Ella Wiswell Papers

Founder of the Russian language program at the University of Hawaii, where she taught from 1951 to 1968. The Ella Lury Embree Wiswell (1909-2005) papers consist of personal information (family letters, passports, photographs), UH information (employment records, articles, degree), some Japan files on John Embree and Suye Mura, her translations, research materials on Nikolaevsk-on-Amur, Russia (her birthplace), and correspondence. The collection includes photographic materials on Ella and various members of her family, as well as materials about her and John Embree's daughter Clare Embree.

• 7 archival boxes, plus other materials (tapes, newspapers, photos, etc.)
• Finding Aid

Webster Hall
Webster Hall 1961

Webster Hall
Webster Hall 1983

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