NABOKV-L post 0000541, Sat, 1 Apr 1995 09:55:20 -0800

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Alice Birney is the American Literature Specialist in the
Library Congress' Manuscript Division which has very substantial
Nabokov holdings.

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Date: 31 Mar 1995 14:54:14 EST
From: ALICE L BIRNEY <BIRNEY@MAIL.LOC.GOV>

Slavitt makes a necessary point in response to the skewed message
about rights to reproduce VN letters. The major VN repositories
(NYPL and LC) will forward requests to Dmitri. It is true that
he often refuses permission. If so, an unpublished letter must
remain protected.