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Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Book of verse, 1962

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 205, Item 1
Scope and Contents Included in the book: Slava nebesnym brat'iam! Stikhi i pesni o sovetskikh kosmonavtakh [Glory to our heavenly brothers! Verse and songs of Soviet Cosmonauts]. Izdatel'stvo «Iskusstvo». Moskva. 1962. Cover includes photographs of Yuri Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Pavel Popovich (the first four Soviets in space). First edition, published the year after Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space: ten poems (including work by Veronika Tushnova and Vera...
Dates: 1962

Illustrated souvenir box containing 28 illustrated boxes of matches; "Znaete, kakim on parnem byl ... Do you know what sort of fellow he was? Minlesbymprom SSSR...", 1981

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSP 205, Item 2
Scope and Contents (Designed by N. Senko. The title comes from a popular song by Aleksandra Pakhmutova. Produced to mark the 20th anniversary of Gagarin’s first space flight. Box is 9 ¼" x 11 ½".)
Dates: 1981

Yuri Gagarin Song Book and Commemorative Matches Box Set

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 205
Scope and Contents The Yuri Gagarin Song Book and Commemorative Matches Box Set honors Gagarin's achievement as the first person in space. The collection includes a commemorative poem and song book from Moscow (1962) honoring cosmonaut Gagarin and his fellow cosmonauts; Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Pavel Popovich, the first four Soviets in space. Also included is a commemorative box set of matches. The illustrated souvenir box (9 ¼" x 11 ½") contains 28 individual illustrated boxes of matches, designed...
Dates: 1934 - 1968