Photo by L. Kluver, St. Petersburg, Russia, early 1870s Boris Evgenievich EDELSON (1851-1913) lived near the city of Samara with a farm woman Staphanida Petrovna and their 13 children. He was the owner of a large library of over 2,000 items. EDELSON, B. E. (Эдельсон Б. Е.)