Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

George Collins papers, 1838-1986, bulk 1949-1986

Series V: Russian Papers

Series V is comprised of five subseries: The first subseries includes material relating to the publication of N.A. Miliutin's Sotsgorod: The Problem of building Socialist Cities. The text was translated from Russian to English by Arthur Sprague as part of his dissertation research. Collins, who served as Sprague's dissertation advisor, edited the translated text. There are files containing the edited manuscript, various drafts, and correspondence. The second subseries includes a selection of Arthur Sprague's graduate school work. There are files containing Sprague's master's essay, as well as various other writings on Soviet architecture. There is also correspondence between George Collins and Sprague, research notes, newspaper clippings. The third subseries includes copies of the papers delivered during the 1974 American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies and Columbia University Russian Institute's Conference on "The Cultural Revolution in Russia, 1928-1933." The fourth subseries includes numerous papers authored by Frederick Starr, an American expert of Russian and Eurasain affairs. There are also images for Starr's book Melnikov Solo Architect in a Mass Society, and correspondence between Starr and Collins. The fifth subseries is comprised of general material including newspaper clippings, journal articles, and numerous writings about Soviet architecture and city planning.

Subseries 1: Sotsgorod: The Problems of Building Socialist Cities

Box 7: Folder 9 Base Notes undated
Box 7: Folder 10 Miscellaneous Notes undated
Box 7: Folder 11 Russian Text undated
Box 7: Folder 13 Text undated
Box 7: Folder 14 English Translation undated
Box 7: Folder 15 Introduction Drafts undated
Box 7: Folder 16 to 17 Edited Text [1 of 2] undated
Box 7: Folder 18 Edited Manuscript undated
Box 7: Folder 19 Edited Manuscript undated
Box 7: Folder 20 Edited Manuscript undated
Box 7: Folder 21 Edited Manuscript [1 of 2] undated
Box 7: Folder 22 Edited Manuscript [2 of 2] undated
Box 7: Folder 23 Edited Manuscript undated
Box 7: Folder 24 Corrections 1973
Box 7: Folder 25 Stalingrad: Linear City undated
Box 7: Folder 26 Early Book Layout undated
Box 7: Folder 27 Book Layout undated
Box 7: Folder 28 Book Jacket and Design undated
Box 7: Folder 29 Photoduplicating Services 1974
Box 7: Folder 30 Sotsgorod Photographs undated
Box 14: Folder 1 Page Layouts 1974
Box 14: Folder 2 Draft Pages 1974
Box 14: Folder 3 Index 1974
Box 7: Folder 31 Publicity 1974
Box 8: Folder 1 MIT Press 1975

Including reviews of the book

Box 8: Folder 2 General Material 1977-1980
Box 8: Folder 3 Correspondence [1 of 3] 1970-1975

Correspondence with MIT Press personnel including: Michael Connolly, Barbara Levy, and Ed Argo

Box 8: Folder 4 Correspondence [2 of 3] 1970-1978-1974, 197

Includes Correspondence with Katherine Burger Sprague, Frederick Starr, and Catherine Cook

Box 8: Folder 5 Correspondence [3 of 3] 1967-1975

General Correspondence

Subseries 2: Arthur Sprague

Box 8: Folder 6 "Nikolai Aleksandrovich Miliutin: Soviet Town Planner and Architect 1961
Box 8: Folder 7 "Kandinsky and Malevich" 1962
Box 8: Folder 8 "Kandinsky and Malevich" 1962

Graded

Box 8: Folder 9 "The Modern Movement in Architecture" 1964
Box 8: Folder 10 "Constructivism and Cosmopolitism in Soviet Architecture and Town Planning undated
Box 8: Folder 11 "Ivan Leonidov 1902-1960" undated
Box 8: Folder 12 "Constructivism In Soviet Architecture" undated
Box 8: Folder 13 "Iakov Chernikov: The Last Constructivist"

Graded

Box 8: Folder 14 Writings on Konstantin Melnikov undated

Some material in Russian

Box 8: Folder 15 "Sotsgorod and Linear Planning in the USSR" undated

Russian Text

Box 8: Folder 16 Marx Monument undated
Box 8: Folder 17 USSR Study Plan 1962
Box 8: Folder 18 Master's Essay undated
Box 8: Folder 19 Master's Essay Draft 1962
Box 8: Folder 20 Master's Essay Chapters and Appendices 1962
Box 8: Folder 21 Outline of Dissertation undated
Box 8: Folder 22 Sotsgorod Translation undated
Box 8: Folder 23 "The Problems of Building Socialist Cities" undated
Box 8: Folder 24 Brothers Vesnin Catalog 1964
Box 8: Folder 25 Photographs undated

Photographs of Ily Golosov's Architecture

Box 8: Folder 26 Application to the Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants undated
Box 8: Folder 27 Correspondence with George Collins 1961-1962, 1964-1968

Divided by date

Box 8: Folder 28 Correspondence regarding Sprague 1961, 1962, 1964,1967, 1975

Divided by author

Box 8: Folder 29 Marriage Announcement 1965
Box 8: Folder 30 "Art, Rubles, and Dollars" 1962
Box 8: Folder 31 Moisei Iakovlevich Ginzburg Research 1970
Box 8: Folder 32 "Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel: The Demon and the Prophet" undated
Box 8: Folder 33 Nikolai Aleksandrovich Miliutin Paper and Articles 1961
Box 8: Folder 34 "Constructivism and Academicism in Soviet Architecture" undated
Box 14: Folder 4 Research Notes undated
Box 14: Folder 5 "Voks and its Problems" undated
Box 14: Folder 6 Draft Pages undated
Box 8: Folder 35 "Nikolai Nikolaevich (1831-1894), Academic Painting in Russia in the Nineteenth Century" 1962
Box 14: Folder 7 Notes Notes
Box 14: Folder 8 "Soviet Architecture" undated
Box 14: Folder 9 "Sotsgorod and Linearism in the USSR (1928-1931) undated

Subseries 3: Conference Papers

Box 8: Folder 36 "Little Heroes and Big Deeds: Literature Responds to the First Five-Year Plan" 1974

By: Katerina Clark, Wesleyan University

Box 8: Folder 37 "The Soviet Metallurgical Industry 1929-1941" 1974

By: Samuel Lieberstein, Temple University

Box 8: Folder 38 "Pashukanis and the Withering Away of Law in the USSR 1974

By: Robert Sharlet, Union College

Box 8: Folder 39 "The Anti-Urban Utopias of Early Stalinist Russia" 1974

By: S. Frederick Starr, Princeton University

Box 8: Folder 40 "Educational Policy and Cultural Revolution: V.N. Shulgin and the 'Withering Away of the School'" 1974

By: Gail Warshofsky Lapidus, The Hoover Institution

Box 8: Folder 41 "The Psychoneutological Sciences and the Construction of Socialism" 1974

By: David Joravsky, Northwestern University

Box 8: Folder 42 "Cultural Revolution and the Creation of a New Technical Intelligentsia" 1974
Box 9: Folder 1 "Comments on David Joravasky's and Kendall Baile's Papers" 1974

By: Loren Graham, Columbia University

Box 9: Folder 2 "Soviet Historians During the First-Five-Year Plan" 1974

By. George M. Enteen

Box 9: Folder 3 "Class, State and Ideology in the Piatiletka" 1974

By: M. Lewin

Box 9: Folder 4 "Cultural Revolution as Class War" 1974

By: Sheila Fitzpatrick

Box 9: Folder 5 "Urbanization in Russia and the USSR: 1897-1966 1974

By: Robert A. Lewis and Richard H. Rowland, Columbia University

Box 9: Folder 6 Untitled 1974

By: Kendall E. Bailes, University of California at Irvine

Subseries 4: Frederick Starr

Box 9: Folder 7 "Architecture and Minor Arts" 1959
Box 9: Folder 8 "Architecture in the Soviet Union" 1963
Box 9: Folder 9 Some Observations on Russian Design 1966
Box 9: Folder 10 Konstantin Melnikov 1969
Box 9: Folder 11 "The Evolution of the Contemporary Idiom" undated
Box 9: Folder 12 "The Anti-Urban Utopias of Early Stalinist Russia" 1974
Box 9: Folder 13 "The Revival and Schism of Urban Planning in the Twentieth Century Russia" undated
Box 9: Folder 14 "The Union of Contemporary Architects" undated
Box 9: Folder 15 The Princeton Plan 1970
Box 9: Folder 16 "City Planning in Russia: The Development of Odessa, 1789-1892" 1974
Box 9: Folder 17 Correspondence 1968-1970, 1972-1974, 1978, undated
Box 9: Folder 18 Images for "Melnikov Solo Architect in a Mass Society" [1 of 2] undated
Box 9: Folder 19 Images for "Melnikov Solo Architect in a Mass Society" [2 of 2] undated
Box 9: Folder 20 General Material 1970, 1974

Subseries 5: General Material

Box 9: Folder 21 Soviet Architecture Articles 1972
Box 9: Folder 22 Soviet Art Articles and Reviews of Shows [1 of 2] 1961, 1968, 1970-1975, 1977, 1979-1980
Box 9: Folder 23 Soviet Art Articles and Reviews of Shows [2 of 2] undated
Box 9: Folder 24 Newspaper Clippings [1 of 4] 1965-1969
Box 9: Folder 25 Newspaper Clippings [2 of 4] 1970-1974
Box 9: Folder 26 Newspaper Clippings [3 of 4] 1975-1979
Box 9: Folder 27 Newspaper Clippings [4 of 4] 1980-1988, undated
Box 9: Folder 28 Journal Clippings 1975-1981
Box 14: Folder 10 Journal Clippings 1968
Box 14: Folder 11 Newspaper Clippings 1967, 1971, 1985
Box 14: Folder 12 Soviet Life 1974-1975
Box 14: Folder 13 New York Times Clippings 1967
Box 14: Folder 14 Articles About Soviet Architecture 1983
Box 9: Folder 29 Notes 1968, 1971, 1977-1978
Box 9: Folder 30 Correspondence 1961, 1963, 1968-1974, 1978, 1982

Includes correspondence with Anatole Senkevitch, Jr., Kitty Burger, Marshall D. Shulman, Hibbard.

Box 9: Folder 31 Nikolay Alexanrovich Miliutin undated
Box 9: Folder 32 "The Political Economy of Soviet New Towns," 1979

By T.J. Colton, University of Toronto

Box 9: Folder 33 "St. Petersburg" undated

By: Anatole Senkevitch, Jr.

Box 9: Folder 34 "Architecture in the Soviet Union" 1963
Box 9: Folder 35 "Concentric Circles: Russian History and Soviet Architecture" 1966

By: Karl A. Maier

Box 9: Folder 36 "The Arts in the Soviet Union" 1960
Box 14: Folder 15 Articles about Warsaw 1980-1983
Box 9: Folder 37 "Town Design: Theories of Planning Towns" 1965