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Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinskii Papers, 1910-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Dobuzhinskiĭ.
Bib ID 4077467 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960 ; Chekhov, Mikhail Pavlovich, 1865-1936 ; Komissarzhevskiĭ, Fedor, 1882-1954 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Lukomskiĭ, G. K. (Georgiĭ Kreskentʹevich), 1884-1952 ; Medtner, Nikolaĭ Karlovich, 1880-1951 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 ; Tolstoy, Alexandra, 1884-1979 ; Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, 1870-1953 ; Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Form subheading: Letter.) ; Guthrie, Tyrone, sir, 1900-1971 (Form subheading: Letter.) ; Hurok, Solomon, 1888- (Form subheading: Letter.) ; Kusevit︠s︡kiĭ, Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich, 1874-1951
Title Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinskii Papers, 1910-1957
Physical Description 10000 items (29 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

Permission of Rostislav.

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is arranged into six series.

Description

Scope and Content

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, original art works, bibliographic notes and material on exhibitions. There are letters from Aleksandr Benois, Mikhail Chekhov, Fedor Komissarzhevskiĭ, Georgiĭ Lukomskiĭ, Nikolaĭ Medtner, Vladimir Nabokov and Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡, and one letter each from Ivan Bunin, Mikhail Fokin, Tyrone Guthrie, Sok Hurok and Serge Kusevit︠s︡kiĭ. The manuscripts include essays by Dobuzhinskiĭ on such topics as the Mir Iskusstva group, Pushkin's illustrations, Aleksandr Blok, Kuzḿa Petrov-Vodkin and Josʹe-Maria Sert. There are original art works (pen and ink, goache, etc.) relating to his artistic and theatrical productions. Also included are photographs of Russian scenes, apparently from before World War I.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

Permission of Rostislav.

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1958.

Papers Processed 02/--/81.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Art -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ballet -- Stage-setting and scenery Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blok, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1880-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Petrov-Vodkin, Kuzḿa Sergeevich, 1878-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sert, Josʹe-Luis, 1902- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- Stage-setting and scenery Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Painter and stage designer.