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Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinskii Papers, 1910-1957

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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 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Komissarzhevskiĭ, Fedor, 1882-1954 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Lukomskiĭ, Georgiĭ Kreskentévich, 1884- (Form subheading: Letters.) ; 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

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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.

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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

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Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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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.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Beaumont, Cyril William


Box 1 Benois, Aleksandr Nikolaevich


Box 1 Berberova, Nina Nikolaevna


Box 1 Bertenson, Sergei


Box 1 Bouchene, Dmitrii


Box 1 Buckle, Richard


Box 1 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich


Box 1 Chekhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Cherkesov, Iurii Iur'evich


Box 1 Cuevas, George, Marquis de


Box 1 Denham, Sergei


Box 1 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich


Box 1 Fokin, Mikhail


Box 1 Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich


Box 1 Gul1, Roman Borisovich


Box 1 Guthrie, Tyrone


Box 1 Hurok, Sol


Box 1 Karpovich, Mikhail Mikhailovich



Box 2 Komissarzhevskil, Fedor Fedorovich


Box 2 Kusevitskii, Sergei Aleksandrovich


Box 2 Lukomskii, Georgii Kreskent'evich


Box 2 Makovskii, Sergei Konstantinovich



Box 3 Metner, Nikolai Karlovich


Box 3 Metner, Anna (Mrs. N. K.)


Box 3 Millioti, Nikolai Dmitrievich


Box 3 Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich


Box 3 Nemchinova, Vera.


Box 3 Nikolaevskii, Boris Ivanovich


Box 3 Panina, Sofiia Vladimirovna


Box 3 Remizov, Nikolai Vladimirovieh


Box 3 Rice, Tamara Talbot


Box 3 Rodker, John


Box 3 Roerich, Nikolai Konstantinovich


Box 3 Rostovtsev, Mikhail Ivanovich


Box 3 Rubinstein, Helena


Box 3 Sazonova, Iuliia Leonidovna


Box 3 Skibine, George


Box 3 Sorokin, Pitirim Aleksandrovich


Box 3 Tolstaia, Aiekaandra


Box 3 Tumanova, Tamara


Box 3 Tyrkova-Williams, Ariadna Vladimirovna


Box 3 Von Mohrenschildt, Dimitri Sergius


Box 3 Zaitsev, Boris Konstantinovich


Box 3 Zeeler, Vladimir Feofilovich


Box 3 Zenzinov, Vladimir Mikhailovich


Box 3 Zverev, Nikolai

Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts



Box 4 Cherkesov, Iurii Iur'evich, "Tri vstrechi s Borisom Grigor'evym" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "A. A. Ziloti" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "A. A. Zhilinskii" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Beseda s Mstislavom Valer'ianovichem


Box 4 Dobuzhinskim" (transcript of Radio Liberty interview)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "I. I. Zharnovskii" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "istorizm v iskusstve" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, C"Mikhail Chekhov"U (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Mir Iskusstva" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Mstislav Dobujinsky" (autobiographical sketch)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Newport" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Novgorod" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "O Kachalove" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "O Petrove-Vodkine" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "O risunkakh Pushkina" (essay with illustrations)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "O Sudeikine" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Oblik Peterburga" (essay)


Box 4 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, [Pamiati khudozhnika Iu. Iu. Cherkesova] (essay)



Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Peterburg i ego otrazheniia v


Box 5 iskusstve" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Risunki Pushkina" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Sankt-Peterburg i Moskva v russkoi


Box 5 kul'ture" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Sert" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Skazka pro stul" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Spisok risunkov Pushkina" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Susalfnyi filAm" (essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Vstrechi s pisateliami i poetami"(essay)


Box 5 Dobuzhinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, "Zaposdalyi venok na mogilu druga: K. A. Somov" (essay)


Box 5 Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, Musical Score

Series III: Arranged Correspondence



Box 6 A


Box 6 Ba-Be


Box 6 Batz, Georges de


Box 6 Bi-By


Box 6 Bok, Vera


Box 6 Ca-Cu


Box 6 Chekhov Theater Studio


Box 6 Chekhova, Kseniia


Box 6 Clark, Praskeva


Box 6 D-E


Box 6 Deruzhinskii


Box 6 Doughty, J.



Box 7 F


Box 7 Fergie, Geralda and Mary-


Box 7 France, Elena and Vladimir


Box 7 G


Box 7 Gagarin, M.


Box 7 Gardner, Evgeniia and Daniel


Box 7 Grishkovskii-Gregg, N. and E.


Box 7 H


Box 7 Hamill, Alfred


Box 7 Heimann, Jacob


Box 7 I-J


Box 7 Ka



Box 8 Ke-Kz


Box 8 Knabrova, Irina


Box 8 Komissarzhevskaia, Elena and Ernestina


Box 8 Kozhin, Sergei


Box 8 L-Mc


Box 8 Malko, Nikolai


Box 8 Me-Mz


Box 8 N


Box 8 Nikolaevskaia, Ol'ga


Box 8 Nirova, Gina


Box 8 0-P


Box 8 Pertzov, R. and P.


Box 8 Pilka, Stasys


Box 8 Pitra, Mariia E.



Box 9 R


Box 9 Riazanovskaia, Antonina


Box 9 Ristelhueber, Fernande


Box 9 Romanov, Boris


Box 9 Rostkovskaia, S.


Box 9 Rozhankovskii, F.


Box 9 Sa-Se


Box 9 Satin, S. and I.


Box 9 Sh-Si


Box 9 So-Sv


Box 9 Straight, Beatrice


Box 9 Somov, Evgenii and Elena


Box 9 Sterner, Marie



Box 10 T-U


Box 10 V-W


Box 10 Y-Z


Box 10 Zhilinskii, A.


Box 10 Unidentified


Box 10 Envelopes



Box 11 Outgoing Correspondence


Box 11 1920-1940


Box 11 1940-1941


Box 11 1942-1943


Box 11 1944-1945


Box 11 1946


Box 11 1947-1948


Box 11 1949


Box 11 1950-1959


Box 11 Fragments


Box 11 Undated



Box 27 Family Correspondence

(closed until January 1, 2057)



Box 28 Family Correspondence

(closed until January 1, 2057)



Box 29 Family Correspondence

(closed until January 1, 2057)

Series IV: Documents



Box 12 Notes on the St. Petersburg Renaissance:, 1900-1917


Box 12 Notes on Russian Artists



Box 13 Address books


Box 13 Bank books


Box 13 Contracts


Box 13 Immigration forms



Box 14 Address books


Box 14 Bank books


Box 14 Contracts


Box 14 Immigration forms



Box 15 Address books


Box 15 Bank books


Box 15 Contracts


Box 15 Immigration forms



Box 16 Photographs of Russian scenes


Box 16 Subject file: Rachmaninoff Fund, Inc.

Series V: Original Artwork



Box 17 American Indians


Box 17 "Anything Can Happen"


Box 17 Architecture: Classical; Baroque; German


Box 17 Architecture: Romanesque, Gothic


Box 17 17th-l8th Century English and French Costumes and Architecture


Box 17 Armor



Box 18 Boris Godunov, Kniaz1 Igor', Khovanshchina


Box 18 Caucasus


Box 18 Commedia del Arte


Box 18 Czechoslovakia (Costumes)



Box 19 Decorative Arts


Box 19 Directoire et Consulat


Box 19 Drevnaia Rus'


Box 19 Dybbuk



Box 20 Evgenii Onegin


Box 20 19th Century Fashions


Box 20 l6th Century Germany


Box 20 Heraldry, Astrology, Sortilege


Box 20 17th Century Holland; l6th-17th Century Costumes



Box 21 Lithuania; Spain; 19th Century Sweden


Box 21 Louis Philippe, Second Empire, Victorian


Box 21 Middle Ages: Costumes and Ornamentation


Box 21 Middle Ages: Weaponry and Military Apparel


Box 21 Mythology


Box 21 Napoleon's Army, 1812


Box 21 Orient


Box 21 Polish l6th Century Costumes


Box 21 Polish Troops, l6th Century


Box 21 Pushkin and Lermontov


Box 21 17th and l8th Century Costumes (Queen Anne)-Ladies'


Box 21 17th and l8th Century Costumes (Queen Anne)-Men's



Box 22 Rus' (Historical Materials)


Box 22 Russian Baroque Ornamentation, Architecture; Eagles


Box 22 Russian Provinces and St. Petersburg


Box 22 Uniforms of Russian Troops


Box 22 Scotland (for Giselle)


Box 22 Ships; Varia



Box 23 Slovo o polku Igoreve


Box 23 Ukraine


Box 23 Voina i mir

Series VI: Art Research


Materials on Exhibitions



Box 24 Montreal, 1943


Box 24 Newport, 1946 Boston, 1948, 1946, 1948


Box 24 New York, 1950


Box 24 Hanover, New Hampshire, 1951


Box 24 New York, 1951


Box 24 Diaghilev, London, 1954


Box 24 Programs


Box 24 Miscellaneous



Box 25 Material for Fine Art Bibliography



Box 26 Miscellaneous