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Konstantin Aleksandrovich Ermans and Varvara Ivanovna Strakhova-Ermans Papers, 1896-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Ermans.
Bib ID 4077518 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ermans, Konstantin Aleksandrovich, 1868-1957; Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938; Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956; Knipper-Chekhova, Olʹga Leonardovna, 1868-1959; Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943; Strakhova-Ermans, Varvara Ivanovna; Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936
Title Konstantin Aleksandrovich Ermans and Varvara Ivanovna Strakhova-Ermans Papers, 1896-1957
Physical Description 150 items (1 box; 1 oversized folder)
Language(s) Russian .
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Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, documents, printed materials and photographs -- most of which principally concern Fedor Shali︠a︡pin. There are twelve letters and postcards from Shali︠a︡pin, and one or two items each from Aleksandr Grechaninov, Olǵa Knipper-Chekhova, and Sergeĭ Rakhmaninov. There are manuscripts by Strakhova-Ermans, entitled "Vospominanii︠a︡ starogo professora penii︠a︡" and "Penie: Ego tekhnika i iskusstvo." There are photographs of Shali︠a︡pin in his operatic roles and with his family; and photographs of Olǵa Knipper-Chekhova, Aleksandr Glazunov, and of Sergeĭ Rakhmaninov and Aleksandr Grechaninov (with the faculty of the Russian Conservatory in Paris). Printed materials include programs of concerts by Shali︠a︡pin and others, and a copy of Strakhova-Ermans' book, "Le chant"(1946).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1958.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1958.

Papers Processed 03/--/79.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postcards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Knipper-Chekhova, Olʹga Leonardovna, 1868-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Konstantin A. Ermans was a businessman, and his wife, Varvara I. Strakhova-Ermans was a singer.

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Series I: Cataloged Material


Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Bertenson, Sergei


Box 1 Cherepnin, Nikolai N. Grebenshchikov, Georgii Dmitrievich


Box 1 Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich


Box 1 Knipper-Chekhova, 01'ga


Box 1 Maklakov, Vasilii Alekseevich


Box 1 Rakhmaninov, Sergei Vasilfevich


Box 1 Savchenko, Il'ia Grigor'evich


Box 1 Sazonova, Iuliia Leonidovna


Box 1 Shaliapin, Fedor Ivanovich


Cataloged Photographs


Box 1 Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich


Box 1 Knipper-Chekhova, 01fga


Box 1 Rakhmaninov, Sergei Vasil'evich (with faculty of The" Russian Conservatory in Paris)


Box 1 Shaliapin, Fedor Ivanovich


Box 1 Shaliapin, Boris Fedorovich


Box 1 Cataloged Drawing--Shaliapin, Fedor Ivanovich -- Skhema moei zheny

Series II: Arranged Material


Box 1 Correspondence


Manuscripts by V.I.Strakhova-Ermans


Box 1 "Penie, ego tekhnika i 'iskusstva" /


Box 1 "Vospominaniia starogo professora peniia" V


Box 1 Miscellaneous


Box 1 Documents


Box 1 Photographs


Box 1 Clippings


Box 1 Printed materials, (2 folders)



Folder Oversized Folder Certificate from Paris Conservatory


Folder Oversized Folder Commemorative Certificates