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Abram Saulovich Kagan Papers, 1909-1952

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Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Kagan
Bib ID 4077638 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kagan, Abram Saulovich, 1888-1984 ; Khodasevich, V. F. (Vladislav Felit͡sianovich), 1886-1939 ; Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 ; Osorgin, Mikhail Andreevich, 1878-1942 ; Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, 1870-1953 ; Fedin, Konstantin, 1892-1977 ; Zami︠a︡tin, Evgeniĭ Ivanovich, 1884-1937 ; Berdi︠a︡ev, Nikolaĭ, 1874-1948 ; Karsavin, L. P. (Lev Platonovich), 1882-1952
Title Abram Saulovich Kagan Papers, 1909-1952
Physical Description 190 items (6 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
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Papers include Kagan's correspondence, photographs, printed materials and audio tapes. All letters in the collection date from 1938-39, when he had moved his Petropolis operations to Brussels; there are items by Vladislav Khodasevich, Vladimir Nabokov, and Mikhail Osorgin, and others. Among the photographs are pictures of Ivan Bunin, Konstantin Fedin, and Evgeniĭ Zami︠a︡tin. Printed materials consist chiefly of books published by his firms; some of the books are inscribed, for example by Nikolaĭ Berdi︠a︡ev and Lev Karsavin. Included is a lengthy taped interview of Kagan by Marc Raeff in which Kagan discuses his life and publishing activities.

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Papers Accessioned 1981.

Papers Processed 01/--/82.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

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

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A publisher who was the founder of the Petropolis publishing firm in Berlin in the 1920s, and also of other publishing houses.

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Series I: Correspondence and Manuscripts



Box 1 Cataloged Correspondence


Box 1 Anderson, Paul B.


Box 1 Bern, Al'fred Liudvigovich


Box 1 Berdiaev, Nikolai Aleksandrovieh


Box 1 Khodasevich, Vladislav Felitsianovich


Box 1 Losskii, Nikolai Onufrievich


Box 1 Na"bo&srv, Vladimir Vladimirovich


Box 1 Osorgin, Mikhail Andreevich


Box 1 Osorgina, Tat'iana (Bakunina)


Box 1 Teffi, Nadezhda Aleksandrovna


Cataloged Photographs


Box 1 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich


Box 1 Burtsev, Vladimir L'vovich


Box 1 Erenburg, II'ia Grigor'evich


Box 1 Fedin, Konstantin Aleksandrovieh


Box 1 Gessen, Iosif Vladimirovich


Box 1 Karsravin, Lev Platonovich


Box 1 Lapshin, Ivan Ivanovich


Box 1 Osorgin, Mikhail Andreevich


Box 1 Zaitsev, Boris Konstantinovich


Box 1 Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich


Box 1 Correspondence, Miscellaneous


Kagan, Abram Saulovich Manuscripts


Box 1 Memoirs


Box 1 Notes on Russian Publishing


Box 1 Transcript of Interview with A.S. Kagan conducted by Marc Raeff



Box 7 Kagan, Anatol Manuscript--"In Exile from St. Petersburg: Life of Abram Saulovich Kagan, Book Publisher"



Box 1 Sound Recording of Interview with A.S. Kagan conducted by Marc Raeff (5 audio cassettes)


Box 1 Photographs

Series II: Books and Printed Material



Box 2 Aleksandrpv.i Kto pravit Rossiei? Berlin: Parabola, undated (inscribed), undated


Box 2 Angell, Norman. Versal'kii mir i ekonomicheskii khaos v Evrope. Trans.


Box 2 A.I.Khanozh. Petrograd: Pravo, 1922.


Box 2 Argus. Vostochnyi geroi. New York: 1947 (inscribed), 1947


Box 2 Bakounine (Osorgina), Tatiana. Le repetoire biographique des francs-magons russes. Brussels: Petropolis, undated


Box 2 Berdiaev, Nikolai A. Mirosozertsanie Dostoevskago. Prague: YMCA, 1923. (inscribed)


Box 2 Berdiaev, Nikolai A. Smysl istorii. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.(inscribed) (plus second copy)


Box 2 Bogolepov, M.I. Evropa posle voiny. Petrograd: Pravo, 1921.


Box 2 Buchanan, George. Moia missiia v Rossii. Vospominaniia diplomata, II.


Box 2 Trans. D.Ia. Blokh. Berlin: Obelisk, 192U.


Box 2 Chegrintseva, Emiliia. Poseshcheniia. Prague: Skit, 1936. (inscribed)


Box 2 Ekonomicheskii Vestnik. Nos. 1-2, 1923.


Box 2 Felfzen, Iurii. Schast1e. Berlin: Parabola, 1932. (inscribed)


Box 2 Fettveis, E. Kak nekogda schitali. Berlin: Nauchnaia Myslf, 1925.


Box 2 Filosofov, D.V. Slova i zhizn. St. Petersburg: 1909.


Box 2 Frank, Semen Liudvigovich. Vvedenie v filosofiiu. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.



Box 3 Gladishchev, Petr. Sny na iavu. Berlin: Parabola, 1933. (inscribed)


Box 3 Gofman, M.L. Pushkin-Don-Zhuan. Paris: Sergei Lifar1, 1935. (inscribed)


Box 3 Gorlin, Mikhail. Puteshestviia. Berlin: Petropolis, 1936. (inscribed)


Box 3 Grinevich, V. Narodnoe khoziaistvo Germanii. Berlin: Nauchnaia Mysl', 1925.


Box 3 V Gul', Roman B. KonT ryzhii. Nev York: Izd. im. Chekhova, 1952. (inscribed)


Box 3 Gumilev, Nikolai. Frantsuzskie narodnye pesni. Petrograd-Berlin: Petropolis, 1923.


Box 3 Gumilev, Nikolai. Gondla. Berlin: Petropolis, 1926.


Box 3 Gumilev, Nikolai. K sinei zvezde.iBerlin: Petropolis, 1923.


Box 3 Il'berg, V. Radiotelegrafiia i radiotelefoniia. Berlin: Nauchnaia Myslf, 1925.


Box 3 Inber, Vera. Mesto pod solntsem. Berlin: Petropolis, 1928 (inscribed), 1928


Box 3 Iretskii, V. Graviury. Petrograd: 1921. (inscribed)


Box 3 Iretskii, V. Pokhititeli ogni. Leipzig: Arzamas, undated (inscribed), undated


Box 3 James, William. Psikhologiia. Trans. I.I.Lapshin. Petrograd: Nauka i Shkola, 1922


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. Dialogi. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. Dzhiordano Bruno. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. Filosofiia istorii. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923. (inscribed)


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. Noctes petropolitanae. Petrograd: 1922. (inscribed)


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. 0 nachalakh. Berlin: Obelisk, 1925.


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. 0 somnenii, nauke i vere. Berlin: Evraziiskoe Knigoizdatel'stvo, 1925. (inscribed)


Box 3 Karsavin, Lev. Saligia. Petrograd: Nauka i Shkola, 1919. (inscribed)



Box 4 Khodasevich, Vladislav, NekropolT. Brussels: Petropolis, 1939.


Box 4 Kliuchevskii, Vasilii.-Geschichte Russlands, IV. Berlin: Obelisk, 1926.


Box 4 Kotliarevskii, Nestor. Kholmy rbdiny. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.


Box 4 Kotliarevskii, Nestor, Deviatnadtsatyi vek. Petrograd: Nauka i Shkola, 1921. (inscribed)


Box 4 Kulakovskii, Sergei. Legenda o obrazie Matki Bbskiej JRzymskiej v literaturze staroruskiej. Warsaw: Tow. Nauk. Warszawskie, 1926. (Inscribed)


Box 4 Kulakovskii, Sergei. Sovremennye pol'skie poety. Berlin: Petropolis, 1929.(inscribed)


Box 4 Kulakovskii, Sergei, trans. Tri povesti Marii Frantsuzskoi. St. Petersburg:Astreia, undated (inscribed), undated


Box 4 Kulisher, I.M. Mezhdunarodnye torgovye dogovory, I. Petrograd: Pravo, 1922.


Box 4 Kuzmin, Mikhail. Seti. Petrograd-Berlin: Petropolis, 1923 (3d ed.)., 1923


Box 4 Kuzmin, Mikhail. Kryl'ia. Berlin: Petropolis, 1923 (4th ed.)., 1923



Box 5 Losskii, Nikolai. Logika, II. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.


Box 5 Losskii, Nikolai. Obosnovanie intuitivizma. Berlin: Obelisk, 192U.


Box 5 Losskii, Nikolai. Osnovnye voprosy gnoseologii. Petrograd: Nauka i Shkola, (inscribed)


Box 5 Mandel'shtam, Iurii. Tretii chas. Berlin: Petropolis, 1935. (inscribed)


Box 5 Piotrovskii, Adrian, trans. Feognida iz Megary. Elegii. Petrograd: Petropolis, 1922


Box 5 Pregel', Sofiia. Razgovor s pamiat'iu. Paris: Chisla, 1935 (inscribed), 1935


Box 5 Prokopovich, Sergei. Ocherki khoziaistva sovetskoi Rossii. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.


Box 5 Pushkin, Aleksandr. Sochineniia. Berlin: Petropolis, undated


Box 5 Roshcha. 2-oi sbornik berlinskikh poetov. Berlin: Slovo, 1932. (inscribed)


Box 5 Shkliar, Evgenii. Poeta in aeternum. Riga: 1935. (inscribed)


Box 5 Smirnov, A.M. Krizis denezhnoi sistemy frantsuzskoi revoliutsii. Petrograd: Pravo, 1921.


Box 5 Sofiia. No. 1, 1923.


Box 5 Stepun, Fedor. Zhizn' i tvorchestvo. Berlin: Obelisk, 1923.


Box 5 Tretii chas. No. 1, 1946.


Box 5 Turaev, B.A. Drevnii Egipet. Petrograd: Ogni, 1922.


Box 5 Vernadsky, George. 0 sostave velikoi iasy Chingis Khana. Brussels: Petropolis, 1939


Box 5 Vsevolodskii-Gerngros, V.N. I.A.Dmitrevskoi. Berlin: Petropolis, 1923.


Box 5 Zaitsev, Boris. Italiia. N.p.: Literaturnyi Fond, 1952


Box 5 Zamiatin, Evgenii. 0 torn kak istselen byl otrok Erazm. Petrograd: Petropolis,1922. Illustrations by V. Kustodiev.



Box 6 Offprints and Journals