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Aleksandr Alekseevich Pleshcheev Papers, 1908-1944

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Pleshcheev
Bib ID 4077923 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pleshcheev, Aleksandr, 1858-1944 ; Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986 ; Khudi︠a︡kov, Sergeĭ ; Sanin, Aleksandr ; Nikolaeva-Legat, Nadezhda ; Gippius, Z. N. (Zinaida Nikolaevna), 1869-1945 ; Trefilova, Vera, 1875-1943 ; Tėffi, N. A. (Nadezhda Aleksandrovna), 1872-1952 ; Zeeler, Vladimir Feofilovich, 1874-1954 ; Zaĭt︠s︡ev, Boris, 1881-1972
Title Aleksandr Alekseevich Pleshcheev Papers, 1908-1944
Physical Description 100 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from such ballet and theater personalities as Sergeĭ Khudi︠a︡kov, Sergeĭ Lifar,́ Nadezhda Nikolaeva-Legat, Alekander Sanin and Vera Trefilova. There is also one letter each from Zinaida Gippi︠u︡s, Nadezhda Teffi, Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev and Vladimir Zeeler. In addition, there are several typed manuscripts by Pleshcheev, including his book-length biography of E.N. Roschina-Insarova, and clippings of newspaper articles by Pleshcheev.

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1955.

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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Ballet -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roshchina-Insarova, Ekaterina Nikolaevna Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Ballet critic, playwright, author.

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Series I: Catalogued Correspondence

Gippius, Zinaida NIkolaevna

Iuzhin-Sumbatov, Vasilii Aleksandrovich

Khudiakov, Sergei Nikolaevich

Kniazev, Boris

Kokovtsov, Vladimir Nikolaevich

Lifar', Sergei Mikhailovich

Neigardt, Dmitrii Borisovich

Nikolaeva-Legat, Nadezhda

Potresov, Sergei Vasil'evich (pseudonym: S. Iablonovskii)

Sanin, Aleksandr Akimovich

Sazonova, Iuliia Leonidovna

Shollar, Liudmila

Teffi, Nadezhda Aleksandrovna (pseudonym of N, A, Buchinskaia)

Trefilova, Vera

Zaitsev, Boris Konstantinovich

Zeeler, Vladimir Feofilovich

Series II: Catalogued Manuscripts

Khudiakov, Sergei Nikolaevich -- A. Sakharov (essay)

Pleshcheev, Aleksandr Alekseevich

Do ot"ezda za granitsu (essay)

E. N. Roshchina-Insarova (essay)

E. N. Roshchina-Insarova (biography)

O Roshchine-Insarove (essay)

Parizhinin (essay)

Riga (essay)

Simvoly goria (essay)

Teatral'naia bogema (essay)

Zheleznaia ruka (essay)

Zinaida Nikolaevna Nekrasovaia (essay)

Series III: Arranged Materials

Correspondence A-Z

Correspondence-Letter Fragments


Printed Materials