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Aminad Petrovich Shpolianskii Papers, 1917-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ
Bib ID 4078077 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ, Aminad Petrovich, approximately 1888-1957 ; Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, 1870-1953 ; Kuprin, Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1870-1938 ; Mili︠u︡kov, P. N. (Pavel Nikolaevich), 1859-1943 ; Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 ; Tėffi, N. A. (Nadezhda Aleksandrovna), 1872-1952 ; Tolstoy, Aleksey Nikolayevich, graf, 1883-1945 ; Balʹmont, Konstantin Dmitrievich, 1867-1942 ; Merezhkovsky, Dmitry Sergeyevich, 1865-1941 ; Repin, Ili︠́a︡ Efimovich, 1844-1930 ; Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938 ; T︠S︡vetaeva, Marina, 1892-1941 ; Gippius, Z. N. (Zinaida Nikolaevna), 1869-1945
Title Aminad Petrovich Shpolianskii Papers, 1917-1957
Physical Description 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. Correspondence consists of letters from a number of important cultural figures in the emigration, including: Ivan Bunin, Zinaida Guppius, Aleksandr Kuprin, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Alekseĭ Remizov, Nadezhda Teffi, and Alekseĭ Tolstoĭ; there are also one or two letters each from Konstantin Balḿont, Dmitriĭ Merezhkovskiĭ, Ili︠́a︡ Repin, Fedor Shali︠a︡pin, and Marina T︠S︡vetaeva. There are manuscripts of several works by Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ, including his memoirs, "Poezd na tretém puti" (New York, 1954).

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1957.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Processed 02/--/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

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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Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Emigre humorist who wrote under the name of Don Aminado.