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Aminad Petrovich Shpolianskii Papers, 1917-1957

Summary Information

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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 .
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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).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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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

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Emigre humorist who wrote under the name of Don Aminado.

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Series I: Aminad Petrovich Shpolianskii Papers


Box 1 Adamovich, Georgii Viktorovich

Box 1 Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich (pseudonym of Mark A. Landau)

Box 1 Alekseev, Gleb Vasil'evich

Box 1 Amfiteatrov, Aleksandr Valentinovich

Box 1 Bal'mont, Konstantin Dmitrievich

Box 1 Benois, Aleksandr Nikolaevich

Box 1 Boborykin, Petr Dmitrievich

Box 1 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich

Box 1 Bunina, Vera Nikolaevna (Mrs. Ivan A.)

Box 1 Dekobra, Maurice

Box 1 Drozdov, Aleksandr Mikhailovich

Box 1 Duhamel, Georges

Box 1 Evreinov, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Box 1 Garcon, Maurice

Box 1 Gippius, Zinaida

Box 1 Glikberg, Aleksandr Mikhailovich (pseudonym-A. Chernyi)

Box 1 Gorodetskaia, Nadezhda Danilovna

Box 1 Grebenshchikov, Georgii Dmitrievich

Box 1 Inber, Vera

Box 1 Ivanov, Georgii Vladimirovich

Box 1 Kessel, Joseph

Box 1 Khodasevich, Vladislav Felitsianovich

Box 1 Krymov, Vladimir Pimenovich

Box 1 Kuprin, Aleksandr Ivanovich

Box 1 Kuskova, Ekaterina Dmitrievna

Box 1 Kuznetsova, Galina Nikolaevna Lazarevskii, Boris Aleksandrovich

Box 1 Lobarev, Igor Vasil'evich

Box 1 L'vov, Georgii Evgen'evicl

Box 1 L'vov, Lollii Ivanovich

Box 1 Maklakov, Vasilii Alekseevich

Box 1 Mel'gunov, Sergei Petrovich

Box 1 Merezhkovskii, Dmitrii Sergeevichi

Box 1 Miliukov, Pavel Nikolaevich

Box 1 Minor, Osip Solomonwvich

Box 1 Munshtein, Leonid Grigor'evich (pseudonym -- Lolo)

Box 1 Nagrodskaia, Evdokiia Apollinarievna

Box 1 Nazhivin, Ivan Fedorovich

Box 1 Odoevtseva, Irina Vladimirovna

Box 1 Osorgin, Mikhail (pseudonym of Mikhail A. II'in)

Box 1 Otsup, Aleksandr Avdeevich (pseudonym-Sergei Gornyi)

Box 1 Perel'man, Osip Isidorovich (pseudonym-0. Dymov)

Box 1 Pervukhin, Mikhail Konstantinovich

Box 1 Pil'skii, Petr Mikhailovich

Box 1 Poliakov-Litovtsev, Solomon L'vovich

Box 1 Potemkin, Petr Petrovich

Box 1 Remizov, Aleksei Mikhailovich

Box 1 Repin, Il'ia Efimovich

Box 1 Ryndziun, Vladimir Il'ich

Box 1 Baliev, Nikita

Box 1 Chekhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich

Box 1 Remtzov, Nikolai Vladimirovich (pseudonym-Re-mi)

Box 1 Roshchina-Insarova, Ekaterina Nikolaevna

Box 1 Rubakin, Nikolai Aleksandrovich

Box 2 Shaliapin, Fedor Ivanovich

Box 2 Shklovskii, Isaak Vladimirovich (pseudonym-Dioneo)

Box 2 Shukhaev, Vasilii Ivanovich

Box 2 Sokolov, Sergei Alekseevich (pseudonym-Sergei Krechetov)

Box 2 Struve, Petr Berngardovich

Box 2 Sudeikin, Sergei Tur'evich

Box 2 Teffi, Nadezhda Aleksandrovna (pseudonym of N. A. Buchinskaia)

Box 2 Teslenko, Nikolai VasilTevich

Box 2 Tolstoi, Aleksei Rikolaevich

Box 2 Tolstoi, Lev L'vovich

Box 2 Tsvetaeva, Marina Ivanovna

Box 2 Vilenkin, Nikolai Maksimovich (pseudonym-N. Minskii)

Box 2 Vishniak, Mark Veniaminovich

Box 2 Zaitsev, Boris Konstantinovich

Box 2 Zenzinov, Vladimir Mikhailovich

Box 2 A-B

Box 2 C-J

Box 2 K-M

Box 2 N-S

Box 2 T-Z

Box 2 Calling cards

Box 2 Unidentified correspondence

Box 2 Inscribed title pages

Box 2 Josephine Baker Document

Box 2 Printed Materials