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Il'ia Dmitrievich Surguchev Papers, 1916-1958

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BA#0436
Bib ID 4078131 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Surguchev, Ilʹi︠a︡ , 1881-1956
Title Il'ia Dmitrievich Surguchev Papers, 1916-1958
Physical Description 6.3 Linear Feet (15 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) Russian , French , English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in five series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials of Surguchev. The papers almost exclusively concern Surguchev's life in emigration; he lived in France from the 1920s onward. Correspondents include Ivan Bunin, Nikolaĭ Evreĭnov, Aleksandr Kuprin, and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. There are manuscripts of plays, stories, and film scenarios by Surguchev in Russian, French, and English. Documents include literary contracts, and one contract signed by Sergeĭ Lifar ́concerning a film scenario by Surguchev and Ivan Lukash. There are photographs of Surguchev and of scenes from his plays, and a subject file on the Russian Chamber Theater (Kamernyĭ Teatr) in Prague, 1922-23. Among the printed materials are many clippings of pieces by Surguchev, and his play "Igra" and pamphlet "Bolśheviki v Stavropole."

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This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Il'ia Dmitrievich Surguchev Papers; Box and Folder (if known); Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1962.

Papers Processed 11/--/81.

Revision Description

2020-03-31 PDF finding aid converted to EAD and biographical note revised by CLB and KSD.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pamphlets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, 1870-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Evreinov, N. N. (Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich), 1879-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kuprin, Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1870-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lukash, Ivan, 1892-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir, 1845-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shmelev, I. S. (Ivan Sergeevich), 1873-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slonim, Marc, 1894-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Il'ia Dmitrievich Surguchev (1881-1956) was a writer and dramatist whose best-known work was the play "Osennie skripki"("Les violins d'automne" or "Autumn"). Born in Stavropol, Russia, he emigrated to France in the 1920s. He died in Paris in 1956.

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Series I: Correspondence


Subseries I.1: Cataloged correspondence



Box 1 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich


Box 1 Evreinov, Nikolai Nikolaevich


Box 1 Korda, Alexander


Box 1 Kuprin, Aleksandr Ivanovich


Box 1 Lukash, Ivan Sozontovich


Box 1 Nazhivin, Ivan Fedorovich


Box 1 Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vasilii Ivanovich


Box 1 Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir Ivanovich


Box 1 Perel'man, Osip Isidorovich (pseudonym — Osip Dymov)


Box 1 Plevitskaia, Nadezhda Vasil'evna


Box 1 Reavey, George


Box 1 Remizov, Aleksei Mikhailovich


Box 1 Shmelev, Ivan Sergeevich


Box 1 Slonim, Mark L'vovich


Box 1 Weinbaum, Mark Efimovich


Box 1 Zilboorg, Gregory


Subseries I.2: Arranged correspondence



Box 2 A-C


Box 2 D-F


Box 2 G-O


Box 2 P-T


Box 2 U-Z


Box 2 Unidentified


Box 2 Drafts and carbons by I. D. Surguchev

Series II: Manuscripts


Subseries II.1: Surguchev's writings



Box 3 Angel'skoe krylo


Box 3 Balet ego velichestva


Box 3 Bor'ba za prestol


Box 3 Chat qui pêche


Box 3 Christophe Colomb


Box 3 Dalekoe puteshestvie


Box 3 Dream of the Empress Josephine


Box 3 Grazhdanskaia voina na iuge Rossii


Box 3 Ia tsar', ia rab, ia cherv'


Box 3 Iaponka Irei


Box 3 Igra



Box 4 Iskushenie sv. Antoniia


Box 4 Jeu


Box 4 Jeune fille aux cheveux gris (with Ivan Lukash)


Box 4 Kashtany Parizha


Box 4 Kolumbina protiv i za


Box 4 Kot, kotoryi lovit rybu


Box 4 Letters with Foreign Stamps


Box 4 Liudovik 14-yi



Box 5 Main de Beethoven


Box 5 Marroniers de Paris


Box 5 Metamorphoses


Box 5 Nashi dushi poiut


Box 5 Noch'


Box 5 Obiazana-li daktilo pisat' liubovnye pis'ma?


Box 5 L'or



Box 6 Parizhskie prikliucheniia


Box 6 Parizhskii dnevnik


Box 6 Pis'ma s inostrannymi markami


Box 6 Puteshestvie k beregam nezhnosti



Box 7 Rasputin (with P. El'fimov)


Box 7 Reki vavilonskie


Box 7 Ruka Betkhovena


Box 7 Select-Restaurant


Box 7 Sentimental'nyi den' Napoleona


Box 7 Société anonyme



Box 8 Torgovyi dom


Box 8 Tzar Theodor Ioanovitch


Box 8 Uneasy Lies or the Sentimental Day


Box 8 Violins de l'automne


Box 8 Volshebnaia butylka


Box 8 Vozhd'


Box 8 Zerkalo


Box 8 Zhenshchiny


Box 8 Zoloto



Box 9 Miscellaneous manuscripts, 7 folders



Box 10 Miscellaneous manuscripts, 5 folders



Box 11 Miscellaneous manuscripts, 3 folders


Box 11 Notebooks


Subseries II.2: Writings by others



Box 12 Burov, Al.


Box 12 Hulanicka, Stany. "Le surhomme"


Box 12 Ianovskii, V. S. "Zhizn1 bol'shogo artista"


Box 12 Kamenskii, B. "Roman velikogo kniazia"


Box 12 Polouekoff, J. P. "Chateaux en Espagne"


Box 12 Schmith, J. A. "Sturmvögel"


Box 12 Soiffer, Ossip. "Les aveugles"


Box 12 Tomskii, P. "Reabilitatsiia"


Box 12 Velichkovskii, Anatolii


Box 12 Vorotnikov, A.


Box 12 Zeest, F. A.

Series III: Documents and Photographs



Box 1 Lifar', Sergei Mikhailovich



Box 12 Various documents: literary contracts and other


Photographs


Box 12 Chiefly of Surguchev


Box 12 Photographs from plays


Box 12 Photographs from "The Case of Lady Brooke"

Series IV: Subject Files, Scrapbooks, Miscellaneous


Box 12 Subject File: Russkii Kamernyi Teatr, Prague, 1922-1923



Box 13 Scrapbooks (chiefly clippings)



Box 12 Miscellaneous

Series V: Printed Materials



Box 14 Clippings, 4 folders



Box 15 Clippings, 5 folders


Box 15 Surguchev. "Bol'sheviki v Stavropole"


Box 15 Surguchev. "Igra"