Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Serge Hollerbach Papers, 1914-2019

Series II: Writings and Diaries of Serge Hollerbach, 1970s-2017, undated

This series consists of numerous manuscripts on various topics, publications in newspapers and academic journals, original poetry, autobiographical writings, diaries and journals, and notes and drafts. Divided in five sub-series: Articles and Essays; Poetry; Autobiographical Writings; Diaries and Journals; Notes and Drafts. The Series may contain unpublished writings.

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Sub-Series II.1: Articles and Essays, 1970s-2017, undated

(Writings on specific artistic, cultural, social, and historical topics. Divided into two parts: Manuscripts and Publications in Periodicals)

Manuscripts, 1970s-2010s, undated

(writings by Serge Hollerbach on various subjects. Typescript, often with handwritten corrections. Many of the manuscripts were published in American and Russian periodicals, or as components of separate books. Some were published in multiple formats. Some may be unpublished)

Box 7 Folder 1-2 Exhibition and book reviews

Box 7 Folder 3-5 On various people, including artists, writers, sculptors, etc.

Box 7 Folder 6-9 On art and art institutions

Box 7 Folder 10 Obituaries

Box 8 Folder 1-11 Various subjects

Publications in periodicals, 1970s-2010, undated

(photocopies of Serge Hollerbach's articles, reviews, etc. in various periodical. Predominantly Russian-language materials with some English. In chronological order)

Box 9 Folder 1-4 Newspaper publications, 1970s-2010

Box 9 Folder 5-8 Journal publications, 1970s-1995

Sub-Series II.2: Poetry, 1999-2017, undated

(Handwritten manuscripts, typescripts and books of poetry in Russian by Serge Hollerbach)

Box 9 Folder 9 Typescripts of Hollerbach's original poetry, undated

Box 9 Folder 9 Handwritten poems (notebook), undated

Box 10 Folder 6, 8 Handwritten poems in diaries and journals, 1999, undated

Box 15 Folder 2-4 Handwritten poems in sketchbooks, 1990s-2002

Box 9 Folder 10 Mysli v stikhakh, 2017

(self-published book)

Sub-Series II.3: Autobiographical Writings, 1963-1999, undated

(Writings by Serge Hollerbach in Russian and English on his own life history, emigration to the United States, artistic career, and on the history of his family)

Manuscripts and typescripts

Box 9 Folder 11 Catching the Mood Behind the Moment, 1998

Box 9 Folder 12 Istoriia sem'i (dlia Levushki), undated

Box 9 Folder 13 Iz vospominanii khudozhnika, undated

Box 9 Folder 14 [My life in America], undated

Published books

Box 10 Folder 1 From a Personal Point of View, 2016

Box 10 Folder 2 New York on My Mind, 2016

Box 10 Folder 2 Vspominaia... s ulibkoi, 2019

Sub-Series II.4: Diaries and Journals, 1963-1999, undated

(Serge Hollerbach's handwritten diaries and journals; in Russian; bound and loose. Some diaries are undated; Arranged chronologically)

Box 10 Folder 3-8 Notebooks and loose entries, 1963-1999, undated

(contains journal entries and writings, including poetry)

Box 15 Folder 3-4 Journal entries in sketchbooks, 1990s-2002

Sub-Series II.5: Notes and Drafts, undated

(Handwritten notes and drafts by Serge Hollerbach. In Russian; undated; unbound)

Box 10 Folder 9-11 Handwritten notes and drafts of various writings, undated