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Agnes Kun and Antal Hidas Papers, 1915-1987

Series II: Writings, 1940-1987, undated

The series comprises mainly manuscripts of Antal Hidas and famous Russian poets. Organized in two Subseries.

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Subseries II.1: Antal Hidas's Writings, 1943-1968, undated

Contains typescript with holograph corrections of Hidas's memoirs. The memoirs are compilation of Hidas's essays written in various years. Arranged according to page numeration.

Memoirs, (carbon copy of typescript with holograph corrections):

Box 3 Folder 1 "Razgovor s samim soboi", undated

Box 3 Folder 2 "Kak ia liubliu vas, rebiata!", 1963

(about A. Fadeev)

Box 3 Folder 3 "Nedostaet odnogo cheloveka", 1967

(about Bruno Jasienski)

Box 3 Folder 4 "Samoe glavnoe" (about Gorkii), undated

Box 3 Folder 5 "Pered romanom", 1962

Box 3 Folder 6 "Dorogie moi… khoroshie…", undated

Box 3 Folder 7 "Pamflet i ego istoriia", 1968

Box 3 Folder 8 "Romanticheskii revoliutsioner", 1961-1967

(about Karikas)

Box 3 Folder 9 "Na den' rozhdeniia", undated

Box 3 Folder 10 "Byli i budut…", 1966

(about I. Mikitenko)

Box 3 Folder 11 "Avtoportret", 1943

Box 3 Folder 12 "Pobedil on - Miklosh Radnoti", undated

Box 3 Folder 13 "Slovo k molodym", undated

Box 3 Folder 14 "My pered nim v dolgu", undated

(about Maiakovskii)

Box 3 Folder 15 "Mon Diue!", undated

Box 3 Folder 16 'Stroki, obletevshie mir", undated

Box 3 Folder 17 "Oblaka: rech', proiznesennaia v Borzhomi na soveshchanii poetov za kruglym stolom", 1966

Box 3 Folder 18 "Razgovor s chepel'tsami", undated

Box 3 Folder 19 "Dvorik ty moi dvorik: Bela Bartok v Moskve", undated

Box 3 Folder 20 "Seismograf i dvigatel' dushi", undated

(about L. Martynov)

Box 3 Folder 21 "Na strazhe dobra", undated

Box 3 Folder 22 "Moi otvet", undated

Box 3 Folder 23 "Perelistaem zimu", undated

Box 3 Folder 24 "Duet veterok s Dunaia", undated

(about Mate Zalka)

Box 3 Folder 25 "Miniatiury", undated

Box 3 Folder 26 "Obeliski postaviat im", undated

Subseries II.2: Writings by Others, 1940-1987, undated

The Subseries contains mainly holograph manuscript and typescripts of original poetry and translations by famous Russian poets, such as Boris Pasternak, Nikolai Chukovskii, Mariia Petrovykh, Semen Kirsanov, Boris Slutskii, David Samoilov, Leonid Pervomaiskii, Leonid Martynov, Vsevolod Rozhdestvenskii, Andrei Voznesenskii, Nikolai Zabolotskii. Zabolotskii's writings include a bound typed manuscript "Stolbtsy i poemy. Stikhotvoreniia." N. Zabolotskii compiled this book of his poems in 1958 and considered it a complete edition of his poetry. This handmade book is one of seven copies. The Subseries also includes memoirs of Ivan Borisov and Ferenc Jancsik, and Semen Budennyi's essay on Bela Kun. There is also a photograph of Ivan Borisov, which remains with his memoirs, and three drawings of Leonid Martynov, which are stored along with his writings.

Box 3 Folder 27 Akhmatova, Anna. "Requiem", undated

(samizdat typescript received from A. Akhmatova)

Box 3 Folder 28 to 32 Borisov, Ivan Kuz'mich. "Tragicheskaia ispoved' Litvinova Vladimira Pavlovicha - zhivshego s 1892 goda po 1950", 1892, 1964, (typescript with holograph corrections; Borisov's photograph, [1918])

Box 4 Folder 1 Budennyi, Semen. "Nash drug Bela Kun", undated, (signed typescript, 5 pages)

Box 4 Folder 2 Chukovskii, Nikolai. Translation of Sandor Petofi's poem, undated, (typescript with holograph corrections of Agnes Kun, 4 pages)

Inber, Vera. Translation of Endre Ady's poems, holograph manuscript

see Series I: Correspondence--Inber (Box 1, Folder 15)

Box 4 Folder 3 Jancsik, Ferenc. "Ispoved' vengerskogo kommunista", 1987, (carbon copy of typescript, signed, 16 pages)

Box 4 Folder 4 Kedrin, Dmitrii. Translation of Sandor Petofi's poems, undated, (holograph manuscript, 32 pages)

Box 4 Folder 5 Kirsanov, Semen. Original poem and translation, 1962, undated, (typescript with holograph corrections; original poem is signed; 5 pages)

Knipovich, Evgeniia. Article on Antal Hidas's novel "Gospodin Fitsek", typescript with holograph corrections

see Series I: Correspondence--Knipovich (Box 1, Folder 23)

Kopelev, Lev:

Box 4 Folder 6 "Berlin. Nachalo vesny shest'desiat chetvertogo goda", undated, carbon copy of typescript with holograph corrections; 64 pages)

Box 4 Folder 7 "Poeziia muzhestva i dobra", undated, signed typescript with holograph corrections; 11 pages)

Box 4 Folder 8 "Sila i nezhnost'", undated, (typescript of synopsis of his book about Antal Hidas; 2 pages)

Box 4 Folder 9 Larina, Anna (aka Larina-Bukharina). Transcript of Nikolai Bukharin's letter of 1937 "Budushchim pokoleniiam rukovoditelei partii" with her foreword, 1937, 1987, (holograph manuscript; 4 pages)

Box 4 Folder 10 Levik, Vil'gel'm. Translation of Sandor Petofi's poem, undated, (typescript with holograph corrections; 1 page)

Martynov, Leonid:

Box 4 Folder 11 to 15 Translations of Janos Arany's, Endre Ady's, Attila Jozsef's, and Antal Hidas's poems, and Mihaly Vorosmarty's drama,, undated, typescripts and holograph manuscripts

Box 4 Folder 16 Poemy. Moskva: Sovetskii pisatel', 1940

(book with Martynov's inscription to Agnes Kun and Antal Hidas)

Various poetry and translations

see Series I: Correspondence--Martynov (Box 1, Folders 31-35)

Box 4 Folder 17 Drawings, undated, (3 pencil drawings)

Box 4 Folder 18-20 Pasternak, Boris. Translations from Hungarian, undated, (typescripts with holograph corrections; total in three folders - 53 sheets; in folder 20 "Translations of Petefi" pages 18, 19, 30-35 are absent within consecutive numbering 1 through 38)

Pervomaiskii, Leonid. Draft of poem, 1972

see Series I: Correspondence--Pervomaiskii (Box 2, Folder 5)

Box 5 Folder 1 Petrovykh, Mariia. Translations of Sandor Petofi's poems, undated, (signed typescripts with holograph corrections; 4 pages)

Box 5 Folder 2 Rozhdestvenskii, Vsevolod. Translations of Sandor Petofi's poems, undated, (holograph manuscripts; 3 pages)

Box 5 Folder 3 Samoilov, David. "Detskii risunok", undated, (typescript of poem; 1 page)

Box 5 Folder 4 Slutskii, Boris. Translations of Antal Hidas's poems; article about Endre Ady; original poetry, undated, (typescripts and holograph manuscripts; 11 pages)

Box 5 Folder 5 Tikhonov, Nikolai. Translations of Sandor Petofi's and Antal Hidas's poems , undated, (signed typescripts with holograph corrections; 6 pages)

Box 5 Folder 6 Voznesenskii, Andrei. Original poems, 1962, undated, (typescripts with holograph corrections; 21 pages)

Zabolotskii, Nikolai:

Box 5 Folder 7 "Stirka bel'ia", undated, (holograph manuscript of poem; 1 page)

Box 5 Folder 8 "Stolbtsy i poemy. Stikhotvoreniia"

(Bound typescript. This handmade book is one of seven copies. N. Zabolotskii compiled this book in 1958 and considered it as a complete edition of his poetry)

Box 5 Folder 9 "Stonet Dunai." Translations of Antal Hidas's poems, 1946, (holograph manuscript; 15 pages)