Inventory of the Leonid Andreyev miscellaneous papers

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Title: Leonid Andreyev miscellaneous papers
Date (inclusive): 1900-1922
Collection Number: 89037
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 2 card file boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Plays, poems, short stories, letters, and photographs relating to Russian literature and drama, and to conditions in Russia during World War I. Includes diary of Anna Andreeva, wife of Leonid Andreyev. In part, photocopy. Digital copies of the color slides also available at http://digitalcollections.hoover.org 
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Andreyev, Leonid, 1871-1919.
Contributor: Andreeva, Anna.

Access

Box 1 is open for research. Boxes 2 and 3 are closed; digital use copies available at http://digitalcollections.hoover.org .
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leonid Andreyev miscellaneous papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1989.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Alternative Forms of Material Available

The color slides in box 1, folder 18 are reproductions of the glass autochromes in Boxes 2 and 3 (see the Container List below for details). Digital reproductions made from the color slides are also available at http://digitalcollections.hoover.org 

Location of Originals

In part, originals in: T͡Sentralnyĭ gosudarstvennyĭ arkhiv literatury i iskusstva SSSR, Moscow.

Biographical Note

Russian novelist.

Scope and Content of Collection

Plays, poems, short stories, letters, and photographs relating to Russian literature and drama, and to conditions in Russia during World War I. Includes diary of Anna Andreeva, wife of Leonid Andreyev. In part, photocopy.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Russian literature.
Russian drama.
World War, 1914-1918--Russia.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Correspondence, 1913, undated

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 2

Diary of Anna Andreeva, 1920-1922

Scope and Contents note

A notebook with handwritten entries, written in chronological order.
Box/Folder 1 : 3-16

Speeches and Writings, 1902-1918, undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescripts with handwritten notes, arranged alphabetically.
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Bel'giitsam, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Chest', undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Dnevnik pisatelia v voinu 1914 goda, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Dni nashei zhizni, 1908

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Iskrennii smekh, 1910

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Kon' v senate, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Mladost', undated

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Pessimist, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Pis'ma o teatre, 1912

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Pis'mo L.N. Andreeva v gazetu 'Birzhevye vedomosti', 1918

Box/Folder 1 : 13

T'ma i noch', 1907

Box/Folder 1 : 14

V sei groznyi chas, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Zakon i liudi, 1902

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Miscellany

Scope and Contents note

Loose pages of typescripts and of photocopies of manuscripts.
Box/Folder 1 : 17

Photographs, undated

Scope and Contents note

Six black-and-white prints, most of them images of Andreyev, arranged generally in their original order.
Box/Folder 1 : 18

Color Slides, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Twenty-six photographic copies of glass autochromes in Boxes 2 and 3, including images of Andreyev, his family, and landscapes, arranged generally in their original order.
 

Baby seated in wicker baby carriage, circa 1900-1919

 

Bearded man seated at table with patterned tablecloth, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly Andreyev or a family member.
 

Bearded man seated next to pile of books, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly Andreyev or a family member.
 

Boats moored to forested shore, circa 1900-1919

 

Buildings flanking river with stone bridge in background, circa 1900-1919

 

Buoys hanging above water, circa 1900-1919

 

Child in hat standing on porch and smiling, circa 1900-1919

 

Child seated in chair in middle of dirt pathway, circa 1900-1919

 

Child wearing hat and sitting on grass with rocky outcropping in distance, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly an Andreyev family member.
 

Corner of room with chair and framed picture, circa 1900-1919

 

Leafy tree on grassy lawn with body of water in the distance, circa 1900-1919

 

Little boy sitting among flower bed along path, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly an Andreyev family member.
 

Man seated outdoors, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly Andreyev or a family member.
 

Man standing on rocky outcropping and looking away from camera, circa 1900-1919

 

Posed people in horse-drawn sleigh on snow, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly members of the Andreyev family.
 

Rocky shoreline, circa 1900-1919

 

Rutted dirt road leasing to large building on horizon, circa 1900-1919

 

Small child standing outdoors in heavy coat and winter cap, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly an Andreyev family member.
 

Snow around edge of building, circa 1900-1919

 

Stone structures (ruins?) along roadway, circa 1900-1919

 

Two little boys seated outdoors, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly Andreyev family members.
 

Two people in distance along shore of lake, circa 1900-1919

 

Two women standing in front of ruins, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly Andreyev family members.
 

White, columned building through trees, circa 1900-1919

 

Woman in hat seated by window, circa 1900-1919

Scope and Contents note

Possibly an image of an Andreyev family member.
Boxes 2-3

Color Glass Autochromes, undated

Access

Boxes 2 and 3 are closed.

Scope and Contents note

Twenty-six autochromes, including images of Andreyev, his family, and landscapes, arranged generally in their original order. Photographic slide copies are available in box 1, folder 18; digital use copies also available at http://digitalcollections.hoover.org . Each autochrome contains two almost identical images; the photographic slide copies and digital use copies capture the better of the two images.
Box 2

Nineteen color glass single-image autochromes (1-7, 10-13, 16-18, 20, 22, 25, 26, 30)

Box 3

Seven color glass double-image autochromes (8/24, 9/28, 14 a/b, 15 a/b, 19/23, 21/27, 29 a/b)