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Series 1. Manuscripts / Typescripts

Box 1, Folder 1

Summer in Baden-Baden / Leto v Badene [typescript]

Scope and Contents

Original typescript written double-sided on thick paper for smuggling out of the USSR. Includes Tsypkin's own marks on the pages.
box 1, folder 2

Bridge Over The Neroch / Most cherez Neroch' [typescript] 1973-08-19

box 1, folder 3

Norartakir [manuscript] 1976-09-16

box 1, folder 4

Poetry [typescript] 1966-1972

Box 1, Folder 5

Short stories (Volume II) [typescript]

Scope and Contents

Contains the storeis: POPUTCHIK; POSLEDNIE KILOMETRY; SDELKA; DOZHD’; ZAPAKH ZHZHENNYKH LIST’EV; TRETII VOPROS; TARAKANY; RASSVET NAD LUAMBOI
Box 1, Folder 6

Short stories and Essays

Scope and Contents

Contains a mix of manuscripts and typescripts. Contains manuscript of short story VOSKHOZHDENIIA ANTONA PODVIGINA and typescript of AVE MARIA. Contains manuscript of the essay IA NE RUSSKII FILOSOF and a typescript of the same essay dated March 1982.
Box 1, Folder 7

Poetry 1964-1972

Scope and Contents

Contains a mix of manuscripts and typescripts
box 2, folder 1

Short stories [typescript] 1972-1978

Scope and Contents

Contains the stories 1) POKHISHENIE SABINIANKI; IZ ZAPISOK PATOLOGOANATOMA; KACHELI (July 19, 1972); POPUTCHIK (1972); SDELKA (26 March 1974); AVE MARIA (23 April 1972); VASHE ZDOROV’E! (6 December 1971)’; DOZHD’; VVERKH PO REKE; PRAZDNIK, KOTORYI VSEGDA SO MNOI; ZAPAKH ZHZHENNYKH LIST’EV; TARAKANY (12 March 1978); POSLEDNIE KOLMETRY (16 December 1972); SHEKHEREZADA; PROVODY
box 2, folder 2

Summer in Baden-Baden / Leto v Badene [typescript]

box 2, folder 3

Short stories (Volume I) [typescript]

Scope and Contents

Contains the short stories V AVTOBUSE; SHEREZADA; VSTRECHA; PESHKOM DO METRO; IZ ZAPISOK PATLOGOANATOMA; DESIAT’ MINUT OZHIDANIIA; PROVODY; POKHISHCHENIE SABINIANKI; PRAZDNIK, KOTORYI VSEGDA SO MNOI; VASHE ZDOROV’E!; AVE MARIA; KACHELI
box 2, folder 4

Bridge Over the Neroch / Most cherez Neroch' [typescript]

box 2, folder 5

Short stories (Volume II) [typescript]

Scope and Contents

Contains the short stories POPUTCHIK; POSLEDNIE KILOMETRY; SDELKA; DOZHD’; ZAPAKH ZHZHENNYKH LIST’EV; TRETII VOPROS; TARAKANY; RASSVET NAD LUAMBOI
box 2, folder 6

Bridge Over the Neroch / Most cherez Neroch' [typescript]

box 2, folder 7

Norartakir [typescript]

Scope and Contents

Contains two copies of the novella.
At the end of the file is also included two handwritten pages which give a key to the micrcofilms.
 

Series 2. Personal and Legal Documents

Box 3, Folder 1

Diplomas 1947-1952

Scope and Contents

Contains L.B. Tsypkin's diploma from Medical School and diploma of candidate of medical science.
Box 3, Folder 2

Diplomas 1960-1982

Scope and Contents

Contains L.B. Tsypkin's Certificate of Senior Research Fellow; diploma of doctor of medical science; membership card for the Moscow Club of Scientists.
Box 3, Folder 3

N.I. Michnikova's Diplomas 1949-1971

Scope and Contents

Contain's N.I. Michnikova's college diploma and advanced training certificate.
Box 3, Folder 4

N.I. Michnikova V.M. Poliak - Government Documents

Scope and Contents

Contains N.I. Michnikova's employment record and V.M. Poliak's old age pension ID.
Box 3, Folder 5

Congratulations on receiving PhD

Scope and Contents

Collection of congratulations recieved by L.B. Tsypkin when he completed his PhD.
Box 3, Folder 6

Government Documents 1978-11-18-1982-04-06

Scope and Contents

Contains proof of marraige, proof of emploment, and reciept for burial of urn.
Box 3, Folder 7

Resume

Scope and Contents

Translated into English. Contains an employment history, and a translation in English of one academic article.
Box 3, Folder 8

Dissertation / Izuchenie morfologii i biologicheskikh svoistv odnosloinykh kletochnykh kul’tur iz tripsinizirovannykh tkanei 1968

 

Series 3. Correspondence

Box 3, Folder 9

Correspondence from M.V. Iudina 1965-11-22-1968-12-09

Scope and Contents

Seven letters to N.I. Michnikova and L.B. Tsypkin from Maria Veniaminovna Iudina (1965 – 1968); telegram from Maria Veniaminovna Iudina to Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn wishing him a happy birthday (9 December 1968)
Box 3, Folder 10

Letters from Tsypkin and Michnikova to son 1977-07-21-1977-12-25

Box 3, Folder 11

Letters from Tsypkin and Michnikova to son 1978-01-12-1978-12-23

Box 3, Folder 12

Letters from Tsypkin and Michnikova to son 1979-01-12-1979-12-21

Box 3, Folder 13

Letters from Tsypkin and Michnikova to son 1980-01-15-1980-12-14

Box 3, Folder 14

Letters from Tsypkin and Michnikova to son 1981-01-08-1982-07-08

Box 4, Folder 1

Letters from K.M. Rozental' to M.L. Tsypkin 1977-09-04-1978-09-25

Box 4, Folder 2

Letters from K.M. Rozental' to M.L. Tsypkin 1979-01-16-1979-12-09

Box 4, Folder 3

Correspondence surrounding the struggle to emigrate 1978-02-24-1981-08-25

Scope and Contents

This file includes correspodence with (among others): Senator Edward Kennedy, Richard Pipes, Senator Daniel Moynihan, the American Jewish Committee, Senator Paul Tsongas, and Action for Soviet Jewry.
Box 4, Folder 4

Correspondence surrounding the struggle to emigrate 1981-10-26-1983-09-20

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence related to Tsypkin and Michnikova's struggle to emigrate with (among others): House of Representatives Speaker Thomas O'Neill, Jr, Senator Paul Tsongas, Medical Mobilization for Soviet Jewry, US Representative to the UN Committee on Human Rights Carl Gershman, State Representative Saundra Graham, Action for Soviet Jewry.
Box 4, Folder 5

Condolences 1982-03

Scope and Contents

Also contains the eulogy given by Mikhail Tsypkin
Box 4, Folder 6

N.I. Michnikova's correspondence regarding publication 1987-05-13-1990-11-16

Box 4, Folder 7

M.L. Tsypkin's correspondence regarding publication 1986-03-25-2007-09-24

Scope and Contents

Also includes Mikhail Tsypkin's notebook which contains a list of Leonid Tsypkin's manuscripts and typescripts given to Martin Gilman and Tatyana Malkina to take out of Russia and which they lost/forgot about.
Box 4, Folder 8

Correspondence between M.L. Tsypkin and L.I. Ravkina 2001-11-11-2008-05-10

Scope and Contents

Also contain's L.I. Ravkina's memoirs of Leonid Tsypkin
 

Series 4. Publications

Box 5, Folder 1

Novaia Gazeta [newspaper] 1982-03-13-1982-05-01

Scope and Contents

Contains 8 editions of Novaia Gazeta (from March 13-19, 1982 until May 1-7, 1982) which featured the original publication of LET OV BADENE (Summer in Baden-Baden).
Box 5, Folder 2

Novaia Gazeta [newspaper] 1982-05-08-1982-06-26

Scope and Contents

Contains 8 editions of Novaia Gazeta (from May 8-14, 1982 until June 26 - July 2, 1982) which featured the original publication of LET OV BADENE (Summer in Baden-Baden). The final issue (July 6, 1982) featuring the novel is not included.
Box 6, Folder 1

Viroterapiia i iskusstvennaia geterogenizatsiia opukholei 1977

Scope and Contents

Tezisy dokladov simpoziuma 19-20 aprelia 1977 g. (Izdatel’stvo “Zinatne”, Riga 1977)
Publicatin of articles presented at a symposium, 19-20 April 1977. Publishing House "Zinate", Riga 1977.
Box 6, Folder 1

Formations [journal] 1991

Scope and Contents

Formations, volume 6, No. 1, Spring 1991 Contains the English translation of L.B. Tsypkin's short story THE COCKROACHES
 

Series 5. Reviews and Press

Box 5, Folder 3

Newspaper Reviews 2001-11-18-2013-12-05

Scope and Contents

Reviews of Leonid Tsypkin's fiction. This folder contains the Los Angeles Times Books Review (2001-11-18); The New York Times Book Review (2002-03-03); The New York Review of Books (2002-05-23); Kul'tura (2004-06-29); The New York Review of Books (2013-12-05).
Box 6, Folder 2

Reviews from the German and Russian emigre press 1983-1985

Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of reviews of L.B. Tsypkin's fiction, collected from the German and Russian emigre press between 1983 and 1985. Includes articles from Russkaia mysl'; Russland und Wir; Suddeutsche Zeitung; Der Tages Spiegel; Neue Zuercher Zeitung; Das Goldene Blatt; Judische Rundschau; Oberösterreichische Pensionisten Post; Mödlinger Stadtanzeiger; Neues Volksblatt; Oberösterreichistches Tragblatt
Box 6, Folder 2

Barnes and Noble advertisement

Scope and Contents

Advertisement for Barnes and Noble featuring Susan Sontag and her favorite books discovered in translation, which includes Leonid Tsypkin's 'Summer in Baden-Baden'
Box 6, Folder 2

Reviews from the English language press 2001-2002

Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of reviews from the English language, including articles by Vassily Aksyonov, The New Leader; Ignacio Schwartz, Ralph Magazine; Dan Deluca, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Dick Schneider, Winston-Salem Journal; The New York Times Book Review; Tom Gallagher, Moscow Times; Shaazka Beyerle.
Box 6, Folder 3

New Directions catalogue, Fall 2001 - Winter 2002

Scope and Contents

Catalogue of new books from New Directions Publishing feature the press release and description of Leonid Tsypkin's 'Summer in Baden-Baden'
box 6, folder 3

Novyi Vek XX1 [journal] 2002-01

Scope and Contents

Includes article about Leonid Tsypkin by Azarii Messerer
box 6, folder 3

Rain Taxi Review of Books 2002

Box 6, Folder 4

Iskusstvo Kino [journal] 2002

Scope and Contents

Journal 'Iskusstvo Kino' #3, 2002. Includes an article about Tsypkin by Zara Abdullaeva ('Fantasticheskii Realizm')
Box 6, Folder 5

Materials from the Dutch press 2004

Scope and Contents

Includes originals and photocopies of magazines and advertisements from the Dutch press, mainly connected with Saskia von Schaik's documentary film 'Tsypkin: Een Russische Vertelling'
Box 6, Folder 5

Reviews from the UK press 2005

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of reviews from the British press, including ones by Alan Chadwick, Metro Life; Charlotte Hobson, The Telegraph; Martyn Bedford, Literary Review; John Banville, The Irish Times Book Review; Jennie Erdal, Evening Standard; Catriona Kelly, TLS; Carole Angner, The Independent
Box 6, Folder 6

Reviews from the Brazilian press 2003

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of reviews from the Brazilian upon the publication of the Portuguese translation of 'Verão em Baden-Baden' (Leto v Badene). Compiled and bound by Companhia des Letras.
Box 6, Folder 6

Materials from the Brazilian press 2003

Scope and Contents

Includes coverage from the Brazilian press upon publication of the Portuguese translation of Susan Sontag's book 'Diante da dor dos outros' (Regarding the Pain of Others). Compiled and bound by Companhia des Letras.
Box 6, Folder 6

Reviews from the German press 2006

Scope and Contents

As compiled by Berlin Verlang Publisher for Mikhail Tsypkin.
 

Series 6. Library

Scope and Contents

This series contains materials related to Leonid Tsypkin's study of Dostoevsky, including 11 hardcover books from his personal library pertaining to the subject, some of which include his own marginalia.
Box 6, Folder 7

N.F. Bel’chikov – Dostoevskii v protsesse petrashevtsev [book]

Scope and Contents

N.F. Bel’chikov – Dostoevskii v protsesse petrashevtsev (Izdatel’stvo “Nauka”: Moskva, 1971)
Box 6, Folder 7

Dostoevskii v zarubezhnykh literaturakh (Redaktor: V.A. Brailovskii) [book]

Scope and Contents

Akademiia Nauk SSSR, Institute russkoi literatury (Pushkinskii dom) – Dostoevskii v zarubezhnykh literaturakh (Leningrad “Nauka”: Leningradskoe otdelenie, 1978) (Redaktor: V.A. Brailovskii)
Box 7, Folder 1

D. Bregova - Doroga iskanii: molodost' Dostoevskogo [book]

Scope and Contents

D. Bregova - Doroga iskanii: molodost' Dostoevskogo (roman) (Sovetskii pisatel': Moskva, 1971)
Box 7, Folder 1

D. Bregova - Siberskoe Likholet'e: Fedora Dostoevskogo [book]

Scope and Contents

D. Bregova - Siberskoe Likholet'e: Fedora Dostoevskogo. Roman. (Sovetskii pisatel': Moskva, 1974)
Box 7, Folder 2

Dnevnik A.G. Dostoevskoi 1867 g. [book]

Scope and Contents

Dnevnik A.G. Dostoevskoi 1867 g. (Novaia Moskva, 1923)
This edition has been rebound by Leonid Tsypkin and includes his own notes and marginalia.
Box 7, Folder 3

A.S. Dolinin - V tvorcheskoi laboratorii Dostoevskogo (istoriia sozdaniia romana "podrostok") [book]

Scope and Contents

A.S. Dolinin - V tvorcheskoi laboratorii Dostoevskogo (istoriia sozdaniia romana "podrostok") (Sovetskii pisatel': Leningrad, 1947)
Box 7, Folder 3

Iu. Kariakin - Samoobman Raskol'nikova [book]

Scope and Contents

Iu. Kariakin - Samoobman Raskol'nikova (Khudozhestvennaia literatura: Moskva, 1976)
Box 7, Folder 4

Dostoevskii i russkie pisateli: traditsii novatorstvo masterstvo: sbornik statei (Redaktor: K.N. Polonskaia) [book]

Scope and Contents

Dostoevskii i russkie pisateli: traditsii novatorstvo masterstvo: sbornik statei (Sovetskii pisatel': Moskva, 1971) (Redaktor: K.N. Polonskaia)
Box 7, Folder 4

E. Sarukhanian - Dostoevskii v Peterburge [book]

Scope and Contents

Evgeniia Sarukhanian - Dostoevskii v Peterburge (Lenizdat: Leningrad, 1972)
Box 7, Folder 5

A.A. Staniuta - Postizhenie cheloveka: tvorchestvo Dostoevskogo 1840-1860-kh godov [book]

Scope and Contents

A.A. Staniuta - Postizhenie cheloveka: tvorchestvo Dostoevskogo 1840-1860-kh godov (Izdatel'stvo BGU im. V.I. Lenina: Minsk, 1976)
Box 7, Folder 5

Dostoevskii: Materialy i issledovaniia (3) (Redaktor: K.N. Fenomenov) [book]

Scope and Contents

Akademiia Nauk SSSR, Institute russkoi literatury (Pushkinskii dom) – Dostoevskii: Materialy i issledovaniia (3) (Leningrad “Nauka”: Leningradskoe otdelenie, 1978) (Redaktor: K.N. Fenomenov)
Box 7, Folder 6

List of books 1979-08-31-1979-10-19

Scope and Contents

3 handwritten pages, compiled between 31.08.1979 and 19.10.1979 by Leonid Tsypkin and listing several book titles
Box 7, Folder 6

Brochures and guidebooks from Dostoevskii Museums 1959-1975

Scope and Contents

4 guidebooks and brochures from the Dostoevsky House Musuem (Muzei-kvartira F.M. Dostoevskogo) in Moscow, 1959-1976 3 brochures from the Literary Memorial Museum (Literaturno-Memorial'nyi muzei F.M. Dostoevskogo) in Leningrad, 1974-1975
Box 7, Folder 6

Dostoevskii postcard collection 1976-1982

Scope and Contents

One set of postcards from the Literary Memorial Museum (Literaturno-Memorial'nyi muzei F.M. Dostoevskogo), 1976 One set of postcards from the State Literary Museum (Gosudarstvennyi Literaturnyi Muzei), 1982
Box 7, Folder 6

I.N. Viazinin - Staraia Russa [guidebook]

Scope and Contents

I.N. Viazinin - Staraia Russa (Lenizdat, 1980).
Includes several of Leonid Tsypkin's page-markings.
Box 7, Folder 6

I.M. Reinus - Dostoevskii v Staroi Russe [guidebook]

Scope and Contents

I.M. Reinus - Dostoevskii v Staroi Russe (Lenizdat, 1971).
Includes Leonid Tsypkin's own page-marking and notes.
 

Series 7. Photographs

Box 8, Folder 1

Dostoevsky in Petersburg [photos and text]

Scope and Contents

From Leonid Tsypkin's presentation on Dostoevsky at the Dostoevsky Museum in Leningrad; each page contains a photograph and a textual description of the photo. Photos taken in 1975; presentation given in November 1979.
Box 8, Folder 2

Dostoevsky in Petersburg [text]

Scope and Contents

Contains 2 copies (1 bound in blue notebook) of the printed text of the descriptions to each of the photos included in the 'Dostoevsky in Petersburg' file.
Box 8, Folder 2

Po mestam Dostoevskogo i ego geroev v Peterburge [text]

Scope and Contents

This is the text of the speech given by Leonid Tsypkin as he showed his photos 'Dostoevsky in Petersburg' at the Dostoevsky Museum in Leningrad, November 1979.
Box 8, Folder 3

Dostoevsky in Petersburg [photos]

Scope and Contents

Two copies of the photographs; found with the text to the Leonid Tsypkin's presentation 'Po mestam Dostoevskogo v Peterburge,' all have Leonid Tsypkin's handwritten notes on the back.
Box 8, Folder 3

Pamiatnye mesta Dostoevskogo v Leningrade [photos]

Scope and Contents

A series of photographs similar to the other files of marked 'Dostoevsky in Petersburg.' This includes photos at the beginning of the descrpition of each photo to come next.
Box 8, Folder 3

Dostoevsky in Petersburg [slides]

Scope and Contents

Contains slides 5-30 of the same images as seen elsewhere labelled 'Dostoevsky in Petersburg.'
Box 8, Folder 4

Dostoevsky in Moscow [photos]

Scope and Contents

Contains 2 sets of an ordered collection photographs, all with Leonid Tsypkin's hand written descriptions on the back.
Box 8, Folder 4

Pamiatnye mesta Dostoevskogo v Moskve [photos]

Scope and Contents

A collectionf of photographs similar to those found in the file labelled 'Dostoevsky in Moscow'. This includes photographs at the beginning which are merely photos of the descriptions of those that follow.
Box 8, Folder 4

Plenka N.1 / Film roll N.1 [photos and text]

Scope and Contents

A collection of photos mostly from around Moscow. The photos themselves are in order, and preceded by a one page list of their descriptions.
Box 8, Folder 5-6

Dostoevsky in Staraia Russa [photos and text]

Scope and Contents

Contains the notebook and photographs from Leonid Tsypkin's trip to Staraia Russa in the fall of 1981. The notebook from the trip includes lists of photos and notes, but provides no definitive key to the one included here. The photographs have been sorted by Natalia Michnikova. Her notes are provided preceding the photograph they apply to, when applicable.
Box 9, Folder 1-2

Assorted numbered photographs [photos]

Scope and Contents

This is the largest collection of photos in the series, but they are undated and no description is given other than the number on the back which keeps them in order (of which are great many are missing). A few, particularly the portraits, include notes on the back, though this is the exception, not the rule.
Box 9, Folder 3

Photocopies of assorted numbered photographs [photocopies]

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the file 'Assorted numbered photos' in black and white ink, with some notes added by Mikhail Tsypkin.
Box 9, Folder 4

Other photographs [photos]

Scope and Contents

All other photographs found with the archive and not belonging to any one specific file or collection. Includes the photo of 'peasant women' originally found among Tsypkin's manuscripts.
boxes 10-11

Microfilms

 

Series 8. Audio Materials

Box 9, Folder 1

Cassette tape with Leonid Tsypkin's voice

Scope and Contents

The original recording is the sounds of Mikhail Tsypkin's childhood friends in Minsk performing musical pieces for him in 1962. In late 1981 or early 1982, Leonid Tsypkin re-record this tape to send to Mikhail in America and included some personal words over top it.
This is the only known recording of Leonid Tsypkin's voice.