Register of the Alvin Kapusta collection

Finding aid prepared by Olga Dunlop
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 1998
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Stanford University
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Title: Alvin Kapusta collection
Date (inclusive): 1905-1986
Collection Number: 87016
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In Russian and English
Physical Description: 36 manuscript boxes, 3 card file boxes, 3 envelopes (16.5 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Clippings, photocopies of articles and pamphlets, photographs, notes, and bibliographies relating to Russian literature and art, especially in the emigration, and particularly to the writer Alekseĭ Remizov.
source: Kapusta, Alvin
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

Use

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1987.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alvin Kapusta collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Content

This collection was assembled by Alvin Kapusta, a special assistant for Soviet nationalities in the U.S. State Department. He received his education at Minot State College and the University of California, Berkeley.
The collection consists of printed matter related to Russian and East European cultural and literary figures, to bibliographies of their work, and to bibliographical material in general. There is a detailed collection of printed matter related to the Russian author, Alekseĭ Remizov, including photocopies of his writings. Finally, there is a substantial amount of material dealing with the "Stundist" Movement in the Ukraine and the U.S., including accounts of religious persecution in the U.S.S.R.
The bulk of the collection covers the period from 1950-1980. The Alekseĭ Remizov material includes photocopies of books published from 1908-1955.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Russian literature
Russia -- Emigration and immigration
Art -- Soviet Union
Kapusta, Alvin
Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957

 

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL FILE 1914, undated

Scope and Contents note

Bibliographical material related to Russia and Eastern Europe. Includes bibliographical guides, and guides to libraries, archives, and printing houses dealing with Russian and East European material.
 

General

box 1, folder 1

Librovich, S. F., Istoriia knigi v Rossii, 1914

box 1, folder 2

Preservation, Russian material

box 1, folder 3

Russian literature, price lists

box 1, folder 4

Slavic archives outside the Soviet Union, arranged by country

box 1, folder 5

Slavic book

box 1, folder 6

Library of Congress. Alexis Babine Collection, miscellaneous material including correspondence

box 2, folder 1-2

Slavic books at the Library of Congress

 

Russian émigré

box 2, folder 3

Bibliographical guide

box 2, folder 4

Book abroad

box 2, folder 5

Journals

box 2, folder 6

Press

box 3, folder 1

Publishing houses in the West dealing with Russian material, arranged alphabetically

 

Writers, arranged alphabetically

box 3, folder 2

General

box 3, folder 3

Poets

 

U.S.S.R.

box 3, folder 4

Archives

box 3, folder 5-6

Collectors and collections

box 4, folder 1

Libraries

box 4, folder 2-3

Library science

 

Soviet Republics

Scope and Contents note

Includes directories of periodicals, presses, and libraries both within the Soviet Union and in emigration.
box 4, folder 4

Armenia

box 4, folder 5

Belorussia

box 4, folder 6

Georgia

box 4, folder 7

Latvia

box 4, folder 8

Lithuania

box 4, folder 9

Moldavia

box 4, folder 10

Turkistan

box 4, folder 11

Soviet nationalities collections in the D.C. area

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE 1957-1980, undated

Scope and Contents note

Biographical material from periodical press re Russian cultural and literary figures, including dissident and Soviet writers.
 

Russian literary and cultural figures

box 4, folder 12-13

General 1957-1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical material, interviews, and book reviews from periodical press.
box 5, folder 1-2

General 1957-1977

box 5, folder 3

A

box 5, folder 4

B

box 5, folder 5

C

box 5, folder 6

D

box 6, folder 1

E-F

box 6, folder 2

G-I

box 6, folder 3

K-L

box 6, folder 4

M

box 6, folder 5

N

box 6, folder 6

O-P

box 7, folder 1

R

box 7, folder 2

S

box 7, folder 3

T

box 7, folder 4

U-W

box 7, folder 5

Y

box 7, folder 6

Z

 

Dissidents and dissident writers, Soviet Union

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical material, interviews, and book reviews from periodical press.
box 8, folder 1

General

box 8, folder 2

A-M

box 8, folder 3

N-Z

box 8, folder 4-5

Amalrik, Andrei

box 8, folder 6

Brodsky, Iosif

box 8, folder 7-9

Daniel, IUlii, "Delo Andreia Siniavskogo i IUliia Daniela"

box 9, folder 1

Daniel, IUlii, "Delo Andrea Siniavskogo i IUliia Daniela"

box 9, folder 2

Kuznetsov, Anatolii

box 9, folder 3

Maksimov, Vladimir

box 9, folder 4

Nekrasov, Victor

box 9, folder 5

Siniavskii, Andrei [See also Daniel, IUlii above]

 

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr

Scope and Contents note

Clippings from Western press.
box 9, folder 6-7

General

box 9, folder 8

1965-1969

box 9, folder 9

1970-1974

box 10, folder 1

1975-1976

box 10, folder 2

1977-1980

 

Russian émigré writers

box 10, folder 3-4

General

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical material, interviews, and book reviews from periodical press.
box 11, folder 1

A-R

box 11, folder 2

S-Z

box 11, folder 3

A

box 11, folder 4

B

box 12, folder 1

C-D

box 12, folder 2

E

box 12, folder 3

F

box 12, folder 4

G

box 12, folder 5

H-I

box 12, folder 6

K

box 13, folder 1

L-M

box 13, folder 2

N-O

box 13, folder 3

O-P

box 13, folder 4

R-S

box 13, folder 5

S

box 14, folder 1

T

box 14, folder 2

U-V

box 14, folder 3

W-Z

box 14, folder 4

Aldanov, Mark

box 14, folder 5

Avterkhanov, A.

box 14, folder 6

Bakhrakh, Aleksandr

box 14, folder 7

Berezov, Rodion

box 14, folder 8

Bunin, Ivan

box 14, folder 9

Elagin, Ivan

box 14, folder 10

Fesenko, Tat'iana

box 14, folder 11

Filippov, Boris

box 15, folder 1

Gul', Roman

box 15, folder 2

Ivask, IUrii

box 15, folder 3

Khodasevich, V.

box 15, folder 4

Klenovskii, Dmitrii

box 15, folder 5

Koriakov, Mikhail

box 15, folder 6

Kuprin, Aleksandr

box 15, folder 7

Levitskii, Sergei

box 15, folder 8

Meier, IUrii

box 15, folder 9

Merezhkovskii, Dmitrii

box 15, folder 10

Nabokov, Vladimir

box 15, folder 11

Ossorgin, M.

box 15, folder 12

Polchaninov, R.

box 15, folder 13

Pushkarev, S.

box 15, folder 14

Rafal'skii, S.

box 15, folder 15

Rzhevskii, Leonid

box 15, folder 16

Sedykh, Andrei

box 15, folder 17

Shakhovskoi, Archbishop Ioann

box 15, folder 18

Shmelev, Ivan

box 15, folder 19

Struve, Gleb

box 15, folder 20

Teffi

box 15, folder 21

Terapiano, IUrii

box 15, folder 22

Tsvetaeva, Marina

box 15, folder 23

Weidle, Vladimir

box 15, folder 24

Zamiatin, Evgenii

box 15, folder 25

Zaitsev, Boris

 

Third emigration

Scope and Contents note

Clippings from periodical press, arranged alphabetically.
box 16, folder 1

A-K

box 16, folder 2

L-Z

 

ALEKSEI REMIZOV FILE 1905-1955, undated

Scope and Contents note

Bibliographical and biographical material re Alekseĭ Remizov, photocopies and translations of his writings, critical works re Remizov, and miscellaneous material related to Alvin Kapusta's study of this writer.
box 16, folder 3-5

General archive

Scope and Contents note

Includes photocopies of correspondence, bibliographical, biographical, and critical material and writings by the author.
box 17, folder 1-5

General archive

box 18, folder 1-2

General archive

 

Bibliography

box 18, folder 3-5

General

box 19, folder 1-6

General

box 20, folder 1-6

General

box 21, folder 1-4

Minor works

box 21, folder 5

Major works

 

Photocopies of published works

box 22, folder 1

Akhru. Povest' peterburgskaia, 1922

box 22, folder 2

Bezpriiutnaia, 1922

box 22, folder 3

Chasy, 1908

box 22, folder 4-5

Chortov log i polunoshchnoe solntse. Razskazy i poemy, 1908

box 22, folder 6

Chto est' tabak, undated

box 22, folder 7

Dokuka i balagur'e, 1914

box 22, folder 8

E. Tibetskii skaz, 1922

box 22, folder 9

Golubinaia kniga, 1946

box 22, folder 10

Koriavka, 1922

box 22, folder 11

Kukkha. Rozanovy pis'ma, 1923

box 22, folder 12

Lalazar. Kavkazskii skaz, 1922

box 23, folder 1

Limonad. Sirech': put' dukhovnyi, 1907

box 23, folder 2

Meliuzina Bruntsvik, 1952

box 23, folder 3

Myshkina dudochka, 1953

box 23, folder 4

Nikola milostivyi, 1918

box 23, folder 5

Nikoliny pritchi, undated

box 23, folder 6

O Iude printse Iskariotskom, 1908

box 23, folder 7

O sud'be ognenoi, undated

box 23, folder 8

Ognenaia Rossiia, undated

box 23, folder 9

Ogon' veshchii. Sny i predson'e, 1954

box 23, folder 10

Podorozh'e, 1913

box 23, folder 11

Posolon, 1906

box 23, folder 12

Povest' o Ivane Semenoviche Stratilatove, 1922

 

Prud, 1908

box 24, folder 1

Part I

box 24, folder 2

Part II

box 24, folder 3

Razskazy, 1910

box 23, folder 4

Rusaliia, 1923

box 23, folder 5

Russkiia zapiski, 1939 July

box 23, folder 6

Skazki obez'ian'iago tsaria Asyki, undated

box 23, folder 7

Skazki Russkago Naroda skazannyia Alekseem Remizovym, 1923

box 23, folder 8

Sobach'ia dolia, 1922

box 23, folder 9

Snezhok, 1918

box 23, folder 10

Strannitsa. Povest', 1918

box 25, folder 1

Tri serpa, 1929

box 25, folder 2

Tsar' Dodon, 1921

box 25, folder 3

Tsar' Maksimilian, 1920

box 25, folder 4

Ukrepa, 1916

box 25, folder 5

V pole blakitnom, 1922

box 25, folder 6

Vesennee porosh'e, 1915

box 25, folder 7

Za sviatuiu Rus'. Dumy o rodnoi zemle, 1915

box 25, folder 8

Zavetnye skazki, undated

box 25, folder 9

Miscellaneous short work 1905-1955

box 25, folder 10

Biographical material

box 26, folder 1

Reminiscences about Remizov

box 26, folder 2

Correspondence

 

Criticism

box 26, folder 3

Bibliography of critical material

box 26, folder 4

Rysten'ko, A. V., Zametki o sochineniiakh Alekseia Remizova, 1913

box 26, folder 5

Soviet

box 26, folder 6

A

box 27, folder 1

B-C

box 27, folder 2

D-G

box 27, folder 3

H-I

box 27, folder 4

J-K

box 27, folder 5

L-R

box 28, folder 1

S

box 28, folder 2

T-X

box 28, folder 3

Y-Z

 

Translations of his work

box 28, folder 4-5

General

box 28, folder 6

For translation

box 29, folder 1

Ou finit l'escalier

 

Visual material

box 29, folder 2

Drawings and calligraphy, critical material

box 29, folder 3

Photocopies of drawings for frontispieces

box 29, folder 4

Images of Aleksei Remizov, drawings and handwritten and illustrated albums from Thomas P. Whitney Collection

 

Kapusta, Alvin

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous material related to his study of Remizov.
box 29, folder 5-6

General

box 30, folder 1

General

box 30, folder 2

Correspondence re Remizov, arranged alphabetically

box 30, folder 3

Book search, want lists

box 30, folder 4

Work file

box 30, folder 5

Working folder

box 31, folder 1

Work plans and preparations

 

SUBJECT FILE 1951-1983, undated

Scope and Contents note

General material related to Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R., including history, religion, nationalism, and dissident movements.
box 31, folder 2

Bulgaria

box 31, folder 3-7

Central Asia

box 32, folder 1

Central Asia

box 32, folder 2

Czechoslovakia

box 32, folder 3

Ethnic organizations 1975-1983

Scope and Contents note

Includes guides and directories.
box 32, folder 4

Poland

 

Religion

 

Baptists in the U.S.S.R., material related to persecution

box 32, folder 5

Amnesty International, bulletins and correspondence 1979-1983

box 32, folder 6

International Representation for the Council of Evangelical Baptist Churches of the Soviet Union Inc., bulletins 1983-1984

 

"Biulleten' soveta rodstvennikov uznikov evangel'skikh khristian-baptistov v S.S.S.R."

box 32, folder 7

No. 24

box 32, folder 8

No. 37

box 32, folder 9

No. 38

box 32, folder 10

No. 39

box 32, folder 11

No. 40

box 32, folder 12

No. 41

box 32, folder 13

No. 42

box 32, folder 14

No. 51

box 33, folder 1

Khristiianskii visnik, printed copies 1951-1958, 1983

box 33, folder 2

Unofficial religious publications

 

"Stundism"

box 33, folder 3

General

box 33, folder 4-5

History

box 33, folder 6

Russian emigres. General

box 34, folder 1

Russian emigres. General

box 34, folder 2

Vozrozhdenie, miscellaneous photocopies

 

Ukraine

box 34, folder 3

Bibliographical material

box 34, folder 4

History

box 34, folder 5

Miscellaneous printed matter

 

U.S.S.R.

box 34, folder 6

General

box 34, folder 7

Art

box 35, folder 1

History

box 35, folder 2

Human rights

box 35, folder 3-5

Literature

box 35, folder 6

Nationalism

 

Yugoslavia

box 35, folder 7

Dissidents, biographical material

box 35, folder 8

Mihajlov, Mihajlo

box 36

ALVIN KAPUSTA WRITINGS 1983, undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescripts and photocopies of Alvin Kapusta's writings. Typescript copies unless otherwise indicated.
box 36, folder 1

"East Slavic Genealogy"

box 36, folder 2

"The First Slavonic Bible, 1581 and Ivan Fedorov"

box 36, folder 3

"75th Anniversary First Baptist Church, Max, North Dakota", printed copies 1983

box 36, folder 4

"Soviet Nationalities: Archives in a Submerged Nation. The Case of the Ukraine"

box 36, folder 5

"The State Records of Today's Superpowers: How the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Manage Their National Archival Heritage"

 

INDEX CARD FILE undated

Scope and Contents note

Material on Russian and East European bibliography and literature.
box 37

INDEX CARD FILE undated

box 38

INDEX CARD FILE undated

box 39

INDEX CARD FILE undated

photo file

AUDIOVISUAL FILE undated

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of Russian and East European writers, cultural figures, and dissidents.
envelope A

14 prints related to Maksimilian Voloshin, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes 4 prints of Voloshin, 2 of his wife, 1 of his father, and 1 of himself and his mother.
envelope B

42 prints of Ukrainian dissidents, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes 3 prints of Viacheslav Chornovil, 2 prints of Ivan Dziuba, and 2 prints of Valentin Moroz.
envelope C

9 miscellaneous prints, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes Russian writers and Ukrainian dissidents.