There are letters from Mark Aldanov, Konstantin Balḿont, Aleksandr Benois, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Alekseĭ Remizov, Marina T︠S︡vetaeva, and many others. Also included are two poems by Aminad Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ (Dom-Aminado; one of the poems is incomplete), and poems by Konstantin Balḿont and Georgiĭ Adamovich; the latter two both concern "Poslednie Novosti.".
Aleksandr Andreevich Titov Papers, 1921-1958 2500 items
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, several photographs, documents, financial records, subject files and printed material. The correspondence is chiefly from the period 1925-1958 and includes letters from Mark Aldanov, Anton Denikin, Ivan Shmelev and one or two items each from Ivan Bunin, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Alekseĭ Remizov etc. The documents and financial records are primarily personal and the subject files include materials on a number of commemorative celebrations and on various exile organizations in France.
Aminad Petrovich Shpolianskii Papers, 1917-1957 1 linear foot
The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. Correspondence consists of letters from a number of important cultural figures in the emigration, including: Ivan Bunin, Zinaida Guppius, Aleksandr Kuprin, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Alekseĭ Remizov, Nadezhda Teffi, and Alekseĭ Tolstoĭ; there are also one or two letters each from Konstantin Balḿont, Dmitriĭ Merezhkovskiĭ, Ili︠́a︡ Repin, Fedor Shali︠a︡pin, and Marina T︠S︡vetaeva. There are manuscripts of several works by Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ, including his memoirs, "Poezd na tretém puti" (New York, 1954).
The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Among the correspondents are Boris Bakhmeteff, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Ivan Shmelev, and Petr Wrangel. There is a manuscript of General Denikin's entitled, "Ocherki russkoĭ smuty," and of some of his other writings. Subject files deal with the Civil War and the emigration. Extensive printed materials include General Denikin's library and a collection of chiefly Russian emigre periodicals. Boxes 51, 52, 56, 61 have been integrated in the SEEC periodical collection.
Avrahm Yarmolinsky Papers, 1918-1967 300 items
The collection consists primarily of correspondence and manuscripts. There are letters from Korneĭ Chukovskiĭ, Mikhail Karpovich, Andre Mazon, Vladimir Nabokov, and Evgeniĭ Zami︠a︡tin. There is also one item each from Sergeĭ Esenin, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Ivan Pavlov, and Nikolaĭ Roerich. Manuscripts include photocopies of poems by Korneĭ Chukovskiĭ, Sergeĭ Esenin, and Boris Pasternak. There are subject files on Dostoevskiĭ, Turgenev, Soviet education, and Slavic studies in the United Studies, and a photograph of Isaak Babel ́with his daughter.
The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials. Correspondence includes 82 letters from Maksim Kovalevskiĭ to the mathematician Sofii︠a︡ Kovalevskai︠a︡; 69 letters from Petr Lavrov to Kovalevskiĭ; and letters to Kovalevskiĭ from Anton Chekhov (typed copies), Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovskiĭ, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Petr Struve, and Ivan Turgenev (typed copy). Manuscripts consist of Kovalevskiĭ's handwritten memoirs, with a typed copy and some printed excerpts. Documents consist of Kovalevskiĭ's diplomas from the University of Berlin (1873), the Russian Imperial Academy of Sciences (1899), and the Deputazione Veneta di Storia Patria (1901).
The collection consists mostly of his original drawings for Russian periodicals, including "Odesskiĭ listok" Odesskie novosti" "Ruĺ" and "Vozrozhdenie" and also for various French titles. There is also correspondence, including single letters from such emigre figures as Ivan Bunin and Pavel Mili︠u︡kov; a manuscript of Nadezhda Teffi's "Nichego Podobnogo" with Drizo's drawings of its characters; and copies of two books illustrated by Drizo: MAD"Tak bylo" (Odessa, 1918), and S. Chernyĭ"Zhivai︠a︡ azbuka" (Berlin, 1922) (the original drawings for the latter work are also included).
Ivanov's manuscript memoirs (550 p.) touch on the following topics: the attempts by the Duma to convince Nicholas II to abdicate in February, 1917; Petrograd in 1917-18; the Civil War on the Northwest Front, including relations between the Whites and the new Estonian republic; his internment in the French concentration camp at Vernet in 1939-1940; German use of former White soldiers during WW II; and the war in the Smolensk area in 1942-43. (Ivanov also discusses the Northwest Front of the Civil War in a book"O sobytii︠a︡kh pod Petrogradom v 1919-om godu" Berlin, 1921.) Cataloged items consist of a draft of Nicholas II's abdication manifesto, prepared and signed by Pavel Mili︠u︡kov; and a letter to Ivanov from General Johan Laidoner, commander of the Estonian army.