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.
Most of the manuscripts are from the late 1940s. They are chiefly organized into collections of memoirs, essays, and dreams. Many were published, albeit in somewhat different form and order, in Remizov's later books, such as "Pli︠a︡shuschiĭ demon" "Myshkina dudochka" and "Martyn Zadeka." Some of the manuscripts are in one or more handwritten drafts; some are in typescript, or consist of corrected clippings appended to pieces of paper; and some are rather chaotic notes and scraps. Also included are clippings and offprints of several of Remizov's shorter works.
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).
There are letters from Russian emigre writers such as Mark Aldanov, Ekaterina Kuskova, Mikhail Osorgin, and Alekseĭ Remizov, and by western authors, including Henri Barbusse and Alexander Roda Roda. Manuscripts include memoirs, stories, and notebooks of Damanskai︠a︡. Printed materials consist of clippings of her articles, and one book by her entitled "Kartochnye domiki sovetskogo stroitelśtva" (1920).
Correspondence and manuscripts of Zaĭt︠s︡ev. This collection covers from the 1920's into the 1960's. There is correspondence from many other emigre writers. The largest groups of cataloged letters are by Mark Aldanov (105 items), Ivan Bunin (161), Archimandrite Kiprian (104), Alekseĭ Remizov (48), and Nadezhda Teffi (101). There are also items by Boris Bugaev (Andreĭ Belyĭ), Vi︠a︡cheslav Ivanov, Vladislav Khodasevich, Sergeĭ Lifaŕ and Boris Pasternak. Zaĭt︠s︡ev's manuscripts in the collection include some of his major works, such as "Puteshestvie Gleba" "Dom v Passi" "Zhizn ́Turgeneva" and "Zhukovskiĭ". In addition, the collection has a book and a pamphlet, both inscribed by Zaĭt︠s︡ev.
Besides correspondence, there are a few manuscripts, and also biographical information on many of the authors. Among the correspondents are Ivan Bunin, Vladimir Nabokov, Alekseĭ Remizov, Gleb Struve, and Boris Vysheslavt︠s︡ev.
Papers of E.I. Zami︠a︡tin. The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and clippings. There are 9 letters by Konstantin Fedin, 3 by Boris Grigorév, and 1 or 2 each by Henri Barbusse, Cecil B. DeMille, Andrʹe Maurois, Alekseĭ Remizov, and Zami︠a︡tin himself. The manuscripts are chiefly brief or fragmentary works, including film scenarios, summaries of plays, essays, lectures, notes, and fragments. Longer works include the "Afrikanskiĭ gost́" lectures on prose given in 1920, and the posthumously published novel "Bich bozhiĭ" and "Lit︠s︡a". Also included are clippings on Zami︠a︡tin, chiefly from Soviet, Czech, French and Russian emigre periodicals, also transcripts of selected correspondence and manuscripts in the collection.
Georgii D. Grebenshchikov Papers, 1920-1960 9 linear feet
Collection includes 1 letter each from Konstantin Balḿont and Alekseĭ Remizov, and copies of letters by Ivan Bunin. Manuscripts by Grebenshchikov in the collection include "Churaevy," and "Mikula, the turbulent giant." Also included are manuscripts by Balḿont and Remizov.
Correspondence, subject files, and printed materials of Ili︠́a︡ Markov, who emigrated to France after the Civil War. The correspondence includes letters for Alekseĭ Remizov, and there is a photograph of Aleksandr Kuprin. Subject files concern the Civil War (including the attempts of a Captain Muravév to form "revolutionary shock battalions" in 1917); Leonid Menshchikov, at one time an agent of the Imperial secret police; and Russian refugees in Serbia, in 1920.