Tatiana Smirnova-Maksheeva papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Letters from T. A. Smirnova-Maksheeva to Richard Davies (17, 1977-1981); (2) Poems by T. A. Smirnova-Maksheeva; (3) Photocopy of her obituary; (4) T. A. Smirnova-Maksheeva, "Kanikuky: Rasskaz", Russkaia Mysl, Paris, 5 February 1981; (5) Rasskazy i povesti: Iz zhizni do-revoliutsionnoi i zarubezhnoi, [Paris], 1975; (6) Skazka o russkom soldate, krylatom bese i tsarevne Elene, [Paris], 1973; (7) Taina Kazbeka: Gruzinskaia legenda v stikhakh 16-17 veka, Paris, 1947

Administrative / Biographical History

Tatiana Aleksandrovna Smirnova-Maksheeva (1890-1982) was a Russian writer and a member of the post-revolutionary Russian migr community in France

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Tatiana Smirnoff-Makcheeff, August 1977, September 1979; Richard Davies, December 1983


In Russian, French, Polish

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm