Aleksandr Vagin papers

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Correspondence with R. D. Davies (113, 1975-1995) (also newspaper cuttings and typescripts of A. S. Vagin poems and articles, conference programmes, etc); (2) Modern print of a photograph of A. N. Andreev, [1917]; (3) Issues of St Petersburg for You, St Petersburg, 2-4 (1993) (containing articles by A. Vagin)

Administrative / Biographical History

Aleksandr Serafimovich Vagin (d. 1995) was descended from one of Leonid Andreev's brothers. He was a literary researcher and journalist, resident in Leningrad/St Petersburg.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Aleksandr Vagin, June 1993; Richard Davies, March 2000


In Russian, English

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue

Corporate Names