Leonid Andreev papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 606
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      Russian English French German Spanish
  • Physical Description
      3437 items, manuscript, typescript, diaries, notebooks, photocopies, photographs, printed Includes autochromes and other photographic plates

Scope and Content

Comprises Leonid Andreev's personal and literary papers, correspondence, and photographs, together with printed biographical and critical material; also, correspondence and other papers relating to Andreev's mother, siblings, wives, and children

Administrative / Biographical History

Leonid Nikolaevich Andreev (1871-1919) was a Russian short-story writer and playwright

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Alexandre Andreyev and Olga Andreyev Carlisle, January 1981, November 1982, June 1984, December 1987; Vladlen Pavlenkov, April 1982; Valentin Andrieff, September 1984; Gnia Andrieff, December 1987, September 1988; Andr Reznikoff, December 1987


In Russian, English, French, German, Spanish

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the published listing: Richard Davies, "Leonid Andreyev Manuscripts in the Collections of Vadim, Valentin and Savva Andreyev", in Poetry, Prose and Public Opinion: Aspects of Russia, 1850-1970: Essays Presented in Memory of Dr N. E. Andreyev, edited by William Harrison and Avril Pyman (Letchworth: Avebury Publishing Company, 1984), pp.321-381

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