Leonid Andreev papers

Archive Collection

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

Conditions Governing Access

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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