Lev Karsavin papers

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Modern prints of photographic portraits of L. P. Karsavin, Berlin?, before 1925, and Paris or Lithuania, mid-late 1930s; (2) L. P. Karsavin, Glubiny sataninskie, St Petersburg, 1992; (3) A. Klementiev, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Lev Karsavine, Paris, 1994

Administrative / Biographical History

Lev Platonovich Karsavin (1882-1952) was a prominent Russian philosopher and a member of the post-revolutionary Russian migr communities in Berlin, Paris and Lithuania. He was arrested by the Soviet authorities in Lithuania during the Second World War and perished in a labour camp

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Aleksandr Klementev, April 1992, January 1993, November 1994


In Russian, French

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