Vadim Andreev papers

Scope and Content

Comprises Vadim Andreev's literary and personal papers, letters and photographs; also, material deriving from and relating to Leonid Andreev and his first wife, Vadim Andreev's mother, Aleksandra Mikhailovna (ne Veligorskaia; 1881-1906)

Administrative / Biographical History

Vadim Leonidovich Andreev (1902/3-1976) was the eldest son of the Russian writer Leonid Andreev and himself a poet, novelist and memoirist. Until the Second World War he was a member of the post-revolutionary Russian migr community in Germany and France. After the Second World War he became a Soviet citizen and worked for the United Nations in New York and Geneva

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Alexandre Andreev and Olga Carlisle, November 1980, June 1983, June 1996, July 1997; Aleksandr Vagin, October 1983


In Russian, Czech, English, French, Italian, Ukrainian

Other Finding Aids

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

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