Daniil Andreev papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises literary manuscripts of D. L. Andreev, biographical material relating to his life and imprisonment, together with various books, journals, and newspapers

Administrative / Biographical History

Daniil Leonidovich Andreev (1906-1959) was the second son of the Russian writer Leonid Andreev (1871-1919) and the only one of his children to remain in post-revolutionary Russia, where he became a visionary poet and was arrested and imprisoned after the Second World War

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Alexandre Andreev and Olga Carlisle, January 1981; Alla Andreeva, November 1983-January 2001; Ol'ga Roitsina, June 1991; Mikhail Koz'menko, January 1995; Tat'iana Antonian, November 1996, January, February, April and August 1998; Alexei Bogdanov, June 1997, August 2000; Valerii Evdokimov, November 1998; Elena Mller, March 1999, July 2000; Irina Antonian, July 2000; Jan Orlowski, September and October 2000


In English, German, Polish, Russian

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