Daniil Andreev papers

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

Access Information

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