Russian

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Series Descriptions

Konstantin Solntsev Papers
 
 


The collection is divided into two series described as follows.

Series 1,  Konstantin Solntsev Papers, 1900-1968, 5 linear feet: This series is further divided into three subseries: Correspondence, Personal Materials, Professional and Research Materials.

          Subseries 1, CORRESPONDENCE, 1927-1961, 0.75 linear feet,

contains K. Solntsev's correspondence with friends and general professional correspondence.  The subseries is arranged alphabetically by correspondent and each folder is arranged in chronological order.  Unidentified correspondence has been placed at the beginning of the series.  Separate listings have been given for each correspondent with three or more letters.  Individuals writing one or two letters have been placed in "Letter" general files.  An asterisk indicates that the sender used a pseudonym.

Subseries 2, PERSONAL MATERIALS, 1909-1959, 0.75 linear feet, consists of address books, diaries, financial records, memoirs and photographs.  The subseries is arranged alphabetically by type and each folder is arranged in alphabetical order.

Subseries 3, PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH MATERIALS, 1900-1968, 3.5 linear feet, contains bibliophilic materials, drafts and clippings of Solntsev articles, his correspondence and research materials on specific topics, his lecture notes and a literary miscellany.  The subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronologically. 

Series 2, THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, 1828-1968, 22.5 linear feet: This series is compiled of collected materials, personal documents of Russian émigrés belonging to Solntsev's circle, correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials.  The series is divided into two subseries: Papers of Contemporaries and Printed Materials.

Subseries 1, PAPERS OF CONTEMPORARIES, 1828-1960, 3.00 linear feet, consists of biographical material, correspondence and manuscripts by various authors.  The subseries is arranged alphabetically by personal subject.

Subseries 2, PRINTED MATERIALS, 1896-1968, 19.5 linear feet, contains booklists, bulletins, catalogs, clippings, journals, newspapers, mementos, programs and reprints by various authors.  The subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject and then in chronological order.  

RELATED MATERIAL: The Amherst College Center for Russian Culture has information about K. Solntsev beyond that found in this collection.  Sources include:  A. Remizov and S. Remizova-Dovgello Papers.  Contact the Amherst College Center for Russian Culture for further information.

 

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