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   Aleksandr Konstantinovich Shervashidze Papers, ca. 1918-1933.

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Bib ID:4078068 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Shervashidze, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1867-1968.
Title:Aleksandr Konstantinovich Shervashidze Papers, ca. 1918-1933.
Physical description:2.5 linear feet (5 boxes).
Language(s):In Russian and French
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Description

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These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, art works, printed materials, and a photograph, and relate chiefly to Russian artists and ballet personalities active in France in the 1920s and 1930s. Records of the Parisian World of Art (Mir Iskusstva) group, of which Shervashidze was the president, includes correspondence, documents, an exhibit program, clippings and a photograph of the artists involved. There is correspondence from Lev Bakst, Ivan Bilibin, Sergeĭ Di︠a︡gilev, Mikhail Larionov, Georgiĭ Lukomskiĭ, and Joan Mirʹo, and one letter each from Nikolaĭ Roerich, and Natalii︠a︡ Goncharova. There are also many letters from Shervashidze's family in the Soviet Union from the 1920s and 1930s. Illustrative materials by Shervashidze include programs, prints and water colors.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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Papers Accessioned 1954

Papers Accessioned 1955

Papers Processed 04/--/79

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

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Bakst, Lev Samoĭlovich, 1866-1924.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bilibin, Ivan I︠A︡kovlevich, 1876-1942.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Di︠a︡gilev, S.P., (Sergeĭ Pavlovich), 1877-1929.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Larionov, Mikhail Fedorovich, 1881-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lukomskiĭ, Georgiĭ Kreskentévich, 1884- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mirʹo, Joan, 1893- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roerikh, Nikolaĭ Konstantinovich, 1874-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Genre/Form

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Clippings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Paintings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Art--Soviet Union.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ballet.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--France--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--Soviet Union--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theater--Soviet Union.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Shervashidze was an artist who designed decors for the Imperial theaters in St. Petersburg, and for theaters in Paris and Brussels; he also collaborated with Di︠a︡gilev's Ballets Russes.

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