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Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva (RGALI)


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Archives of Russia (2000), pp. 213-19; Arkhivy Rossii (1997), pp. 172-75; Mos. lit. arkhivy (1996), pp. 33-40; Fed. arkhivy NSA (1994), pp. 62-69; GA Spravochnik (1989), pp. 40-45; G&K Spravochnik (1983), pp. 35-38 and 356-60; PKG M&L (1972), pp. 143-52; Sup. 1 (1976), pp. 36-37.


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Guides

b-289. Putevoditel' po fondam. Electronic version.
http://rgali.ru/type/documentgroups?d....

b-290. Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva: Putevoditel' po arkhivu/Russian State Archive of Literature and Art: The Complete Archive Guide/ Russisches Staatsarchiv für Literatur und Kunst—Voll-Standiger Archivführer. Compiled by K.B. Vashik and N.B. Volkova. Edited by K.B. Vashik and N.B. Volkova. Munich: K. G. Saur, 1996. CD-ROM. [RGALI; Lotman Institute of Russian and Soviet Culture (Bochum, Germany)] (Lib: IU).

A CD-ROM version of the seven-volume TsGALI guide series (b–291), including the Paris-published coverage of newly declassified materials (b–292). Provides full-text searching capacities for the annotations of individual fonds, with added portraits for personal fonds. Does not include bibliography of published guides and other finding aids. The initial version is marred by serious search limitations and inadequate instructions; for more as details see reviews by N.V. Kotrelev in: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 1997, no. 27, and by Mark Steinberg and Helen Sullivan in the Slavic Review, summer 1997.

b-291. Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva SSSR: Putevoditel'. Moscow: GAU, 1959–. Compilers and editors vary. 9 vols. published through 2010. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,680 (v. 1), R-10,681 (v. 2), R-10,682 (v. 3-4)].
        [Vol. 1]: ——. Iskusstvo. Compiled by K.N.  Kirilenko et al. Edited by N.F. Bel'chikov and Iu.A. Dmitriev. M. 1959. 445 p. [IDC-R-10,680]
        [Vol. 2]: ——. Literatura. Compiled by N.B. Volkova. Edited by N.F. Bel'chikov and A.A. Volkov. M. 1963. 810 p. [IDC-R-10,681]
        Vol. 3: ——. Fondy, postupivshie . . . v 1962–1966 gg. M.: GAU, 1968. 484 p. [IDC-R-10,682]
        Vol. 4: ——. Fondy, po stupivshie . . . v 1967–1971 gg. Edited by N.B. Volkova et al. M. 1975. 563 p. [IDC-R-10,682]
        Vol. 5: ——. Fondy, postupivshie . . . v 1972–1977 gg. Edited by N.B. Volkova et a l. M. 1982. 496 p.
        Vol. 6: ——. Fondy, postupivshie . . . v 1978–1983 gg. Edited by N.B. Volkova et al. M. 1986. 435 p.
        Vol. 7: Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv li teratury i iskusstva: Putevoditel': Fondy, postupivshie . . . v 1984–1992. Edited by E.V. Bronnikova, S.V. Shumikhin, N.B. Volkova et al. M.: Russkoe bibliograficheskoe obshchestvo: In-Quarto/ “Inzhener,” 1998. 519 p. [Rosarkhiv, RGALI] Russkoe bibliografichesk oe obshchestvo, “Academia Rossica,” vol. 7.
        Electronic edition: http://guides.rusarchives.ru/browse/G...
        Vol. 8: Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva: Putevoditel': Fondy, postupivshie . . . v 1993–2000. Edited by T.M. Goriaeva, E.V. Bronnikova, N.B. Volkova, G.R. Zlobina, T.L. Latypova, N.A. Molotova. M.: ROSSPEN, 2004. 672 p. [Rosarkhiv; RGALI]http://guides.rusarchives.ru/browse/G...
        Vol. 9: Fondy byvshego spetskhrana. Compiled by E .V. Bronnikova, T.L. Latypova. M.: ROSSPEN, 2010. 695 p. [Rosarkhiv; RGALI].

The basic series of guides to RGALI. A CD-ROM version of the initial seven volumes is available as b–290.
        The seventh volume is of particular importance with a fourth part covering a number of émigré holdings and papers of previously repressed writers (many of which are listed briefly in b–292).
        The eighth volume includes accessions during the period 1993–2000, together with information about fonds or parts of fonds recently declassified. A separate section lists Russian émigré serial editions (1917–1999) held by the RGALI library.
        The ninth volume includes information on recently declassified fonds from the former spetskhran. The second part lists fonds annotated in previous volumes.

b-292. Kratkii putevoditel' po byvshemu spetskhranu RGALI (po sostoianiiu na 1 oktiabria 1993 g.)/Archives d’état de Russie de littérature et d’art (état au 1er octobre 1993). Compiled by S.V. Shumikhin. Edited by S.V. Shumikhin. Moscow/Paris: Institute d’Études Slaves, 1994. 96 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH).

Provides brief annotations for many of the recently declassified fonds, particularly those for émigré and earlier repressed writers. Most of those listed are included in the more comprehensive seventh volume of the RGALI guide series (b–291).

b-293. Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i isskustva: Putevoditel'. Edited by N.F. Bel'chikov. Moscow: GAU, 1951. 626 p. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,683].

Now updated by b–290 and b–291, but descriptions of many fonds covered by this earlier guide differ significantly from the later ones.

b-294. Tsentral'nyi gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva SSSR: Spravochnik. Moscow: Glavarkhiv, 1988. 64 p. (Lib: DLC).

A brief survey of the archival holdings.

b-295. Bronnikova, E.V.; and Shumikhin, S.V. Arkhiv muz: Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva. 2nd ed. Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2003. 24 p. + plates. [Rosarkhiv; RGALI].
Electronic edition: http://rgali.ru/showObject.do?object=...
        1st ED.: Arkhiv muz: Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv literatury i iskusstva. 1941–2001. Compiled by N.B. Volkova, E.V. Bronnikova, and S.V. Shumikhin. Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2001. 24 p. + plates. [Rosarkhiv; RGALI].

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Series

b-296. Dnevniki i vospominaniia XVIII–XX vv. Annotirovannyi ukazatel' po fondam RGALI. Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2011–.
        Vol. 1: 2011. 424 p.

The first volume of this new RGALI series provides a detailed description of the contents of the “Collection of Memoirs and Diaries” (fond 1337) as well as references to memoirs and related documentary materials (diaries necrologies, etc) found in 103 fonds of personal papers in RGALI. Arranged alphabetically in order of the author. Includes name, subject, and geographical index and a list of RGALI fonds covered.

b-297. Vstrechi s proshlym: Sbornik [neopublikovannykh] materialov Tsentral'nogo gosudarstvennogo arkhiva literatury i iskusstva SSSR. Moscow: “Sovetskaia Rossiia”/“Russkaia kniga”, 1970–. Irregular. 11 vols. published through 2011. [TsGALI SSSR/RGALI] (Lib: DLC; IU [vols. 1, 2]; MH).
        Vol. 1: 1970. 381 p.; 2d ed.: 1983. 352 p.
        Vol. 2: 1975. 397 p.; 2d ed.: 1985. 352 p.
        Vol. 3: 1978. 475 p.; 2d ed.: 1980. 475 p.; 3d ed.: 1986. 445 p.
        Vol. 4: 1982. 508 p.
        Vol. 5: 1984. 447 p.
        Vol. 6: 1988. 495 p.
        Vol. 7: 1996. 492 p.
        Vol. 8: 1996. 496 p.
        Vol. 9: 2000. 480 p.
        Vol. 10: M.: ROSSPEN, 2004. 765 p. + ill.
        Vol. 11: M.: ROSSPEN, 2011. 607 p. + ill.

A series with popularized publications of documentation from the archive, also includes many surveys of documents in specific fonds or relating to specific individuals or subjects.

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Finding Aids —  Specialized:

Additional article surveys and catalogues covering RGALI holdings, including many individual personal fonds, are provided in the above-cited PKG directories and Fed. arkhivy NSA (1994); the latter includes analytics for the RGALI series Vstrechi s proshlym (b–296). See also the interarchival inventories/catalogues for personal papers of several major authors, including Belyi (Bugaeva, K.; and Petrovskaia, A. “Literaturnoe nasledstvo Andreia Belogo.” Literaturnoe nasledstvo 27–28 (1937), pp. 575–638), Blok (Aleksandr Blok. Perepiska: Annotirovannyi katalog [2 vols. Moscow, 1975–1979]), Dostoevskii (Opisanie rukopisei F.M. Dostoevskogo [Moscow, 1957]), and Maiakovskii (V.V. Maiakovskii: Opisanie dokumental'nykh materialov [2 vols. Moscow, 1964–1965]). For materials related to the Russian Orthodox Church see Ist. RPTs (1995), pp. 121–25.
        See the new directory Kratkii mezharkhivnyi spravochnik o mestakh khraneniia dokumentov po lichnomu sostavu, Vyp. 1(2005) for personnel files of RGALI, including all of its institutional fonds, at the website “Arkhivy Rossii”: http://www.rusarchives.ru/guide/lich_... and http://www.rusarchives.ru/guide/lich_....
        See also the bibliography of some additional reference publications for RGALI: http://www.rusarchives.ru/federal/rga....
 

Categories:
Microfilm Collections
Rossica of RGALI
TsGALI Inventory Series
State Literary Museum (GLM) Series
Sources Relating to Jews

Microfilm Collections

b-298. Association of Workers of Revolutionary Cinematography. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Microfilm, 200?. 14 reels. “The Russian Archives.”

See more details at: http://www.cengage.com/search/product....

b-299. MOSFILM, 1938–1945. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Microfilm, 200?. 12 reels. “The Russian Archives.”

See more details at: http://www.cengage.com/search/product....

b-300. The Meyerhold Theatre, 1920–1938. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Microfilm, 200?. 165 reels. “The Russian Archives.”

See more details at: http://www.cengage.com/search/product....

b-301. Jewish Theatre under Stalinism: Moscow State Jewish Theatre (GOSET). Leiden: IDC, 2005. 86 reels. [IDC-JT-1–JT-2].
        Additional information is available electronically at the IDC website: http://www.idc.nl/collection466_11_41....
        [Brochure]: http://www.idc.nl/pdf/466_brochure.pdf.

This collection of archival documents from RGALI contains unique material on Jewish avant-garde art, the history of the Soviet culture and theatre, and Stalin's repressions. This material in Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian, English, French and other European languages not only furthers our knowledge about Yiddish theatre and Jewish culture in the Soviet Union, but also deepens and revise our understanding of the Kremlin’s policy toward Jewish society and culture form 1919 till early 50’s. (fond 2307, opis' 1–2 and fond 2308, opis' 1).

b-302. Soviet Cinema: Archival Documents from RGALI, 1923–35. Leiden: IDC, 2008. 8 reels. [IDC-SCA-1].
        Additional information is available electronically at the IDC website: http://www.idc.nl/?id=466.
        Digital images available in Primary Sources Online: http://www.primarysourcesonline.nl/.

The archive contains materials providing information on the activities of the Soviet film company Sovkino and its relations with various other companies in the film industry, both in the Soviet Union and abroad, between 1923 and 1935. Materials predominantly in Russian, occasionally in other European languages.

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Rossica of RGALI

b-304. Rossika RGALI. Obzor postuplenii za 1991–2002 g. Moscow: RGALI, 2002.
Electronic edition: http://www.rusarchives.ru/federal/rga...

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TsGALI Inventory Series
 
The series of inventories issued by TsGALI (except for b–307 and b–308) are short pamphlets listing the contents of a specific fond devoted to the individual. Except as noted, they have neither bibliographies nor correlations to published versions of the manuscripts covered.
 

b-305. Briusov, Valerii Iakovlevich (1873–1924): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 56. Edited by N.A. Serbova. Moscow: GAU, 1950. 16 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,684].

b-306. Chaikovskii, Petr Il'ich (1840–1893): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 905. Compiled by G.D. Andreeva. Edited by V.A. Kiselev. Moscow: GAU, 1955. 19 p. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,685].

b-307. A.P. Chekhov: Rukopisi, pis'ma, bibliograficheskie dokumenty, vospominaniia, teatral'nye postanovki, risunki, fotografii: Opisanie materialov TsGALI SSSR. Compiled by I.M. Mirkina and V.P. Nechaev. Edited by I.A. Krasovskii. Moscow: Sovetskaia Rossiia, 1960. 272 p. [GAU] (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,686].

An extensive, annotated inventory with bibliographic references to published versions of manuscripts in the fond. Also covers correspondence and other materials relating to Chekhov in other RGALI fonds.

b-308. Chernyshevskii, Nikolai Gavrilovich (1828–1889): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 1. Edited by B.P. Koz'min. Moscow: GAU, 1955. 118 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,687].

An extensive, annotated inventory with bibliographic references to published versions of manuscripts in the fond. Also summarizes materials of or relating to Chernyshevskii in other archives in the former USSR.

b-309. Furmanov, Dmitrii Andreevich (1891–1926): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 522. Edited by E.M. Bolotin. Moscow: GAU, 1949. 8 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,688].

b-310. Gertsen, Aleksandr Ivanovich (1812–1870): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov fonda No. 129. Edited by B.P. Koz'min. Moscow: GAU, 1951. 31 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,689].

For earlier coverage of Herzen materials now in RGALI (from GLM), see b–324.4.

b-311. Gogol', Nikolai Vasil'evich (1809–1852): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 139. Edited by N.I. Prokof'ev. Moscow: GAU, 1951. 20 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,690].

b-312. Grekov, Mitrofan Borisovich (1882–1934): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 1996. Compiled by E.R. Kogan. Edited by A.N. Tikhomirov. Moscow: GAU, 1955. 50 p. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,805].

b-313. Korolenko, Vladimir Galaktionovich (1853–1921): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 284. Edited by N.L. Brodskii. Moscow: GAU, 1949. 24 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,691].

b-314. Iurii Krymov (Beklemishev, Iurii Solomonovich) (1908–1941): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 593. Edited by E.M. Bolotin. Moscow: GAU, 1949. 14 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,692].

b-315. Perechen' dokumentov M.Iu. Lermontova i o nem, khraniashchikhsia v fondakh RGALI. Moscow, 2003.
Electronic edition: http://www.rusarchives.ru/federal/rga...

b-316. Makarenko, Anton Semenovich (1888–1939): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 332. Edited by G.S. Makarenko. Moscow: GAU, 1950. 28 p. (Lib: DLC; MH) [IDC-R-10,693].

b-317. Nekrasov, Nikolai Alekseevich (1821–1878): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 338. Edited by I.N. Rozanov. Moscow: GAU, 1949. 34 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,694].

b-318. Ogarev, Nikolai Platonovich (1813–1877): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 359. Edited by B.P. Koz'min. Moscow: GAU, 1950. 24 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,695].

b-319. Ostrovskii, Nikolai Alekseevich (1904–1936): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 363. Edited by R.P. Ostrovskaia. Moscow: GAU, 1954. 29 p. (Lib: MH) [IDC-R-10,806].

b-320. Serafimovich, Aleksandr Serafimovich (1863–1949): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 457. Edited by V.I. Popova. Moscow: GAU, 1955. 130 p. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,696].

b-321. Shishkin, Ivan Ivanovich (1832–1898): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 917. Edited by A.N. Shchekotova. Moscow: GAU, 1949. 14 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,697].

b-322. Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich (1818–1883): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 509. Edited by N.L. Brodskii. Moscow: GAU, 1951. 27 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,698].

See the earlier, more detailed coverage of the Turgenev papers acquired from GLM (b–324.1).

b-323. Vasnetsov, Viktor Mikhailovich (1848–1926): Opis' dokumental'nykh materialov lichnogo fonda No. 716. Edited by A.N. Shchekotova. Moscow: GAU, 1949. 16 p. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,699].

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State Literary Museum (GLM) Series

b-324. Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia. (Biulleteni GLM). Moscow: Zhurnal'no-gazetnoe ob"edinenie, 1935–1949. Vols. 6–8 (1941–1949) entitled Katalogi. [GLM] (Lib: DLC[inc]; MH[inc]) [IDC-R-10,700–702; R-10,807–810].

These bulletins/catalogues were edited by V.D. Bonch-Bruevich and contain detailed descriptions and/or inventories of manuscript materials then held in the State Literary Museum (Moscow), except for no. 2 covering L.N. Tolstoi, now in the Tolstoi State Museum (Moscow), and no. 7, covering A.S. Pushkin, now in Pushkinskii Dom (the Institute of Russian Literature [Pushkin House], St. Petersburg, E-25).

b-324.1. I.S. Turgenev. Rukopisi, perepiska i dokumenty. Compiled by K.P. Bogaevskii. Edited by N.P. Chulkov. Moscow, 1935. 182 p. “Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia,” vol. 1. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,700].

Compare with the later, less detailed description of the materials after they had been reprocessed in TsGALI (b–322).

b-324.2. A.N. Ostrovskii, N.S. Leskov. Rukopisi, perepiska, dokumenty. Compiled by N.P. Kashin. Edited by N.P. Kashin. Moscow, 1938. 230 p. “Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia,” vol. 3. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,807].

b-324.3. Lubok. Part 1: Russkaia pesnia. Edited by V.M. Sidel'nikov. Moscow: Izd. GLM, 1940. 273 p. “Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia,” vol. 4. (Lib: MH) [IDC-R-10,701].

b-324.4. Gertsen, Ogarev i ikh okruzhenie: Rukopisi, perepiska i dokumenty. Compiled by L.E. Barsukov, et al. Edited by B.P. Koz'min. Moscow, 1940. 440 p. “Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia,” vol. 5. (Lib: DLC; IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,702].

Most of the materials covered are now held in RGALI. See the subsequent, less detailed coverage in b–310.

b-324.5. Latyshskie skazki. Edited by V.M. Sidel'nikov. Moscow: Izd. GLM, 1941. 72 p. “Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia,” vol. 6. (Lib: DLC; IU) [IDC-R-10,808].

b-324.6. D.N. Mamin-Sibiriak. Rukopisi i perepiska. Compiled by B. Udintsev, et al. Edited by V.D. Bonch-Bruevich. Moscow, 1949. “Biulleteni Gosudarstvennogo literaturnogo muzeia,” vol. 8. (Lib: IU; MH) [IDC-R-10,810].

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Sources Relating to Jews
 
For a list of fonds relating to Jews, see Dok. ist. evreev (1997), pp. 192–259 (electronic version on website: http://www.jewish-heritage.org/sea1.htm).
 

b-325. Eliasberg, Galina; and Veksel'man, Larisa. Obzor dokumental'nykh istochnikov po istorii evreev v fondakh Rossiiskogo gosudarstvennogo arkhiva literatury i iskusstva. Moscow: Evreiskoe nasledie, 1997. [15 p.]. “Evreiskii arkhiv,” vol. 8.
Electronic edition: http://www.jewish-heritage.org/sea8.htm

Less extensive, but includes a few fonds not covered in Dok. ist. evreev (1997).

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