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  • Title: Dymitr Hessen papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-2002
    Collection Number: 2002C44
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of the Materials: Russian and Polish
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, printed matter, personal documents, and photographs, relating to literature and philosophy. Includes papers of Sergei Gessen, father of Dymitr Hessen.
    Creator: Hessen, Dymitr
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Dymitr Hessen papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Dymitr Hessen was a Polish-Russian literary scholar and co-author of the Wielki Slownik Polsko-Rosyjski, Rosyjsko-Polski.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers of Dymitr Hessen reflect his writings and research interests in Russian émigré literature in the form of correspondence, notes, and printed matter. The collection also includes correspondence and literary and biographical materials relating to Hessen's father, Sergiusz (Sergei) Iosifovich Hessen, and his brother, Evgenii Sergeevich Hessen, as well as writings of two other émigrés, Solomon Bart and Vladimir Mansvetov.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gessen, Sergei Iosifovich, 1887-1950.
    Polish literature.
    Russian literature.