Register of the Dymitr Hessen papers

Finding aid prepared by Lyalya Kharitonova
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
hooverarchives@stanford.edu
© 2016


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

Access

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.

Accruals

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.
Philosophy.
Polish literature.
Russian literature.

 

Dymitr (Dmitrii) Sergeevich Hessen File, 1918-2001

 

Biographical File, 1944-2001

Arrangement Statement

Arranged by physical form, then chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 1-2

Passport and other identification documents, 1944-1988

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Photograps depicting the Hessen family, 1944-2001

Scope and Contents note

Includes pencil sketched portraits.
Box/Folder 1 : 4

"Le diplôme d'Honneur," Jerusalem, Israel, 1984

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Death certificate, 2001

 

Correspondence, 1938-2001

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

General, 1945-1988

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Antonovich, Marko, 1981-1997

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Brandt, Hanes-Heinrich, 1984-1997

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Czistiakowa, Natalia, 2001

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Falk, Lilian, 1990-2001

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Fleishman, Lazar', 1999-2000

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Hessen, A., 2000

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Kaminski, Roman, circa 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Malakhova, Galina, 1983-1997

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Mansvetov, Vladimir, 1938-1974

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings.
Box/Folder 1 : 16

Uspenskii, Kirill, 1981-1983

Box/Folder 1 : 17-21

Writings, 1935-2000

Scope and Contents note

Contains "Primechaniia k arkhivnym dokumentam D. Hessena," notes, correspondence and printed matter.
Box/Folder 2 : 1-6

Research material, 1918-1998

Scope and Contents note

Consists of articles, clippings, and other printed matter largely pertaining to Russian émigré literature.
 

Evgenii Sergeevich Hessen File, 1924-1937

Scope and Contents

Comprised of documents regarding Dymitr Hessen's brother. Arranged in two groups by format.
Box/Folder 2 : 7-10

Writing, poetry, and notes, 1924-1937

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters from Vadim Morkovits to Sergiusz (Sergei) Hessen.
Box/Folder 2 : 11

Diary, 1931

 

Sergiusz (Sergei) Iosifovich Hessen File, 1908-1959

Scope and Contents

Comprised of documents regarding Dymitr Hessen's father.
 

Correspondence, 1923-1950

Arrangement Statement

Arranged in two groups, then chronologically.
Box/Folder 2 : 11

General, 1944-1950

Box/Folder 2 : 12-19

Letters to his son, Dymitr Hessen, 1923-1950

 

Writings, 1908-1959

Arrangement Statement

Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 3 : 1-3

"Bibliografia prac Sergiusza Hessena," 1908-1959

Box/Folder 3 : 4

"Chowanna," typescript, 1934

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Poetry, circa 1935

Box/Folder 3 : 6-7

"Modern Democracy," manuscript and typescript, circa 1945

Box/Folder 3 : 8-9

"Moia zhizn,'" and other biographical writings, 1945

Box/Folder 3 : 10-11, 4 : 1

"Historia filozofii greckiej ze specjalnym uwzglednienien problematyki wychowania," typescript of lectures, 1945-1946

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Les droits de l'homme dans le libéralisme, le socialisme et le communisme, 1947

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Le droit et la moralite, 1953

Box/Folder 4 : 4-5

Notes, 1935-1946

 

Writings by Others, 1915-2002

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by name of author.
Box/Folder 4 : 6-10

Bart, Solomon, poems, memoirs, and correspondence, 1915-2002

Box/Folder 4 : 11

Daszkiewicz, Krystyna, 1987

Box/Folder 4 : 12

Gonec, Vladimir, 2000

Box/Folder 4 : 13

Kostsinskii, K., circa 1980

Box/Folder 4 : 14

Mansvetov, Vladimir, writings and correspondence, 1933-1974