Overview of the Sergei Aleksandrovich Taneev papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Sergei Aleksandrovich Taneev papers
Date (inclusive): 1883-1923
Collection Number: 80009
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.9 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, notes, government documents, certificates, printed matter, photographs, and books, relating to the Russian Imperial army and Russian émigrélife. Includes papers of the father and grandfather of S. A. Taneev, both tsarist government officials.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Taneev, Sergei Aleksandrovich, 1887-1975

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

May not be published without written permission of Tinatine Taneyew or her executor. For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sergei Aleksandrovich Taneev papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Sergei Taneev was a Captain in the Russian Imperial army, and was married to Tinatine Djordjadze. Taneev’s sister, Anna (married surname Vyrubova) was a lady-in-waiting to Empress Alexandra Fedorovna and one of her closest confidantes.

Scope and Content of Collection

Includes correspondence, notes, government documents, certificates, printed matter, photographs, and books, relating to the Russian Imperial army and Russian émigré life.
The collection contains original photographic prints of Anna Taneev with members of the Imperial family, postcards addressed to Sergei Taneev, and a draft of Anna's memoirs and correspondence with publishers. The collection includes some photographs and personal papers of Taneev's wife, Tinatine Djordjadze as well. Other items include memoirs of Sofia Satina (Rachmaninoff’s sister), Taneev’s own notes and writings, genealogical documents, and a history of HIM Life Guard Hussar Regiment. Also included are the papers of the father and grandfather of Taneev, both tsarist government officials.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Russia. Armiia--Officers
Russia--Emigration and immigration.
Russia--History--Nicholas II, 1894-1917.