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Iconography, 1885-1992 (continued)
BOX 65 Photographs of SR and/or NR with Unidentified Individuals
BOX-FOLDER 65/20 SR (in his youth), with two unidentified women and (partially visible) dog
9.6 x 6.3 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/21 Handwritten invitation to a birthday party in honor of SR
Invitation contains a photograph of SR in profile.
BOX-FOLDER 65/22 SR and two unidentified men aboard a boat
10.8 x 6.2 cm.
BOX 65-66, 69 Photographs and Iconography of Others
BOX-FOLDER 65/23 Chaliapin, Feodor [Fëdor SHaliapin]: photograph of pencil drawing by Feodor's son Boris Chaliapin [Chaliapine], Paris, 1932
28.7 x 20.8 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 69/12 Chaliapin, Feodor: three photographs of Chaliapin in his various operatic roles, New York, May 1938
Dedication: Fëdor Ivanovich SHaliapin / Svetloĭ Pamiati Velikogo Artista (=Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin / In shining memory of a great artist.
BOX-FOLDER 65/24 Chaliapin, Feodor [Fëdor SHaliapin]: reproduction in the form of a mailing stamp, of a 1917 photograph of Chaliapin
By the Kazan photographer Fel'tser.
BOX-FOLDER 66/22 Coolidge, Calvin
22.8 x 15.4 cm. (35.1 x 25.0 cm. on paper)
Inscribed by its subject on recto: "To Sergei Rachmaninoff / With appreciation / Calvin Coolidge."
BOX-FOLDER 66/23 Coolidge, Grace, 1924
26.3 x 18.4 cm. (34.2 x 25.5 cm on paper)
Inscribed by its subject on recto: "To Dr. Sergei Rachmaninoff to tell him of my sincere appreciation of his music at the White House on March the tenth 1924. Grace Coolidge."
BOX-FOLDER 65/25 Davenport, Charles (American eugenicist and biologist), 1928
17.0 x 12.2 cm.
Inscribed by its subject on recto.
BOX-FOLDER 65/26 Don Cossack Chorus, Dresden, circa 1920s
11.1 x 16.7 cm.
Photographer: Ursula Richter, Dresden.
BOX-FOLDER 65/27 Farrar, Charles Ellis and wife (?)
10.8 x 6.2 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 66/24 Farrar, Geraldine, holding dog: studio portrait, 1927
32.5 x 26.0 cm.
Photographer: Mishkin (New York)
BOX-FOLDER 66/25 Maharaja of Mysore [Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV], 1939
30.0 x 25.5 cm.
Bears an inscription by its subject on recto, Lucerne, 16 August 1939.
BOX-FOLDER 65/28 Menzer, M. A.
Reproduction ; 14.2 x 8.5 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/29 Thaxter, Roland (American mycologist)
Reproduction ; 15.4 x 10.3 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 66/26 Vijaya, 1939
30.0 x 24.0 cm.
Shows a woman who is perhaps a relative of the Maharaja of Mysore (Box 66, Folder 25), sitting at a Steinway grand piano, upon which is a photograph of SR.
BOX-FOLDER 65/30 Photograph of performers at concert in memory of SR, Lucerne, 10 September 1943
9.5 x 13.8 cm.
Photographer: Jean Schneider.
BOX-FOLDER 65/31 Photographic postcards of the Topchider (Serbia) Sanitorium for White Russian War Invalids, 1929
5 postcards ; vary in size between 8.5 x 13.9 cm. and 7.8 x 16.8 cm.
Show images of the sanitorium's residents; identification information written by Sophie Satin.
These postcards were sent to SR by Sergeĭ Paleolog in 1929, and were originally housed in the Correspondence to SR subseries.
BOX 65-67, 69 Miscellaneous Photographs
BOX 65, 67 Ivanovka (Tambov, Russia)
BOX-FOLDER 65/32 Exterior view of the home
14.0 x 27.3 cm. (21.8 x 33.7 cm. with mat)
Verso bears inscriptions, first by Sophie Satin, reads "The house in Ivanovka, Tambov [Russia], where Rachmaninoff & his family lived in 1902-1917"; the other identifies the house and the dates during which it was occupied by SR and his family.
BOX-FOLDER 65/33 Exterior view of the home, March 1973
10.1 x 17.5 cm.
Verso bears an inscription that reads "Construction of a replica of the wing [of the house] in which S. V. Rachmaninoff lived."
BOX-FOLDER 65/34 Exterior views of the home
2 prints: print "A" (in which four women are visible), 8.4 x 11.7 cm. ; print "B," 8.6 x 11.9 cm.
Verso of both prints bear stamps reading "Ivanovka," and dated 1973; stamps reading "From the collection of N. [Nikolaĭ] A. Nikiforov"; identification written in the hand of Nikiforov, of the photographs' subjects.
BOX-FOLDER 65/35 Exterior views of the property
3 prints: print "A," 12.2 x 17.1 cm. ; print "B," 16.7 x .8 x 13.5 cm. ; Print "C," 23.6 x 16.7 cm.
Print "A" contains a view of the estate's fields.
Print "B" depicts an "old maple tree" at Ivanovka, 1969; its verso bears inscriptions that identify the photographs' subject and location.
Print "C" depicts "one of the linden trees at ‘Oneg.'"
BOX-FOLDER 65/36 Obelisk at the site of the house ("Oneg") where SR was born
3 prints of the same subject: "print "A," 15.7 x 11.0 cm. ; print "B," 10.1 x 17.4 cm. ; print "C," 9.6 x 14.9 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/37 Views of Tambov
3 prints: print "A," 16.7 x 22.7 cm. ; print "B," 16.7 x 23.0 cm. ; print "C," 16.7 x 22.7 cm.
Print "A" depicts a "Corner of ‘Oneg' and its surroundings; in the distance, the river Volkhov."
Print "B" depicts a "View of the Kreml' (=fortress) from across the river Volkhov. In the foreground is the Sofiĭskiĭ Cathedral and its bell tower."
Print "C," depicts a two-story white building; a handwritten inscription that appears on its verso and presumably identifies the photograph's subject, has unfortunately been obscured; only the date "March 1973" is legible.
BOX-FOLDER 65/38 Piano at the house (now the House-Museum) where SR lived at Ivanovka
17.2 x 11.7 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 67/1 Scrapbook of forty photographs documenting the opening day of the Ivanovka House-Museum at Tambov, Russia, 26 May 1968
Compiled by N. Emel'ianova, whose handwritten dedication to Sophie Satin appears on the verso of the scrapbook's front cover.
Includes a brief typed history of Ivanovka.
Laid in: two additional photographs (identified on their verso); and two Soviet customs forms, from 1968, completed by Emel'ianova (a resident of the USSR) in order to send the scrapbook to Satin (in the USA)
BOX-FOLDER 67/2 Scrapbook of thirty-four photographs of the region of Oneg, SR's birthplace
Compiled by Tamara Samonova and Alekseĭ Vorob'ëv.
BOX-FOLDER 65/39 Scrapbook of ten photographs of the region of Oneg
Compiled by N. Emel'ianova.
Cover page reads "Piešimo sąsiuvinis" (=sketchbook (Lithuanian))
First page bears a reproduction of a woodcut of SR (by Dmitriev) and bears an inscription that reads "Sergei Vasil'evich Rachmaninoff. Later years."
BOX 65-66, 69 Senar (Hertenstein, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 65/40 Exterior view of house
12.1 x 16.4 cm. (19.7 x 22.8 cm. with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 65/41 Exterior views of house
5 separate prints: Folder "A" contains 2 prints, both 8.5 x 13.0 cm.; Folder "B" contains 3 small prints (two black-and-white, one color, 5.5 x 10.0 cm.)
BOX-FOLDER 69/13 Exterior view of house
16.3 x 22.3 cm. (29.0 x 35.7 cm. with mat)
Photographer: H. Friebel (Sursee, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 69/14 Exterior view of house, garden and lake
15.7 x 22.0 cm (29.2 x 35.7 cm with mat)
Photographer: H. Friebel (Sursee, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 65/42 Exterior views: garden
11 prints in 5 folders; the first 4 folders contain 2 prints each; the fifth folder contains 3, each 8.5 x 13.0 cm. (with the exception of the final photograph in the fifth folder, which measures 5.9 x 9.0 cm.)
BOX-FOLDER 65/43 Exterior views: Lake Lucerne, view towards mountain
5 prints in 2 folders: folder "A" contains 2 prints; folder "B" contains 3 prints (two black-and-white, one color); the largest and smallest of these photographs (both held within Folder "A") measure 8.1 x 13.6 cm. and 5.3 x 8.3 cm., respectively
BOX-FOLDER 65/44 Exterior views: Construction of house
3 prints in 2 folders: Folder "A" contains 2 prints, 8.4 x 13.5 cm.; Folder "B"contains 1 print, 8.0 x 14.0 cm.
First two prints contain inscriptions in the hand of SR, in Russian, that appear on the photographs' recto sides.
BOX-FOLDER 66/27 Exterior view of garden
16.9 x 22.9 cm., affixed to heavy paper base ( 28.0 x 34.6 cm.)
Photographer: H. Friebel (Sursee, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 65/45 Interior views
4 photographs housed in 2 folders; each 8.5 x 13.0 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/46 Interior view of dining room
11.8 x 15.5 cm.
Photographer: Blau.
BOX-FOLDER 65/47 Interior views, with piano
2 separate photographs: print "A," matted, 11.7 x 15.4 cm. (19.0 x 21.8 cm. with mat) ; print "B," unmated, 8.6 x 13.0 cm.
Print "B" verso bears an inscription by Sophie Satin identifying the location of the photograph as "SR's studio."
BOX-FOLDER 65/48 Interior views of house: SR's piano
2 separate photographs: print "A," 13.0 x 8.5 cm. ; print "B," 11.7 x 7.8 cm.
BOX 65 Los Angeles (Beverly Hills), California
BOX-FOLDER 65/49 SR's home in Beverly Hills, front views, 1965
2 color photographs ; each 7.9 x 11.8 cm.
Verso of each bears inscriptions that read "610 Elm St. / Beverly Hills, Calif. / September 1965."
BOX-FOLDER 65/50 SR's home in Beverly Hills, back view, 1942
11.8 x 18.5 cm.
Verso bears inscriptions by Sophie Satin identifying the location of the photograph as SR's home on Elm Street in Beverly Hills; inscription also reads "The back entrance of the house in 1942 where / Rachmaninoff passed away next [i.e. the following] spring."
BOX-FOLDER 65/51 Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral of Her Icon, "Rescuer of the Perishing," Los Angeles, California
2 prints: postcard image (8.7 x 13.8 cm.) ; photograph (7.2 x 10.8 cm.)
Inscriptions on both photographs identify its location as well as indicating that this church was the site of SR's funeral in March 1943.
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