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School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Eisenstein Collection


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 0369 EIS

Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Title: Eisenstein Collection

Date(s): c 1931-1996

Level of description: Collection (Fonds)

Extent: 1 envelope

Name of creator(s): Eisenstein | Sergei Mikhaylovich | 1898-1948 | Film Director

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Sergei Mikhaylovich Eisenstein (1898-1948) was a leading Soviet film director most famous for "The Battleship Potemkin" (1926).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

45 copies of still photographs (some obtained from the National Film Archive) and 6 postcards of Sergei Mikhaylovich Eisenstein and taken from Eisenstein's films. Also 3 publicity pamphlets for Soviet films not directed by Eisenstein.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Russian

System of arrangement:

One file

Conditions governing access:

Unrestricted access. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Library, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Librarian.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

On-line summary guide available on the School's website

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals:

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Not known

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

Publication note:

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Apr 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Film makers | Artists
Film making | Cinema

Personal names
Eisenstein | Sergei Mikhaylovich | 1898-1948 | Film Director

Corporate names

Places
USSR | Eastern Europe
Soviet Union x USSR