|Description||These papers consist of articles about and by members of the Vasiliev family. They comprise: |
material written in Russian by Sergei Vasiliev including photocopy of an undated article entitled 'The fate of books' which makes references to his grandfather, V. P. Vasiliev, the Chinese scholar, his father A. Vasiliev, the mathematician and his great grandfather I. M. Simonov, professor of Astronomy and a member of Antarctic expedition of 1819-1821 led by Bellingshausen, newscutting of an undated article about Russia's relations with China entitled 'Russia and the Celestial Empire' from Novoye Russkoye Slovo' which makes reference to V. P. Vasiliev and photocopy of first page of an article reprinted from 'U.S.S.R Economy and the War' 1943 written in English and entitled 'Transportation Problems of the USSR'.
two articles written by Vlodarsky in the Russian newspaper 'Novoye Russkoye Slovo' about Professor A. Vasiliev, one entitled 'Professor A. V. Vasiliev - again in disgrace?' and the other 'On the track of the missing works of Professors A. Vasiliev and N. Lobachevsky' [1970-1971];
photocopies of articles written in Russian about Alexander Vasiliev, one of which is a programme of a seminar in his memory, and the other is an obituary reprinted from 'Science';
photocopy of an article about Bellingshausen's Antarctic expedition;
typescript translations being extracts from the diaries of I. M. Simonoff's expedition to the Antarctic, autobiographical article by Alexander Vasiliev for Vengerov's Biographical Dictionary of Russian Authors and Scientists, and a short biographical sketch of Nikolai Alexandrovich Vasiliev written by his brother Sergei Alexandrovich Vasiliev.