Boris Chaliapin papers, 1929-1975

Overview of the Collection

Chaliapin, Boris, 1904-
Boris Chaliapin papers
1929-1975 (inclusive)
.90 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides
Additional Information

Finding aid available in repository.

English and , Russian

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Boris Chaliapin (1904-1979) was a Russian born artist who specialized in portraits. He was best known for the over 400 covers he drew for "Time" magazine from the 1940s to 1960s.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes correspondence (1950-1970); catalog, in Russian, of 1975 one-man show in Moscow; 1972 biography, in Russian; 9 "Time" magazine cover sheets; and newspaper and magazine clippings related to Chaliapin's art.

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Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Boris Chaliapin at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

Processing Note

Processing Information

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Magazine covers -- United States.
  • Portrait painting, American.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Periodical illustrations.


  • Artists.

Titles within the Collection

  • Time.