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Russian state archive of literature and art, Moscow

Vyborgskaya St., 3 Bldg. 2, Moscow
The Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (RGALI) is the largest repository in Russia, which contains the richest materials on the history of Russian literature, music, theater, cinema, visual arts, architecture.

The documents of the RGALI contain information about the cultural life of the country, about the various stages in the development of literature, art and public thought, about the creative contacts of representatives of domestic and foreign culture. The archive contains funds of central government bodies in the field of culture, theaters, film studios, specialized educational institutions, publishers, public organizations; personal foundations of writers, critics, artists, composers, theater and film figures, document collections.

Source: Russian State Archive website.