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   Laura Engelstein Collection of Research Note Cards on Social and Cultural History of Late Imperial Russia, bulk 1982 - 1992

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Laura Engelstein Collection of Research Note Cards on Social and Cultural History of Late Imperial Russia; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Call No.:BA#0555
Bib ID:12444805 View CLIO record
Title:Laura Engelstein Collection of Research Note Cards on Social and Cultural History of Late Imperial Russia, bulk 1982 - 1992
Physical description:6.25 linear feet (6 card file boxes in 5 reord cartons)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

This collection is a wonderful glimpse into the research process of a distinguished professor, and also brings a great deal of otherwise scattered (in Russian archives) material together on topics of human sexuality in Imperial Russia.

The vast majority of material in this collection consists of Prof. Engelstein's notes, and xeroxes of pre-Revolutionary Russian publications (chapters, mostly) on her specific topics

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Restrictions on Use

No Photocopying or Digital Reproduction permitted.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Laura Engelstein Collection of Research Note Cards on Social and Cultural History of Late Imperial Russia; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Engelstein, Laura.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Russia -- HistoryPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Russia--Moral conditionsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Russia--Social conditions--1801-1917PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sex customs--Russia--History--19th centuryPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Skoptsy--HistoryPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Laura Engelstein received her Ph.D. from Stanford in 1976 and taught at Cornell, Princeton, and Yale. Her research focused on the social and cultural history of late imperial Russia, with attention to the role of law, medicine, and the arts in public life. She has also researched themes in the history of gender, sexuality, and religion.

Her publications include: Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, and Civil War, 1914-1921 (2018); Wartime Notebooks: France, 1940-1944 (2018); Moscow, 1905: Working-Class Organization and Political Conflict (1982); The Keys to Happiness: Sex and the Search for Modernity in Fin-de-Siecle Russia (1992); Castration and the Heavenly Kingdom: A Russian Folktale (1999); and Slavophile Empire: Imperial Russia’s Illiberal Path (2009); as well as an essay collection edited with Stephanie Sandler, Self and Story in Russian History (2000).

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