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Benjamin Rauch collection of Soviet Posters, 1960-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BA#1011
Bib ID 15822767 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title Benjamin Rauch collection of Soviet Posters, 1960-1980
Physical Description 0.5 Linear Feet ((32 posters))
Language(s) Russian .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Description

Content Description

The Soviet Posters Collection consists of 32 posters collected during 1970s-1980s. Those posters reflect rather satirical aspect of the Soviet life of that period and are executed by several well-known Soviet artists like Kukruniksy and others.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of the Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Benjamin Rauch collection of Soviet Posters; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Political cartoons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Posters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Art -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rauch, Benjamin Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Rauch (1955-2021) was a 1978 graduate of Princeton University, where he majored in Russian Studies. He also studied French at the University of Besanson in France and Russian language at the Leningrad State University. Ben Rauch was an avid supporter for the arts and for many years was on the Board of the Peggy Guggengheim Collection in Venice (Italy). He started collecting Soviet posters and Russian art while studying in Leningrad and during the following years gathered a significant collection.