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Aleksandr Ivanovich Chekan Papers, 1926-1938

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Chekan
Bib ID 4077462 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Chekan, Aleksandr Ivanovich
Title Aleksandr Ivanovich Chekan Papers, 1926-1938
Physical Description 2500 items (6 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4077462.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

The collection comprises the archives of OROVUZ, and contains much correspondence, some manuscripts (chiefly constitutions of emigre organizations affiliated with OROVUZ; minutes of meetings of the governing bodies of OROVUZ itself); and some documents (membership lists and applications for membership). Included is correspondence exchanged by the officers of OROVUZ with the heads of the local branches of OROVUZ and of kindred organizations; with the League of Nations' refugee office; with potential employers of educated Russian refugees; and with unemployed and indigent members seeking assistance. Almost all the materials date from 1926-1932.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Aleksandr Chekan. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1955.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Aleksandr Chekan. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1957.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1955.

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Processed 07/--/81.

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"
Applications Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Archpriest of a Russian Orthodox church in Paris and President of the Union of Russian Graduates of Higher Educational Institutions (Obʺedinenie russkikh okonchivshikh vysshie uchebnye zavedenii︠a︡ or OROVUZ).