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At a Glance
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.
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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
Papers Accessioned 1955.
Papers Accessioned 1957.
Papers Processed 07/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
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).