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Rakhil' Samoilovna Chekver Papers, 1939-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Bar Ms Coll/fChekver
Bib ID 4077464 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Chekver, Rakhil ́S., ?-1957 ; Knut, Dovid ; Chinov, Igorʹ (Form subheading: Verses.) ; Trubet︠s︡koĭ, I︠U︡riĭ, 1902-1974 ; Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 ; Terapiano, I︠U︡riĭ, 1892-1980 ; Sumbatov, Vasiliĭ
Title Rakhil' Samoilovna Chekver Papers, 1939-1957
Physical Description 1000 items (4 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4077464.pdf

This collection is located on-site.



Most of the letters, which comprise the bulk of the collection, were written to Chekver in the late 1940s and 1950s by such emigre writers as David Knut, Alekseĭ, Remizov, and I︠U︡riĭ Terapi︠a︡no. Also included are verses by some of Chekver's correspondents (such as Knut, Igorʹ Chinov, and Vasiliĭ Sumbatov), photographs of Knut, and books of verses by Chekver and I︠U︡rii Trubetskoĭ.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Bakhmeteff Archive. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1956.

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Processed 01/--/79.

Papers Revised 03/--/83.

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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Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sumbatov, Vasiliĭ -- Verses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Terapiano, I︠U︡riĭ, 1892-1980 -- Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Poet who wrote under the name Irina I︠a︡ssen.