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At a Glance
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, and printed materials that concern emigre educational and political groups in Europe. Most of the collection deals with the Central Committee to Secure Higher Education for Russian Youth Abroad (T︠s︡entralńyĭ Komitet po Obezpechenii︠u︡ Vysshego Obrazovanii︠a︡ Russkomu I︠u︡noshestvu za Granit︠s︡eĭ), which Fedorov headed. There are also materials on the Union of Russian Students in France (Soi︠u︡z Russkikh Studentov vo Frant︠s︡ii), for 1921-22; the Russian National Committee (Russkiĭ Nat︠s︡ionalńyĭ Komitet), of which Fedorov was vice-president; the journal "Borb́a za Rossii︠u︡" which he edited; and the Commission to Coordinate the Activity of Russian Organizations Aiding the Unemployed (Komissii︠a︡ po Soglasovanii︠u︡ Dei︠a︡telńosti Russkikh Organizatsiĭ, Okazyvai︠u︡shchikh Pomoshch ́Bezrabotnym), which he chaired. Cataloged correspondents in the collection include Aleksandr Kizevetter, Semen Frank, Sergeĭ Rakhmaninov, and Petr Struve.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--A. P. Velʹmin. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Papers Accessioned 1954.
Papers Processed 03/--/79.
Papers Revised 07/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
A leader of the Kadet party of Russia, who was very active in emigre social and political life in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s.