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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich and Mariia Nikolaevna Bashmakov Papers, 1830; 1910-1958

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Bashmakov.
Bib ID 4077496 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bashmakov, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1858-1943 ; Bashmakov, Marii︠a︡ Nikolaevna ; Spasskiĭ, Georgiĭ, Father ; Field, Henry, 1902- ; Miller, Evgeniĭ Karlovich, 1867-1939 ; Zaĭt︠s︡ev, Boris, 1881-1972
Title Aleksandr Aleksandrovich and Mariia Nikolaevna Bashmakov Papers, 1830; 1910-1958
Physical Description 5000 items (5000 items)
Language(s) French .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into five series.

Description

Scope and Content

These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents,

subject files, photographs, and printed materials. Most of the collection concerns Bashmakov's ethnographical work in France in the 1920s and 1930s, including correspondence, many manuscripts, lectures, notes, and copies of his publications. Subject files concern emigre monarchism in France, and the death of Father Georgiĭ Spasskiĭ. There are copies of the Russian version of Bashmakova's memoirs, "Perezhitoe." Cataloged correspondence in the collection consists of letters from Petr Krasnov and one or two items each from Henry Field, Evgeniĭ Miller, Petr Wrangel, and Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev. There are also photographic slides representing ethnographical types from the Caucasus.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 01/--/79.

Papers Revised 03/--/81.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slides 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
Ethnology -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ethnology -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Bashmakov was an ethnographer in Russia and, after the Civil War, in France. His major works include "La synthes̀e des per̀iples pontiques" and "Cinquante siec̀les d'ev̀olution ethnique autour de la mer noire." He was also associated with the emigre monarchists in France, and was a member of Grand Duke Kirill's "state council" (gosudarevo soveshchanie). Marii︠a︡ Bashmakova was the author of a volume of memoirs, Mem̀oires (as Marie de Bashmakoff).