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Semen Liudvigovich Frank Papers, 1898-1975

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Frank
Bib ID 4077500 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Frank, S.L. (Semen Li︠u︡dvigovich), 1877-1950 ; Berdi︠a︡ev, Nikolaĭ, 1874-1948 ; Bulgakov, Sergeĭ Nikolaevich, 1871-1944 ; Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 ; Florovskiĭ, Georgiĭ, 1893-1979 ; Ivanov, V. I. (Vi︠a︡cheslav Ivanovich), 1866-1949 ; Losskiĭ, N. O. (Nikolaĭ Onufrievich), 1870-1965 ; Pares, Bernard, Sir, 1867-1949 ; Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 ; Stepun, Fedor, 1884-1965 ; Frank, Tatʹi︠a︡na ; Frank, Viktor, 1909-1943
Title Semen Liudvigovich Frank Papers, 1898-1975
Physical Description 3700 items (19 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4077500.pdf
Access

Letters from Semen and Tati︠́a︡na Frank to Viktor Frank not to be quoted or published until 2 Sept. 1992; Semen Frank's unpublished manuscripts, diaries, and notes not to be published without heirs' permission.

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, documents, photographs and printed materials of Frank. The collection reflects almost every aspect of his career, but especially his life in Germany, France, and England after his expulsion from Russia in 1922. Among the correspondents are Nikolaĭ Berdi︠a︡ev, Sergeĭ Bulgakov, Albert Einstein, Georgiĭ Florovskiĭ, Nikolaĭ Losskiĭ, Fedor Stepun, and Petr Struve; there are one or two items each from Vi︠a︡cheslav Ivanov, Bernard Pares, and Alekseĭ Remizov. There are also many letters from Semen Frank and his wife Tati︠a︡na to their son Viktor, and from Peter Struve's family to the Franks. Manuscripts for several of Frank's books are in the collection, such as "Svet vo tḿe" "Realńost ́i chelovek" and "Biografii︠a︡ P.B. Struve." Other manuscript materials by Frank include essays and lectures, outlines of courses he taught as a professor in Russia before his expulsion, and notebooks. There are also two poems by Vi︠a︡cheslav Ivanov. Among the printed works are Frank's Bible and offprints of his articles. There are photographs of Sergeĭ Bulgakov, Fedor Stepun, and of the Frank and Struve families.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

Letters from Semen and Tati︠́a︡na Frank to Viktor Frank not to be quoted or published until 2 Sept. 1992; Semen Frank's unpublished manuscripts, diaries, and notes not to be published without heirs' permission.

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1974.

Papers Processed 05/--/79.

Papers Revised 04/--/83.

Papers Accessioned 1977.

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

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Outlines Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bulgakov, Sergeĭ Nikolaevich, 1871-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- Europe -- Social aspects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stepun, Fedor, 1884-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Philosopher and theologian.