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At a Glance
Papers of the Gagarin family, consisting of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, invitations, drawings, and photographs. The correspondence includes letters to Prince Gagarin, Russian Ambassador in Rome in the 1820s and 1830s; letters to Prince Aleksandr A. Gagarin; and one letter each from R.W. Gilder and Fedor Shali︠a︡pin to Princess (Marii︠a︡?) Gagarina. The documents chiefly concern Prince Aleksandr A. Gagarin. There are photographs of the Emir of Bokhara and his son from about 1900.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Marii︠a︡ and Aleksandra Gagarina. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1957.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Marii︠a︡ and Aleksandra Gagarina. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1959.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Marii︠a︡ and Aleksandra Gagarina. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1960.
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Papers Accessioned 1957.
Papers Accessioned 1959.
Papers Accessioned 1960.
Papers Processed 04/--/79.
History / Biographical Note
Prince Aleksandr A. Gagarin served in such official posts as Russian consul in Beirut and Barcelona around the turn of the century.