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At a Glance
Papers consist of diaries, documents, and photographs. Most of the diaries are from the post-war period; a few concern the 1917 Revolution and World War II. There are many photographs from the interwar Soviet Union, when Gavrilov lived in Stalingrad. Among the documents are Gavrilov's personal documents from the Soviet period, from the Second World War, and from the post-war years, when he was a displaced person in Germany.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--K. N. Gavrilov. Method of acquisition--Bequest; Date of acquisition--1963.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1963.
Papers Processed 04/--/79.
History / Biographical Note
Engineer in the Soviet Union before World War II; worked for Germany during the war; and eventually emigrated to Australia.