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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists largely of letters to Gunst from other Russian emigre musicians, including Nikolaĭ Cherepnin, Aleksandr Glazunov, Aleksandr Grechaninov, Nikolaĭ Medtner, and Sergeĭ Rakhmaninov. Other items include a photograph of Aleksandr Skri︠a︡bin's funeral procession, performance programs, and printed material relating to the Russian conservatory in Paris.
Bar Ms Coll/Gunst
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
One packet of letters (kept in office file) not to be opened until January 1, 1986.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1956.
Papers Accessioned 05/--/79.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
A composer and also the director of the Nizhniĭ Novgorod conservatiory before the Revolution; and in the 1920s one of the founders of the Russian conservatory in Paris.