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Evgenii Gunst Papers, 1915-1951

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4077588 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gunst, Evgeniĭ Ottovich, 1877-1950 ; Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936 ; Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956 ; Medtner, Nikolaĭ Karlovich, 1880-1951 ; Rakhmaninov, Sergeĭ, 1873-1943 ; Skri︠a︡bin, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1872-1915
Title Evgenii Gunst Papers, 1915-1951
Physical Description 87 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian
Access

One packet of letters (kept in office file) not to be opened until January 1, 1986.

Arrangement

Description

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.

General Note

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

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1956.

Papers Accessioned 05/--/79.

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

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"ArchivedGRID"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

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.