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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The papers consist of correspondence and notes. The correspondence is made up of letters to I︠A︡khontov concerning his memoirs about the Council of Ministers from pre-revolutionary officials, including Vladimir Kokovt︠s︡ev, Pavel Ignatév, and Vsevolod Shakhovskoĭ. The notes are minutes taken at the meetings of the Council of Ministers; these exist as both the original handwritten notes and as typed copies. Finally, there is a brief memoir by I︠A︡khontov concerning World War I, and a printed copy of the announcement by Nicholas II that World War I had been declared.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
Readers must use typed copies of minutes of the meetings of Council of Ministers.
This collection is located on-site.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1953.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1955.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1953.
Papers Accessioned 1955.
Papers Processed 06/--/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
Assistant Secretary of the Council of Ministers in 1914-1916 (Pomoshchnik Upravli︠a︡i︠u︡shchego Delami Soveta Ministrov).