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At a Glance
The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, documents, printed materials, and photographs. Much of the correspondence concerns "Reka Vremen." Cataloged correspondents are Georgiĭ Adamovich, George Kennan, Vasiliĭ Maklakov, I︠U︡liĭ Margolin, Sofii︠a︡ Pregeĺ Harrison Salisbury, I︠U︡riĭ Terapi︠a︡no, Nikolaĭ Uli︠́a︡nov, and Edmund Wilson. There are manuscripts of several stories by Olǵa, and of her biography of Vladimir; also included are the memoirs of N.N. Savvin about the St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute. Printed materials include articles about Vladimir and his obituaries. There is a photograph of the "Normandie" coming into an American port in the 1930s.
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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1977.
Papers Processed 08/--/79.
History / Biographical Note
Vladimir I. I︠U︡rkevich was the naval architect who designed the ship "Normandie"; his wife Olǵa V., nʹee Krestovskai︠a︡ was a writer who wrote under the name of Olǵa Iork. Her main work was "Reka Vremen" (New York, 1967 & 1973).