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Scope and Content
Manuscripts and photographs of Boris Georgievich Berg. There is an unpublished biography by B. G. Berg of Fedor Fedorovich Berg, "Feld́marshal Graf F. F. Berg i ego sovreminniki." The memoirs of B. G. Berg cover his youth, theatre career, World War I and its aftermath, and the emigration in France and the United States. There are also photographs of members of the Berg family.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Boris Georgievich Berg Manuscripts and Photographs; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscripts and photographs: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1957.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Manuscripts and photographs Accessioned 1957.
Manuscripts and photographs Processed 01/--/79.
Manuscripts and photographs Revised 04/--/82.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
2021-07-20 Authorities and notes revised, updated and expanded; biographical note written; finding aid edited. ksd
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Count Boris Georgievich Berg (November 24, 1884 - December 1, 1953), chamber-junker, genealogist, member of the Historical-Genealogical Society (USA); married to Sofia Aleksandrovna Erdeli (nee Sannikova). Belonged to the nobility of the Grand Duchy of Finland. In 1906 graduated from the Imperial Alexander Lyceum, served in the Governing Senate, having risen to the rank of Court Councilor (nadvornyi sovetnik) and the rank of chamber-junker of the Imperial Court. Emigrated after the revolution, lived in France and then in the USA. Settled in New York, was a member of the in Russian Historical and Genealogical Society in America, was engaged in the historical research and the work on the magazine "Novik."