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At a Glance
The papers consist primarily of the Kosatkin-Rostovskiĭ's memoirs. His manuscript memoirs (150 p.) discuss his life up to 1906. Her typescript memoirs (440 p.) discuss her childhood, career as an actress in St. Petersburg, 1917-1918 in Petrograd, and the emigration in France. Also included are his diary for June-July 1940; a few letters written to him; clippings of his newspaper articles (many signed with the pseudonym "Antar"); and a book with his poetry and with essays dedicated to him; "Krestnym putem k voskresenii︠u︡" (Paris, 1948).
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1959.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1959.
Papers Processed 09/--/79.
History / Biographical Note
Fedor Kosatkin-Rostovskiĭ was a writer and dramatist; his wife, Evdokii︠a︡ N. performed as an actress under her given name, Dina Kireva.