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At a Glance
Scope and content
The papers consist of correspondence, memoirs, and printed materials. The correspondence is made up of letters sent by his mother, Olǵa Kostyleva, from Petrograd in 1916-1919. Kostylev's extensive manuscript memoirs (522 p.) discuss his life from his childhood and university education in St. Petersburg up into World War I. Also included are issues and clippings from "Slovo" and "Rus"́ with articles by Kostylev, and clippings from "Poslednie Novosti" by various newspapers.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--N. N. Kostylev. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1954.
Papers Processed 11/--/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
A correspondent in Western Europe for Russian newspapers.