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Nikolai Nikolaevich Kostylev Papers, 1905-1950

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Kostylev
Bib ID 4077700 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kostylev, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, b. 1876 ; Kostyleva, Olʹga
Title Nikolai Nikolaevich Kostylev Papers, 1905-1950
Physical Description 150 items (2 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Processed 11/--/79.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspapers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Journalists -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A correspondent in Western Europe for Russian newspapers.

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Nikolai Nikolaevich Kostylev Papers

Box 1 Correspondence

Box 1 Memoirs

Box 2 Printed Material