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Il'ia Nikolaevich Kovarskii Papers, 1922-1967

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Kovarskiĭ
Bib ID 4077705 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kovarskiĭ, Ilʹi︠a︡ Nikolaevich, 1880-1962
Title Il'ia Nikolaevich Kovarskii Papers, 1922-1967
Physical Description 200 items (2 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials. Cataloged correspondents in the collection include letters from prominent figures, including Mark Aldanov, Mark Vishniak, and others. Among the manuscripts are A. Argunov's, "Iz perezhitogo," on Russian socialists in 1914-1917; a report by Kovarskii read to the Society of Russian Doctors in France, 1940 (Obshechestvo Russkikh Vrachei im. Mechnikova); and items on Soviet themes by Mark Vishniak, dated 1965-67. There is a photograph of Il'ia Fondaminskii, of Aleksandr Kerenskii, and of members of the Russian Constituent Assembly in France, 1922. One subject file concerns the death of Vladimir Zenzinov. Printed materials include catalogs and book lists from "Rodnik."

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Il'ia Nikolaevich Kovarskii Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1976.

Papers Accessioned 1979.

Papers Processed 08/--/79.

Papers Revised 01/--/83.

Papers Accessioned 1977.

Materials were intellectually arranged into series in 2021. Notes and authorities were revised and expanded. Nothing in the collection was physically rearranged.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

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

2021-03-26 Finding aid intellectually arranged in series; authorities and notes revised and expanded. KSD

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:"
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich, 1886-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catalogs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fondaminskiĭ, Ilʹi︠a︡, 1879-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grebenshchikov, Georgīĭ, 1882-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Karpovich, Michael, 1888-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kerensky, Aleksandr Fyodorovich, 1881-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Partīi︠a︡ sot︠s︡īalistov-revoli︠u︡t︠s︡īonerov Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pregelʹ, Sofii︠a︡, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rossīĭskoe uchreditelʹnoe sobranie (1921 : Paris, France) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vishni︠a︡k, M. V. (Mark Venʹi︠a︡minovich), 1883-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zenzinov, V. (Vladimir), 1880-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Doctor, Socialist Revolutionary, and in interwar France, director of the publishing firm and library "Rodnik.".