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At a Glance
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.
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Vera Kovarsky (Kovarskaia). Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Vera Kovarsky (Kovarskaia). Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1979.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Vera Kovarsky (Kovarskaia). Date of acquisition--1977.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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.
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
History / Biographical Note
Doctor, Socialist Revolutionary, and in interwar France, director of the publishing firm and library "Rodnik.".