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Maksim Maksimovich Kovalevskii Papers, 1873-1950

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/M.M. Kovalevskiĭ
Bib ID 4077709 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kovalevskiĭ, M. M. (Maksim Maksimovich), 1851-1916 ; Lavrov, P. L. (Petr Lavrovich), 1823-1900 ; Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 ; Mili︠u︡kov, P. N. (Pavel Nikolaevich), 1859-1943 ; Struve, Petr Berngardovich, 1870-1944 ; Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883 ; Mikhaĭlovskiĭ, N. K. (Nikolaĭ Konstantinovich), 1842-1904
Title Maksim Maksimovich Kovalevskii Papers, 1873-1950
Physical Description 400 items (4 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
Language(s) Russian .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into three series.

Description

Scope and Content

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials. Correspondence includes 82 letters from Maksim Kovalevskiĭ to the mathematician Sofii︠a︡ Kovalevskai︠a︡; 69 letters from Petr Lavrov to Kovalevskiĭ; and letters to Kovalevskiĭ from Anton Chekhov (typed copies), Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovskiĭ, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Petr Struve, and Ivan Turgenev (typed copy). Manuscripts consist of Kovalevskiĭ's handwritten memoirs, with a typed copy and some printed excerpts. Documents consist of Kovalevskiĭ's diplomas from the University of Berlin (1873), the Russian Imperial Academy of Sciences (1899), and the Deputazione Veneta di Storia Patria (1901).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Petr E. Kovalevskiĭ. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Maksim E. Kovalevskiĭ via Beatrice Stillman. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1980.

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Accessioned 1980.

Papers Processed 03/--/80.

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

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Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
diplomas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A historian and sociologist, Kovalevskiĭ taught in western Europe as well as Russia. His major works included "Pervobytnoe pravo" (1886) and"Proiskhozhdenie sovremennoĭ demokratii" (1895-1899). Kovalevskiĭ served in the State Duma and the State Council, and from 1909 was the publisher of "Vestnik Evropy.".

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Amfiteatrov, Aleksandr Valentinovich


Box 1 Anichkov, Evgenii Vasil'evich


Box 1 Anichkova, Anna Mitrofanova


Box 1 Annenskii, Nikolai Fedorovich


Box 1 Arsen'ev, Sergei Vasil'evich


Box 1 Belogolovoi, N.A.


Box 1 Bernatskii, Mikhail Vladimirovich


Box 1 Boborykin, Petr Dmitrievich


Box 1 Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich


Box 1 Chernov, I.


Box 1 Davydov, M.N.


Box 1 Deruzhinskii, Vladimir


Box 1 Dolgorukov, P.


Box 1 Dril', Dmitrii


Box 1 Dzhanshiev, Grigorii


Box 1 El'snits, A.


Box 1 Gagarin, A.


Box 1 Gessen, Iosif Vladimirovich


Box 1 Goncharova-Lampitskaia, Vera


Box 1 Grabar', Vladimir Emmanuilovich


Box 1 Gradovskii, Aleksandr Dmitrievich


Box 1 Gredeskul1, Nikolai


Box 1 Gruzenberg, Semen Osipovich


Box 1 Gubarev, Dmitrii N.


Box 1 Gurevich, Liubov Iakovlevna


Box 1 Gusakov, A.


Box 1 Iashchenko, Aleksandr Semenovich


Box 1 Iasinskii, Mikhail


Box 1 Isaev, Andrei Alekseevich


Box 1 Iurasov, N.


Box 1 Kareev, Nikolai Ivanovich


Box 1 Katkov, Vasilii Davydovich


Box 1 Khrushchov, Pavel Dmitrievich


Box 1 Kiprichnikov, N.


Box 1 Konanova, Mariia


Box 1 Konchevskaia, Nadezhda Vladimirovna


Box 1 Korotaev, M.


Box 1 Kotliarevskii, Sergei Andreevich


Box 1 Kovalevskii, Maksim Maksimovich


Box 1 Krauz-Kelles, Kazimierz


Box 1 Kulakovskaia, E.


Box 1 Kupernik, L.



Box 2 Lappo-Danilevskii, Aleksandr Sergeevich


Box 2 Loris-Melikov, Ivan Zakharovich


Box 2 Lavrov, Petr Lavrovich


Box 2 Lunacharskii, Platon Vasil'evich


Box 2 Magaziner, Ia.


Box 2 Mechnikov, Il'ia Il'ich


Box 2 Mechnikova, Ol'ga


Box 2 Mikhailovskli, Nikolai Konstantinovich


Box 2 Miliukov, Pavel Nikolaevich


Box 2 Minzes, Boris


Box 2 Novikova, Ol'ga Alekseevna


Box 2 Olsuf'eva, Anna


Box 2 Olsuf'eva, Elizaveta


Box 2 Pleshcheev, A.


Box 2 Posner, Stanisaw


Box 2 Pospelov, A.S.


Box 2 Potapenko, Ignatii Nikolaevich


Box 2 Pypin, Aleksandr Nikolaevich


Box 2 Rappaport, S.


Box 2 Riasanov, Arkadii Ivanovich


Box 2 Roberti, Evgenii VasilTevich de


Box 2 Rusanov, Nikolai


Box 2 Semevskii, Vasilii Ivanovich


Box 2 Shcherb^tov, Aleksandr Petrovich


Box 2 Shishko, Leonid Emroanuilovich


Box 2 Sobolevskii, V.M.


Box 2 Soldatenkov, P.


Box 2 Struve, Petr Berngardovich


Box 2 Sultanova, Ekaterina


Box 2 Suvorin, Aleksei Sergeevich


Box 2 Taranovskii, Fedor Vasil'evich


Box 2 Tugan-Baranovskii, Mikhail I.


Box 2 Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich


Box 2 Ustinov, V.


Box 2 Vinaver, Maksim Moiseevich


Box 2 Vyrubov, G.


Box 2 Zhul, Ian

Series II: Memoirs of Maksim Kovaleskii



Box 3 Original Notebooks



Box 4 Typed Copies of Memoirs

Series III: Printed Materials


Box 4 Petitions


Box 4 Osoboe nastavlenie senatoram



Box Oversized Folder Diplomas from Berlin University, 1873


Box Oversized Folder Russian Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1899



Folder Oversized Folder Deputazione Veneta di Storia Patria, 1901