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Aleksandr Vasil'evich Kuksin Papers, 1900-1966

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Kuksin
Bib ID 4077728 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kuksin, Aleksandr Vasilʹevich, 1886-1966
Title Aleksandr Vasil'evich Kuksin Papers, 1900-1966
Physical Description 600 items (2 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4077728.pdf
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Description

Summary

The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, diaries (1941-1966), documents, printed materials, photographs, and appointment books (1925-1965). The bulk of the material concerns Kuskin's activities in emigration. Included is a copy of a treaty drawn up in 1921 among various anti-communist political groups in Turkey, including the Vseukrains'ka natsional'na Rada (All-Ukrainian National Rada) and the Krest'ianskaia narodnaia partiia (Peasant National Party), pledging cooperation against the Communists. Several of the family photographs in the collection pre-date the Revolution.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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); Aleksandr Vasil'evich Kuksin Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Curt Marcus (Kuksin's executor). Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1966.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1966.

Papers Processed 11/--/79.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Appointment books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Treaties Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Vseukraïnsʹka Nat︠s︡ionalʹna Rada (1918-1921) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Served in the Skoropadskyi government of Ukraine, represented Hetman P. Skoropadskyi in Istanbul in the early 1920s; later became active in anti-communist politics in emigration.