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At a Glance
The collection includes a three-part typescript copy of a diary by Kuzḿina-Karavaeva concerning the arrest of her husband by the Soviets and her years spent in Finland awaiting his return (1945-1954). Kuzḿin-Karavaev's memoirs include a four-part typescript memoir concerning his experiences as a prisoner in Soviet prison camps, a typescript memoir about his return to Finland, and memoirs on his childhood and Russian military education.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Memoirs and Diary: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1958.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Memoirs and Diary Accessioned 1958.
Memoirs and Diary Processed 11/--/79.
History / Biographical Note
An officer in the White Army who emigrated to Finland and later spent 1945-1955 in Soviet prison camps.