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Valentin Iosifovich Lekhno Memoirs, 1940-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Gen Ms Coll/Lekhno
Bib ID 4077745 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lekhno, Valentin Iosifovich, d. 1973
Title Valentin Iosifovich Lekhno Memoirs, 1940-1957
Physical Description 23 items (23 items)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

The memoirs discuss Lekhno's experiences in the Soviet Union, Europe and Latin America. Also included are printed ephemera from Yugoslavia and Brazil.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Memoirs Accessioned 1955.

Memoirs Processed 11/--/79.

Revision Description

2020-04-22 PDF removed. jg

Subject Headings

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Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Emigration and immigration -- Brazil -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Germany -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Poland -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Yugoslavia -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Poland Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Yugoslavia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Lekhno worked as a lawyer in Kharḱov in 1915-1921. He then emigrated to Poland, and from there in the late 1920s to Yugoslavia, where he stayed until the latter part of World War II. In both Poland and Yugoslavia he continued his legal practice. In 1944-45 he was in Germany, working for a German firm, and as a civilian attached to General Vlasov's organization. In 1949, with other displaced persons, he went to Brazil.