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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, and printed materials. The majority of the collection consists of anti-communist printed materials, primarily on religious persecution in the U.S.S.R. Among the printed materials there is a memoir by Lodyzhenskiĭ on Gorkiĭ, Korolenko and Shmelev in the almanac, "Sbornik literaturno-istoricheskogo kruzhka v San Paulo (1951-61)." Manuscripts include a typescript by Lodyzhenskiĭ, "Pro-Christo: Povest"́ (227 p.), his memoirs, "Zapiski vracha (iz epokhi rossiĭskogo smutnogo vremeni)" (66 p.) and a manuscript on the emigre anti-communist movement, "Mezhdunarodnoe anti-kommunisticheskoe dvizhenie (1924-1950)" (255 p.). There is also a letter by Dmitriĭ Merezhkovskiĭ.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1965.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1974.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1978.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1965.
Papers Accessioned 1974.
Papers Accessioned 1978.
Papers Processed 12/--/79.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
A doctor who emigrated to Europe and then Brazil after the Civil War. Lodyzhenskiĭ was the head of the International Committee "Pro Deo" (Geneva) which was affiliated with the Vatican and aided refugees from Communist countries.