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Series I: Materials of Prominent Figures
Series II: Correspondence
Series III: Manuscripts
Series VII: Printed Materials
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in eight series. Series I: Materials of Prominent Figures, 1949-197 Subseries I.1: Correspondence, 1949-1971; Subseries I.2: Manuscripts and Autographs, 1958-1959; Series II: Correspondence, 1950-1972 Subseries II.1: General Correspondence, 1950-1972; Subseries II.2: Subject Correspondence, 1962-1971; Subseries II.3: Outgoing Correspondence, 1965-1971; Series III: Manuscripts, 1913-1971 Subseries III.1: Prose; Poetry; Articles; Plays; Movie Scripts, 1913-1965; Subseries III.2: Memoirs, 1971; Series IV: Diaries, 1945-1970; Series V: Personal Documents, 1945-1952; Series VI: Photographs, 1957; Series VII: Printed Materials, 1943-1972 Subseries VII.1: Published Logunova's Writings, 1943-1972; Subseries VII.2 : Research Materials, 1950s-1970s; Series VIII: Oversize Materials
Scope and Content
These papers contain the correspondence and writings of Nataliia Apollinarievna Logunova, a journalist and writer, who immigrated to the United States, and also published under the pseudonyms Nikolai Tallin, Nataliia Snarskaia, and NETLI.
The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memoirs, diaries, documents, and printed materials. Among her correspondents are many prominent names, such as Georgii Adamovich, Rodion Berezov, Nikolai Losskii, Andrei Sedykh, Pitirim Sorokin, Iurii Terapiano, Alexandra Tolstaia, Mark Veinbaum, and others. Correspondence consists of incoming and outgoing letters from and to various people and organizations, including the emigre newspapers and journals Niva, Novoe Russkoe Slovo, Russkaia Mysl', Russkaia Zhizn', Sovremennik, and Vozrozhdenie. Manuscripts consist of unpublished short stories, poems, plays, novels, as well as published articles by Logunova. These also include typescripts of her two published novels, Irina and Olen'ka Bell. Unpublished memoir consists of a 12-part typescript under the title "Tri epokhi." Diaries cover the years 1945-1970 and personal documents cover a period of time when Nataliia Logunova lived in DP camps. Printed materials include copy of Logunova's published novel, Irina; short stories; journals and clippings, mostly authored by Logunova.
There are cross-references provided throughout the finding aid. When the cross-reference refers to another item within the same series, the reference includes the specific name or title and box and folder number (this also applies to the references within same subseries). If the cross-reference is to an item in another series, the reference includes the series number, series name, folder title, and box and folder numbers (this also applies to the references to items in another subseries).
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nataliia Logunova Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1965.
Papers Processed 01/--/80.
Papers Processed Katia Shraga 2009.
finding Aid Written Katia Shraga 11/2009.
2010-01-12 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
1903, February 26: Nataliia Logunova (nee Ivanova) was born in Odessa, Russia.
1920: Her husband, Georgii Petrovich Logunov, died of typhus in Odessa. Later same year she left Russia and fled to Romania.
1944: Was deported to German camps.
1945-1952: Lived in various displaced persons and transition camps.
1952: Arrived to the United States of America.
1950s-1960s: Published articles in Russian emigre newspapers and magazines.
1962: Published a novel Irina.
1968: Published a novel Olen'ka Bell.
: Nataliia Logunova died.
Material is in Russian, English, and German.