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Iosif Grigor'evich Loris-Melikov Papers, 1901-1940

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Loris-Melikov
Bib ID 4077776 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Loris-Melikov, Iosif Grigorʹevich, 1872-1948 ; McCormick, Robert R. (Robert Rutherford), 1880-1955 ; Girs, M. I. (Mikhail Igorevich) ; Singer, Isidore, 1859-1939 ; Washburn, Stanley, 1878-1950
Title Iosif Grigor'evich Loris-Melikov Papers, 1901-1940
Physical Description 1250 items (6 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
Language(s) Russian .
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.

Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, photographs, and printed materials. Cataloged correspondents are Mikhail Girs, Robert R. McCormick, Isidor Singer, and Stanley Washburn. Much of the material, including correspondence, reports, and printed materials, concerns German and Russian propaganda in the Japanese War; Russian diplomacy in the first two decades of the century; and Civil War, especially in Siberia. Printed materials include Imperial government publications and also publications of the White government in Omsk.

Using the Collection

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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.

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--Ksenii︠a︡ V. Denikina. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1952.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1952.

Papers Processed 01/--/80.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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"
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Russia -- Foreign relations -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A diplomat who served as first secretary of the Russian Embassy to the U.S. during the first part of World War I and as Russian ambassador to Siam. Loris-Melikov also was a member of the White government in Omsk during the Civil War.