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At a Glance
Scope and Content
Papers include corespondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, a subject file, and printed materials. Correspondence includes a letter by Frank A. Golder. Manuscripts consist chiefly of extensive memoirs by Maĭdel,́ with many related documents, photographs, and other items appended. Her memoirs discuss her life up to 1919 in detail, with a great deal of coverage of her education. She studied at the Kronshtadskai︠a︡ Aleksandrinskai︠a︡ Zhenskai︠a︡ Gimnazii︠a︡, and then at the Imperatorskiĭ Zhenskiĭ Pedagogicheskiĭ Institut in St. Petersburg. Another memoir discusses her experiences in Petrozavodsk in 1941-44. There is a subject file concerning the Helsinki Aleksandrovskai︠a︡ Gimnazii︠a︡, with which Maĭdel ́was associated, in 1917-23. Printed materials include a book by E. Eĭkhgolt́s, "Ti︠u︡remnyĭ vrach i ego pat︠s︡ienty" (1916).
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
Papers Accessioned 1957.
Papers Accessioned 1962.
Papers Accessioned 1966.
Papers Processed 01/--/80.
Papers Revised 09/--/82.
Papers Accessioned 1960.
Papers Accessioned 1963.
Papers Accessioned 1971.
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 member of a naval family, Maĭdel ́spent her early life in Kronshtadt and St. Petersburg, and later moved to Finland.