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Mother Mariia Papers, 1912-1955

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Marii︠a︡
Bib ID 4077801 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Marii︠a︡, matʹ, 1891-1945 ; Mochulʹskiĭ, K. (Konstantin), 1892-1948 ; Vishni︠a︡k, M. V. (Mark Venʹi︠a︡minovich), 1883-1977 ; Pilenko, Sofii︠a︡ Borisovna
Title Mother Mariia Papers, 1912-1955
Physical Description 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

Collection includes 19 manuscript notebooks of poetry and prose; 42 titled articles in typescript form on religious, political, literary and autobiographical topics; several published collections of her poetry; and a folder of original drawings. Also included are three biographical articles by K. Mochulśkiĭ, M. Vishni︠a︡k and her mother Sofii︠a︡ Borisovna Pilenko, as well as her own childhood and that of her mother and grandmother during the era of Alexander I, Nicholas I, and Alexander II.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Sofii︠a︡ Borisovna Pilenko. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1955.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1955.

Papers Processed 02/--/81.

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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Autobiographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- Social life and customs -- 1533-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women -- Religious life Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Russian writer and emigre in France who also wrote under the pseudonym of I︠U︡riĭ Danilov. In 1932 she entered the religious life.