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Nikolai Vasil'evich Matviichuk Papers, 1945-1973

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Matviĭchuk.
Bib ID 4077811 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Matviĭchuk, Nikolaĭ Vasilévich, ca. 1880-ca. 1970 ; Grebenshchikov, Georgīĭ, 1882-1964 ; Berezov, Rodion Mikhaĭlovich, 1896-1988 ; Tolstoy, Alexandra, 1884-1979 ; Sedykh, Andreĭ, 1902-1994 ; Veĭnbaum, M. E. (Mark Efimovich), 1890-1973 ; Shakhovskoĭ, Dmitriĭ Mikhaĭlovich ; Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972
Title Nikolai Vasil'evich Matviichuk Papers, 1945-1973
Physical Description 1500 items (10 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. There are letters from Rodion Berezov, Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡, I︠A︡kov T︠S︡vibak, and Mark Weĭnbaum as well as one letter each from Georgiĭ Grebenshchikov, Dmitriĭ Shakhovskoĭ, and Igor ́Sikorskiĭ. There is a poem and letter drafts by Matviĭchuk, dating from 1945-1973. The arranged manuscripts include a brief memoir by Matviĭchuk entitled "Ushedshee." The essay discusses his family, the Civil War, and life in the Soviet Union during the 1920s. Matviĭchuk left the Soviet Union during World War II, and eventually emigrated to the United States. There is a box of clippings and several boxes of emigre newspapers and journals, many of which contain essays by Matviĭchuk.

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

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Accessioned 1956.

Papers Accessioned 1958.

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 04/--/82.

Papers Accessioned 1973.

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:"
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspapers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A writer who used the pseudonym Nikolaĭ Zhigulev.