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At a Glance
Scope and Content
Melńikov's manuscripts include his memoirs, "19 let na zemskoĭ sluzhbe: avtobiograficheskie nabroski i vospominanii︠a︡" (371 p.), describing in detail his service in governmental posts. Several other manuscripts in the collection discuss general problems of Russian developments and also his views on a future, non-Soviet Russia.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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.
Readers must use photocopy of "19 let na zemskoĭ sluzhbe.".
This collection is located on-site.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1951.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Manuscripts Accessioned 1951.
Manuscripts Processed 02/--/80.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Melńikov served in the Kazan ́zemstvo, 1898-1917, and on the zemstvo movement in general. He was also an Octobrist who served in the 3rd State Duma.