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At a Glance
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, a document, and printed materials. Cataloged materials include two poems by Igorʹ Severi︠a︡nin, Elena Miller, and letters from Nikolaĭ K. Roerich to Father Georgiĭ Spasskiĭ. Correspondence contains mostly letters to Elena Miller, and also includes letters to Archimandrite Afanasiĭ and others. There is also a letter dated 1919 from abbot (igumen) Serafim of the Belogorskiĭ monastery to Grand Prince Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, describing the conditions and mood of the peasants in the Perm ́area. Manuscripts are by various persons on religious and political topics. Printed materials consist primarily of monarchist and religious mimeographed materials, fliers and pamphlets.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--E.A. Miller. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1956.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1958.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1961.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1959.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1956.
Papers Accessioned 1958.
Papers Accessioned 1961.
Papers Processed 03/--/80.
Papers Accessioned 1959.
History / Biographical Note
The wife of A.A. Miller, a marshal of the nobility and last president of the city of Warsaw until 1915. Elena Miller emigrated to France where she took an active part in emigre monarchist and religious organizations.