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Nabokov Family Papers, 1882-1950

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Nabokov
Bib ID 4077855 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nabokov family ; Nabokov, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1867-1951 ; Nabokova, Sofii︠a︡ Dmitrievna, 1899- ; Nabokov, K. D. (Konstantin Dmitrievich), 1872-1927 ; Nabokov, Dmitriĭ Nikolaevich, 1827-1904 ; Witte, Sergeĭ I︠U︡lievich, graf, 1849-1915 ; Milner, Alfred, Viscount, 1854-1925 ; Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1845-1894
Title Nabokov Family Papers, 1882-1950
Physical Description 25 items (1 box; one cataloged letter; and one roll of documents)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

Correspondence, documents, and a photograph of members of the Nabokov family. Included are 6 letters, a photograph, and 4 school documents of Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Nabokov; birth, school, and marriage documents of his daughter, Sofii︠a︡ Dmitrievna Nabokova (Fasolt); letters to his brother Konstantin Dmitrievich Nabokov, 1 each from Sergeĭ Witte and Viscount Alfred Milner (photocopies); an autographed letter (1885) from Tsar Alexander III to Dmitriĭ Nikolaevich Nabokov (1827-1904); father of Dmitriĭ Dm. and Konstantin Dm.) asking for his resignation as Imperial Minister of Justice; and copies of an 1895 letter by Tsar Nicholas II to Dmitriĭ N. Nabokov.

Using the Collection

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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 1953.

Papers Accessioned 1968.

Papers Accessioned 1982.

Papers Accessioned 1984.

Papers Processed 03/--/83.

Papers Revised 05/--/84.

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

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A leading family of the Russian aristocracy.