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At a Glance
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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--A. F. Meyendorff. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1953.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1968.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Marina Astman and Nicholas Fasolt. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1982.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Marina Astman and Nicholas Fasolt. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1984.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1953.
Papers Accessioned 1968.
Papers Accessioned 1982.
Papers Accessioned 1984.
Papers Processed 03/--/83.
Papers Revised 05/--/84.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
A leading family of the Russian aristocracy.