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At a Glance
The papers consist of correspondence, minor and fragmentary manuscripts, and clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts and fragments, including a brief autobiography and manuscripts on the Kadets, the Civil War, and ROOVA.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--N.N. Nikolaev. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Boris N. Nikolaev. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1960.
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Papers Accessioned 1954.
Papers Accessioned 1960.
Papers Processed 05/--/80.
History / Biographical Note
A lawyer who claimed that his father was the illegitimate son of revolutionary Mikhail Bakunin. Nikolaev was a Kadet deputy in the 4th State Duma, served in the White Army, and in the White Kuban ́Rada. He came to the United States in 1923, where he was a prominent member of the United Russian Mutual Aid Society in America (Russkoe Obʺedinennoe Obshchestvo Vzaimopomoshchi v Amerike, ROOVA).