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Boris Aleksandrovich Nikol'skii Papers, 1894-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/B.A. Nikolśkiĭ
Bib ID 4077873 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nikolśkiĭ, Boris Alexandrovich, d. 1969 ; Ilín, I.A (Ivan Aleksandrovich), 1883-1954 ; Denikin, Anton Ivanovich, 1872-1947 ; Shmelev, I. S. (Ivan Sergeevich), 1873-1950 ; Zaĭt︠s︡ev, Boris, 1881-1972 ; Zaĭt︠s︡ev, K. I.
Title Boris Aleksandrovich Nikol'skii Papers, 1894-1969
Physical Description 4000 items (12 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, questionnaires, photographs, and printed materials. Cataloged correspondents are Ilín, Anton Denikin, Ivan Shmelev, Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev, and Kirill Zaĭt︠s︡ev. Correspondence primarily concerns the Russian embassy in Stockholm through 1920 and the Russian Christian Labor Movement (1931-1940). Manuscripts are mostly by Ivan Ilín on anti-Communist topics. Subject files generally concern conferences of the Russian Christian Labor Movement, and also contain information on the Conference Economique des Allies a Paris (1916), the Russian embassy in Stockholm, and Witte's visit to Norway in 1894. Questionnaires, photographs and printed materials mostly deal with the Russian Christian Labor movement. Printed materials contain issues 7-91 of the periodical "Novy put"́ of the Bureau of Russian Christian Workers. The great majority of this collection concerns the Russian Christian Labor Movement.

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 1963.

Papers Accessioned 1971.

Papers Processed 05/--/80.

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

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- Foreign relations -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Financial attachʹe of the Imperial Russian embassy in Stockholm who settled in Europe after the Civil War and became an officer of the Russkoe trudovoe khristi︠a︡nskoe dvizhenie (Russian Christian Labor Movement).