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Aleksei Vasil'evich Obolenskii Photographs & Printed Materials, 1900-1961

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BA#0300
Bib ID 4077887 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Obolenskīĭ, A. V., kni︠a︡zʹ, 1877-1969
Title Aleksei Vasil'evich Obolenskii Photographs & Printed Materials, 1900-1961
Physical Description 0.5 Linear Feet (500 items (1 manuscript box))
Language(s) Russian .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

The photographs, taken before 1917, belonged to the Obshchestvo Okhrany Pami︠a︡tnikov Iskusstva i Stariny, and are mostly of Georgian religious art and architecture. The printed materials consist of a map of the Caucasus region and of Obolenskiĭ's memoirs: "Moi vospominanii︠a︡" (1953), and "Moi vospominanii︠a︡ i razmyshlenii︠a︡" (1961). Memoirs were cataloged and transfered to SEEC: see SEEC 1641gb (1953 edition) and SEEC 1642gb (1961 edtition).

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Aleksei Vasil'evich Obolenskii Photographs & Printed Materials; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1959.

Source of acquisition--A. V. Obolenskiĭ. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1961.

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1966.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Photographs and Printed Materials Accessioned 1959.

Photographs and Printed Materials Accessioned 1961.

Photographs and Printed Materials Accessioned 1966.

Photographs and Printed Materials Processed 06/--/80.

Printed memoirs were cataloged and transfered to SEEC. "Moi vospominanii︠a︡" (1953) see: SEEC 1641gb. "Moi vospominanii︠a︡ i razmyshlenii︠a︡" (1961) see: SEEC 1642gb.

Revision Description

04/11/2020 PDF removed (KSD)

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Maps (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Art, Georgian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Prince Aleksei Vasil'evich Obolenskiĭ (Obolenskīĭ, A. V., kni︠a︡zʹ, 1877-1969) served in the Imperial provincial and central governments, and worked with both Stolypin and Stürmer, and was a leader of the Octobrist Party.