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At a Glance
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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
04/11/2020 PDF removed (KSD)
History / Biographical Note
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.