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At a Glance
The diary covers 1853-58, 1861, and 1870-79, with the longest entries for 1855-56, 1870-71, and 1873. Obolenskiĭ discusses current events, personalities, and the Imperial central government.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Diary: Source of acquisition--Helene Shuvalov. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1981.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Diary Accessioned 1981.
Diary Processed 04/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
Prince Dmitriĭ A. Obolenskiĭ was a high-ranking government official during the reigns of Nicholas I and Alexander II.