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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Obruchev Papers, 1914-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Obruchev
Bib ID 4077889 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Obruchev, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1886-1974
Title Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Obruchev Papers, 1914-1971
Physical Description 150 items (3 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The papers contain manuscripts by Obruchev about his family, and photographs of Russian generals Rennenkampf and Samsonov. Printed materials consist of issues of the periodical "Voennyĭ Sbornik."

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 1970.

Papers Accessioned 1973.

Papers Processed 06/--/80.

Papers Revised 09/--/82.

Papers Accessioned 1971.

Papers Accessioned 1975.

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

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

An officer in the Imperial Army who emigrated to Paris after World War I. There he became a member of the Obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ russkoĭ voennoĭ stariny (Society of the Russian Military Past).

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Series I: Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Obruchev Papers

Box 1 Manuscripts by A. A. Obruchev

Box 1 "Rod dvorian Obruchevykh

Box 1 "Sem'ia Obruchevykh na sluzhbe Rossii"

Box 1 Manuscripts, fragments, and excerpts for Voennyi Sbornik, by Obruchev and others

Box 1 Photographs

Box 2 Printed Materials: Voennyi Sbornik

Box 3 Printed Materials: Voennyi Sbornik