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Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Detiam za Rubezhom Records, 1926-1964

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Obshchestvo Pomoshchi
Bib ID 4077890 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Deti︠a︡m za Rubezhom ; Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 ; Zaĭt︠s︡ev, Boris, 1881-1972 ; Luce, Claire Boothe, 1903- ; Tolstai︠a︡, Aleksandra Andreevna, grafini︠a︡, 1817-1907 ; Vakar, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich
Title Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Detiam za Rubezhom Records, 1926-1964
Physical Description 52500 items (104 boxes; 9 oversized folders)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-105. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into eight series Series I: Cataloged Material; Series II: Arranged Correspondence; Series III: Protocols, Minutes, Reports, Charters, and Press Releases; Series IV: Financial Records; Series V: Subject Files; Series VI: Lists; Series VII: Photographs and Picture Postcards; Series VIII: Printed Material

Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of correspondence, financial records, and subject files. Also included are protocols of meetings and reports, photographs, membership and subscription lists, and printed materials. The cataloged materials include manuscripts sent by such authors as Alekseĭ Remizov and Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev for "Den ́Russkogo Rebenka" (Day of the Russian Child) in the 1930s, as well as correspondence from Nikolaĭ Vakar, Claire Boothe Luce, Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡, and others. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with and about beneficiaries, and financial records from the period 1926-57.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-105. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Preferred Citation

Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Detiam za Rubezhom Records. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1956.

Papers Processed 01/--/81.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Refugees, Political Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Founded in the United States in 1926.