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Aleksei Ivanovich Pliushkov Papers, 1887-1968

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Pli︠u︡shkov
Bib ID 4077905 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pli︠u︡shkov, Alekseĭ Ivanovich, 1897-1968
Title Aleksei Ivanovich Pliushkov Papers, 1887-1968
Physical Description 110 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

This collection includes approximately 75 stories, several collections of poems, and two novels by Pli︠u︡shkov; there are also about 25 essays by him on literary topics, and a brief autobiography. Photographs are chiefly of Pli︠u︡shkov and his wife. In addition, there is a photocopy of a document concerning the medical treatment given to Maksim Gorḱiĭ in 1887 by Pli︠u︡shkov's father after Gorḱiĭ attempted suicide.

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This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1965.

Papers Processed 03/--/81.

Papers Accessioned 1969.

Papers Accessioned 1969.

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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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Autobiographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Emigration and immigration -- England -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Writer who wrote under the pseudonyms Siverskiĭ and Ugri︠u︡mov. Pli︠u︡shkov emigrated from the Soviet Union in the 1930s. Most of his publications were in emigre periodicals, and he taught at Cambridge University in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Series I: Aleksei I. Pliushkov Papers

Box 1 Catalogued document

Box 1 Autobiographical sketch

Box 1 Essays


Box 1 Bezhentsy

Box 1 Puti i sud'by

Box 1 Poems-4 folders

Box 2 Stories-10 folders

Box 2 Photographs

Box 2 Printed Materials