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Valerian Platonovich Platonov Papers, 1790-1866

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Gen Ms Coll/Platonov
Bib ID 4077924 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Platonov, Valeri︠a︡n Platonovich
Title Valerian Platonovich Platonov Papers, 1790-1866
Physical Description 100 items (100 items 1 oversized folder)
Language(s) Russian .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Scope and content

Collection includes family and official correspondence; reports on the "Polish question" in the 1860s; notes by Platonov, in part apparently for his memoirs; a photograph of Platonov and his family; and an engraving of his father, Platon Zubov, one of the favorites of Catherine II.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Mme. Moselli. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Processed 02/--/79.

Revision Description

2020-04-20 PDF removed 2020. kws

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Engravings (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A high Russian bureaucrat, who served in such posts as State Secretary for the kingdom of Poland.