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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The great majority of the collection consists of correspondence between family members in the period 1820-1874. There are many letters by the following: Nikita Petrovich Panin, diplomat; his wife Sofii︠a︡ Vladimirovna; their sons, Aleksandr Nikitich and Viktor Nikitich, Minister of Justice in 1841-61; and Viktor's daughters Leonilla Komarovskai︠a︡ and Olǵa Levashova. There are also several brief essays by Nikita Panin. Items by non-family members include a photocopy of a letter by Mikhail Golit︠s︡uyn (1714), a letter by Sergeĭ Uvarov, and two letters by Moscow Metropolitan Filaret.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--S. V. Panina. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1954.
Papers Processed 03/--/81.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
A leading aristocratic family of Imperial Russia.