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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The papers consist of correspondence, memoirs and photographs. The correspondence chiefly concerns resettlement programs in the Near East as well as aid to Cossack emigres. Poli︠a︡kov's memoirs span 1900-1961. There are approximately 40 photographs taken in the Near East (1921-1959).
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1964.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1964.
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
Poli︠a︡kov was an officer in the Don Cossack army during the Civil War. While in the emigration he was active in emigre communities in Syria, Turkey, and Lebanon.