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Aleksei Alekseevich and Nadezhda Vladimirovna Brusilov papers, 1880-1940

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Brusilov.
Bib ID 4078014 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Brusilov, Alekseĭ Alekseevich, 1853-1926 ; Brusilova, N. V. (Nadezhda Vladimirovna), 1864-1938
Title Aleksei Alekseevich and Nadezhda Vladimirovna Brusilov papers, 1880-1940
Physical Description 300 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials of General Aleksiei Alekseevich Brusilov and his wife Nadezhda Vladimirovna. The correspondence is largely copies of their letters from 1914-1918 and her correspondence after his death. The manuscripts include part of his memoirs and several of her minor manuscripts, including an incomplete memoir. There are family photographs as well as photographs of Brusilov in military dress. Printed materials relate to Brusilov's career in the Imperial and Red armies and his rehabilitation by the Soviets in the Khrushchev era.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Aleksei Alekseevich and Nadezhda Vladimirovna Brusilov Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1955.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1955.

Papers Processed 01/--/79.

Papers Revised 06/--/82.

Revision Description

2021-09-02 PDF finding aid converted to EAD; notes revised, updated and expanded. KSD

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints 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
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (1853-1926), Imperial General during World War I. In 1920 joined the Red army. Died in Moscow from pneumonia. Nadezhda Vladimirovna Brusilova-Zhelikhovskaia (1864—1938), writer, Brusilov's second wife. In 1930 she left for Czechoslovakia for treatment and remained in exile.