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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists primarily of the Captain Savin's memoirs. Included are photocopies of three typescript variants of the above work, as well as a photocopy of the published version entitled "Gibelʹ Generala Millera" (Paris, 1939). Also included in the collection is correspondence from the 1960s both to and from Petr Savin, and between third parties. Among these latter are letters from the personal archive of the secretary of Grand Prince Nikita of Russia, Aleksandr Alekseevich Belorukov.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Petr P. Savin. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1975.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1975.
Papers Processed 06/--/80.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Petr P. Savin, a captain in the Imperial army, was a close friend of general E.K. Miller.