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At a Glance
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, subject files and printed materials. Nearly all the manuscripts are by Savit︠s︡kiĭ himself, and include essays on such topics as Suvorov and Napoleon Bonaparte, Pushkin, early foreign travelers in Russia, eternal youth, Russian art and engineering. There are subject files relating to Savit︠s︡kiĭ's father, Kazimir Antonovich Savit︠s︡kiĭ, who was chairman of the Severskiĭ Donet︠s︡ Railroad from about 1907 to 1920, and to the Obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ russkoĭ voennoĭ stariny (Society of Russian Military History Enthusiasts), a Paris based emigre organization. The printed materials include clippings and several issues of "Russkiĭ Voenno-Istoricheskiĭ Vestnik" of which Savit︠s︡kiĭ was co-editor.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Andreĭ K. and Vera V. Savit︠s︡kiĭ. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1968.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Andreĭ K. and Vera V. Savit︠s︡kiĭ. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1971.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Papers Accessioned 1968.
Papers Accessioned 1971.
Papers Processed 06/--/81.