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Aleksandr Vasil'evich Serapinin Collection, 1965-1968

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4078050 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Serapinin, Aleksandr Vasilʹevich, -1970
Title Aleksandr Vasil'evich Serapinin Collection, 1965-1968
Physical Description 23 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. There are drafts of letters from Serapinin to the "Novoye Russkoye Slovo." The manuscripts include essays by Serapinin about the 1917 Revolution, the Orthodox Church, the emigre press, the Zhdanov Cossack Choir, and "Doctor Zhivago." There is also a book-length manuscript entitled "Vozdushnai︠a︡ gvardii︠a︡" which describes early Russian aviation with particular reference to Igor ́Sikorskiĭ. The printed material consists of a copy of "Pervye Shagi," a children's magazine.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection Accessioned 1969.

Collection Accessioned 1970.

Collection Processed 07/--/81.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Aviation -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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Series I: Aleksandr Vasil'evich Serapinin Papers

Box 1 Correspondence


Box 1 "Mnogostradalfnyi prikhod--Khronika"

Box 1 "Vozdushnaia gvardiia", (2 folders)

Box 1 Minor manuscripts A-0

Box 1 Minor manuscripts P-Z

Box 1 Printed Material