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Sergei Dmitrievich Botkin Papers, 1830-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Botkin.
Bib ID 4078058 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Botkin, Sergeĭ Dmitrievich, 1869-1945 ; Osten-Saken, Wolf, freiherr von der, 1887- (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Kiprenskiĭ, Orest Adamovich, 1782 or 3-1836 (Version: Letter.) ; Izvolśkiĭ, Aleksandr Petrovich, 1856-1919 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Lamzdorf, Vladimir Nikolaevich, graf, ?-1919 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Paskevich, Ivan Fedorovich, graf Erivanskiĭ, 1782-1856 (Form subheading: Letters.) ; Sazonov, Sergeĭ Dmitrievich, 1861-1927 ; Uvarov, Sergeĭ Semenovich, graf, 1786-1855 (Form subheading: Letters.)
Title Sergei Dmitrievich Botkin Papers, 1830-1970
Physical Description 3500 items (9 boxes; 2 oversized folders)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into three series.

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, subject files, and printed materials. The bulk of the correspondence consists of copies of reports and dispatches sent by Botkin to the Council of Ambassadors (in Paris) in 1919-35. Also included are many letters to Botkin by Baron V. Osten-Saken, and Botkin's letterbooks for 1930-34. Manuscripts include Botkin's memoirs. Extensive subject files concern Russian prisoners of of war in World War I, the Civil War in the Baltic region, and the emigration in Germany in the 1920s and 30s. Also included are miscellaneous materials relating to the Imperial Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the 19th and early 20th centuries, including consular correspondence, departmental circulars, passports, and texts of treaties. There is a letter signed by the painter Orest Kiprenskiĭ, and letters and documents signed by such officials as Aleksandr Izzvolśkiĭ, V.N. Lamzdorf, Ivan Paskevich, Sergeĭ Sazonov, and Sergeĭ Uvarov. These items were collected by Botkin.

Using the Collection

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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

Papers Accessioned 1962.

Papers Accessioned 1969.

Papers Processed 05/--/79.

Papers Revised 05/--/82.

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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"ArchivedGRID"
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Emigration and immigration -- Germany -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkov ́zagranit︠s︡eĭ Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1894-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Imperial diplomat before the 1917 Revolution, and was representative of the emigre Russian Council of Ambassadors in Berlin from 1919 into the 1930s.