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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
Title Sergei Dmitrievich Botkin Papers, 1830-1970
Physical Description 3500 items (9 boxes; 2 oversized folders)
Language(s) Russian .
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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 1919-1935. Also included are many letters to Botkin by Baron V. Osten-Saken, and Botkin's letterbooks for 1930-1934. Manuscripts include Botkin's memoirs. Extensive subject files concern Russian prisoners of war in World War I, the Civil War in the Baltic region, and the emigration in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. 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 Kiprenskii, and letters and documents signed by such officials as Aleksandr Izvol'skii, V. N. Lamzdorf, Ivan Paskevich, Sergei Sazonov, and Sergei Uvarov. These items were collected by Botkin.

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This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Sergei Dmitrievich Botkin Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1962.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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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.

2021-05-08 Authorities and notes revised, updated and expanded. ksd

Subject Headings

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Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Bakhmeteff, George, 1847-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bernat︠s︡kīĭ, M. V. (Mikhail Vladimirovich), 1876- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Germany -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Girs, Mikhail Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ilʹin, I. A. (Ivan Aleksandrovich), 1883-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Izvolʹskiĭ, A. P. (Aleksandr Petrovich), 1856-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kiprenskiĭ, Orest Adamovich, 1782 or 1783-1836 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lamzdorf, V. N., graf (Vladimir Nikolaevich), 1844-1907 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maklakov, V. A. (Vasiliĭ Alekseevich), 1870-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Merezhkovsky, Dmitry Sergeyevich, 1865-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Osten-Saken, Wolf, Freiherr von der, 1887- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paskevich, Ivan Fedorovich, svetleĭshiĭ kni︠a︡zʹ Varshavskiĭ, 1782-1856 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ zagranit︠s︡eĭ Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sazonov, Sergeĭ Dmitrievich, 1861-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Uvarov, Sergeĭ Semenovich, graf, 1786-1855 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vrangel', Petr Nikolaevich, Baron, 1878-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Sergei Dmitrievich Botkin (1869-1945), Imperial diplomat before the 1917 Revolution, and was representative of the emigre Russian Council of Ambassadors in Berlin from 1919 into the 1930s.

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Series I: Correspondence


Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Bakhmet'ev, Georgii (Iurii) Petrovich


Box 1 Bernatskii, Mikhail Vladimorvich


Box 1 Girs, Mikhail Nikolaevich


Box 1 Il'in, Ivan Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Izvol'skii, Aleksandr Petrovich


Box 1 Kiprenskii, Orest Adamovich


Box 1 Maklakov, Vasilii Alekseevich


Box 1 Merezhkovskii, Dmitrii Sergeevich


Box 1 Paskevich, Ivan Fedorovich


Box 1 Vrangel', Petr Nikolaevich


Subseries I.2: Arranged Correspondence


Botkin, S. D. to Paris Council of Ambassadors

These are chronologically filed reports and letters sent by Botkin to the emigre Council of Ambassadors in Paris, concerning events in Germany. The bulk consists of Lettersto M. N. Girs in 1921-1932, but the entire span covers 1919-1935



Box 2 "Soderzhanie depesh, 1919-1925"


Box 2 November 1919 - December 1922



Box 3 January 1923 - October 1924



Box 4 October 1924-1935



Box 5 Botkin, S. D. Letterbooks, 1930-1934 (nos. 3, 5, 6, 7), 1930-1934


Box 5 Osten-Saken, Baron V. to S. D. Botkin, 1925-1938

Series II: Manuscripts, Documents, Photographs, Subject Files, Printed Materials



Box 1 Cataloged Document: Lamzdorf, Vladimir Nikolaevich



Box 6 Manuscripts


Box 6 Botkin, S. D. Memoir and political reports


Box 6 Various & unidentified authors


Box 6 Photographs


Subject Files


Box 6 Civil War: Baltic and Northwestern fronts


Box 6 Komitet po Organizatsii Predstavitel'stva Russkoi Natsional'noi Emigratsii



Box 7 Organizatsiia Zashchity Interesov Russkikh Bezhentsev v Germanii, (7 folders)


Box 7 Russian Red Cross in Germany, (2 folders)



Box 8 Sv. Vladimirskoe Bratstvo, Germany, (7 folders)


Box 8 World War I: Russian prisoners of war, (2 folders)



Box Oversized Folder Printed Materials: Newspaper "Voennyi Golos" (Sevastopol), 1920


Box Oversized Folder Documents: Passports

Series III: Imperial Ministry of Foreign Affairs



Box 9 Consular Correspondence


Box 9 Official Correspondence


Box 9 Circulars, Departmental Publications, etc.


Box 9 Monument to Alexander II in St. Petersburg


Box 9 "Traites et conventions conclus entre la Russie et la Turquie" (manuscript, ca. 1875)


Box 9 Treaties (1841-1918)


Box 9 Various Printed Materials