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Georgii Ivanovich Shavel'skii Papers, 1920-1950

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Shavelśkiĭ
Bib ID 4078061 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Shavelʹskīĭ, Georgīĭ Ioannovich, 1871-1951 ; Bokach, Feodor ; Glubokovskiĭ, N.N
Title Georgii Ivanovich Shavel'skii Papers, 1920-1950
Physical Description 200 items (6 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078061.pdf

This collection is located on-site.



The collection primarily consists of unpublished manuscripts by Shavelśkiĭ. There are also letters from Shavelśkiĭ to his daughter (Marii︠a︡ Novit︠s︡kai︠a︡), several photographs of Shavelśkiĭ, clippings and miscellaneous printed items. Shavelśkiĭ's manuscripts include his memoirs (1920) which describe church affairs in Russia, World War I, the Imperial family and the 1917 Revolution; "Nabroski s natury" (1947), a series of brief essays and stories; "Pokhod protiv Rasputina" (n.d.); "Russkai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkov ́pred revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ieĭ" (1937); and "V dobrovolćheskoĭ armii" (1943), which describes Shavelśkiĭ's service as an army chaplain. Other manuscripts include brief sketches of Shavelśkiĭ by Feodor Bokach and N.N. Glubokovskiĭ.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1951.

Papers Accessioned 1952.

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 09/--/81.

Papers Accessioned 1967.

Subject Headings

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Biographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nobility -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Shavelśkiĭ was and Orthodox priest, and spiritual adviser for the Imperial family prior to the Revolution.