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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files and printed materials. Although most of the correspondence is among family members (from 1921 to 1946), there are three folders of letters concerning the publication of Shebeko's memoirs. The manuscripts include Shebeko's diary from 1918-1919 as well as English, French and Russian versions of his memoirs which were published in French in 1936: "Souvenirs -- Essai historique sur les origines de la guerre de 1914." There are documents relating to rentals, mortgages and repairs of the Shebeko's homes, estates and apartments, primarily dating from 1910-1914. The subject files include Shebeko's reports on the Balkan situation in 1913 and 1914 and the Russkiĭ soedinennyi klub in Paris. Among the printed materials are clippings and a copy of the published version of Shebko's memoirs.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Anna Anatolʹevna Shebeko. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1956.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Irina Petrovna Shebeko. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1958.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1956.
Papers Accessioned 1958.
Papers Processed 09/--/81.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Nikolaĭ N. Shebeko was Imperial Russian ambassador in Bucharest and Vienna.