Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Aleksandr Pavlovich Bragin Manuscript, 1920-1950

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Bragin.
Bib ID 4078069 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bragin, Aleksandr Pavlovich, 1878-
Title Aleksandr Pavlovich Bragin Manuscript, 1920-1950
Physical Description 300 items (3 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of manuscripts by Bragin, including his memoirs, which describe his military service during the Boxer Rebellion, the Russo-Japanese War, World War I, the 1917 Revolution and the Civil War. The documents and subject file relate to his service as head of the White military mission to Iran in 1920. Printed materials are largely clippings from and copies of emigre periodicals, with articles by Bragin.

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

Papers Accessioned 1968.

Papers Processed 01/--/79.

Papers Revised 06/--/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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Officer in the Imperial and White armies who later emigrated.

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Series I: Manuscripts

Box 1 "Ekho Tysiacheletii" (4 folders )

Box 1 "Vospominaniia" (4 folders )

Box 2 "In the Shadow of Atlantis"

Box 2 Minor Manuscripts-Titled (2 folders )

Box 2 Minor Manuscripts-Incomplete and Fragmentary

Series II: Documents

Box 3 Subject File--Mission to Iran

Printed Materials

Box 3 Clippings

Box 3 Illiustrirovanniia Rossiia