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Konstantin Feodos'evich Shteppa Papers, 1945-1959

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Shteppa
Bib ID 4078079 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Shteppa, Konstantin, 1896-1958
Title Konstantin Feodos'evich Shteppa Papers, 1945-1959
Physical Description 1200 items (6 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

Nearly all the manuscripts in the collection deal with 20th century Russian and Soviet politics. These include "Chekizm i chekisty," "The Cult of Stalin," "Marks-Lenin-Stalin," "Russkiĭ blankizm" and "Tekushchai︠a︡ sovet︠s︡kai︠a︡ propaganda o revizionizme i dialektike." There is a book-length manuscript entitled "V plenu -- Velikai︠a︡ chistka 1936-1939" and a transcript of a Radio Liberty interview with Shteppa in 1953. There is a lengthy curriculum vitae of Shteppa accompanied by several lists of his major publications. The printed materials include clippings, a number of published articles and booklets by Shteppa as well as a few other journals.

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 1956.

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 09/--/81.

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
Interviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marx, Karl, 1818-1883 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Shteppa (or Shtepa; he also wrote under a variety of pseudonyms) was a professor of Medieval History and Byzantine Studies at the University of Kiev in the 1930s, and was later appointed Rector there. He left the Soviet Union during World War II.