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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists of Simonovich's diary, a five-volume manuscript covering the 1920-1924 period. The diary chronicles his evacuation from Russia with Wrangel's army and his life in Constantinople and Prague where he entered medical school. The diaries chiefly describe Simonovich's personal reactions to emigre life. In addition, there is a volume of poems and a volume of short stories, both by Simonovich.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Manuscripts Accessioned 1969.
Manuscripts Processed 10/--/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
Simonovich was a White Army officer.