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Andrea-Aleksandra Stegman Memoirs, 1954-1968

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Stegman
Bib ID 4078101 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Stegman, Andrea-Aleksandra, 1897- ; Stegman, Helmuth
Title Andrea-Aleksandra Stegman Memoirs, 1954-1968
Physical Description 4 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078101.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

Her memoirs recount her childhood and education in Russia as a member of a Baltic-German family, her life in Finland after the February Revolution, her service as a nurse in St. Petersburg during World War I, and as a member of a Red Cross mission charged with caring for prisoners of war in Kiev and Moscow during the Civil War. She also describes her arrest and imprisonment in 1919 as well as her brother's experiences in Li︠u︡bi︠a︡nka prison during World War II. The memoirs (416p.) are in the form of a carbon copy typescript and are accompanied by original photographs. Also included in the collection are reprints of several articles published by her husband, Helmuth Stegman, in the 1960's.

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This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Memoirs Accessioned 1969.

Memoirs Processed 11/--/81.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Military Nursing -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1944 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Stegman, née Baroness von Foelkersam, was daughter of Armin Baron von Foelkersam, a curator at the Hermitage before the revolution.