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At a Glance
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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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Memoirs Accessioned 1969.
Memoirs Processed 11/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
Stegman, née Baroness von Foelkersam, was daughter of Armin Baron von Foelkersam, a curator at the Hermitage before the revolution.