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Dmitrii Nikolaevich Tikhobrazov Papers, 1859-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Tikhobrazov
Bib ID 4078150 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Tikhobrazov, Dmitriĭ Nikolaevich, 1886-1974 ; Borelʹ, Vera M. ; Alekseeva, A. N.
Title Dmitrii Nikolaevich Tikhobrazov Papers, 1859-1974
Physical Description 1000 items (5 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

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Correspondence, manuscripts, documents and printed materials of Tikhobrazov. The correspondence dates from 1963-1974 and includes letters from Vera Mikhailovna Borel', daughter of General Mikhail Vasil'evich Alekseev. There is one manuscript by Anna Nikolaevna Alekseeva, the General's widow, while the rest are by Tikhobrazov. These include two lengthy versions of his autobiography and a number of shorter essays. The topics Tikhobrazov treats include his own military education, the history of the Imperial family, Rasputin, the 1917 Revolution and the Civil War. With regard to the Civil War, Tikhobrazov describes his experiences under General Briggs. The documents include Civil War military orders, an 1859 diploma awarded to B. I. Ianushevich and Arkadii Pavlovich Levitskii's service record, dated 1915. The printed materials include clippings, illustrations and two copies of "Miroir de l'Histoire" (1964 and 1967) in which articles by Tikhobrazov appeared. There is a photograph album entitled "Russkaia armiia na Balkanakh" with many photos of White units in exile in the 1920's.

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dmitrii Nikolaevich Tikhobrazov Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1957.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1974.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Accessioned 1974.

Papers Processed 12/--/81.

Materials were intellectually arranged in five series at the same time the finding aid was converted to EAD. Notes were revised and updated. Authorities were expanded. Nothing in the collection was physically rearranged.

Revision Description

2021-05-07 PDF finding aid converted to EAD; authorities and notes revised, updated and expanded. KSD.

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:"
Albums (books) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Autobiographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
diplomas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Briggs, Charles, Sir Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Denikin, Anton Ivanovich, 1872-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
I︠A︡nushevich, B. I. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Levit︠s︡kiĭ, Arkadiĭ Pavlovich, 1860-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russia -- History, Military -- 1801-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Dmitrii Nikolaevich Tikhobrazov (06.23.1886-12.20.1974), Imperial and White Army officer.