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Evgenii Aleksandrovich Vechorin Papers, 1900-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Vechorin
Bib ID 4078198 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Vechorin, E. A. (Evgenīĭ Aleksandrovich), 1884-1969
Title Evgenii Aleksandrovich Vechorin Papers, 1900-1971
Physical Description 3500 items (11 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Collection is arranged in six series.



Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, subject files, and printed materials of Evgenii Aleksandrovich Vechorin, chiefly concerning alumni of the St. Petersburg Polytechnical Institute. The catalogued correspondence includes letters from Nikolai Andreev, Petr Savitskii, Igor ́Sikorskii, Gleb Struve, and Alfred Swann, and other prominent figures. Much of the arranged correspondence is from fellow graduates of the Institute, and concerns alumni affairs. Most of the manuscripts are likewise by fellow graduates; many are memoirs, such as those by Vechorin himself, while others concern technical subjects. Among the subject files are biographical sketches of Institute graduates and files on such individuals as Petr Savitskii, Igor ́Sikorskii, and Alfred Swann. There are several photographs taken at the Institute ca. 1900 as well as photographs of Vechorin and his colleagues after emigration. The printed materials include clippings and excerpts, miscellaneous journals, and books by Vechorin and S. P. Timoshenko.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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); Evgenii Aleksandrovich Vechorin Papers; Box and Folder (if known); Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--M.D. Gagarina. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1957.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Accessioned 1969.

Papers Processed 02/--/82.

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

Revision Description

2021-05-11 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:"
Biographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Andreev, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, 1880-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bakhmetev, B. A. (Boris Aleksandrovich) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nolʹde, B. Ė., Baron (Boris Ėmmanuilovich), 1876-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Panina, Sofii͡a Vladimirovna, grafini͡a, 1871-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pregelʹ, Sofii︠a︡, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Savit︠s︡kiĭ, P. N. (Petr Nikolaevich), 1895-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soi︠u︡z byvshikh russkikh sudebnykh dei︠a︡teleĭ vo Frant︠s︡ii Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Struve, Gleb Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Struve, Petr Berngardovich, 1870-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Swann, Alfred J. (Alfred James), 1856-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Terapiano, I︠U︡riĭ, 1892-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Timoshenko, Stephen, 1878-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vernadsky, George, 1887-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zaĭt︠s︡ev, Boris, 1881-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zeeler, Vladimir Feofilovich, 1874-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Evgenii Aleksandrovich Vechorin (1884-1969), engineer, member of the City Duma of Petrograd, chairman of the Paris Association of Graduates of the St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute, participated in the work of Obshchestvo okhraneniia russkikh kul'turnykh tsennostei (Society for the Preservation of Russian Cultural Values).