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Petr Mikhailovich Volkonskii Papers, 1905-1946

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Volkonskiĭ
Bib ID 4078244 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Volkonskiĭ, Petr Mikhaĭlovich, 1861-ca. 1946
Title Petr Mikhailovich Volkonskii Papers, 1905-1946
Physical Description 500 items (2 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078244.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, maps, and clippings of Volkonskiĭ. The correspondence dates from 1905-1946 and chiefly concerns religious matters. There are letters from Russians at the Vatican, for emample, and some concerning Volkonskiĭ's financial affairs in emigration. The manuscripts are almost exclusively in the form of notes on church history. Volkonskiĭ was particularly interested in the possible merging of the Orthodox and Catholic churches. The documents include accounts and contracts. One subject files concerns a World War I field hospital, and another has extensive materials on the Ukraine during the period of the revolution and civil war (1917-1920).

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 03/--/82.

Papers Processed 09/--/82.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Accounts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maps Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Member of the Russian Red Cross during World War I and writer on religious topics.