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At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, a subject file, and printed materials. Much of the collection consists of manuscripts and memoirs by V. M. Andreevskii: his memoirs up to 1917; memoirs of a trip to Palestine in 1881; and his diary for 1919-1931. Also included is a typescript copy of the memoirs of historian Boris Chicherin, entitled "N.I. Krivtsov." Many of the printed materials concern the Orthodox Church in emigration. Another item, dated 1885, is: "Spravochnaia kniga (instruktsiia) dlia rukovodstva gorodovym i voobshche nizhnim politseiskim sluzhiteliam."
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Vladimir Mikhailovich Andreevskii Papers; Box and Folder (if known); Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1956.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1957.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1956.
Papers Accessioned 1957.
Papers Processed 12/--/78.
Papers Processed 02/--/82.
Materials were intellectually arranged in five series at the same time the finding aid was converted to EAD. Notes were revised, updated and expanded. Nothing in the collection was physically rearranged.
2021-05-11 PDF finding aid converted to EAD; notes revised, updated and expanded. KSD.
History / Biographical Note
Vladimir Mikhailovich Andreevskii (October 30 (November 12) 1858, Tambov - May 16, 1943, Paris), Russian statesman, active state councilor (January 1, 1911), member of the State Council, honorary magistrate for the Kirsanovsky district of the Tambov province.
He graduated from the law faculty of the Moscow University. After a long trip to the countries of Europe and the Middle East, he published a volume of travel notes "Egipet: Aleksandriia, Kair, ego okrestnosti, Sakkara i berega Nila do pervykh porogov (Printing house of M. M. Stasyulevich, 1884) and was accepted as a member of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society.
In 1886 he left the service and settled in the Bogoslovka estate in the Kirsanovsky district. He was elected the district marshal of nobility. Since 1906, a member of the State Council.
After the revolution, in March 1920, emigrated to France with his sister Olga and wife Vera Konstantinovna. In 1921 he was elected to the board of the Soiuz osvobozhdeniia i vozrozhdeniiia Rossii. Participated in the Soveshchanie gruppy patrioticheskikh deiatelei in Paris in 1925. Andreevskii's family tooka an active part in the openning of a shelter for Russian refugees near Paris organized by Princess Vera Kirillovna Meshcherskaya in 1924.
Vladimir Mikhailovich Andreevskii buried in the Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois cemetery.