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At a Glance
Manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials of N. S. Arsen'ev. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts of his writings on theological topics, such as "Glimpses of Ultimate Reality" and "Vom Problem der religösen Uberwindung des Todes." Also included are several photographs of Arsen'ev, and offprints and pamphlets by him.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nikolai Sergeevich Arsen'ev Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Oral history interview with Nikolai Sergeevich Arsenʹev, 1965
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--N. S. Arsenév. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1965.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1965.
Papers Processed 03/--/82.
04/11/2020 PDF finding aid converted to EAD and AS record updated by KSD.
History / Biographical Note
Nikolai Sergeevich Arsen'ev (1888-1977), Russian Orthodox theologian who taught in Russia in 1914-1920; then in Germany, Poland, and France; and, from 1948, at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in New York.