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Nikolai Sergeevich Arsen'ev Papers, 1950-1965

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BA#0017
Bib ID 4078293 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Arsenʹev, Nikolaĭ Sergeevich, 1888-1977
Title Nikolai Sergeevich Arsen'ev Papers, 1950-1965
Physical Description 125 items (2 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) English .

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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.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

Permission of donor's nephews required.

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1965.

Papers Processed 03/--/82.

Revision Description

04/11/2020 PDF finding aid converted to EAD and AS record updated by KSD.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

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.

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Series I: Manuscripts

Box 1 "Glimpses of Ultimate Reality"

(5 folders)

Box 2 Moscow University

(several items)

Box 2 "Piete russe"

(2 folders)

Box 2 "Preobrazhenie mira i zhizni"

(2 folders)

Box 2 "Vom Problem der religosen Uberwindung des Todes"

(3 folders)

Box 1 Miscellaneous

(3 folders)

Series II: Photographs

Box 2 Arsen'ev, N. S.

Series III: Printed Materials

Box 2 Arsen'ev, N. S.: offprints and pamphlets