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Nikolai Nikolaevich Bekker Documents, 1895-1920

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BA#0591
Bib ID 4078303 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Becker, Nicolas, 1877-1962
Title Nikolai Nikolaevich Bekker Documents, 1895-1920
Physical Description 13 items (1 regular folder, 1 oversize folder)
Language(s) Russian .
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Arrangement

Description

Summary

Bekker's personal documents, most of which are of an educational and military nature. There is also a handwritten poem "Karl Marks v R.S.F.S.R. (misticheskaia poema)."

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nikolai Nikolaevich Bekker Documents; Box and Folder (if known); Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Documents: Method of acquisition--Transfer from Harriman Institute; Date of acquisition--1983.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Documents Accessioned 1983.

Documents Processed 07/--/83.

Formerly part of Bakhmeteff (BAR) General Ms Collection with Coll No. BAR Gen Ms Coll/Bekker, Nikolai.

Revision Description

2020-02-26 PDF removed. jg

2021-10-06 new collection number was assigned as a part of the project of integrating BAR Gen Ms into BAR manuscript collection; record updated; notes revised and expanded, bio note added. ksd

Subject Headings

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Subject

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"ArchivedGRID"
Education -- 20th century -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military history -- 20th century -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Nikolai Nikolaevich Bekker (1877-1962), painter, graphic artist, scene-designer. He was born to family of an architect and academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts Nikolai Fedorovich Bekker. Graduated of the Engineering Institute of the Ministry of Communications (Institut Inzhenerov Putei Soobshcheniia). After the revolution he emigrated to Constantinople, then moved to Paris where he continued his career as a portrait painter. In 1924-1932 he exhibited at the salon of the National Society of Fine Arts (member of the salon since 1925). He worked for a long time in London and Madrid, having painted many portraits of representatives of the English and Spanish nobility. Buried in Nice.