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At a Glance
Scope and Contents
The papers of Vasiliĭ F. Butenko (1894-1976), Russian émigré socialist and political activist, include correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs,and printed materials. The bulk of the collection relates to various émigré political organizations in which Butenko was involved: the Labor Peasant Party (Trudovai︠a︡ krestʹi︠a︡nskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡), the Russian Consolidated Mutual Aid Society in America (Russkoe obʺedinennoe obshchestvo vzaimopomoshchi v Amerike), the Anti-Bolshevik Struggle Coordinating Center (Koordinettsionnyi Tsentr Antibol'shevistskoi Bor'by or KTsAB), and others.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Vasiliĭ Fedoseevich Butenko 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--1961.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1961.
Papers Processed 06/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
Vasiliĭ Fedoseevich Butenko (1894-1976) was a Russian émigré socialist political activist. He was born in the Russian Empire on July 31, 1894. He served in the Markov unit of the White Army during the Russian Civil War, then emigrated to New York at the close of the war.