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Peter deDaehn Papers, 1900-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4078439 View CLIO record
Creator(s) deDaehn, Peter
Title Peter deDaehn Papers, 1900-1969
Physical Description 79 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078439.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

deDaehn's account books for the years 1900 through 1969 contain detailed records of daily household expenditures, including everything from doctor, laundry and grocery bills to transportation and the theatre. Correspondence consists of letters from Alexander deDaehn to his mother describing his social life in St. Petersburg and travels through Russia in 1903. Typed copies of Alexander's letters written in 1904 give an account of his experiences and observations as a Russian soldier in China.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Nina Fersen, 1984.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed EJS 06/--/87.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Account books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
China -- Description and travel -- 1901-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Colonel in the tsarist Russian army.