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Igor Gordevitch correspondence, 1954-1957

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection consists of the correspondence between Igor Gordevitch and various persons related to the publication of Vision/Visao news magazines for a Latin American executive audience.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0503
Bib ID 4078822 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gordevitch, Igor, 1924-
Title Igor Gordevitch correspondence, 1954-1957
Physical Description .42 linear feet (.42 linear feet 1 document box)
Language(s) Material is in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Description

Summary

The collection consists of correspondence related to Gordevitch's position as Chief European Correspondent of Vision/Visao. Correspondence contained in the collection is primarily in English and German with a few documents in Russian, Italian, Spanish and French. The collection is largely made up of correspondence between Igor Gordevitch and his wife Peggy Gordevitch with persons in various upper level management positions at Vision, Incorporated on matters ranging from story ideas to salary disbursement issues to marketing strategies for the publication. Additionally, the collection contains some letters and telegrams between the Gordevitchs and several journalists working in Europe during the 1950s.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Igor Gordevitch correspondence; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Papers processed Jenny Mathias, Pratt Insitute, MSLIS 2011 2010 August.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2010-08-30 xml document instance created by Lea Osborne.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Gordevitch, Igor, 1924- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- Latin America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- South America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vision, Inc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vision/Visao Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Igor Gordevitch was the Chief European Correspondent for Vision/Visao, a Spanish and Portuguese language news magazine distributed to Latin American executive audiences by Vision Incorporated. As Chief European Correspondent, Gordevitch wrote mainly on the subject of the post-WWII German economic situation and German-Latin American economic relations.