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Aleksandr Kazem-Bek Papers, 1898-2014

Series III: Documents and Biographical Materials, 1902-2014

Aleksandr Kazem-Bek's and his family members' personal documents and Aleksandr Kazem-Bek's biographical materials.

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Subseries III.1: Aleksandr Kazem-Bek's documents, 1902-1967

Contains Aleksandr Kazem-Bek's certificates, IDs, immigration papers, travel documents, passports, CVs, financial and legal documents, business cards, contacts, etc.



Box 8 Folder 13 Certificates: Birth certificate, Nobility certificate, 1902


Box 8 Folder 14 Nansen Passport (photocopy), 1941


Box 8 Folder 15 IDs and business cards, 1932-1946

(identification and membership cards, and business cards)


Box 8 Folder 16 French visas and other French documents, 1925-1941

(originals and photocopies)


Box 8 Folder 17 USA naturalization related documents, 1940-1944


Box 8 Folder 18 Affidavits of support, 1942-1950


Box 8 Folder 19 Financial and Legal documents, 1940-1967


Box 8 Folder 20 Medical documents, 1953-1954


Box 8 Folder 21 Travel documents, 1949-1955

(itineraries, travel insurances, tickets, reservations, etc. Oversized travel insurance documents are stored in oversize flat box 20, folder 1)


Box 8 Folder 22 Various documents, 1923-1948

(War ration book, lists of Russian intellectuals leaving for the USA, change of addresses, notes, application forms, etc.)


Contacts

(business and personal contact lists, business cards, index cards, address books)


Box 8 Folder 23 Business cards


Box 8 Folder 24 Lists of contacts


Box 8 Folder 25 Index cards A-Z


Box 8 Folder 26 Address books

(2 items)


Subseries III.2: Aleksandr Kazem-Bek's Biographical Materials, 1939-2014

Biographical materials include CVs and biographical statements, genealogical notes, letters of recommendation, publications about Kazem-Bek, and Mireille Massip's extensive correspondence with various people related to her work on Kazem-Bek's biography.



Box 9 Folder 1 Biographical statements and CVs, [1940s-1950s]


Box 9 Folder 2 Genealogy


Box 9 Folder 3 Letters of recommendation and introduction, 1940-1946


Box 9 Folder 4 Lectures announcement, 1939-1942, undated


Publications about A. Kazem-Bek, 1941-1989

(newspaper clippings)


Box 9 Folder 5 Clippings, 1941-1945


Box 9 Folder 6 Poems dedicated to A. Kazem-Bek, 1944, 1989

(V. Leonov. "K ot'ezdu"; V. Nikitin. Untitled)


Box 9 Folder 7 False death rumors, 1955

(letters, clippings)


Box 9 Folder 8 Return to USSR, 1957-1958

(clippings, letters, memos)


Box 9 Folder 9 Obituaries and In memoria, 1977-1979


Box 9 Folder 10 Various notes


Mireille Massip correspondence related to her work on Kazem-Bek's biography, 1956-2014


Correspondence with various persons


Box 9 Folder 11 1988-1990


Box 9 Folder 12 1991-1993


Box 9 Folder 13 1994-1997



Box 10 Folder 1 1998-2000


Box 10 Folder 2 2001-2014


Box 10 Folder 3 Correspondence with Svetlana Kazem-Bek, 1956-1989, undated


Box 10 Folder 4 Correspondence with Nadine Marquies, 1988-1995


Box 10 Folder 5 Mireille Massip's notes with information about various individuals related to Kazem-Bek



Box 18 Microfilms

(three microfilm reels with materials from the National Archives of the United States; were ordered by Mireille Massip and may conteain materials related to her research work on Kazem-Bek's biography)


Subseries III.3: Kazem-Bek's Family Documents, 1898-1994

Documents of Aleksandr Kazem-Bek's wife, children, and father.


Svetlana Kazem-Bek's documents, 1975-1986



Box 10 Folder 6 Pesonal documents, 1898-1994

(certificates, imigration documents, visas, Nansen passport, war ration book, IDs, obituaries, etc.)


Box 10 Folder 7 Claims: Social Security, death benefits, retirement, 1975-1986


Box 10 Folder 8 Various documents and notes, 1923-1949, undated


Box 10 Folder 9 Aleksandr Kazem-Bek Jr. documents, 1930s-1959


Box 10 Folder 10 Lev Kazem-Bek's documents, 1923, undated


Box 10 Folder 11 Nadine Kazem-Bek's documents, 1944

(materials related to teaching Russian at the Yale University)