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   Emmanuil Pavlovich Benningsen Papers, ca. 1875-1955.

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Summary Information

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Call No.:BA#0038
Bib ID:4077606 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Benningsen, Emmanuil Pavlovich, 1875-1955.
Title:Emmanuil Pavlovich Benningsen Papers, ca. 1875-1955.
Physical description:1 linear foot (2 boxes).
Language(s):In English
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Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes more than 100 letters to Benningsen from P.P. Ignatév, the last Minister of Imperial Russia, written in 1920-1921; and correspondence between Benningsen and his wife, Ekaterina Platonovna Benningsen, and Ksenii︠a︡ V. Denikina. Several manuscripts by E. P. Benningsen are also included: a long memoir which treats the history of the Benningsen family, his own government and Red Cross service, the 1917 Revolution and the Civil War, and emigration in France and Brazil. There are copies of his lectures and articles on historical topics; a lengthy essay on the character of modern politics called "Ce que la vie m'a enseigne"̀; and a number of reviews of books dealing with Russia. There are two sets of subject files: one containing materials relating to the activities of the "Soi︠u︡z Pazheĭ" (an emigre organization of former members of the Corps of Pages); the other, materials relating to the efforts by former officers of the Kavalergardskiĭ Regiment to recover a trove of silver objects belonging to them that they had deposited in the State Treasury at the beginning of World War I and which finally ended up in Belgrade. A brief biographical note on her husband by Ekaterina P. Benningsen and a few photographs complete the collection.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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Papers Accessioned 1953

Papers Accessioned 1955

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

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Benningsen, Ekaterina Platonovna.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Denikina, Ksenii︠a︡, V.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ignatév, Leonid.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ignatév, P.P.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Genre/Form

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Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Biographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Essays.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Emigration and immigration--Brazil--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--France--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--Soviet Union--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--History--Revolution,1917-1921.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Politics and government--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918--Red Cross.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

A government official, zemstvo activist, Octobrist deputy to the III and IV State Dumas, and leading official of the Russian Red Cross during the First World War and in the emigration.

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