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   Maksim Maksimovich Kovalevskii Papers, ca. 1873-1950.

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Call No.:BA#0207
Bib ID:4077709 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Kovalevskiĭ, M.M. (Maksim Maksimovich), 1851-1916.
Title:Maksim Maksimovich Kovalevskii Papers, ca. 1873-1950.
Physical description:2 linear feet (4 boxes; 1 oversized folder).
Language(s):In English
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Description

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The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials. Correspondence includes 82 letters from Maksim Kovalevskiĭ to the mathematician Sofii︠a︡ Kovalevskai︠a︡; 69 letters from Petr Lavrov to Kovalevskiĭ; and letters to Kovalevskiĭ from Anton Chekhov (typed copies), Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovskiĭ, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Petr Struve, and Ivan Turgenev (typed copy). Manuscripts consist of Kovalevskiĭ's handwritten memoirs, with a typed copy and some printed excerpts. Documents consist of Kovalevskiĭ's diplomas from the University of Berlin (1873), the Russian Imperial Academy of Sciences (1899), and the Deputazione Veneta di Storia Patria (1901).

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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

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954

Papers Accessioned 1980

Papers Processed 03/--/80

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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Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1914.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lavrov, P.L. (Petr Lavrovich), 1823-1900.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mikhaĭlovsky, Nikolay Konstantinovich, 1842-1904PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mili︠u︡kov, P. N. (Pavel Nikolaevich), 1859-1943.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Struve, Petr Berngardovich, 1870-1944.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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Diplomas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memoirs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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Journalists, Soviet.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Intellectual life--1801-1917.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

A historian and sociologist, Kovalevskiĭ taught in western Europe as well as Russia. His major works included "Pervobytnoe pravo" (1886) and"Proiskhozhdenie sovremennoĭ demokratii" (1895-1899). Kovalevskiĭ served in the State Duma and the State Council, and from 1909 was the publisher of "Vestnik Evropy."

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