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   Pavel Pavlovich Mendeleev Papers, ca. 1900-1951.

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:BA#0262
Bib ID:4077854 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Mendeleev, Pavel Pavlovich, 1863-1951.
Title:Pavel Pavlovich Mendeleev Papers, ca. 1900-1951.
Physical description:6.5 linear feet (12 boxes; 4 oversized folders).
Language(s):In English
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Arrangement

Material is arranged into four series

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Description

Scope and Content

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, photographs, and printed materials. Correspondence in the collection includes 1 item from Ivan Bunin, 2 from Vladimir Davydov, and many from G.A. Alekseev. Mendeleev's extensive memoirs, "Svet i teni v moeĭ zhizni," discuss his childhood and youth, government service, World War I, the 1917 Revolution and the Civil War, and life in the emigration up to 1933. Subject files in this collection concern the Prague Russian Archive, the Union of the Russian Nobility, Vladimir Davydov, the Russian Imperial family in the emigration, and other topics. Printed materials include an almost complete set of the weekly "Parizhskiĭ Vestnik" (1942-44).

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Using the Collection

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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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 1952

Papers Processed 02/--/80

Papers Revised 07/--/81

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

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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Alekseev, G. A.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bunin, Ivan, 1890-1953.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Davydov, Vladimir.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Genre/Form

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Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memoirs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Newspapers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Periodicals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Emigration and immigration--Europe--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--Soviet Union--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Russians--France.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Politics and government--1894-1917.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Mendeleev's government career included service in the Ministry of Justice, the Imperial Chancery, and the Council of Ministers; in 1904-1906 he was a close associate of Sergeĭ Witte. He was subsequently a member of the State Council and Marshall of the Tver ́nobility. In the emigration he lived in France, was president of the Union of the Russian Nobility (Soi︠u︡z Russkikh Dvori︠a︡n), and representative of the Prague Russian Archive.

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