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Berg, Aaron W., 1903-1978

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, and printed materials concerning Berg's lifelong interest in and work for his alma mater. Berg served the University in many capacities such as vice-president and president of the Alumni Association of Columbia College, 1954-1958, and member of the board of directors of the Alumni Federation of Columbia University, 1946-1958. The correspondence deals chiefly with alumni affairs; some of the major correspondents include Harry J. Carman, Lawrence Chamberlain, Frank S. Hogan, Mr & Mrs Richard Rodgers, and Arthur Hays Sulzberger. Among the photographs are two signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower. Also included is a typescript memoir of Berg's three years as a student in the Columbia School of Law (1927). Berg collaborated with three other students on this memoir. Aaron Berg's correspondence with Dwight D. Eisenhower is at the Eisenhower Library. Also included are literary autographs and manuscripts purchased on the Aaron Berg Fund.

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Gershun, Boris Lʹvovich, 1870-1954

Included are Gershun's manuscript memoirs, entitled "Vospominanii︠a︡ russkogo advokata" (843 p.), covering the 1890s to 1918; manuscripts and typescript of a work entitled "Essai sur la Profession dʹAdvocat"; a letter; two printed items which concern Gershun, and some newspaper clippings.

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Hays, Elinor Rice, 1901-1994
This collection consists of copies of correspondence, articles, diaries, memoirs, and other manuscripts by and about the Blackwell family. Also, a small group of papers, including correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed papers, about the Rice family of New York.
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Mitrofanova, Elisaveta Evgenévna

Mitrofanova's manuscripts consist of four bound typescripts: memoirs about her son, Oleg P. Mitrofanov, and the Preobrazhenskiĭ Regiment in World War I; and two essays on the White Cross, entitled "Beloe dvizhenie i Belyĭ Krest"́ and "Belyĭ Krest ́v izgnanii." Also included is Oleg Mitrofanov's diary, which covers his service in the Preobrazhenskiĭ guard in January-July 1917.

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Khmelńit︠s︡kai︠a︡, Evgenii︠a︡ Semenovna, ca. 1880-ca. 1958

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials. Correspondence includes 3 letters from Mikhaĭl Karpovich, and letters from Khmelńit︠s︡kai︠a︡'s son Sergeĭ, a writer in the Soviet Union. Among the manuscripts is Khmelńit︠s︡kai︠a︡'s autobiography, which discusses her childhood in Odessa and her education; and her translation of the letters of William Frey, a Russian immigrant in Kansas in the 1870s.

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Gagarin, Evgeniĭ Nikolaevich

Papers consist of manuscripts and printed materials. Manuscripts include a typescript memoir by Gagarin about Simferopol in 1917-18, two brief essays by Gagarin on the rivers Neva and Volga, and a typed copy of a letter from a soldier in World War I to a nurse. Printed materials include scattered issues of and clippings from "Russkoe Slovo" one issue of "Sei︠a︡teĺ" two issues of "Chasovoĭ" three issues of "Russkiĭ Invalid" and twenty-one issues of "Osvedomitel ́Leĭb-Egereĭ" and a copy of "Epizody proshlogo. Rasskazy iz zhizni avtora i izbrannye stikhotvorenii︠a︡" (Buenos Aires, 1972), a collection of poems and brief memoiristic essays, manuscripts of some which are among Gagarin's papers.

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Kosatkin-Rostovskīĭ, F., kni︠a︡zʹ (Fedor), 1875-1940

The papers consist primarily of the Kosatkin-Rostovskiĭ's memoirs. His manuscript memoirs (150 p.) discuss his life up to 1906. Her typescript memoirs (440 p.) discuss her childhood, career as an actress in St. Petersburg, 1917-1918 in Petrograd, and the emigration in France. Also included are his diary for June-July 1940; a few letters written to him; clippings of his newspaper articles (many signed with the pseudonym "Antar"); and a book with his poetry and with essays dedicated to him; "Krestnym putem k voskresenii︠u︡" (Paris, 1948).

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Shlippe, Fedor Vladimirovich, 1873-

Shlippe's manuscripts include his memoirs (200 p.) and three brief manuscripts. The memoirs describe his work in the Moscow Zemstvo organization and in the Imperial Ministry of Agriculture. There are acounts of the political trends among zemstvo personnel, the reactions to the Stolypin reforms, the 1913 Congress of Zemstvo workers and the formation of the Vserossiĭskiĭ zemskiĭ soi︠u︡z. There are brief remarks on the Russo-Japanese War and the 1905 and February 1917 Revolutions. Other manuscripts include Shlippe's essay"Begstvo iz Moskvy v Rigu" (1947), an undated memo discussing the Russian Red Cross in Germany, 1921-1938, and a six-page memoir by Elizaveta P. Shlippe entitled "Neskolḱo stranit︠s︡ iz moeĭ zhizni.".