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Columbia University: Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Columbia University: Rare Book & Manuscript Library

6th Floor East Butler Library
535 West 114th St.
New York, NY 10027, United States
Located in Butler Library, the Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) is Columbia's principal repository for rare and unique materials, with holdings that span four thousand years of recorded knowledge, from cuneiform tablets to early printed books and born-digital archives. Each year RBML welcomes thousands of researchers and visitors to their reading room, exhibitions, programs, and classrooms.

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Skobelev, Mikhail Dmitrievich, 1843-1882

The papers consist of Skobelev's correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, and printed materials. There are awards and documents of Skobelev, his father (Dmitrii Ivanovich), and his grandfather (Ivan Nikitich), both of whom were also generals. These documents include ones signed by Russian Tsars Alexander I, Nicholas I, Paul I, and Alexander II, and by two Kings of Prussia, Friedrich Wilhelm IV and Wilhelm I. The correspondence primarily dates from 1870-1890 and consists mainly of letters received by Mikhail Skobelev and copies of letters which he wrote. The manuscripts include essays on military affairs, some of which are by Skobelev. There are subject files concerning the Akhal-Tekinski expedition (1880-1881) and the Russo-Turkish War. Among the printed materials are clippings and maps.

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Trubet︠s︡kai︠a︡, Sofii︠a︡ Evgenʹevna

Correspondence of Trubet︠s︡kai︠a︡. The correspondence in this collection relates to the family of Trubet︠s︡kai︠a︡ as well as to the family of Marii︠a︡ I︠A︡. Gagarina. There are letters from Aleksandr Benois, Mikhail Girs, Count Karl Nesselrode, Boris Nold́e, Ivan Shmelev, Petr Struve, Alekseĭ K. Tolstoĭ and Natalie, queen consort of Milan I of Serbia. There are also arranged letters and an unsigned manuscript discussing the Russo-Turkish War of 1828.