Collection ID: 4077496 BAR Ms Coll/Bashmakov.

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Bashmakov, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1858-1943 and Baschmakoff, Marie de, 1870-1959
Extent:
5000 items and 5000 items
Language:
French .
Preferred citation:

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Aleksandr Aleksandrovich and Mariia Nikolaevna Bashmakov Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Background

Scope and Content:

These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, photographs, and printed materials. Most of the collection concerns Bashmakov's ethnographical work in France in the 1920s and 1930s, including correspondence, many manuscripts, lectures, notes, and copies of his publications. Subject files concern emigre monarchism in France, and the death of Father Georgiĭ Spasskiĭ. There are copies of the Russian version of Bashmakova's memoirs, "Perezhitoe." Cataloged correspondence in the collection consists of letters from Petr Krasnov and one or two items each from Henry Field, Evgeniĭ Miller, Petr Wrangel, and Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev. There are also photographic slides representing ethnographical types from the Caucasus.

Biographical / Historical:

Bashmakov was an ethnographer in Russia and, after the Civil War, in France. His major works include "La synthes̀e des per̀iples pontiques" and "Cinquante siec̀les d'ev̀olution ethnique autour de la mer noire." He was also associated with the emigre monarchists in France, and was a member of Grand Duke Kirill's "state council" (gosudarevo soveshchanie). Mariia Bashmakova was the author of a volume of memoirs, Mem̀oires (as Marie de Bashmakoff).

Acquisition information:
Papers: Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1960.
Processing information:

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 01/--/79.

Papers Revised 03/--/81.

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged into five series.

Accruals:

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Rules or conventions:
aapm

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is located on-site.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

PREFERRED CITATION:

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Aleksandr Aleksandrovich and Mariia Nikolaevna Bashmakov Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
6th Floor East Butler Library
535 West 114th St.
New York, NY 10027, United States
CONTACT:
(212) 854-5590
rbml@library.columbia.edu