Collection ID: 4077817 BAR Gen Ms Coll/Melik-Ogandzhanova.

Collection context

Summary

Extent:
20 items and 20 items
Language:
Russian .

Background

Scope and Content:

The papers consist of a memoir and printed materials. The memoir (22 p.) is by Melik-Ogandzhanova and covers her husband's life. Printed materials consist of uncirculated postcards from Manchuria under Japanese rule in 1935, copies of Harbin Russian newspapers from 1935, clippings, and a medical pamphlet by Melik-Ogandzhanova's daughter Tamara.

Biographical / Historical:

Wife of Leon Stepanovich Melik-Ogandzhanov, an Armenian prosecutor in Russia, who took an active part in the organization of the judicial department under Admiral Kolchak and Ataman Semenov. After the Civil War, he served in the administration of the Chinese Eastern Railroad in Harbin, Manchuria. The Soviets eventually imprisoned him, and his wife emigrated first to Hong Kong and later to Paris.

Acquisition information:
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1961.
Processing information:

Papers Accessioned 1961.

Papers Processed 02/--/80.

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.

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