Nikolai Platonovich Vakar Papers, ca. 1930-1980.


Nikolai Platonovich Vakar Papers, ca. 1930-1980.

Correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings of Nikolaĭ P. Vakar. The correspondence includes numerous letters by Aleksandr Konovalov and Anatoliĭ Velʹmin and one letter by Grand Duke Dimitriĭ Pavlovich. Among manuscripts are a short autobiography by Vakar, and the originals and copies of his diary from 1938-1940. The diary concerns such topics as emigre politics in Paris in this period. There are numerous clippings of newspaper pieces by Vakar. In addition, there is a long obituary of Vakar by Paul Friedrich.

ca. 175 items (1 box).




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Velḿin, Anatoliĭ Petrovich, 1883-1969? (person)

Nazhivin, Ivan Fedorovich, 1874-1940. (person)

Vakar, Nikolaĭ Platonovich, 1894-1970. (person)

Author of "Belorussia: Making of a Nation" (1956). From the description of Nikolai Platonovich Vakar Papers, ca. 1930-1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410199 ...

Friedrich, Paul, 1927-.... (person)

Paul Friedrich was born October 22, 1927 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Carl J. Friedrich (1901-1984) and Lenore Pelham Friedrich (b. 1901). He attended Williams College (1945-1946) before joining the Army (1946-1947). He was stationed in Germany and, because of his language skills, acted as an interrogator. After completing his service, Friedrich transferred to Harvard College, where he studied languages, comparative literature, and intellectual history. He was awarded a BA cum lau...