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MS Russ 26

Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia, 1847-1909. Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia Russian imperial family collection, 1850-1907: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Russ 26
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia, 1847-1909.
Title: Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia Russian imperial family collection,
Date(s): 1850-1907.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Russian and French.
Abstract: Correspondence of Grand Duke Vladimir and various members of the Russian royal family and other European nobles and diplomats on family, military, and political matters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-103. Purchased with the Kilgour fund from Parke-Bernet Auction 27-28 Nov 1962, Lot no. 425; received: 1962 Dec.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia Russian Imperial Family Collection, 1850-1907 (MS Russ 26). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence of Czar Alexander II, his wife Czarina Maria Alexandrovna, their son Grand Duke Vladimir, various members of the Russian royal family, and other European nobles and diplomats. Alexander's letters, 1855-1880, to Vladimir concern family affairs and travel, life at the imperial court, and observations on military and political events; Maria's letters, 1850-1879, pertain to Vladimir's welfare and marriage; and Vladimir's letters, 1871-1904, to his parents and other relatives discuss family matters. Other letters, 1873-1907, are written by members of the royal family and world figures to Vladimir. Most of the letters are in Russian or French.

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