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MS Russ 47

Beloselskii-Belozerskii, Alexsandr Mikhailovich, kniaz', 1752-1809, collector. Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii autograph album, 1775-1808: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Russ 47
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beloselskii-Belozerskii, Alexsandr Mikhailovich, kniaz', 1752-1809, collector.
Title: Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii autograph album,
Date(s): 1775-1808.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 v. (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Russian.
Abstract: Album of letters and poems collected by Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-169. Gift of Prince Serge Beosselsky, 79 East 79th Street, New York, New York, 10021; received: 1967 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii Autograph Album, 1775-1808 (MS Russ 47). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

The album includes letters from Catherine II, empress of Russia, Duke Pavel Petrovich, Frederic Cesar Laharpe, Jean François Camerata, among others. Also includes signatures of Karl freiherr von Stutterheim, among others; family records of Beloselskii-Belozerskii and Maria Dmetrievna Tatischevvi; silhouette of Beloselskii-Belozerskii by Thérèse Casanova, of Varvara and Aleksandr Beloselskii-Belozerskii by Beloselskii-Belozerskii, among others. Also contains poems Vieni gentil libretto and Riddle, by Beloselskii-Belozerskii, as well as poems by Giovanni Battista Casanova, Charles Joseph Ligne, Thérèse Casanova, Grigory Aleksandrovich Khavansiaov, among others.

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