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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 50

S. I. U. (Sergei IUl'evich) Vitte autograph album


An autograph album compiled by Russian statesman S. I. U. Vitte.


  • Creation: 1723-1889

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.25 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes manuscript documents and edicts by Artemei Petrovich Volynskoi concerning the Kalmyk people, among other topics, and by various Russian sovereigns about the orders of St. Anne and St. Stanislav, and letters from Stepan Fedorovich Apraksin and Grigorii Aleksandrovich Potemkin, among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Vitte was a Russian statesman.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*72M-76. Purchased with the Kilgour fund; received: 1972 June 1.

Vitte, S. I. U. (Sergei IUl'evich), graf, 1849-1915, compiler. S. I. U. (Sergei IUl'evich) Vitte autograph album: Guide.
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