Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia Russian imperial family collection
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.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in Russian and French.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
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.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Correspondence of Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia
- II. Letters to Grand Duke Vladimir from various correspondents
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.
- Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia, 1847-1909. Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia Russian imperial family collection, 1850-1907: Guide.
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