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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 47

Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii autograph album

Album of letters and poems collected by Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii.

Dates

  • 1775-1808

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.16 linear feet (1 volume)

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

67M-169. Gift of Prince Serge Beosselsky, 79 East 79th Street, New York, New York, 10021; received: 1967 March.
Title
Beloselskii-Belozerskii, Alexsandr Mikhailovich, kniaz', 1752-1809, collector. Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii autograph album, 1775-1808: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01323

Repository Details

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