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  • Title: Elena I͡Ur'evna Kont͡sevich papers
    Date (inclusive): 1892-1999
    Collection Number: 2017C24
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, personal documents, and photographs relating to Russian émigré affairs.
    Creator: Kont͡sevich, Elena I͡Ur'evna
    Creator: Nilus, Sergi͡eĭ, 1862-1930
    Creator: Kont͡sevich, I. M. (Ivan Mikhaĭlovich), 1893-1965
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2017.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Elena I͡Ur'evna Kont͡sevich papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Elena I͡Ur'evna Kont͡sevich, a Russian émigré in the United States, was the wife of I. M. (Ivan Mikhaĭlovich) Kont͡sevich, an émigré writer and religious philosopher, and the niece of Sergi͡eĭ (Sergei Aleksandrovich) Nilus, popularizer of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers of Elena I͡Ur'evna Kont͡sevich contain mainly personal papers such as correspondence and photographs, including a photograph of S. A. Nilus and other members of Kont͡sevich and Nilus's family.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russians -- United States
    Russia -- Emigration and immigration