Overview of the Elena I͡Ur'evna Kont͡sevich papers

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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


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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