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Kolesnikoff (George) papers
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  • Use
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: George Kolesnikoff papers
    Date (inclusive): approximately 1930s-1940s
    Collection Number: 2021C9
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English and Russian
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 4 oversize boxes (6.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: George Kolesnikoff was a Russian emigre, Cossack dancer and stunt rider, and member of Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Chorus and dancers. The collection consists of a Cossack dance costume, a set of throwing daggers, and printed materials relating to the Don Cossack Chorus.
    Creator: Kolesnikoff, George, 1897-1955
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    Boxes 2-5 may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of 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.

    Use

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

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2021.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George Kolesnikoff papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Russian émigré, Cossack dancer and stunt rider, member of Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Chorus and dancers.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The George Kolesnikoff papers (circa 1930s-1940s, undated) consists of a Cossack dance troupe costume, a set of throwing daggers, and papers relating to Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Chorus and dancers.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Refugees
    Soviet Union
    Choral societies
    uniforms
    daggers (weapons)
    Kolesnikoff, George, 1897-1955
    Don Cossack Chorus