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Budaeff (George) Collection
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The George Budaeff Collection consists of correspondence, documents, ephemera and photographs related to George's life in Russia, China, and San Francisco, California. A number of government documents are included with biographical and immigration information. The collection also includes some material that belonged to George's brother, Dr. Ivan T. Budaeff (1896-1956).
George Budaeff was born May 4th, 1900 in Oranburg, Russia. He served in Alexander Kolchak's Russian Army during World War I. In the early 1920s George Budaeff fled Russia after the Revolution and relocated to Harbin, China before ultimately immigrating to San Francisco, California in 1923. Buadeff had an older brother, Dr. Ivan T. Budaeff (1896-1956), who fled Russia in 1917 during the Revolution and relocated to China before ultimately immigrating to the United States as well. George Budaeff met and married Alexandra Mogila in the United States; she was also a Russian immigrant. He owned and ran George Budaeff Painting and Decorating in San Francisco. Budaeff died in 1978.
2.25 linear feet
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
This collection is open for research use.