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  • Title: Boris Nikolaevich Kompaneiskii papers
    Date (inclusive): 1921-1973
    Collection Number: 2001C15
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 1 microfilm reel (0.15 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Writings and miscellany, relating to physiology, Russian literature, and Russian émigré affairs. Microfilm.
    Creator: Kompaneĭskiĭ, Boris Nikolaevich, 1885-1965
    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


    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Boris Nikolaevich Kompaneiskii Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Location of Originals

    Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

    Biographical Note

    1885 November 18 Born, St. Petersburg, Russia
    1908 Degree in physiology, St. Peterburg University, Russia
    1924 Degree, psycho-physiology, Moscow State University, Soviet Union
    1926-1941 Worked as a researcher and professor in various laboratories and institutes, including the Moscow Academy of Arts, the Herzen Pedagogical Institute and Institute for Brain Research, Leningrad, Soviet Union
    1942 Arrives in Berlin, Germany
    1943-1946 Researcher and laboratory director, Physiological Institute, University of Vienna, and Psychological Institute, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    1948 Author, Zapiski bezbozhnika
    1948-1965 Professor, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
    1949 Author, Otets Aleksandr
    1965 Died, Argentina
      Author, Kul'tura dushi i kul'tura dukha

    Scope and Content Note

    This collection consists of the literary works of Boris Nikolaevich Kompaneiskii, a scientist specializing in human perception of color and light. He was also known to have used the pseudonym N. Kovalenskii.
    Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
    The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russian literature
    Russians -- Argentina