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Professor of Russian and European intellectual history, University of California, Berkeley, 1957-1997 : oral history transcript / 1998.
BANC MSS 99/72 c; Phonotape 2969 C:1-20; BANC MSS 99/72 c
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Title:

Professor of Russian and European intellectual history, University of California, Berkeley, 1957-1997 : oral history transcript / 1998
University of California history series

Creator/Contributor:

Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. (Nicholas Valentine), 1923-2011, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Zelnik, Reginald E.

Creator/Contributor:

Lage, Ann, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Recollections of family and education in Russian emigré communities of Harbin and Tientsin, China; emigration to United States, 1938, education at University of Oregon, Harvard, and Oxford, as Rhodes Scholar; World War II service; teaching at State University of Iowa History Dept., 1949-1957; marriage, family, Russian Orthodox Church, interest in sports; professor of history, University of California, Berkeley since 1957: discussion of departmental governance, unrest in 1960s and 1970s; service as chairman of the Dept. of History (1967-1969) and chairman of Graduate Council (1970-1973); teaching, research and writing in Russian history and culture; visits to the Soviet Union and Russia.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- e-ru---
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of History.
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ -- Influence
University of Oregon.
State University of Iowa. -- History Dept.
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.)
College teachers -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews
Historiography -- Russia
World War, 1939-1945

Note:

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky ; with an introduction by Reginald E. Zelnik. Interviews conducted by Ann Lage in 1996. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: University history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as Phonotape 2969 C:1-20.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Any requests for copies of sound cassettes, or permission to use them in any audio or audiovisual production may not be granted without the specific permission of the interviewee.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (x, 310 p.) : port. ; 28 cm.
20 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3t8z
BANC MSS 99/72 c
Phonotape 2969 C:1-20
BANC MSS 99/72 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Any requests for copies of sound cassettes, or permission to use them in any audio or audiovisual production may not be granted without the specific permission of the interviewee.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3t8z