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Sergei Germanovich Pushkarev papers

Call Number: MS 1418
Scope and Contents

The Sergei Germanovich Pushkarev Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sergei Germanovich Pushkarev, a professor of Russian history and author. The papers date from 1925-1982 and were transferred to Manuscripts and Archives from the Slavic and East European Collections in 1985. The collection is arranged in the following five series.

The bulk of material in the Pushkarev Papers is written in the Russian language. The arrangement and description of materials follows as closely as possible to the original order of the papers as identified and received.

SERIES I, CORRESPONDENCE, 1946-1982, includes correspondence with historians and colleagues in the United States, the Soviet Union, and elsewhere. Among these individuals are: Ralph T. Fisher, Marc Ivrevich Szeftel, and Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn. Additional correspondents include editors and publishing houses, former students, public figures, personal friends and family members, and individuals associated with the Bakhmetev Archive.

SERIES II, MANUSCRIPTS, 1950-1982, contains files relating to many of Pushkarev's published and unpublished works. Handwritten and typescript drafts, research materials, and related correspondence for volumes, articles, and booklets are arranged in this series.

SERIES III, PRINTED WORKS, 1925-1980, contains photocopies and clippings of several published articles, letters, and reviews. A group of writings of other individuals, apparently collected by Pushkarev, is also arranged here.Reviewsconsists of published reviews of many of Pushkarev's writings.

SERIES IV, GEORGE VERNADSKY FILES, 1946-1978, includes correspondence, birthday celebration materials, obituaries, writings, and other material relating to George Vernadsky, a close friend and colleague of Pushkarev.

SERIES V. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1931-1980, consists of a variety of material including biographical information, memoirs, teaching files, and material relating to Pushkarev's experiences in displaced persons camps following World War II.

Language of Materials

The bulk of the material in the Pushkarev Papers is written in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Slavic and East European Collection, Sterling Memorial Library, 1985 and 1991.


The collection is arranged in five series and additional material: I. Correspondence, 1946-1982. II. Manuscripts, 1950-1982. III. Printed works, 1925-1980. IV. George Verdansky files, 1946-1978. V. Personal papers, 1931-1980. Additional material.

12.5 Linear Feet (31 boxes)
Related Names
Pushkarev, S. G. (Sergeĭ Germanovich), 1888-1980
Language of Materials
Multiple languages