Nicholas N. Martinovich papers,

Title
Nicholas N. Martinovich papers, ca. 1935-1951.
Author
Martinovich, Nicholas N., 1883-1954.
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Details

Description
.3 linear foot (1 box)
Genre/Form
  • Lantern slides.
  • Negatives.
  • Slides (photographs)
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Martinovich, Mrs. Nicholas N.
Biography (note)
  • Nicholas N. Martinovich (1883-1954) was a Russian-born authority on Ottoman and Turkish art.
Language (note)
  • Materials in English, Russian, Arabic, French, and German.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1884
Author
Martinovich, Nicholas N., 1883-1954.
Title
Nicholas N. Martinovich papers, ca. 1935-1951.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of biographical sketch; corrrespondence, 1935-1951; and manuscripts of Martinovich's monographs "Battal and Danishmend" (a Turkish legendary work) and on Mihri Khatun, a Turkish poetess of the 15th century. Also, a transcription of an unidentified Persian manuscript and a collection of slides and photocopies of Oriental manuscripts.
Biography
Nicholas N. Martinovich (1883-1954) was a Russian-born authority on Ottoman and Turkish art. He served in the Russian diplomatic service in the Near East and taught Oriental languages at the University of Petrograd. In 1922 he emigrated to the U.S. where he prepared descriptions of manuscripts and art objects for various museums. He wrote books and articles, lectured and taught courses at Columbia University in New York City.
Language
Materials in English, Russian, Arabic, French, and German.
Occupation
Authors.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1884
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