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Paul Grabbe Photograph Collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 525

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 5 black-and-white negatives, 7 black-and-white photographs.


  • 1923


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Count Pavel Aleksandrovich Grabbe a.k.a. Paul Grabbe was born in St. Petersburg, Russia on February 14, 1902. He was the son of Count Alexander Nilolaevich Grabbe (1864-1947) and Maria Nikolaevna Besak (1869-1951). Count Grabbe was an aide to Nicholas II (1868-1918), the last Czar of Russia.

Emigrated to America in 1923 from Copenhagen, Denmark. Died November 16, 1999 in Wellfleet, Massachusettes. 1940 Office of Factgs and Figures - Library of Congress Pavel Aleksandrovich Grabbe


1 photo envelope (12 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Alexandra Grabbe; 2021.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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