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Nina Shestakoff Collection, 1927-1949Save to your list. | Special Collections & Archives

Title: Nina Shestakoff Collection, 1927-1949Save to your list.
Extent: 2.29 Linear Feet
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Nina (Deniakin) Shestakoff was born in 1919, and moved to Shanghai from Russia with her family, where her father worked as a lighthouse keeper for multiple lighthouses in China. Shestakoff attended boarding school at both the St. Joseph Convent and the St. Francis School for Girls. The collection consists of copies of photographs and photocopied family albums from the 1930s and 1940s, along with descriptions of the photographs provided by Shestakoff. Also included in the collection is a painting done by Shestakoff of the Pei-Yu-Shan lighthouse off the China coast, where her father was the lighthouse keeper.
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