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Nikolaev, Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich, 1876-1967

The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, memoirs, diaries, notes, subject files, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Most of the material in the collection concerns Nikolaev's tenure as military attachʹe at the Russian embassy in Washington. Cataloged correspondents include Mikhail T. Florinsky and Geroid T. Robinson. There is a typescript by Vasiliĭ O. Kli︠u︡chevskiĭ, "Kratkoe posobie po russkoĭ istorii." Among the correspondence are cablegrams and official communications to the Russian embassy during World War I and the revolutionary period. Manuscripts, mostly by Nikolaev, concern contemporary and historical military topics. Diaries and memoirs deal with Nikolaev's travels to Europe during World War I and his activities as military attachʹe. Among orders granted to Nikolaev is the "Order of the Sacred Treasure," signed and sealed by the Japanese Emperor Meiji (1911). Printed materials include many articles by Nikolaev.

Maslovskīĭ, E. V. (Evgenīĭ Vasilʹevich), 1877-approximately 1965

The papers of Maslovskiĭ consist of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and subject files. Among the correspondents are Mark Aldanov, General Nikolaĭ I︠U︡denich, and many former Russian officers. Manuscripts consist largely of Maslovskiĭ's bound typescript memoirs"Nekotorye stranit︠s︡y moeĭ zhizni" (ca. 2,200 p.); the manuscript version of the first six volumes of the memoirs is also included, as is a memoir about his service in Persia in 1909-1914. Subject files include correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials about his research on World War I, his book, General I︠U︡denich, and other topics.

Miller, Karl Karlovich

The papers consist of correspondence, a report, and subject files. Correspondence includes requests for financial aid from Russian citizens; there is a report on credit operations of the Russian government in Japan; and subject files on the Russian Red Cross in the Far East and on closing down of the Russian Embassy and consulates in China.

Shebeko, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files and printed materials. Although most of the correspondence is among family members (from 1921 to 1946), there are three folders of letters concerning the publication of Shebeko's memoirs. The manuscripts include Shebeko's diary from 1918-1919 as well as English, French and Russian versions of his memoirs which were published in French in 1936: "Souvenirs -- Essai historique sur les origines de la guerre de 1914." There are documents relating to rentals, mortgages and repairs of the Shebeko's homes, estates and apartments, primarily dating from 1910-1914. The subject files include Shebeko's reports on the Balkan situation in 1913 and 1914 and the Russkiĭ soedinennyi klub in Paris. Among the printed materials are clippings and a copy of the published version of Shebko's memoirs.

Botkin, Sergeĭ Dmitrievich, 1869-1945

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, subject files, and printed materials. The bulk of the correspondence consists of copies of reports and dispatches sent by Botkin to the Council of Ambassadors (in Paris) in 1919-1935. Also included are many letters to Botkin by Baron V. Osten-Saken, and Botkin's letterbooks for 1930-1934. Manuscripts include Botkin's memoirs. Extensive subject files concern Russian prisoners of war in World War I, the Civil War in the Baltic region, and the emigration in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. Also included are miscellaneous materials relating to the Imperial Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the 19th and early 20th centuries, including consular correspondence, departmental circulars, passports, and texts of treaties. There is a letter signed by the painter Orest Kiprenskii, and letters and documents signed by such officials as Aleksandr Izvol'skii, V. N. Lamzdorf, Ivan Paskevich, Sergei Sazonov, and Sergei Uvarov. These items were collected by Botkin.

Tukholka, S

Memoirs of Tukholka. Tukholka discusses his twenty-year service in the Imperial Russian consular service in Turkey, including his positions in Constantinople (1898), Jedetheh (1901), Prizren (1902), Mitrovica (1907) and Üsküp (1913). The memoirs also describe Turkish history and culture, the persecution of Armenians and Greeks, the role of women in Turkish society, and various political figures, notably Alexander Karageorgevich. The 103-page English typescript is accompanied by a 22-page partial Russian translation.