"Gosudar* Imperator Nikolai Il-oi, graf S. Witte, Manifest 17-go Oktiabriai gody pervoi revoliutsii," 1905, pages 1-70. "Prodolzhenie vospominanii A.A. Spasskago," pages 71-129. "Graf Witte, Karatelfnye otriady - ekspeditsii i ego, Witte, Otvetstvennost1," pages 130-205. "Vozvrashchenie: A.I. Guehkov i ego fGolos Moskvy1," pages 206-350."Chetyre reki i odno more; vospominaniia, obnimaiushchiia vremia s1883-go goda (s piatiletniago vozrasta) po noiabr' 1920-go goda(Tom Chetvertyi)," pages 351-510
Papers of Zi︠a︡blov. Included is a copy of a letter from Moscow in 1919 by Zi︠a︡blov to his daughter, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and other miscellaneous items. Manuscripts include Zi︠a︡blov's travel diary of a trip from Moscow to the Black Sea and the Crimea in 1886, his memoirs, and lectures on engineering. The memoirs discuss his childhood and education (he graduated from Moskovskoe Tekhnicheskoe Uchilishche (Moscow Technical Institute)) in 1887; his work as a teacher and engineer; the 1905 revolution in Kolomna, where he was director of a machine works; and his continued engineering career through World War I and the early Soviet period. There are family photographs and photographs of unidentified groups, including Zi︠a︡blov, standing around locomotives. Also included is a pamphlet by Zi︠a︡blov"K voprosu o nemet︠s︡kom zasilí: Illi︠u︡strat︠s︡ii iz parovozostroĭtelńoĭ praktiki" (Petrograd, 1919).
Aleksei A. Varzukevich Memoirs, 1960 29 pages
Typed memoirs of Varzukevich. The memoirs cover the period from 1904 to 1914, during which Varzukevich's regiment was stationed in the Far East and then in Odessa and Yalta. Varzukevich describes the end of the war with Japan, revolutionary agitation in the armed forces in 1905-1906, and military life up to World War I.
The collection consists of memoirs, manuscripts and a few related photographs. The memoirs cover Nevzorov's reminiscences of the 1905 Revolution through the 1917 Revolution.
Polozov's typescript memoirs (70 p.) consist of five separate essays, discussing events in his service in the Caucasus region before World War I. The memoirs cover the 1905 revolution in the region, and Armenian-Turkish hostility.
Mikhaĭlov's largely typescript memoirs discuss his experiences in the early part of the Civil War, his education, Grodno in 1905, and the Orthodox Church in China (including two photographs).
Dmitrii Nikolaevich Liubimov Papers, 1918-1954 2.5 linear feet
Papers of Dmitrii Nikolaevich Liubimov, consisting of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Correspondents include Vasilii Maklakov and Boris Zaitsev, and there is a document signed by Boris Savinkov. Manuscripts include Liubimov's memoirs of his years in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, "Russkaia smuta nachala deviatisotykh godov (1902-1906)", and others by him on many topics, often based on his personal experiences. Liubimov scrapbooks from the emigration include notes and clippings on various topics. There are materials relating to the activities of his wife, Liudmila Ivanovna, as representative of the Russian Red Cross in Poland in 1919-1922, including correspondence and a photograph album.
The manuscripts, all of which are by Smolin, include his memoirs"Davnominuvshee--Vospominanii︠a︡ starogo ofit︠s︡era." These memoirs describe Smolin's childhood in I︠A︡kut︠s︡k, his military training, and his service in the Finli︠a︡ndskiĭ Polk, the Russo-Japanese War, the 1905 Revolution and World War I. The other, more minor manuscripts primarily deal with military themes. The printed materials consist of two articles by Smolin that appeared in the emigre press.
Typed memoirs that chiefly concern the events of 1904-05 in St. Petersburg. The longest memoir (42 p.) is entitled "Aus den Erinnerungen eines Augenzeugen: Der Blutsonntag vom 9/22 Januar in St. Petersburg: Der Pope Gapon." Gerby, at the time a Social Democrat, became acquainted with Gapon while working in workers' groups in St. Petersburg. There is also a brief French summary of the German manuscript. The other brief memoir concerns Gerby's encounters with Pavel Mili︠u︡kov in 1906 and 1940-41. Finally, there are clippings of two articles by Gerby (as A. Zherbi) from "Russkai︠a︡ Mysl"́, entitled "I︠U︡nosheskie vstrechi s Leninym.".
Shneerov's typescript memoirs concern his life up to 1921. The longest manuscript is entitled"V pogone za sineĭ ptit︠s︡eĭ" (472 p.), and covers the period from his childhood to his arrival in the United States in 1921; it goes into particular detail on his years as an active revolutionary (1902-1908), and on 1917-1920. Two shorter manuscripts appear to be largely translated excerpts from the longer work: "When I was young" (80 p.), and "My last arrest and state prison of Kursk" (49 p.). Shneerov joined the Socialist Revolutionary Party in the first years of the 20th century. He was first arrested and exiled in 1903, but escaped and went to Western Europe (Switzerland, Austria, France, England). He came back to Russia in 1905, and continued revolutionary activities until arrested and exiled again to Siberia in 1908. In 1912-1916, he lived in the Far East, in Harbin, Japan, and Shanghai; he lived in San Francisco in 1916-1917, returning to Russia after the February 1917 Revolution. In 1917 he was a minor government official in Tambov, and in 1918 was sent by the government to the Far East on a mission to obtain supplies. He spent 1918 in Vladivostok, Manchuria, and China, and 1918-1920 in Japan. In his memoirs, besides his own experiences, he also discusses minor and major revolutionaries whom he knew, such as Osip Minor, Grigoriĭ Gershuni, and Evno Azef. The Hoover Institution also has copies of these memoirs.