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Bennigsen, A. P., graf

Papers of Adam Pavlovich Benningsen and his wife Feofanii︠a︡ Vladimirovna Benningsen. This collection contains a substantial number of letters which Adam Benningsen wrote to his wife while serving with the White armies in South Russia during 1919-1921. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts by Adam Benningsen: a lengthy memoir of his service in the Tsar's army in World War I and in the White armies in the Civil War; diaries and draft memoirs relating to the same period; memoirs of the fall of France in 1940 and of his own imprisonment, apparently by the Germans, during World War II; and two short manuscripts containing theologicalreflections. A short memoir of the Revolution by Feofanii︠a︡ Benningsen, a collection of White Army poems and songs, and a hand-produced satirical journal emanating from the White Army's camp at Gallipoli (1921) complete the collection.

Volzhanin-Nizhegorodet︠s︡, A. A. (Aleksandr Alekseevich), 1896-

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and printed materials of Volzhanin. The correspondence includes two letters from Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡. The manuscripts are all by Volzhanin himself, and include memoirs describing his World War I military service, his service in the White Army in Siberia, his arrest and imprisonment until about 1937, his service with the Germans during World War II, and his eventual emigration to the United States. Other manuscripts deal with noted figures in Russian history, the emigre press, and literature. There are a few photographs of Volzhanin and a number of clippings.

Makhonin, Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1889-

The collection contains a manuscript (10 p.) entitled"Velikai︠a︡ kni︠a︡gini︠a︡ Anastasii︠a︡" and a memoir (54 p.) that deals with Makhonin's education at the Naval Engineering Academy in Kronstadt, Makhonin's service in the navy during World War I, his mission to England to inspect the production of war materials for Russia, his service in the Volunteer Army in the south of Russia during the Civil War, his work with the American Red Cross in Crimea, and information on General Krasnov's Cossack Army, which collaborated with the Germans during World War II.

Moskalenko, Andryĭ Konstantynovych

The collection consists of a letter from Elena Knipper dated 1943, clippings of an article by Moskalenko entitled "Narodzhenni︠a︡ formuly rozshyrenni︠a︡ skhidno-evropeĭskoĭ imperii" a memoir (14 p.) by Moskalenko about his meeting with the brother of Olǵa Chekhova-Knipper during the war, and a monarchist pamphlet.

Kersnovskiĭ, A. A. (Anton Antonovich), -1948

Papers primarily consists of a manuscript of an apparently unpublished book, "Istorii︠a︡ Rossii" (A History of Russia), a World War II memoir, and manuscripts and information bulletins of several Russian emigre organizations, including Narodnyĭ Soi︠u︡z Zashchity Rodiny i Svobody (National Union for the Defense of Homeland and Freedom) and Koordinat︠s︡ionnyĭ T︠S︡entr Antibolśhevit︠s︡koĭ Borb́y (Coordinating Center of the Anti-Bolshevik Struggle).

Stevens, Edmund
Edmund Stevens (1910-1992) was an American journalist who worked as a foreign correspondent in the Soviet Union from the 1930s until the early 1990s. He won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in 1950. The papers include articles, book materials, correspondence, travel notes, reporter notebooks, and photographs.
Maĭdelʹ, Ekaterina Ippolitovna, 1890-1971

Papers include corespondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, a subject file, and printed materials. Correspondence includes a letter by Frank A. Golder. Manuscripts consist chiefly of extensive memoirs by Maĭdel,́ with many related documents, photographs, and other items appended. Her memoirs discuss her life up to 1919 in detail, with a great deal of coverage of her education. She studied at the Kronshtadskai︠a︡ Aleksandrinskai︠a︡ Zhenskai︠a︡ Gimnazii︠a︡, and then at the Imperatorskiĭ Zhenskiĭ Pedagogicheskiĭ Institut in St. Petersburg. Another memoir discusses her experiences in Petrozavodsk in 1941-44. There is a subject file concerning the Helsinki Aleksandrovskai︠a︡ Gimnazii︠a︡, with which Maĭdel ́was associated, in 1917-23. Printed materials include a book by E. Eĭkhgolt́s, "Ti︠u︡remnyĭ vrach i ego pat︠s︡ienty" (1916).