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Govorov, A. A. (Aleksandr Alekseevich)

Manuscript memoir ""Otdelnaia turkestanskaia konnogornaia artilleriiskaia batareia"(with typescript copy) (98 p.) that describes the operations of Govorov's unit in Turkestan during the Pamir expeditions (1892-94) and especially during World War I. The memoir is accompanied by maps drawn by Govorov.

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Berg, Aaron W., 1903-1978

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, and printed materials concerning Berg's lifelong interest in and work for his alma mater. Berg served the University in many capacities such as vice-president and president of the Alumni Association of Columbia College, 1954-1958, and member of the board of directors of the Alumni Federation of Columbia University, 1946-1958. The correspondence deals chiefly with alumni affairs; some of the major correspondents include Harry J. Carman, Lawrence Chamberlain, Frank S. Hogan, Mr & Mrs Richard Rodgers, and Arthur Hays Sulzberger. Among the photographs are two signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower. Also included is a typescript memoir of Berg's three years as a student in the Columbia School of Law (1927). Berg collaborated with three other students on this memoir. Aaron Berg's correspondence with Dwight D. Eisenhower is at the Eisenhower Library. Also included are literary autographs and manuscripts purchased on the Aaron Berg Fund.

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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.

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Golit︠s︡yn, Aleksandr Dmitrievich, b. 1874

The memoirs are in two series: Golit︠s︡yn's typescript "Vospominanii︠a︡" (453 p. in 17 notebooks), which cover his childhood and youth, his "period of social and political service (1900-1917)", in World War I, and the Revolution and Civil War; and a manuscript in two notebooks entitled "Vtoroĭ god Russkoĭ Revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ii: Bolśhevizm na Ukraine; Getmanskiĭ perevot; Petli︠u︡rovshchina" (410 p.), which discusses the Civil War in the Ukraine.

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Bogaevskiĭ, A. P. (Afrikan Petrovich), 1873-1934

Correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, and printed materials of Afrikan P. Bogaevskiĭ. The bulk of the collection concerns emigre Cossacks in Europe, but there are also materials from the Civil War. There are letters from such White Generals as Petr Krasnov, Aleksandr Kutepov, and Petr Wrangel, and many letters from various persons to Bogaevskiĭ's widow after his death. Manuscripts include Bogaevskiĭ's addresses ("obrashchenii︠a︡") to the emigre Cossacks and his memoirs about the Cuban campaign of 1918. Subject files concern the Civil War, emigre Cossacks and related matters. Printed materials touch on Bogaevskiĭ's death and funeral.

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Smugge, Aleksandra A., 1873-

The memoirs of Smugge, nʹee Gori︠a︡chkina, which cover the 1880-1955 period, begin with a vivid description of her early life in Irkut︠s︡k. She then chronicles the years she lived and studied in Geneva and Paris before returning to Siberia and thence moving to Harbin, Port Arthur and, in 1902, to Vladivostok. The next section of the manuscript deals with her marriage to Evgeniĭ M. Smugge, a railroad engineer, and their life and work in Turkestan (1907-1910) and Odessa (1910-1911 and 1916-1920). The memoirs then turn to the Civil War period and the Smugges' evacuation via Constantinople to Yugoslavia where they lived until 1925. Following a description of the 1926-1944 period, when the Smugges lived in Riga, the memoirs end with the evacuation to Germany and their life there. A few revised sections are appended to the very end of the manuscript. The memoirs are in 5 notebooks and total ca. 250 pages.

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Golśhteĭn, Aleksandra Vasilévna, 1850-1937

Most of the collection consists of letters to Golśteĭn; there are some as well to her second husband, Vladimir A. Gol'shtein. The materials reflect Gol'shtein ties to Russian liberalism and populism and also to both French and Russian art and literature. There are groups of cataloged letters from Renʹe Arcos (15), Mykhailo Drahomaniv (52), Andrʹe Fontainas (31), Renʹe Ghil (32), Viacheslav Ivanov (17), Petr Lavrov (49), Vladimir Vernadskii (20), and Maksimilian Voloshin (29). There are also items by Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Henri Martin Barzun, Henri Bergson, Ivan Bunin, Sergei Diagilev, Paul Fort, Vladislav Khodasevich, Aristide Maillol, and Odilon Redon. Manuscripts are chiefly by Golśhteĭn, and include her memoirs on Drahomaniv. There are also poems by Voloshin and by Konstantin Bal'mont. Subject files deal with such topics as the Russian famine of 1891-92 and the Russian Liberation Committee at the time of the Civil War. There is a copy of Gol'shtein's book, "Serf Life in Russia."

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Bashmakov, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1858-1943

These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, photographs, and printed materials. Most of the collection concerns Bashmakov's ethnographical work in France in the 1920s and 1930s, including correspondence, many manuscripts, lectures, notes, and copies of his publications. Subject files concern emigre monarchism in France, and the death of Father Georgiĭ Spasskiĭ. There are copies of the Russian version of Bashmakova's memoirs, "Perezhitoe." Cataloged correspondence in the collection consists of letters from Petr Krasnov and one or two items each from Henry Field, Evgeniĭ Miller, Petr Wrangel, and Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev. There are also photographic slides representing ethnographical types from the Caucasus.

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Stakhovich, A.A (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich)

Manuscripts and printed material of Stakhovich. The manuscripts include Stakhovich's memoirs as well as miscellaneous notes and copies of military circulars; the printed material is comprised of clippings, broadsides and booklets. The bulk of the documentation pertains to White Army activities in Siberia and the Far East.

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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.

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Belli, Aleksandra Nikolaevna

Manuscript memoirs (125 p.). They largely concern the world of rural landlords in Chernigov province in the late 19th and early 20th century. There is also reminiscences about von Meck's family and people Belli saw in their home, including artist B. M. Kustodiev; actors L. V. Sobinov, A. V. Nezhdanova, I. A. Alchevskii; Ippolit Il'ich Tchaikovsky, brother of the composer, first leader of the boy scouts in Russia, and many others.

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Belozerov, Aleksandr Dmitrievich, 1910-

Manuscript memoirs that discuss such topics as the Civil War in the Smolensk region and Siberia; the NEP period in Moscow; the terror of the 1930s; and World War II. Belozerov began the war as a technician in the Soviet army; was captured by the Germans in 1941. He later served in Russian auxiliary units on the German side, and in 1943-1944 was sent to France where he joined the French Catholic partisans.

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Bolʹto, Aleksandr Gvidonovich, 1896?-1972

Papers that largely consist of Bol' to's memoirs, entitled "Puti i pereput'ia" (ca. 500 p.), which discuss his childhood on an estate near Vilnius, education, World War I, the Revolution and Civil War, and the emigration in Europe and Africa up to 1937. Also included are photocopies of a number of his personal documents, and a typescript of various reminiscences entitled "Takaia byla starina.".

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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.

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Nosovich, Aleksandr Leonidovich, 1899-1968

The collection consists of memoirs, notes and photographs. The memoirs mostly concern Nosovich's service in the Imperial Army during World War I and military education in Russia. Notes contain explanations to his memoirs. Photographs mostly are of Nosovich: included among them is a photograph of Grand Prince Mikhail Aleksandrovich in a group picture.

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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.

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Gasler, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1880-approximately 1965

The collection consists primarily of Gasler's 26-part manuscript memoirs (ca. 1,350 p.), which discuss his family, his military career, World War I, the emigration in France, and interwar Latvia. The collection also includes Gasler's service record and passport, several postcards, and several clippings.

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Iskander, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1889-1957

The collection consists mostly of Iskander's memoirs, including a typescript entitled "Videnii︠a︡ proshlogo" (457 p.), which discusses his years in Turkestan during the Civil War. There are also several notebooks containing other memoirs by Iskander. In addition, there are clippings about him, and several photographs, including one of Iskander's father.

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Rozhdestvenskiĭ, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1883-1968?

The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. The correspondence chiefly covers from the 1920s to the 1960s. Manuscripts include an extensive autobiography; a memoir about his work before World War I as a prosecutor in the Tbilisi region"Desi︠a︡t ́let sluzhby v prokurskom nadzore na Kavkaze;" and notes and manuscripts on many topics, including history and his years in Georgia and the emigration. Included are Rozhdestvenskiĭ's personal documents from both Russia and the emigration, and photographs of him and of members of emigre organizations. Among the printed materials are clippings and several early twentieth century political pamphlets.

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Bragin, Aleksandr Pavlovich, 1878-

The collection consists primarily of manuscripts by Bragin, including his memoirs, which describe his military service during the Boxer Rebellion, the Russo-Japanese War, World War I, the 1917 Revolution and the Civil War. The documents and subject file relate to his service as head of the White military mission to Iran in 1920. Printed materials are largely clippings from and copies of emigre periodicals, with articles by Bragin.

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Lukin, Aleksandr Petrovich

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, military reports and clippings. The majority of the collection consists of clippings from the emigre newspapers "Poslednie Novosti" and "Illi︠u︡strovannai︠a︡ Rossii︠a︡," and mostly contain Lukin's memoirs about his service in the Black Sea Fleet. The manuscripts are largely comprised of Lukin's memoirs and include a manuscript (20 p.) on the Krondstadt uprising, "Vo vlasti Kronshtadtskikh matrosov." There is also a manuscript (28 p.) by the widow of Admiral Viren entitled "O sobytii︠a︡kh v Kronshtadte."

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Mi︠a︡kin, Aleksandr Vasilévich, ca. 1880-1964

Mi︠a︡kin's memoirs discuss his journalistic career; acquaintances, including the Suvorins and the actress Nadezhda Plevit︠s︡kai︠a︡; the Civil War; the emigration, including the Union of Russian Writers and Journalists in Yugoslavia; horse racing in Russia; and his experiences as a displaced person in Austria after World War II.

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Zenʹkovskiĭ, A. V. (Aleksandr V.)

Manuscripts, chiefly memoirs, of Zenḱovskiĭ. In these manuscripts are discussed, in particular, Petr Stolypin; the Kiev zemstvo; the 1917 revolution; the Ukraine in 1918, including a zemstvo congress in Kiev; and the Civil War in 1919-1920, when Zenḱovskiĭ worked provisioning the White Army and civilians in the Crimea.

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Typescript memoirs of Vozni︠u︡k-Burmin. The memoirs concern the activities of the NKVD in the late 1930's in the USSR. The first typescript (35 p.) is untitled and written under the name A Dneprovet︠s︡; it deals with events in the city of Dnepropetrovsk. The second typescript, entitled "Kak sozdai︠u︡t︠s︡i︠a︡ 'Sputniki'" (18 p.), discusses the NKVD's supervision of scientific research; it is written under the name A. Lunin.

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Spasskii-Odynets, Aleksei Aleksandrovich

"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

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Brusilov, Alekseĭ Alekseevich, 1853-1926

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials of General Aleksiei Alekseevich Brusilov and his wife Nadezhda Vladimirovna. The correspondence is largely copies of their letters from 1914-1918 and her correspondence after his death. The manuscripts include part of his memoirs and several of her minor manuscripts, including an incomplete memoir. There are family photographs as well as photographs of Brusilov in military dress. Printed materials relate to Brusilov's career in the Imperial and Red armies and his rehabilitation by the Soviets in the Khrushchev era.

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Bobrinskoĭ, Alekseĭ Alekseevich, 1893-1971

Papers of Aleksei Alekseevich Bobrinskoi include correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, postcards and printed materials. Correspondence include five postcards addressed to A. A. Bobrinskoi. Manuscripts consist of typescripts of A. A. Bobrinskoi's writings, including bio and memoir piece about his father; his radio scripts, article and letter of protest. Among the documents there are materials relating to the reimbursement to British citizens for debts and losses contracted in Russia, Russkii Natsional'nyi Komitet v Londone, medical prescriptions, business cards. Photographs include pictures of Benckendorff and Dolgorukii family members. Printed materials include genealogy of the Bobrinskoi family, periodicals, flyers, poster, clippings.

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Gering, Alekseĭ Alekseevich

The collection is composed almost exclusively of manuscripts submitted to Gering for publication in "Voennai︠a︡ Byl"́. These are mostly short memoirs of battles and campaigns, of life in military school, or of peacetime garrison life, by former tsarist officers. These naturally relate chiefly to the last few decades of the tsarist regime, and to the period of the Revolution and Civil War. Some contributions are more scholarly in tone; these include articles on the earlier history of the Russian army and of individual regiments, etc. Few of the manuscripts are more than 40 pages long; most are 1-20 pages. Not all of these manuscripts were published in "Voennai︠a︡ Byl"́; those that were not formed part of Gering's "archive" and have been arranged separately.

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Litvinov, Alekseĭ Alekseevich, 1890-1972?

The collection consists of manuscripts and documents. It includes a manuscript (16 p.) by Litvinov on the Civil War in Kiev in 1918; and a handwritten autobiography (36 p.) by Aleksandr Narkizovich Litvinov, a colonel in the Imperial Guard Izmailov Regiment (Leĭb-Gvardiĭ Izmaĭlovskiĭ Polk). Documents mostly concern Litvinov family history and span the years 1794-1918. Cataloged materials consist of two documents signed by Alexander I (1802, 1808), and one signed by Nicholas I (1834).

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Zi︠a︡blov, Alekseĭ Alekseevich, 1862-1923

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).

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Varzukevich, Alekseĭ A

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.

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Girs, A. F. (Alekseĭ Fedorovich), 1871-

One letter, manuscripts, and printed materials of Aleksei Fedorovich Girs and of his wife, Liubov' Aleksandrovna Girs. The letter, dated 1914, when Girs was governor of Minsk, is addressed to N. A. Maklakov. Aleksei Gir's memoirs cover such topics as his service in Estland; Petr Stolypin; the "Jewish question;" Tsar Nicholas II; and independent Estonia, where he lived in 1918-1924. There are also two reports by Girs from the time of his service in Minsk. ́Liubov Girs is represented chiefly by diaries from 1901-1918, particularly on Odessa in 1905-1906; Stolypin's murder in 1911; and Nizhny Novgorod in 1917. Among the printed materials are announcements of Gir's accession to the Minsk governorship in 1914-1915.

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Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957

Most of the manuscripts are from the late 1940s. They are chiefly organized into collections of memoirs, essays, and dreams. Many were published, albeit in somewhat different form and order, in Remizov's later books, such as "Pli︠a︡shuschiĭ demon" "Myshkina dudochka" and "Martyn Zadeka." Some of the manuscripts are in one or more handwritten drafts; some are in typescript, or consist of corrected clippings appended to pieces of paper; and some are rather chaotic notes and scraps. Also included are clippings and offprints of several of Remizov's shorter works.

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Poli︠a︡nskiĭ, Alekseĭ Nikolaevich

The larger part of Poli︠a︡nskiĭ's memoirs is entitled "Russkiĭ Korpus v Serbii, 1941-1945" (343 p.), and concerns the Russian Defense Corps in Yugoslavia. This body, in which Poli︠a︡nskiĭ served all through the war, fought on the German side. Two shorter manuscripts by Poli︠a︡nskiĭ are entitled: "Chto vspomnilos ́o passazhirskom parokhodstve po reke Volge" (17 p.), and "Chto sokhranilos ́v pami︠a︡ti o Nizhnem-Novgorode i ego zhizni, 1908-1917 gg." (38 p.).

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Obolenskīĭ, A. V., kni︠a︡zʹ, 1877-1969

The photographs, taken before 1917, belonged to the Obshchestvo Okhrany Pami︠a︡tnikov Iskusstva i Stariny, and are mostly of Georgian religious art and architecture. The printed materials consist of a map of the Caucasus region and of Obolenskiĭ's memoirs: "Moi vospominanii︠a︡" (1953), and "Moi vospominanii︠a︡ i razmyshlenii︠a︡" (1961). Memoirs were cataloged and transfered to SEEC: see SEEC 1641gb (1953 edition) and SEEC 1642gb (1961 edtition).

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Fon-Shvart︠s︡, A. V. (Aleksi︠e︡ĭ Vladimīrovich), 1874-1953

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, a photograph (Trabzon, 1914-1915) and clippings. The correspondence dates from 1914-1915 and includes letters both to and from Shvart︠s︡, mostly dealing with World War I campaigns in the Trabzon region. There are military telegrams from 1914-1915 concerning events in Ivangorod, Kars and Stalʹt︠s︣ev. Shvart︠s︡' biography of Alexander III is the first volume of a planned two-volume work. It chronicles the 1845-1881 period and includes excerpts from a variety of contemporary sources, (approximently 200 pages of uncollated text) primarily describe World War I events on the Baltic, Belorussian and Caucasian fronts. "Na fronte i v tynu" is an excerpt from the memoirs of Antonina V. Shvart︠s︡, his wife. The clippings concern events in the Trabzon region during 1916.

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Freedericksz, Aleksandr von, -1953

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and printed materials. There are letters and telegrams from Field Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim of Finland; two brief memoirs, one by E.L. Miller about Freederichsz and his wife, the other by the wife, entitled"Le salon de ma tante, la Baronne de Witte;" Freedericksz's diaries from 1938-40; and newspaper clippings about Mannerheim.

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Wardwell, Allen, 1873-1953

Papers of Wardwell. These papers chiefly concern the 1917-1918 American Red Cross Mission to Russia, in which Wardwell served, and his involvement in efforts to support trade with and aid to Russia in 1919-1924; he was chairman of the Russian Famine Fund in that period. There are a few items concerning the 1941 W.A. Harriman-Lord Beaverbrook mission to Russia, in which Wardwell participated. Materials on the Red Cross Mission are chiefly from May-October 1918, when Wardwell commanded it; they consist of correspondence, reports, documents, many photographs, and transcribed excerpts from Wardwell's diary and letters home. Major correspondents include Georgiĭ Chicherin, Lev Trot︠s︡kiĭ, and Raymond Robins. Records of Wardwell's efforts in regard to Russia in 1919-1924 consist of extensive correspondence files with prominent Americans, such as Robins and Herbert Hoover, manuscripts, related printed materials, and Wardwell's diary of his trip to Russia in the fall of 1922.

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Rakhalov, Al

The memoirs "Zhemchuzhina zapoliaria" concern the Vorkuta concentration camp in the 1930s, discussing in particular prisoners whom the author met. Among the prisoners he discusses were 1,300 "Trotskii-ite" prisoners who arrived at the camp in 1936. They went on a mass hunger strike, and in 1938 were massacred by the authorities. (Page 54 of the manuscript is missing.).

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Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ, Aminad Petrovich, approximately 1888-1957

The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. Correspondence consists of letters from a number of important cultural figures in the emigration, including: Ivan Bunin, Zinaida Guppius, Aleksandr Kuprin, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Alekseĭ Remizov, Nadezhda Teffi, and Alekseĭ Tolstoĭ; there are also one or two letters each from Konstantin Balḿont, Dmitriĭ Merezhkovskiĭ, Ili︠́a︡ Repin, Fedor Shali︠a︡pin, and Marina T︠S︡vetaeva. There are manuscripts of several works by Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ, including his memoirs, "Poezd na tretém puti" (New York, 1954).

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Mikhaĭlov, A.M

Two typescript memoirs (in all 14 p.) - "Poezdka Grafa Palena..v Amu-Darínskiĭ otdel i Khivinskoe Khanstvo" and "Vremennoe Pravitelśtvo i ego vysochestvo Emir Seid-Alim Bukhary Blagorodnoĭ" (concerns a visit by representatives of the Provisonal government to the Emir of Bukhara in April 1917).

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Stegman, Andrea-Aleksandra, 1897-

Her memoirs recount her childhood and education in Russia as a member of a Baltic-German family, her life in Finland after the February Revolution, her service as a nurse in St. Petersburg during World War I, and as a member of a Red Cross mission charged with caring for prisoners of war in Kiev and Moscow during the Civil War. She also describes her arrest and imprisonment in 1919 as well as her brother's experiences in Li︠u︡bi︠a︡nka prison during World War II. The memoirs (416p.) are in the form of a carbon copy typescript and are accompanied by original photographs. Also included in the collection are reprints of several articles published by her husband, Helmuth Stegman, in the 1960's.

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Ponomarev, Andreĭ Fedorovich

The collection includes correspondence, memoirs, organizational records, and printed materials. The correspondence -- which covers the 1923-1963 period -- concerns the activities of a number of emigre Cossack groups, scout groups and anti-Communist organizations throughout Europe, Canada and the United States. There is a two volume memoir written by P.P. Cherepanov, a member of the Tiflis Cadet Corps. The organizational records include accounts, membership lists, poems and songs, protocols and receipts, chiefly for the Tiflis Cadet Corps. Among the printed materials are issues of emigre and Cossack publications (such as "Bodrost,́" "Mikhaĭlovt︠s︡y" and "Rodimyĭ kraĭ") and ten folders of clippings about Cossack events and members. One of the scrapbooks contains guest lists of various events, clippings and photographs (including photographs from the filming of a 1920s production of "Khadzhi Murat"), while the other scrapbook has records of Cossack events and a number of original watercolors.

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Romankevich, Andreĭ I︠A︡kovlevich, 1900-

Romankevich's typescript memoir (8 p.) is accompanied by six photographic slides of churches in Kiev and Shevchenko University. Romankevich was present at a meeting of students at the university in Kiev on the day after the announcement of the tsar's abdication from the throne had reached the city.

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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.

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Sukhanina, Anna Matveevna, 1870-

The memoirs, in 6 folders, primarily describe her life in Bessarabia up to 1919, and were written under her pseudonym, Ivan Ivanov. Printed materials consist of French and Russian newspapers and magazines with information on the Soviet Union in the 1950's. Also included are copies of letters from Roger Sarret, who had been a French consular official in Bessarabia at the time of the revolution.

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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).

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Borman, Arkadiĭ, 1891-1974

Typescript memoirs of Arkadiĭ A. Borman, entitled "Vospominanii︠a︡ o strashnykh godakh 1917-1918" (278 p.), and concern his activities during the Revolution and early Civil War. Also included are published English and Russian versions of a portion of his memoirs, concerning Petr Struve's escape from Soviet Russia in 1918.

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I︠A︡khontov, Arkadiĭ Nikolaevich, 1878-1938

The papers consist of correspondence and notes. The correspondence is made up of letters to I︠A︡khontov concerning his memoirs about the Council of Ministers from pre-revolutionary officials, including Vladimir Kokovt︠s︡ev, Pavel Ignatév, and Vsevolod Shakhovskoĭ. The notes are minutes taken at the meetings of the Council of Ministers; these exist as both the original handwritten notes and as typed copies. Finally, there is a brief memoir by I︠A︡khontov concerning World War I, and a printed copy of the announcement by Nicholas II that World War I had been declared.

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Damanskai͡a, A. (Avgusta), 1885-

There are letters from Russian emigre writers such as Mark Aldanov, Ekaterina Kuskova, Mikhail Osorgin, and Alekseĭ Remizov, and by western authors, including Henri Barbusse and Alexander Roda Roda. Manuscripts include memoirs, stories, and notebooks of Damanskai︠a︡. Printed materials consist of clippings of her articles, and one book by her entitled "Kartochnye domiki sovetskogo stroitelśtva" (1920).

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Iskhakyĭ, Gai︠a︡z, 1878-1954

The manuscript memoir "Dni moei zhizni" by Ayaz Ishaki Bey is apparently the first chapter of an unfinished work. It deals with such topics as governmental policies towards the Moslem Tatars, the author's education in Kazań his literary and political activities, and the effects of the 1905 Revolution on the Tatars and Moslems.

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Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

Correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, phonograph and tape recordings, and printed files. Included are Cerf's personal correspondence files, 1929-1945, and the diaries and scrapbooks which he maintained from his school days throughout his active career. The diaries, in date-book format, contain terse notes on Cerf's meetings with authors and friends, on his travels and publishing activities; the scrapbooks contain correspondence and photographs, as well as memorabilia and printed items, and were annotated by Cerf and his wife, Phyllis Fraser Cerf Wagner. Also in the collection are manuscripts and proofs for Cerf's books including "The Laugh's on Me""Treasury of Atrocious Puns""The Sound of Laughter""Stories to Make You Feel Better", and "At Random: the Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf", which was edited by Phyllis Cerf Wagner and Albert Erskine, 1977. The papers also include condolence letters written at the time of Cerf's death, photographs and photo albums,certificates and awards, and miscellaneous printed material, including Random House and Modern Library catalogues. Among the major correspondents are: Truman Capote, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, John Lindsay, Joshua Logan, John O'Hara, Jacqueline Onassis, Richard Rodgers, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gertrude Stein, Adlai Stevenson, Harry Truman, and Robert Penn Warren

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Borel', Mikhail K., -1974

The collection includes correspondence and manuscripts, as well as copies of documents. The correspondence of General Alekseev is represented by extracts from letters of the periord of the Russo-Japanese War, and by copies of both official and personal correspondence from 1917-1918. Also included are a few letters to K. V. Denikina answering requests for information about General Alekseev; these include 2 from his daughter V. M. Borel'. The largest part of the collection comprises manuscripts by M. K. Borel'; a lengthy memoir of the Civil War entitled "Za veru i vernost'". Other Civil War memoirs, a number of brief historical anecdotes and stories of an account of the battle of Mukden by a British journalist named Atteridge, and a memoir of 1917 Soviet Russia by Sergeĭ Novikov called "Konets rodnogo polka" complete the collection.

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Bok, Boris Ivanovich, 1879-1955

Manuscripts and related materials on the siege of Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War, collected by Boris Ivanovich Bok. Included are diaries and memoirs by Russian participants in the siege: Dmitrii Grigor'evich Androsov (Diary), Oskar Fabianovich Berg (Memoirs), Vladimir Ferdinandovich Berg (Memoirs), Aleksandr Viktorovich Fok ("Zametki"), Nikolai Viktorovich Ienish (Memoirs), Aleksei Mikhailovich Iuzefovich (Memoirs), Vladimir Nikoalevich Nikitin (Diary), Aleksandr Apollonovich Vorob'ev (Memoirs). Some of the memoirs and diaries were published in: "Port-Arthur, Vospominaniia uchastnikov" (New York, 1955).

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Baĭkov, Boris Lʹvovich

Memoirs of Boris L'vovich Baikov. Included are: a manuscript memoir entitled "Skitaniia russkogo intelligenta v Persii", about his adventures there in 1920; an English translation of that work, entitled "My Adventures in Persia"; Baikov's published memoirs of the Civil War in the Transcaucasus "Vospominaniia o revoliutsii v Zakavkaz'i" (n.p., 1922?. Cataloged and removed from the collection: SEEC 2252 Folio); and a typescript by him entitled "The Aspirants for the Throne of the Tsars in the Russia of the Future."

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Gershun, Boris Lʹvovich, 1870-1954

Included are Gershun's manuscript memoirs, entitled "Vospominanii︠a︡ russkogo advokata" (843 p.), covering the 1890s to 1918; manuscripts and typescript of a work entitled "Essai sur la Profession dʹAdvocat"; a letter; two printed items which concern Gershun, and some newspaper clippings.

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Levenet︠s︡, Boris N., b. ca. 1870

Papers of Boris N. Levenet︠s︡, and of his wife E.N. Levenet︠s︡. Included is a typescript copy of Boris' diary of military action in Romania in the fall of 1916; a folder of copies of military telegrams and documents concerning the surrender of the Tallinn (Reval or Revel)́ fortress to the Germans in February 1918 (one of the telegrams, dated 20 February, is signed by Lenin and Trotsky); and E. N. Levenet︠s︡ memoirs, which are mostly typed and in French. The memoirs deal with her youth, World War I, the Civil War, and emigration in Egypt.

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Beli︠a︡ev, Boris Nikandrovich

Typescript memoirs (118 p.) concerning Beliaev's work with the Empress Aleksandra during World War I in the Vserossiiskoe obshchestvo zdravnits v pamiat' voiny 1914-1915 godov, of which she was the president and he the secretary. This organization worked to help war victims and their families. Also included is a pamphlet by Beliaev "Po voprosu ob organizatsii pomoshchi postradavshim na voine i ikh semiam" (Petrograd, 1915).

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Apri︠e︡lev, B.

Manuscripts of Boris Petrovich Aprelev and his brother Iurii (Georgii). Included is a typed copy of Boris Aprelev's diary for 1915-1919, covering his service at Russian Imperial military headquarters, and his service in the Far East and in the Mediterranean. Also included are the memoirs of Iurii Aprelev (handwritten manuscript and typed copy) for 1917-1919 and handwritten and typed copies of a letter from Iurii to Boris Aprelev, describing the former's journey to the south in late 1917 to join the anti-Bolshevik forces.

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Björkelund, Boris, 1893-1976

The collection primarily consists of a typescript (477 p.) that covers B. V. B'erkelund (Björklund) prison camp experiences in the Butyrskii, Lefortovo and Intinskii prisons from 1945-1955. The memoir includes related diagrams and printed items. Also included is a typescript memoir (140 p.) on B'erkelund's service in the Imperial Navy and the early years of the Revolution (1917-1919).

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Post, Catherine, 1899-

The collection consists of manuscripts, photographs, original watercolors, clippings and printed materials. The collection primarily concerns Ms. Post's family in Russia before the Revolution and in the emigration in France and the U.S.A. and to Boris Bakhmetev who was the ambassador of the Russian provisional government to the United States, later chairman of the Lyon Match company in Long Island City where Ms. Post worked for many years.

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Crane, Charles Richard, 1858-1939

Papers include typed carbons of correspondence, memoirs, speeches, and biographical materials. The correspondence consists of letters to and from Crane, 1869-1939, and telegrams and letters to his wife upon his death. The memoirs include information on his diplomatic service and travels. The speeches, 1910-1930, are largely based on his travels and activities. There are diaries by other persons of his trips to Albania, Russia in 1921, and to the Near East. Finally, biographical materials include editorials, articles, and speeches. While a sizable amount of material concerns Russia, the collection includes information on his other activities as well.

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Chechulin Family

The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and photographs, chiefly form the third quarter of the nineteenth century. There are also letters from Fedor Chechulin to his wife, from 1856-1865, in Swedish with later Russian translations; documents and other correspondence from 1847-1877; a manuscript about the family by Ekaterina Maĭdel;́ several family photographs; and a memoir by Polina Petrovna Chechulina about her experiences as a physical development instructor for the family of Grand Prince Konstantin Konstantinovich from about the end of the nineteenth century to World War I.