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.
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.
Typescript memoirs discuss Ili︠́u︡shkin's army career, including his role in the supression of the 1905 Revolution.