Collection ID: 4077608 BAR Ms Coll/I︠A︡khontov

Collection context


Scope and Content:

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.

Biographical / Historical:

Assistant Secretary of the Council of Ministers in 1914-1916 (Pomoshchnik Upravli︠a︡i︠u︡shchego Delami Soveta Ministrov).

Acquisition information:

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1953.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1955.

Processing information:

Papers Accessioned 1953.

Papers Accessioned 1955.

Papers Processed 06/--/79.


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Rules or conventions:



Readers must use typed copies of minutes of the meetings of Council of Ministers.

This collection is located on-site.

6th Floor East Butler Library
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