Collection ID: 4077739 BAR Ms Coll/Lampe

Collection context


Scope and Content:

Most of the materials are from the years after World War II, and concern the organizations with which Lampe was affiliated. There is correspondence from members of the Romanov family, especially Grand Prince Vladimir Kirillovich, and from Alekseĭ Arkhangelśkiĭ, Ivan Ilín, Vasiliĭ Orekhov, and others of Lampe's emigre military and monarchist colleagues. Photographs deal with such topics as the Romanov family, the Civil War, the emigration, World War II, and with Lampe himself. Besides the post-1945 materials in the collection, smaller groups of materials concern 18th and 19th century Russian military history (including a letter signed by General Aleksandr Suvorov), the interwar period, and ROVS in Germany during World War Il.

Biographical / Historical:

Lampe was a general in the Imperial and White armies. In the emigration, he headed the Russian Universal Military Union (ROVS) from 1957, the Union of the Semenov Regiment of the Imperial Guard (Obʺedinenie Semenovskogo Polka), and was on the Council of the Russian Military Abroad (Soviet Rossiĭskogo Zarubezhnogo Voinstva).

Acquisition information:
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1965.
Processing information:

Papers Accessioned 1965.

Papers Processed 11/--/79.

Papers Revised 08/--/82.


Material is arranged into 5 series.


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This collection is located on-site.

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