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.
Biographical / Historical:
Officer in the Imperial Army.
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1971.
Manuscripts Accessioned 1969.
Manuscripts Accessioned 1971.
Manuscripts Processed 10/--/81.
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Location of originals:
Bakhmeteff Archive. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.