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Pavel Nikolaevich Chizhov Papers, 1910-1959

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At a Glance

Call No.: BA#0076
Bib ID 4077434 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Chizhov, Pavel Nikolaevich, 1882-1961 ; Vasenkov, V. V.
Title Pavel Nikolaevich Chizhov Papers, 1910-1959
Physical Description 19 items (1 manuscript box)
Language(s) Russian .
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Description

Description

The bulk of the collection consists of memoirs and manuscripts on historical military themes by Pavel Nikolaevich Chizhov. The memoirs deal with such topics as Chizhov's military education, his military service (garrison duty in Warsaw, the Far East, World War I, and the Civil War in the south), and his life in the emigration.

List of Chizhov's manuscripts: "4-yi Donskoi konnyi korpus: Gen. K. K. Mamontov" "Gorod Pavlovsk" "Kavaleriiskii boi u stanitsy Sredne-Iagorlytskoi 18 II 1920 g." "Krepos' Varshava 1914 g." "Manchzhurskiia vospominaniia" "Mikhailovskoe Artilleriiskoe Uchilishche" "Milaia Varshava" "Ochakov 1917-18" "Otkliki revoliutsionnago dvizheniia v armii" "Po Zakavkaz'iu" "Pravda o Miasoedove" "Russkie v Konstantinopole" "Sevastopol'skaia strada 1920 g." "Shtab Gen. P. N. Vrangelia v emigratsii" "41 den' na Ellis Island" "V Tsarskom Sele na rubezhe 1916-17 gg." "Vospominaniia o Iugoslavii" "Znachenie i razvitie tiazheloi artillerii Rossiiskoi Armii"

Also included is a hand-prepared map concerning the Civil War in the south, and the photograph album of one V. V. Vasenkov, with photographs of Russian military personnel from 1910-1917.

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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Pavel Nikolaevich Chizhov Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Processed 01/--/79.

Papers Revised 07/--/82.

Revision Description

May 22, 2020 PDF removed, notes revised and extended, record updated by KSD

Subject Headings

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Maps Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Yugoslavia -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History, Military -- 1801-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History,military -- 1917-- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Pavel Nikolaevich Chizhov, oficer of Russian Imperial Army, Colonel, was born on August 26, 1882 in St. Petersburg. Participated in World War I. After the October Revolution of 1917, fought in the Volunteer Army (Dobrovol'cheskaia armiia), participated in the Iassy-Don March (Drozdovsky's March). From May 1920 - in the Russian Army of General Denikin.

He was married to Colonel Aleksander Adamovich Romanus' daughter, Romanus (Polonskaia) Liudmila Aleksandrovna (she was persecuted in 1937 and died of exhaustion in the Karaganda camp in 1941), and had two children in this marriage - daughter Margarita and son Igor.

Emigrated to Yugoslavia and, after World War II, to the United States. Member of the monarchist movement. Remarried and had two daughters. He died in 1961 in Hollywood (USA).