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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists primarily of Gasler's 26-part manuscript memoirs (ca. 1,350 p.), which discuss his family, his military career, World War I, the emigration in France, and interwar Latvia. The collection also includes Gasler's service record and passport, several postcards, and several clippings.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1957.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1964.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1957.
Papers Accessioned 1969.
Papers Processed 04/--/79.
Papers Accessioned 1964.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
2019-11-18 Replaced PDF with structured finding aid. kws
History / Biographical Note
Colonel on the Russian Army's general staff during WWI.