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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists primarily of letters written to Gerua in the 1930s by other emigres who had formerly served as officers, such as Vladimir Kamenskiĭ and Vasiliĭ Gurko. There are also copies of letters by Gerua from the Far East at the time of the Russo-Japanese War. Also included are manuscripts by Gerua and by Nikolaĭ Rotshteĭn; sketches by Gerua of participants in the 1926 Zarubezhnyĭ Sʺezd (Congress Abroad) in Paris; and photographs.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--V. B. Heroys. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1964.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1967.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1976.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1974.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1964.
Papers Accessioned 1967.
Papers Accessioned 1976.
Papers Processed 08/--/81.
Papers Accessioned 1974.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Gerua, also spelt Heroys, was before and during World War I an officer on the Imperial general staff. Gerua settled in England after the 1917 revolution.