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Boris Vladimirovich Gerua Papers, 1904-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Gerua.
Bib ID 4077543 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gerua, Boris Vladimirovich, 1876-1942
Title Boris Vladimirovich Gerua Papers, 1904-1974
Physical Description 2100 items (5 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Description

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

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1964.

Papers Accessioned 1967.

Papers Accessioned 1976.

Papers Processed 08/--/81.

Papers Accessioned 1974.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sketches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Russo-Japanese war, 1904-1905 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History, Military -- 1801-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

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.