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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The memoirs are both in manuscript (68 notebooks, over 3,800 pages), and in a typescript copy (944 p.). They cover Khagondokov's youth and military education; service in the Far East and in Central Asia; service in World War I, mostly on the Caucasian front; his experiences during 1917 in the Far East and Petrograd (where he met with A.I. Guchkov and other members of the Provisional Government); and the Civil War in the Caucasus region, Georgia, and Azerbaidzhan.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Memoirs: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1956.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Memoirs Accessioned 1956.
Memoirs Processed 10/--/79.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
By birth a Kabardian, Khagondokov was a General in the Imperial Army, and, in 1916-1917, military governor of the Amur region.