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Petr Semenovich Makhrov Papers, 1841-1961

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Makhrov
Bib ID 4077788 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Makhrov, Petr Semenovich, 1877-1964
Title Petr Semenovich Makhrov Papers, 1841-1961
Physical Description 500 items (10 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

Papers of Petr S. Makhrov, consisting primarily of extensive manuscript memoirs. Emigrating to France, he became a leading figure in the "Soviet patriotic" movement during and after World War II. His memoirs, in thousands of pages, discuss all aspects of his career. The papers also include correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed materials. There are orders (prikazy) from World War I and the Civil War, and reports and telegrams from his time in Poland. There is a copy of "Russkie v Gallipoli" autographed by Wrangel, and a photograph album entitled "Russkai︠a︡ armii︠a︡ na Balkanakh." Also included is the 1841 report of the director of the Imperial Military Academy in St. Petersburg, General Sukhozanet.

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 1952.

Papers Accessioned 1962.

Papers Accessioned 1965.

Papers Processed 01/--/80.

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Accessioned 1963.

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

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Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Orders Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Telegrams Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Denikin, Anton Ivanovich, 1872-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vrangel ́Petr Nikolaevich, baron, 1878-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Makhrov entered the army as a private in the 1890s, and then worked his way up through the ranks. He achieved general's rank during World War I. He was White army chief of staff under Denikin and Wrangel in 1920, and then served as Wrangel's military representative in Poland in 1920-1921.