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   Petr Semenovich Makhrov Papers, ca. 1841-1961.

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Call No.:BA#0245
Bib ID:4077788 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Makhrov, Petr Semenovich, 1877-1964.
Title:Petr Semenovich Makhrov Papers, ca. 1841-1961.
Physical description:5 linear feet (10 boxes).
Language(s):In English
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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.

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1952

Papers Accessioned 1962

Papers Accessioned 1965

Papers Processed 01/--/80

Papers Accessioned 1960

Papers Accessioned 1963

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

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Denikin, Anton Ivanovich, 1872-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--Europe--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration--Soviet Union--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Military education.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poland--Russian-Polish War, 1920-1921.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Vrangel ́Petr Nikolaevich baron, 1878-1928.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918--Soviet Union.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Soviet Union.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note


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.

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