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Roman Grigor'evich Miagkov Papers, 1837-1968

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Mi︠a︡gkov.
Bib ID 4077824 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Mi︠a︡gkov, Roman Grigorʹevich, 1893?-
Title Roman Grigor'evich Miagkov Papers, 1837-1968
Physical Description 550 items (2 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
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Arrangement

Description

Scope and Contents

Papers collected by Roman G. Mi︠a︡gkov, primarily concerning several Imperial military units, consisting of correspondence, documents, photographs, subject files, printed materials, money, and military memorabilia. There are photographs and picture postcards of the Imperial family, of soldiers (ca. 1890-1936), and of military reunions in exile. Units which turn up include the Caucasus Grenadiers Artillery Brigade, the Ninth Kiev Hussars, the Mikhaĭlov Artillery School, and the Tiflis Cadet Corps. Memorabilia include medals, ribbons, shoulder-boards, a red-blue-white Russian national flag, and guidons of the Ninth Kiev Hussars. There is also a painted icon (ca. 1920). Money includes an 1837 1 1/2 silver ruble piece, and a 1613-1913 Romanov commemorative coin, plus paper money.

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Accruals

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1968.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1974.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1968.

Papers Accessioned 1974.

Papers Processed 02/--/80.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

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

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Series I: Miagkov Papers



Box 1 Correspondence


Documents


Box 1 Military documents and passport


Box 1 Grade reports and diplomas-Lidiia Miagkova


Photographs and Picture Postcards


Box 1 Nicholas II and the Royal Family


Box 1 The Ninth Kiev Hussars


Box 1 Russian Military, WWI


Box 1 Miscellaneous


Subject Files


Box 1 The Caucasus Grenadiers Artillery Brigade


Box 1 The Mikhailov Artillery School


Box 1 The Tiflis Cadet Corps


Printed-Materials


Box 1 Newspapers and Miscellaneous Printed Materials


Box 1 Books and pamphlets


Box 1 Paper Money



Box 2 Military Memorabilia


Box 2 Painted Icon


Box 2 Printed copy of Nicholas II's Abdication Decree, 2, March 1917


Box 2 Two coins in coin box