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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Nikolaev Papers, 1899-1967

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At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/A.M. Nikolaev
Bib ID 4077867 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nikolaev, Aleksandr Mikhailovich, 1876-1967 ; Florinsky, Michael T., 1894-1981 ; Robinson, Geroid Tanquary, 1892-1971 ; Kli︠u︡chevskiĭ, Vasiliĭ Osipovich, 1841-1911
Title Aleksandr Mikhailovich Nikolaev Papers, 1899-1967
Physical Description 10 linear feet (20 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
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Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, memoirs, diaries, notes, subject files, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Most of the material in the collection concerns Nikolaev's tenure as military attachʹe at the Russian embassy in Washington. Cataloged correspondents include Mikhail T. Florinsky and Geroid T. Robinson. There is a typescript by Vasiliĭ O. Kli︠u︡chevskiĭ, "Kratkoe posobie po russkoĭ istorii." Among the correspondence are cablegrams and official communications to the Russian embassy during World War I and the revolutionary period. Manuscripts, mostly by Nikolaev, concern contemporary and historical military topics. Diaries and memoirs deal with Nikolaev's travels to Europe during World War I and his activities as military attachʹe. Among orders granted to Nikolaev is the "Order of the Sacred Treasure," signed and sealed by the Japanese Emperor Meiji (1911). Printed materials include many articles by Nikolaev.

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1953.

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Accessioned 1966.

Papers Processed 05/--/80.

Papers Accessioned 1968.

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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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Colonel in the Imperial Army and military attachʹe at the Russian embassy in the United States until the Revolution. Following the Revolution, Nikolaev worked at the New York Public Library.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 1 Cataloged Correspondence


Box 1 Aleksandrova, Vera


Box 1 Armstrong, Hamilton Fish


Box 1 Fisher, Harold H.


Box 1 Florinsky, Michael


Box 1 Karpovich, Mikhail Mikhailovieh


Box 1 Mosely, Philip E.


Box 1 Robinson, Geroid Tanquary


Arranged Correspondence


Box 1 American Military Institute


Box 1 Barclay, C.N.


Box 1 Candadian Defence Quarterly


Box 1 The Cavalry Journal


Box 1 The Coast Artillery Journal


Box 1 Danilov, Iurii


Box 1 Davis, Malcolm W.


Box 1 Domanevskii, V.N.


Box 1 Doughty, Sanford and Cynthia


Box 1 Drobashevskii, V.P.


Box 1 Gali ch-Goncharenko, G.


Box 1 Gilbert, Prentiss B.


Box 1 Gilder, J.B.


Box 1 Golovin, N.N.


Box 1 Guaranty Trust Company of New York


Box 1 The Infantry Journal


Box 1 Invitations


Box 1 Ionov, Aleksandr Mikhailovieh


Box 1 Jones, Lucile de Nevers (Russian Student Fund)



Box 2 Khrabrov, N.M.


Box 2 Larner, W. Angamar


Box 2 Library of Congress


Box 2 The Literary Review


Box 2 Lukomskii, A.


Box 2 New York Times Book Review


Box 2 New York Times Subscription Department


Box 2 Nikolaev, Aleksandr M.


Box 2 Nikolaev, Nikolai Mikhailovieh


Box 2 Nikolaeva, Marie


Box 2 The Outlook


Box 2 Pototskii, S.


Box 2 Rebinkova, P.F.


Box 2 Retirement '


Box 2 Riasinskii, Sergei N.


Box 2 Richardson, Robert C.


Box 2 Stern, Eva(Brookhaven National Laboratory)


Box 2 Sworakowskii, W.S.(The Hoover Institute)


Box 2 Tsingtao, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich


Box 2 Ughet, S.


Box 2 Vasil'ev, V.V.


Box 2 Volkonskii, A.M.


Box 2 Walter, C.


Box 2 Who's Who in America



Box 3 A-Z


Box 3 Unidentified Correspondence



Box 4 Correspondence as Military Attache, 1917-1928



Box 5 Cablegrams as Military Attache

Series II: Manuscripts



Box 1 Kliuchevskii, Vasilii 0.-"Kratkoe posobie po russkoi istorii"


Box 1 Meiji, Emperor of Japan-"Order of the Sacred Treasure"



Box 5 Manuscripts by Nikolaev


Box 5 "The Campaign in Switzerland"


Box 5 "Civil War in Russia"


Box 5 "Expansion of the German Army in the War of 19lU-l8"


Box 5 "The FebruaryRevolution and the Russian Army"


Box 5 "Grazhdanskaia voina v Rossii"


Box 5 "Kampaniia 1914 goda", 1914


Box 5 "Katalog aviatsionnoi biblioteki kantceliarii voennogo agenta v


Box 5 Soedinennykh shtatakh ameriki"


Box 5 "More Light on the Invasion of East Prussia"


Box 5 "Napoleon and 'General Winter' in the Russian Campaign"


Box 5 "Napoleon in Russia"



Box 6 "0 pol'skikh pritiazaniiakh na russkie zemli"


Box 6 "0 rechi Lloyd George'a"


Box 6 "0 Rumynii"


Box 6 "The People's Army at Samara"


Box 6 "Peter I or Peter the Great as a Military Leader 1709-1959"


Box 6 "Po voprosu o poteriakh russkoi armii vo vremia velikoi voiny"


Box 6 "A Russian Military Observer at Napoleon's Court before the Campaign of l8l2"


Box 6 "The Three Fateful Landmarks in Napoleon's Campaign in Russia"


Box 6 "The Time of Troubles in XVII Century Russia"


Box 6 "Tolstoi in the Light of a Russian Scholar"


Box 6 Translation into Russian of Ovid's "Metamorphoses"


Box 6 Translations into English and Russian


Box 6 "Universal Military Service in Russia and Western Europe from the l8th Century to the World Wars"


Box 6 "Who Started the First World War"


Box 6 Manuscript by Vasilii V. Vitkovskii, "Kurs geodezii"

Series III: Diaries and Memoirs



Box 7 Memoirs by Nikolaev


Box 7 "At the Front at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle"


Box 7 "Polveka tomu nazad..."


Box 7 "in Russia before the Revolution"


Box 7 "V poiskakh raboty"


Box 7 "Vtoroi god rossiiskoi grazhdanskoi voiny i poslednii god pervoi mirovoi voiny"


Box 7 "Years of War and Revolution"


Box 7 Memoirs by N.K. Borishchevskii


Box 7 "Zapiski o nedavnom proshlom"


Box 7 Unidentified Memoir

Series IV: Subject Files


Box 7 Antonina Borshchevskii


Box 7 Applications to Join the Russian Army


Box 7 Black Tom Terminal and Kingsland, N.J. Munitions Munitions Factory Explosion (1916)


Box 7 Employment


Box 7 Federation Interalliee des Anciens Combattants


Box 7 Joint Queensview Housing Project


Box 7 Knights of Malta


Box 7 Kuzfmin-Karavaev(pseud.-Kin), Evgenii M.


Box 7 Litigation vs. Metro-Goldwyn-May er


Box 7 Military Attache


Box 7 Retirement


Box 7 Trip to British Front in France, 1915

Series V: Documents and Printed Material



Box 9 Notes and Notebooks



Box 10 Documents


Box 10 Addresses


Box 10 Awards


Box 10 Financial Records


Box 10 Photographs



Box 11 Books



Box 12 Books



Box 13 Journals



Box 14 Journals



Box 15 Maps



Box 16 Clippings



Box 17 Clippings


Box 17 Mimeographed Materials



Box 18 Mimeographed Materials



Box 19 Pamphlets


Box 19 Off-prints



Box 20 Miscellaneous Printed Material


Box 20 Miscellaneous