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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, manuscripts, memoirs, notes, a subject file, photographs and printed materials. Correspondence is primarilly addressed to Orlov and his wife. Manuscripts and memoirs, chiefly by Orlov, deal with Civil War topics. Orlov's diary covers the years 1918-1921. Notes are on World War II, and the subject file concerns the death of Orlov. Photographs include a group picture of a Gallipoli Society meeting in Prague. Printed materials include clippings, mimeographed materials, pamphlets and copies of periodicals, all relating to the Gallipoli Society.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1970.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1970.
Papers Processed 06/--/80.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
An officer in the White Army, who after the Civil War emigrated to Czechoslovakia and then to Switzerland, where he remained active in the Obshchestvo gallipoliĭt︠s︡ev (Gallipoli Society), and emigre group of veterans of the Civil War.