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At a Glance
The collection consists of a photograph of Sergeĭ M. Lifaŕ correspondence, a diary, manuscripts and memoirs, subject files, documents, military service records and questionnaires, membership registers of the Union of the Knights of St. George (Soi︠u︡z georgievskikh kavalerov), photographs and printed materials. The collection mostly concerns the Russian General-Military Union and the Union of the Knights of St. George. The diary is by Lev L. De-vit on the Civil War. Subject files include materials on the Union of the Knights of St. George and Major-General Ippolit V. Savit︠s︡kiĭ. Service records, military service questionnaires, membership records and photographs deal with members of both organizations. Printed materials include mimeographed bulletins of these organizations and a book listing the recipients of the Order of St. George, dated November 26, 1916.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection on Military History: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1970.
Collection on Military History: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1973.
Collection on Military History: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1976.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Collection on Military History Accessioned 1970.
Collection on Military History Accessioned 1973.
Collection on Military History Accessioned 1976.
Collection on Military History Processed 06/--/80.
History / Biographical Note
An officer in the White Army who emigrated to France after the Civil War and became active in the Russian General-Military Union (Russkiĭ obshche-voinskiĭ soi︠u︡z).