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Vladimir Konstantinovich Pilkin Papers, 1919-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Pilkin
Bib ID 4077928 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pilkin, Vladimir Konstantinovich, 1869-1950 ; I︠U︡denich, Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich, general-ot-infanteriĭ, 1862-1933
Title Vladimir Konstantinovich Pilkin Papers, 1919-1937
Physical Description 1000 items (3 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .

This collection is located on-site.



Scope and Content

The papers contain correspondence, reports, and financial records. The materials almost entirely date from 1919-22 and concern the Civil War and its immediate aftermath. There are several letters from General Nikolaĭ I︠U︡denich to Pilkin, and many letters and reports which passed between Pilkin and his assistants. The majority of the collection is made up of financial records, such as income and disbursements for the "Morskai︠a︡ organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡" in Paris (1919-22), and the "Morskoĭ fond" in Helsinski (1920-24); and subsidies disbursed to White naval personnel living in Estonia (1920-23).

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Processed 02/--/81.

Papers Revised 09/--/82.

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

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Navy -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Admiral in the Imperial and White navies, who headed the White naval forces on the northwest front during the Civil War.

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Series I: Vladimir Konstantinovich Pilkin Papers

Box 1 Cataloged letters -- Iudenich, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Miscellaneous reports & correspondence, 1920 (4 folders), 1920

Miscellaneous reports & correspondence, 1921

Miscellaneous reports & correspondence, 1922

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1925-37

Box 2 Financial Records

Disbursement of funds transferred by Kolchak to Stockholm, 1919-1920

Gunboat "Kitoboi" (1920)

Paris-Disbursements, 1921

Paris-"Morskaia organizataiia," 1919-22

Tallinn-Records of subsidies to Russian naval personnel in Estonia, 1920-23

Helsinki-Bank account transactions, 1920-1924

Box 3 Helsinki-"Morskoi fond", 1922-1924

Helsinki-Unidentified bank account transactions, 1921-1924

"Spiski Chinov Flota" (early 1920s ?), 1920s