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E. Francis Riggs Papers, 1917-1919

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Gen Ms Coll/Riggs.
Bib ID 4077984 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Riggs, E. Francis
Title E. Francis Riggs Papers, 1917-1919
Physical Description 96 items (96 items)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

Collection includes correspondence and reports on military matters in Russia from December 1917 to April 1919. Among these are Riggs' notes on conversations with Lev Trotskiĭ and general Bonch-Bruevich in March 1918, and a number of the items concerning North Russia in 1918-1919. Also included is a report on the situation in Russia, September 1918, by Commander Lelong, French military attachʹe.

Using the Collection

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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 1967.

Papers Processed 11/--/81.

Revision Description

2020-05-01 PDF removed. jg

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Americans -- Russia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

An American army captain who was in the U.S. Military Mission in Petrograd and Moscow in 1917-1918, and then was U.S. military attachʹe in Archangel, 1918-1919.