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At a Glance
Manuscripts and subject files of Vladimir N. Timchenko-Ruban. Timchenko-Ruban's memoirs"Stranit︠s︡y proshlago" discusses his childhood, his service in the Preobrazhenskiĭ Regiment, World War I, the 1917 Revolution and Civil War, and his life in France from 1922 and through the period of German occupation during World War II. Timchenko-Ruban's essay "1683-1958" concerns the history of the Preobrazhenskiĭ Regiment. There are two subject files containing documents inherited by Timchenko-Ruban. One file relates to Sofi︠́a︡ Danilova and contains school and Red Cross documents while the other relates to Semen Lazarev and his wife Olǵa (nʹee Mikhaĭlova) and contains school, travel and military documents. The documents in both files primarily date from the 1880-1920 period.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1956.
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1958.
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Manuscripts Accessioned 1956.
Manuscripts Accessioned 1958.
History / Biographical Note
Imperial and White Army officer.