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Pavel Alekseevich Sokolov Manuscripts, 1929-1966

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Sokolov, P.A.
Bib ID 4078181 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Sokolov, Pavel Alekseevich, ca. 1890-1966
Title Pavel Alekseevich Sokolov Manuscripts, 1929-1966
Physical Description 5 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078181.pdf

This collection is located on-site.



Memoirs and manuscripts of Sokolov. The memoirs pertain to his military service in 1914-1920. The most detailed account is "Kak ono bylo" describing primarily World War I. Shorter works include: "I︠U︡g Rossii" which describes the founding of the State Guard (Gosudarstvennai︠a︡ Strazha), which was supposed to replace the Imperial Police (1915); "Dobroarmii︠a︡--k sorokaletii︠u︡ kont︠s︡a vooruzhennoĭ Beloĭ Borb́y" which describes the 1917 Revolution and the formation of the White Army in Moscow, Kiev and Odessa; a lecture read in Paris, on March 12, 1929, entitled "Svi︠a︡tokrestovskiĭ Partizanskiĭ otri︠a︡d--v borb́e protiv krasnykh v 1920 godu i otkhod otri︠a︡da v Gruzii︠u︡." Also included is a typed copy of an unpublished novel entitled "Valerii︠a︡ and Vera" under his pseudonym Sokolovsky.

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This collection is located on-site.

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Processing Information

Manuscripts Accessioned 1961.

Manuscript Accessioned 1966.

Manuscript Processed 10/--/81.

Subject Headings

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Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Moscow lawyer and author.