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At a Glance
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 Also included is a typed copy of an unpublished novel entitled "Valerii︠a︡ and Vera" under his pseudonym Sokolovsky.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscripts: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1961.
Manuscript: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1966.
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Manuscripts Accessioned 1961.
Manuscript Accessioned 1966.
Manuscript Processed 10/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
Moscow lawyer and author.