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At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscripts, documents. photograph, subject files and printed materials of Mikhail S. Stakhevich. There are catalogued letters from Daniel D. Fedotoff-White, arranged letters to Stakhevich and later, his widow (mostly from the 1930's and 1940's), and letter drafts and carbons by Stakhevich. There are manuscripts by Stakhevich and others (including the wife of General A.A. Brusilov), some of which were written for the emigre journal "Morskoĭ zhurnal" published by Stakhevich in Prague from 1927 to 1942. The documents relate to Stakhevich's family, career and life in emigration. There is a group photograph of naval officers on the "Rossii︠a︡ with Nicholas II and Admiral Essen. The subject files concern the Imperial Navy, the Association of Former Imperial Russian Naval Officers and Stakhevich himself. The printed materials include naval communiquʹes from 1917 to 1919, clippings and a copy of "Spisok lichnago sostava sudov flota" (Petrograd, 1916).
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1954.
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Papers Accessioned 1954.
Papers Processed 10/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
Imperial Navy officer.