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At a Glance
The collection includes correspondence and manuscripts, as well as copies of documents. The correspondence of General Alekseev is represented by extracts from letters of the periord of the Russo-Japanese War, and by copies of both official and personal correspondence from 1917-1918. Also included are a few letters to K. V. Denikina answering requests for information about General Alekseev; these include 2 from his daughter V. M. Borel'. The largest part of the collection comprises manuscripts by M. K. Borel'; a lengthy memoir of the Civil War entitled "Za veru i vernost'". Other Civil War memoirs, a number of brief historical anecdotes and stories of an account of the battle of Mukden by a British journalist named Atteridge, and a memoir of 1917 Soviet Russia by Sergeĭ Novikov called "Konets rodnogo polka" complete the collection.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1966.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1966.
Papers Processed 06/--/81.
History / Biographical Note
A principal commander of the White armies during the Civil War.