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Borel' Mikhail K. and Vera M. Papers, 1905-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Borel'.
Bib ID 4078202 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Borel', Mikhail K., -1974 ; Borel', Vera M. ; Atteridge, A. Hilliard (Andrew Hilliard) (Form subheading: War Report.) ; Novikov, Sergeĭ (Form subheading: Memoirs.)
Title Borel' Mikhail K. and Vera M. Papers, 1905-1977
Physical Description 100 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078202.pdf

This collection is located on-site.



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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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1966.

Papers Processed 06/--/81.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Russo-Japanese war, 1904-1905 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

A principal commander of the White armies during the Civil War.