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At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and printed materials of Volzhanin. The correspondence includes two letters from Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡. The manuscripts are all by Volzhanin himself, and include memoirs describing his World War I military service, his service in the White Army in Siberia, his arrest and imprisonment until about 1937, his service with the Germans during World War II, and his eventual emigration to the United States. Other manuscripts deal with noted figures in Russian history, the emigre press, and literature. There are a few photographs of Volzhanin and a number of clippings.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1967.
Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.
Papers: Source of acquisition--A.A. Volzhanin. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1971.
Papers: Source of acquisition--A.A. Volzhanin. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1977.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Papers Accessioned 1967.
Papers Accessioned 1969.
Papers Accessioned 1971.
Papers Accessioned 1977.
Papers Processed 03/--/82.
History / Biographical Note
White Army officer who wrote under the pseudonyms "Nizhegorodet︠s︡" and "Russkiĭ Patriot.".