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Nikolai Vasil'evich Zheleznov Memoirs, 1936-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Zheleznov
Bib ID 4078276 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Zheleznov, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, approximately 1890-1957
Title Nikolai Vasil'evich Zheleznov Memoirs, 1936-1937
Physical Description 11 items (1 box)
Language(s) Russian .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/ldpd_bak_4078276.pdf
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Description

Summary

Memoirs of Zheleznov. The memoirs, in ten handwritten notebooks and one typed copy, cover the years 1915-1918, and give a detailed account of the formation of the 13th army during World War I, as well as a description of the commanders in charge at that time. Other issues described include : the situation at the Northern Front in the fall of 1915 (Riga-Dvinsk), the Romanian front, the formation of Latvian units in the 13th army, and the army's disintegration in 1917. The memoirs end with the author's participation in the White Army movement in South Russia.

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This collection is located on-site.

Accruals

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Memoirs: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1958.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Memoirs Accessioned 1958.

Memoirs Processed 04/--/82.

Subject Headings

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"ArchivedGRID"
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Officer in the Imperial Army.