Research notes, drafts of writings, and translations, relating to a proposed publication entitled Revolution and Civil War In Siberia and the Far East, pertaining to events of the Russian Revolution and Civil War in Siberia.
Relates to the Russian Civil War in the areas of Votkinsk and Izhevsk, Russia, in 1918. Original memoirs, entitled Kak My Poteriali Svobodu, and Rabochee Vosstanie Protiv Sovetskoĭ Vlasti, published in Zaria (Berlin), 1922-1923. Translated by Elena Varneck.
Excerpts from a memoir entitled Vosmai͡a Kamskai͡a Strelkovai͡a Divizii͡a v Sibirskom Ledi͡anom Pokhode. Relates to the retreat of White forces to Siberia in the winter of 1919-1920. Translated by Elena Varneck.
Reports, letters, and leaflets, relating to the White Army in the Russian Civil War. Includes two translations of I. V. Gessen's memoirs, V Dvukh Vekakh, one entitled Reminiscences, translated from the Russian by E. Varneck, and a second entitled Legality versus Autocracy, edited and annotated by Ladis K. D. Kristof. Memoirs also available on microfilm (1 reel).
Archive/Manuscript — 1 ms. box, 23 microfilm reels, digital files.
Speeches and writings, correspondence, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to Russian literature, the Russian Civil War in Siberia and Mongolia, the career of the White Russian commander Baron Ungern-Shternberg, Russian émigré affairs, and anti-communist movements in the United States. Includes a translation by Elena Varneck and a fictionalized autobiographical account of the Russian Civil War.
Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, and clippings, relating to White Russian and Soviet activities in Mongolia during the Russian Revolution, and the Russian émigré population during the Russian Civil War and subsequent years. Includes a memoir entitled Baron Ungern, Urga i Altan-Bulak : Zapiski Ochevidt͡sa Smutnom Vremeni vo Vneshneĭ (Khakhaskoĭ) Mongoliĭ v Pervoĭ Treti II-go Veka, relating to counter-revolutionary events in Mongolia during the Russian Revolution, and a translation by Elena Varneck of the memoir. Memoir also available on microfilm (2 reels).
Writings, letters, printed matter, and photographs, relating to the Russian Civil War in Siberia, and to Russian émigré life in China and the United States. Includes a memoir of the Russian Civil War in the Blagoveshchensk area and of the trial of the Socialist Revolutionary A. N. Alekseevskiĭ in Blagoveshchensk in 1918 (with a translation by Elena Varneck). Also includes records of N. L. Shapiro's work with the Office of War Information during World War II. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.