Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Mikhail Mikhailovich Kostenko papers
Date (inclusive): 1892-1972
Date (bulk): 1904-1928
Collection Number: 2006C42
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Material:
English and Russian.
2 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder
(1.6 linear feet)
Correspondence, personal and military documents, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Russian military operations in the
Russo-Japanese War and World War I and to Russian émigré activities. Includes some later family correspondence.
Hoover Institution Archives.
Kostenko, Mikhail Mikhailovich, 1881-1928.
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Mikhail Mikhailovich Kostenko papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2006.
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Pavel Aleksandrovich Bazarov papers, Hoover Institution Archives
||Born in Russia
||Joined the Russian Imperial Army
||Road and topographical surveying in Manchuria (Northeast China) for Russian military
||Fought in Russo-Japanese War
||Road and topographical surveying in Japan
||Fought in World War I as an aviation officer and promoted to Colonel in the 8th Siberian Mountain Artillery of the Russian
Imperial Army. Decorated with St. George's Military Cross
||Applied through the United States Embassy in Japan for permission to join the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
||Immigrated to the United States
||Map draftsman for Rand McNally & Co. and South American division of the American Geographical Society
||Died in New York City, NY
Scope and Content of Collection
This collection documents the military career of Mikhail Mikhailovich Kostenko during the Russo-Japanese War and World War
I, as well as his post-war immigration to the United States. The collection includes family documents, military records, correspondence,
photographs, and memorabilia.
Biographical File relates mainly to Kostenko's life in the United States, and includes identification documents, naturalization records, and
family records. In particular, there is collected correspondence and genealogical information gathered by Kostenko's son,
Barry (Boris) Kostenko.
Military Career File relates to Kostenko’s military career and Russian military operations, especially in Japan between 1904 and 1920, and consists
of reports, orders, certificates, sketches, and maps.
Photographs are mostly from Kostenko's time spent stationed in Japan, and
Memorabilia consists of medals, badges, ribbons, military adornments, and map draftsman tools.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern Front.