Inventory of the Emperor Nicholas II miscellaneous papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Emperor Nicholas II miscellaneous papers
Date (inclusive): 1890-1917
Collection Number: XX366
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (1.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Two imperial orders (printed), signed by Nicholas II, 1905 and 1908; letters (handwritten and typewritten copies) from Nicholas II to Prime Minister P. A. Stolypin, 1906-1911; facsimiles of the abdications of Nicholas II and Grand Duke Mikhail, 1917; Nicholas II's diary (handwritten copy); two religious books belonging to the Romanov family, which were found in Ekaterinburg after their murder; and other materials relating to the reign of Nicholas II. Includes a colored reproduction of a painting of Nicholas II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918.
Contributor: Stolypin, Petr' Arkad'evich, 1862-1911.
Contributor: Mikhail Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1878-1918.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Emperor Nicholas II miscellaneous papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

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Scope and Content of Collection

Two imperial orders (printed), signed by Nicholas II, 1905 and 1908; letters (handwritten and typewritten copies) from Nicholas II to Prime Minister P. A. Stolypin, 1906-1911; facsimiles of the abdications of Nicholas II and Grand Duke Mikhail, 1917; Nicholas II's diary (handwritten copy); two religious books belonging to the Romanov family, which were found in Ekaterinburg after their murder; and other materials relating to the reign of Nicholas II. Includes a colored reproduction of a painting of Nicholas II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Romanov, House of.
Russia--History--Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Stationery, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 2-3

Letters of Nicholas II, 1906-1911

Scope and Contents note

Two copies of a bound volume of letters (typewritten and handwritten copies) from Nicholas II to Prime Minister P. A. Stolypin, translated from Russian into English.
Box/Folder 1 : 4

Five photographs (prints) of Nicholas II and relatives, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Bound volume of imperial orders signed by Nicholas II, 1905, 1908

Box/Folder 1 : 6-9

Diary of Nicholas II, 1890-1892, 1894-1896, 1904-1906

Scope and Contents note

Pages from a handwritten copy of the diary of Nicholas II. The handwriting indicates that the copy was made by several different individuals.
Box 2

"Prisiaga. Kliatvennoe Obeshchanie na Vernost' Sluzhby" ("An Oath of Loyal Service"), 1917, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes facsimiles of the Acts of Abdication of Nicholas II and his brother Mikhail (with typewritten English translations), among other material.
Box 2

Chasoslov, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes dried flowers, a feather, and what appears to be a cloth bookmark, presumably taken from within the pages of the religious books.
Box 2

Sbornik Sluzhb [religious books], 1901, undated

Map case

Colored reproduction of a 1911 painting of Nicholas II, undated