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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Alternative Forms of Material Available
  • Location of Original Materials
  • Chronology
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Biography

  • Title: Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo Papers
    Collection Number: 2008C49
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 2 microfilm reels (0.3 linear feet)
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1967
    Abstract: These papers contain the correspondence and writings of Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo, a graduate of the Pazheskii korpus and participant of World War I and member of the White Army
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
    Creator: Khitrovo, Vladimir Sergeevich

    Access

    The collection is open for research

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2008

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    Full collection is available on microfilm

    Location of Original Materials

    Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Jordanville, New York

    Chronology

    1891 Born, Russia
    1910 Graduated, Pazheskii korpus
    1918 Officer in General Kirpichev's Kievskaia dobrovol'cheskaia druzhina
    1919 Officer in Svodno-gvardeiskii polk Vooruzhennykh sil iuga Rossii
    1920 Chief of the Russian press bureau in Constantinople
    1968 February 24 Died, Paris, France

    Scope and Content of Collection

    These papers contain the correspondence and writings of Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo, a graduate of the Pazheskii korpus and participant of World War I and member of the White Army. In emigration, Khitrovo was active in the alumni association of the Pazheskii korpus, the Soiuz pazhei, which is reflected in a number of organizational files of this association, including bylaws, correspondence, and lists of members within the Subject file. Of particular interest is Khitrovo's unpublished memoir of World War I, "Vospominaniia i materialy dlia istorii. Leib-gvardii konnaia artilleriia. Chast' II-aia. Voina 1914-1917. Pokhod v vostochnuiu Prussiiu," which include numerous original photographs.
    Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and the Holy Trinity Seminary. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Holy Trinity Seminary Archives as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is appended to this register. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into five series: Biographical file, Correspondence, Speeches and writings, Subject file, and Photographs

    Biography

    Vladimir Sergeevich Khitrovo, born in 1891, graduated from the Pazheskii korpus in 1910 and participated in World War I. During the Civil War in 1918 he enlisted in the White Army, serving as an officer in General Lev N. Kirpichev’s Kievskaia dobrovol’cheskaia druzhina; the following year he transferred to the Svodno-gvardeiskii polk Vooruzhennykh sil iuga Rossii. Having been evacuated from Novorossiisk, Khitrovo became chief of the Russian press bureau in Constantinople and subsequently immigrated to France. He was active in the alumni association of the Pazheskii korpus and the Soiuz pazhei. He was a contributor to the journal Voennaia byl’ and authored an unpublished memoir of World War I, “Vospominaniia i materialy dlia istorii. Leib-gvardii konnaia artilleriia. Chast’ II-aia. Voina 1914-1917. Pokhod v vostochnuiu Prussiiu.”
    Born in Stanitsa Piatiizbianskaia, Russia, on September 10, 1878,to a traditional Cossack family, he embarked on a military career, graduating from the Donskoi kadetskii korpus in 1896 and the Mikhailovskoe artilleriiskoe uchilishche in 1898. He served in the Twenty-first Don Cossack battery and completed the Nikolaevskaia akademiia general’nogo shtaba in 1908. In 1918, he was a commanding officer in the Don Cossack uprising; that same year he was elevated to the rank of major general and commanding officer of the Don Cossack Army.
    Vladimir S. Khitrovo died on February 24, 1968, in Grasse, France

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Pazheskii Ego Imperatorskogo Velichestva korpus.
    Photographs.
    Russia. Armiia. Konnaia artilleriia.
    World War, 1914-1918.