Scope and Content Note
Title: Alexander Yvanoff (Aleksandr Efimovich Ivanov) papers,
Date (inclusive): 1957-1976
Collection number: 2000C80
Yvanoff, Alexander, 1896-1973
1 microfilm reel
(0.15 linear feet)
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Memoirs, correspondence, and photographs, relating to the Russian Civil War, Russian émigré life in the Philippines, and guerrilla
activities in the Philippines during World War II.
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[Identification of item], Alexander Yvanoff Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.
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Location of Originals
Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.
|1896 January 20
||Born, Kazan', Russia
||Ensign (Praporshchik), Russian Army
||Left Vladivostok for the Philippines
|1930 October 6
||Married Petronila Brown
||Fought the Japanese in the Philippines in a guerrilla unit
|1973 January 25
||Died, Zamboanga, Philippines
Scope and Content Note
The piece de resistance of this collection is Yvanoff's memoir, "Kazan' to Zamboanga," detailing his family history, participation
in the Russian Civil War in Siberia and the Far East, evacuation to the Philippines and life there, including participation
in anti-Japanese guerrilla warfare during World War II.
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 Museum of Russian Culture. The grant
also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum
of Russian Culture, San Francisco, as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available
at the Hoover Institution Archives.
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The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Philippines--History--Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Philippines.
World War, 1939-1945.