Register of the Alexander Yvanoff (Aleksandr Efimovich Ivanov) Papers

Prepared by Anatol Shmelev
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 2003
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Alexander Yvanoff (Aleksandr Efimovich Ivanov) Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Anatol Shmelev
Date Completed:
2000
Encoded by:
ByteManagers using OAC finding aid conversion service specifications
© 2003 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander Yvanoff (Aleksandr Efimovich Ivanov) papers,
Date (inclusive): 1957-1976
Collection number: 2000C80
Creator: Yvanoff, Alexander, 1896-1973
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (0.15 linear feet)
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alexander Yvanoff Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biographical Note

1896 January 20 Born, Kazan', Russia
1917 Ensign (Praporshchik), Russian Army
1922 Left Vladivostok for the Philippines
1930 October 6 Married Petronila Brown
1941-1945 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.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Russians--Philippines.
Philippines--History--Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Philippines.
Russia.
Soviet Union.
Philippines.
World War, 1939-1945.


Series Description

box 1

Biographical File, 1969-1976.

Scope and Content Note

Article about Yvanoff, with related correspondance, and clippings
box 1

Correspondence, 1967-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
box 1

Writings, 1972.

Scope and Content Note

Memoirs entitled "Kazan' to Zamboanga"
box 1

Photographs, 1957-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Eleven prints depicting Yvanoff and family members

Container List

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1969-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Article about Yvanoff from Sunburst magazine, 1976, with associated correspondence

 

Clippings

Box/Folder 1 : 2

About Yvanoff

Box/Folder 1 : 3

On various subjects with notes and commentary by Yvanoff

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1967-1973

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Bourret, W., 1973 and undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Evans, Hugh and Ann, 1967-1973.

Note

See also WRITINGS

Scope and Content Note

Much of the correspondence relates to Ann Evans' typing and editing of Yvanoff's memoirs.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Soviet Union. Posol'stvo (Japan), 1971

 

WRITINGS, 1972.

Note

See also CORRESPONDENCE/Evans, Hugh and Ann

Scope and Content Note

Memoirs typed and edited by Ann G. Evans, entitled "Kazan' to Zamboanga," 1972.
Box/Folder 1 : 7-8

Holograph (incomplete)

 

Typescript

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Rough draft, with Yvanoff's corrections

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Final draft

Box/Folder 1 : 11

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1957-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Eleven prints depicting Yvanoff and family members