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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Explanatory Notes
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Valerian Ivanovich Moravskii Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1937
    Collection number: 48009
    Creator: Moravskii, Valerian Ivanovich, 1884-1940
    Collection Size: 13 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 2 envelopes(7 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, proclamations, financial and legal records, and photographs, relating to the Russian Civil War in Siberia, the anti-Bolshevik Siberian governments of 1918-1922, the Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of Organizations of Autonomous Siberia, political activities of White Russian emigres in the Far East and elsewhere, and Russian emigre-Japanese relations.
    Language: Russian.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Valerian Ivanovich Moravskii Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1948.


    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.

    Explanatory Notes

    Throughout this register the following abbreviation is used : C.P.R.O.A.S. for the Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Organizations of Autonomous Siberia, (Sovet Upolnomochennykh Organizatsii Avtonomnoi Sibiri).
    Throughout this register correspondence is arranged by writer, and thereunder by addressee.

    Access Points

    Siberia (Provisional Government, 1917-1918)
    Russians--East Asia.
    East Asia.
    Siberia (Russia)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Russians in foreign countries.
    Sovet Upolnomochennykh Organizatsii Avtonomnoi Sibiri.

    Biographical Note

    1884 Born, Russia
    Graduates from a theological seminary in Bessarabia and the Institute of Agronomy in St. Petersburg. Attends the Academy of Oriental Languages in St. Petersburg
    1905-1906 Member of Socialist Revolutionary Party
    1908-1918 Works on staff of newspaper Rech' as head of Far Eastern section
    1914-1915 Works for Ministry of Ways and Communications
    1916 Joins Ministry of Agriculture
    1917 Appointed head of Ministry of Food Supply in Provisional Government under Kerensky
    1917, Dec. Appointed Secretary General of Siberian Provincial Council
    1918 Elected State Secretary of Siberian Provincial Duma. Member of the Provisional Government of Autonomous Siberia. Elected to the Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Organizations of Autonomous Siberia
    1922 Appointed Minister of Finance and Minister of Trade and Industry in second (non-Bolshevik) Siberian Government
    1922 Emigrates to China. Lives in Shanghai and travels extensively in Manchuria and Japan
    1925 Elected Vice-President of Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Organizations of Autonomous Siberia
    1928 Becomes Acting President of Council of Plenipotentiary Representatives of Autonomous Siberia
    1942 Dies, Shanghai, China