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  • Preferred Citation
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  • Accruals
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: I. V. Gessen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1920
    Collection Number: 38005
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Russian and English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.7 linear feet)
    Abstract: Reports, letters, and leaflets relating to the White Army in the Russian Civil War. Includes two translations of I. V. Gessen's memoirs, V Dvukh Vekakh, one entitled Reminiscences, translated into English from the Russian by E. Varneck, and a second entitled Legality versus Autocracy, edited and annotated by Ladis K. D. Kristof. Reminiscences also available on microfilm (1 reel).
    Creator: Gessen, I. V. (Iosif Vladimirovich), 1866-1943.
    Contributor: Kristof, Ladis K. D.
    Contributor: Varneck, Elena, 1891-1976.

    Access

    Collection is 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], I. V. Gessen papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1938.

    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.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Reminiscences translation, (box 3 folder 5 and box 4 folder 1) also available on microfilm (1 reel).

    Biographical Note

    1866 Born, Odessa, Russia
    1885 Arrested and imprisoned in St. Petersburg, Russia
      Exiled to Vologda Province, Russia
    1896-1905 Attorney at the Russian Ministry of Justice
    1905 Member, Kadet Central Committee
    1919 Left Russia
    1920s-1930s Editor, Rech' (Berlin)
      Editor, Rul' (Berlin)
      Leading émigré figure in Berlin
    1921-1937 Editor, Arkhiv Russkoi Revoliutsii (Berlin)
    1937 Author, V Dvukh Vekakh, Berlin
    1943 Died, New York City

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, letters, and leaflets relating to the White Army in the Russian Civil War. Includes two translations of I. V. Gessen's memoirs, V Dvukh Vekakh, one entitled Reminiscences, translated into English from the Russian by E. Varneck, and a second entitled Legality versus Autocracy, edited and annotated by Ladis K. D. Kristof.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Konstitut͡sionno-demokraticheskai͡a partii͡a.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.