Scope and Content
Title: Yudenich collection
Date (inclusive): 1919-1921
Collection Number: XX048
Yudenich, Nikolay Nikolayevich, 1862-1933, collector
24 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box
(10.4 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, military documents, proclamations, maps,
and printed matter, relating to the campaigns of the White Russian Severo-Zapadnaia
Armiia and other aspects of the Russian Civil War, White Russian relations with the
Allied Powers, and activities of White Russian representatives in Europe.
Collection open for research.
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
[Identification of item], Yudenich collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution
Russia. Armiia. Officers.
Russia (Territory under White armies, 1918-1920). Severo-Zapadnaia armiia.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
||Graduated, Aleksandrovskoe Voennoe Uchilishche, St. Petersburg
||Graduated, Nikolaevskaia Akademiia General'nago SHtaba
||Took part in the Russo-Japanese War. Promoted to Major-General
||Appointed Chief of Staff of the Kazan' Military District and promoted to Lieutenant-General
||Appointed Chief-of-Staff of the Caucasus Military District
||Appointed Commander of the Caucasus and promoted to General-of-Infantry for victories in the Erzerum and Trapezund campaigns
||Removed from command by the Provisional Government
||Escaped to Finland and later Estonia
||Appointed Commander-in-Chief of the White forces in the North-Western Military Sector and subsequently Minister of War in
the Government of the North-West by Admiral Kolchak
||Interned with his army in Estonia after failure of Petersburg campaign
||Died in Cannes, France
Scope and Content
This collection contains material related to Gen. Nikolai Yudenich's Army of the
North-West, during the period of 1919-1920. It includes correspondence, reports, charts
and maps dealing with military action on the Petrograd front, military action and
conflicts in the Baltic area and Finland and relations between the Army of the North-West
and its European allies, especially England and France. The collection was first
arranged by Lieut.-Gen. Nikolai Golovin and described in two volumes entitled "Podrobnaia
Opis' Del Arkhiva Severo-Zapadnago Fronta Grazhdanskoi Voiny v Rossii 1919 I 1920 Godov.
S Kratkim Izlozheniem Soderzhaniia Vsekh Dokumentov Imeiushchikh Istoricheskoe
Znachenie", which can be found in Box 25. The present register fully retains Gen.
Golovin's arrangement, in which the material is divided into files and each page numbered