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Register of the Gerua Collection, 1906-1920
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Description
Correspondence, reports, communiques, and printed matter, relating to White Russian military activities in northern Russia during the Russian Revolution, and to White Russian liaison with the British War Office. Consists mainly of records of the White Russian special military mission to Great Britain from 1919 to 1920. Includes some papers of Boris V. Gerua, head of the mission.
Background
The Spetsial'naia Voennaia Missiia Shtaba Verhkovnago Glavnokomanduiushchago v Londone (Special Military Mission of the Staff of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief in London) was established in 1919 by Gen. Nikolai IUdenich under the direction Major-Gen. Boris Gerua (Heroys). The purpose of the mission was to obtain from the British government financial support,supplies, transportation and equipment for Russian troops joining the Army of the North-West. The mission was dissolved in 1920.
Extent
11 manuscript boxes. (4.4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.