Scope and Content
Title: Vitalii Ivanovich Petropavlovskii Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1933
Collection number: 99051
Petropavlovskii, Vitalii Ivanovich
2 microfilm reels
(0.3 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, financial records, and printed matter, relating to relations of the Russian Provisional and White
Russian governments with the United States during the Russian Revolution and Civil War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Collection open for research.
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[Identification of item], Vitalii Ivanovich Petropavlovskii Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution
Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1999
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Location of Originals
Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
Russia--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--Russia.
United States--Foreign relations.
Russian government purchasing agent in the United States, 1917-1921
||Enters government service as official of Russian State Control
||Chief Auditor, Department of Railway Accounting, Russian State Control
||Appointed Representative of Russian State Control, U.S.A.
||Retired with liquidation of Russian State Control Office
Scope and Content
This collection consists of materials relating to financial reviews of the activities of the Russkii zagotovitel'nyi komitet
(Russian Purchasing Committee) and other official Russian financial and purchasing agencies in the U.S.A., as well as of reports
of the activities of the Control office, correspondence with Ambassador B. A. Bakhmeteff, Financial Agent S. A. Ughet, as
well as with direct superiors and subordinates in the Russian State Control.
The collection also deals with general Russian financial issues and allegations of financial improprieties among Russian officials
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 Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also
provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials and copyright to them (with
some exceptions) are the property of the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco. A transfer table indicating corresponding
box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
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