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Register to the George Constantine Guins Papers, 1917-1971
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Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, reports, declarations, and printed matter, relating to the Russian Revolution and Civil War in the Siberian Far East, activities of anti-Bolshevik forces in Siberia, Japanese intervention, and the history, culture and legal systems of Russia and the Soviet Union. Includes biographical data on members of the Guins family. In part, microfilm of material held at the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.
George C. Guins is best known to historians as the administrative secretary (upravliaiushchii delami) of the Siberian (later All-Russian) anti-Bolshevik government at Omsk. Privy to governmental decisions in this capacity as well as in concurrent service as deputy minister for education and foreign affairs, he described the workings of the government and the anti-Bolshevik campaign in Siberia, 1918-1920, in his published memoir, Sibir', soiuzniki i Kolchak (Peking, 1921).
2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 10 microfilm reels (2.2 linear feet)
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