Register of the Leonid Nikolaevich Kutukov Papers, 1898-1979

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Register of the Leonid Nikolaevich Kutukov Papers, 1898-1979

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Olga Verhovskoy Dunlop
Date Completed:
1998
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Leonid Nikolaevich Kutukov Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1898-1979
Collection number: 80195
Creator: Kutukov, Leonid Nikolaevich, 1897-
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.9 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, clippings, and printed matter, relating to conditions in Russia and Russian military campaigns during World War I and the Russian Civil War, the Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk and other Russian Imperial military units, and Russian emigre activities in France after the Civil War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: Russian.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leonid Nikolaevich Kutukov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Russia. Armiia. Leib-gvardii moskovskii polk
Russians--France
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern
World War, 1914-1918--Russia
France
Russia
Soviet Union
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921
Parizhskii Vestnik

Biographical/Historical Note

Russian army officer, author and journalist.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the papers of Leonid Kutukov, an officer in the Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk (Moscow Life Guards Regiment) who emigrated to France after the Revolution and remained active in regimental activities abroad. The most important part consists of material related to the history of this regiment, especially during WWI and the Civil War. Of special interest are holograph and typescript eyewitness accounts by officers of the regiment re events during the early days of the revolution. This material was used by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in preparation for his multi-volume historical novel The Red Wheel. The collection contains a letter from the author to Leonid Kutukov in the WRITINGS FILE.
Also of interest is material related to right wing and monarchist circles in the emigration, including issues of Parizhskii Vestnik, published during the German occupation of Paris, 1942-1944.
Finally the collection contains the writings of Leonid Kutukov, mostly published in the journal Chasovoi, and miscellaneous material re the singing career of his wife, Sophia Kolomeitseva-Kutukova.

Series Description

Boxes 1-2

WRITINGS, 1934-1976.

Scope and Content Note

Bound notebooks of typescript drafts and clippings of writings by Leonid Kutukov about the Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk during WWI, the Civil War, and emigration. Also includes a letter from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, articles on Russian history and politics, and miscellany re Russians on the Riviera. Arranged chronologically
Boxes 2-3

SUBJECT FILE, 1914-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Material re the Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk, including reminiscences re WWI and the Civil War, lists and biographies of officers, and congratulatory messages to the regiment from members of the Imperial Family. Also includes miscellany re other guards regiments and monarchist printed matter. Arranged alphabetically by subject and therein by physical form
Box 3

SOPHIA KOLOMEITSEVA-KUTUKOVA FILE, 1927-1979.

Scope and Content Note

Consists mostly of bound notebook of photographs, programs, and clippings of reviews related to Sophia Kolomeitseva-Kutukova's career as an opera singer; and yearbook of Imperatorskoe Vospitatel'noe Obshchstvo Blagorodnykh Devits (Smol'nyi Institute). Arranged alphabetically by physical form
Boxes 4-5

PRINTED MATTER, 1907-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly material re the history of Russian Imperial Guards regiments during WWI and the Civil War. Includes illustrated book re Russian Imperial military orders. Arranged chronologically
Boxes 6-7

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1905-1970's.

Scope and Content Note

1 album depicting arrival of Russian forces in France during WWI, and 99 postcards and prints depicting the Sankt-Petersburgskaia Tretiia Klasicheskaia Gimnsziia, the Smol'nyi Institut (class of 1912), the grave of Gen. Nikolai Yudenich, Mikhail Tukhachevskii, and scenes of the the Riviera. Arranged by subject
Box7

OVERSIZE FILE, 1898-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Issues of Nov', 1898 and Parizhskii Vestnik, 1942-1944. Arranged alphabetically by title

Container List

 

WRITINGS, 1934-1976.

Additional Note

Bound notebooks
Box 1., Folder 1

"Zapiski". Includes "Bunt v Zapasnom Batal'ene v Petrograde, 1917" and "Zagovor Belogo Mecha 1919", 1937. Typescript. Also includes letter from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1977 August, and printed copy of Khronika Odnogo Zagovora by A. Saparov"

 

Articles printed in various emigre publications, including Chasovoi, under the pseudonym of Nikolai Kremnev

Folder 2

"Rossiiskie mirazhi vo Frantsii I Italii", n.d.

 

"Stat'i I ocherki", 1947-1976

Folder 3

Vol. I

Folder 4

Vol. II

Box 2., Folder 1

"Kontury novogo stroia", 1958-1967

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1914-1973

Box 2., Folder 2

Leib-Gvardii Izmailovskii Polk. Article in Chasovoi, 1930 September

 

Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk

 

General

Folder 3

Archive and museum. Correspondence, 1965-1973

 

Ob'edinenie Leib-Gvardii Moskovskago Polka

Folder 4

Biulleten' Ob'edineniia Leib-Gvardii Moskovskago Polka, Nos. 68, 150-154, 1936-1961

Folder 5

"Polozhenie", 1950 August

 

Tarnavka, Battle of

Folder 6

Congratulatory letters on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, 1964

Folder 7

Excerpts from German reports re battle, 1935

Folder 8

Issue of Biulleten', 1964

Folder 9

Reminiscences of participants, 1959-1964

Folder 10

Agreement between Lieut.-Gen. Nikolai Bredov and Polish Forces, 1920. Typescript copy

 

Correspondence. Mostly congratulatory messages

Folder 11

General, 1930-1969

Folder 12

Andrei Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia

Folder 13

Mecklenburg-Strelitskii, Mikhail, Duke. Includes clippings of biography and obituary, 1927-1933

Folder 14

Nikolai Nikolaevich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1927

Folder 15

Ol'denburgskii, Aleksandr, Prince, 1929-1935

Folder 16

Vladimir Kirillovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1963-1970

Folder 17

Excerpts from German reports re military action in which the regiment participated, 1915

 

Lists, biographies, and military service records of officers

Folder 18

General, 1914-1956

Folder 19

Dubrova, Nikolai, Col. Short biography

Folder 20

Gal'fter, Victor, Maj.-Gen., Commander of Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk. Military service record

 

Writings about

 

General

Folder 21

"Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk. K 150-letnemu iubileiu polka". Printed copy

Folder 22-23

"Memuary o Zapasnom Batal'ene Leib-Gvardii Moskovskogo Polka, Do, Vo Vremia I Posle Bunta, 27 Fevralia 1917". Includes handwritten and typescript reminiscences by eyewitnesses

Folder 24

"Poeziia Leib-Gvardii Moskovskago Polka". Handwritten, typescript, and printed copies

Folder 25

"Vol'noopredeliaiushcheesia". Typescript

 

Dubrova, Nikolai, Col.

Folder 26

"Boevoe Kreshchenie Leib-Gvardii Moskovskogo Polka v Velikuiu Voinu 1914 goda", n.d. Typescript

Folder 27

"Istoriia Leib-Gvardii Moskovskogo Polka", excerpt from vol. 3, 1855-1878. Typescript. Includes postcard of Russian Memorial Church in Shipka, Bulgaria, and Chasovoi article re Bulgarian campaign, 1978 May-June

Folder 28

"Prazdnovanie polkovogo prazdnika L-Gv. Moskovskago Polka v mirnoe vremia", n.d. Typescript

Folder 29

Gal'fter, Victor, Maj.-Gen. Report re military action (battle at Fol'vark Zygmundov), 1914 September 7

Box 3., Folder 1

Klimovich, Georgii, Col.

 

Untitled, n.d. Holograph

 

"Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk v Velikuiu Voinu 1914-1917", 1934. Typescript

Folder 2

Notebook 1

Folder 3

Notebook 2

Folder 4

Notebook 3, "Prilozhenie"

Folder 5

"Leib-Gvardii Moskovskii Polk v Grazhdanskuiu Voinu 1918-1920", 1934. Typescript (Notebook 4)

Folder 6

Leib-Gvardii Pavlovskii Polk. Correspondence with Sergei Genriksen, 1965, and miscellany. See also PHOTOGRAPHS

Folder 7

Monarchism. Miscellany re Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich and list of members of the Russian Imperial House, 1949

Folder 8

Parizhskii Vestnik. Account book, 1942-1944

Folder 9

Saksen-Al'tenburgskaia, Elena, Princess. Clipping of obituary, 1936

Folder 10

Tukhachevskii, Mikhail. Article about him in Chasovoi, 1966 March, and card with holograph signature, 1918. See also PHOTOGRAPHS

 

SOPHIA KOLOMEITSEVA-KUTUKOVA FILE, 1927-1979.

Additional Note

See also PHOTOGRAPHS
Box 3., Folder 11

Bound notebook of material related to Kolomeitseva-Kutukova's carreer as an opera singer. Includes programs, clippings of reviews, and portrait prints of the singer, 1927-1938

Folder 12

Clippings, 1932-1979

Folder 13

Correspondence, 1974

Folder 14

Yearbook, I.V.O.B.D., (Imperatorskoe Vospitatel'noe Obshchstvo Blagorodnykh Devits, Smol'nyi Institut), 1905

 

PRINTED MATTER, 1907-1964.

Additional Note

See also OVERSIZE FILE
Box 4., Folder 1

Sputnik Russkago na Riv'ere, 1907

Folder 2

Rossiiskie Imperatorskie I Tsarskie Ordena, 1910

Folder 3

Zhurnal Boevykh Deistvii 2-oi Gvardeiskoi Pekhotnoi Divizii, 1914, 1915

Folder 4

Materialy po istorii Gvardeiskoi pekhoty I artillerii v grazhdanskuiu voinu 1917-1922g., M. Goleevskii, 1937

Folder 5

Russkii Vremennik, No. 3, 1939

Folder 6

"Vestnik Gvardeiskago Ob"edineniia", 1951, 1964

Box 5.

La revolution russe de 1917, Jean Balensi and Paul Peronnet, 1960. Script for radio play

 

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1905-1970's.

Additional Note

See also SOPHIA KOLOMEITSEVA-KUTUKOVA FILE
Box 6., Folder 1

Album, Cherez Moria I Okeany. Illustrates voyage and arrival of Russian troops in France during WWI

Folder 2

11 prints depicting Sophia Kolomeitseva-Kutukova

Folder 3

6 prints depicting uniforms and barracks of the Leib-Gvardii Pavlovskii Polk, 1 portrait print of Sergei Genriksen in uniform, n.d.

Folder 4

1 print of Mikhail Tukhachevskii, 1918

Folder 5

1 print depicting the grave of Gen. Nikolai Yudenich, n.d.

Folder 6

7 prints related to Russian emigre life on the Riviera, n.d.

Folder 7

69 prints and postcards of tourist attractions on the Riviera, n.d.

Box 7., Oversize 1

2 group photographs depicting the Sankt-Petersburgskaia Tretiia Klasicheskaia Gimnsziia, 1913 (oversize)

Folder 2

1 group photograph depicting the Smol'nyi Institut class, 1912 (oversize)

 

OVERSIZE FILE, 1898-1944.

Additional Note

Printed matter
Box 7, Folder 3

Nov', 1898

Folder 4

Parizhskii Vestnik, 1942-1944