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Loukashkin (Anatole S.) papers
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Speeches and writings, financial and legal records, minutes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to the Russian Center of San Francisco, the San Francisco newspaper Russkaia zhizn', and various aspects of Russian history and Russian émigré affairs.
A. S. Loukashkin was born in Liaoian, China, on 3 May 1902 (N.S.): his father was an employee of the Chinese Eastern Railway. Receiving his schooling in Chita, he returned to China following the Revolution, where he graduated from the Harbin Institute of Oriental and Commercial Studies. He worked as a curator of the Museum of the Society for the Study of Manchuria (Obshchestvo izucheniia Man'chzhurskogo kraia) in the 1930's. Upon arrival in the United States in 1941, he transferred his skills to the California Academy of Sciences, where he became an authority on the Pacific sardine (Sardinops Caerulea).
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