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Register of the Vekshin-Dutikow papers
2014C47  
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Description
Correspondence, personal documents, printed matter, and photographs, relating to life in displaced person camps in Germany after World War II, and to Russian émigré affairs. Includes papers of Irene Dutikow, daughter of Vladimir Vekshin, and of her husband, Vsevolod Dutikow, a Russian Orthodox priest.
Background
Vladimir Vekshin was born in Haapsalu, Estonia. After graduation gymnasium he went to university. During World War I, he was transferred to the Nikolaev Cavalry School, fought on the fronts, participated in the White Movement. After the Red Army defeated the White Army, he returned to his homeland in Estonia. Vekshin was engaged in the cultivation of flowers and fruits in a personal plot in Haapsalu, opened an advertising agency in Tallinn. In 1944, he fled from the communist threat to Germany. He later emigrated to the United States.
Extent
24 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 card file box (10.1 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.