Speeches and writings, correspondence, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to Russian literature, the
Russian Civil War in Siberia and Mongolia, the career of the White Russian commander Baron Ungern-Shternberg, Russian émigré
affairs, and anti-communist movements in the United States. Includes a translation by Elena Varneck and a fictionalized autobiographical
account of the Russian Civil War.
B. N. Volkov was born in Ekaterinoslavl' (Siberia) on 30 May 1894 (N.S.). A university student in law, he volunteered for
military duty at the front in 1915, serving in Poland and the Caucasus as commander of a medical unit responsible for retrieving
wounded soldiers from the front lines. In December 1917, he was involved in an anti-Bolshevik uprising in Irkutsk. During
the Russian Civil War, Volkov served as an agent of the Siberian Provisional (later All-Russian) government in Mongolia.
1 manuscript box, 23 microfilm reels, digital files
(3.9 linear feet)
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