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Pershin (Dimitrii Petrovich) papers
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Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, and clippings relating to White Russian and Soviet activities in Mongolia during the Russian Revolution, and the Russian émigré population during the Russian Civil War and subsequent years. Includes a memoir entitled Baron Ungern, Urga i Altan-Bulak : Zapiski Ochevidtsa Smutnom Vremeni vo Vneshneĭ (Khakhaskoĭ) Mongoliĭ v Pervoĭ Treti II-go Veka relating to counter-revolutionary events in Mongolia during the Russian Revolution, and a translation by Elena Varneck of the memoir. Microfilm copies of memoir and translation available (2 reels).
Dimitriĭ Petrovich Pershin was a White Russian diplomat in Mongolia from 1918 to 1921, a Russian historian and novelist, and subsequently a Russian émigré in China.
3 manuscript boxes (1.2 Linear Feet)
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