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Russkii Obshche-voinskii soiuz (ROVS) records
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  • Access
  • Use
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Alternative Forms of Material Available
  • Location of Original Materials
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Related Material

  • Title: Russkii Obshche-voinskii soiuz (ROVS) records
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1986
    Collection Number: 2008C86
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 18 microfilm reels (2.7 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: These records consist of select documents of the Russkii obshche-voinskii soiuz, (ROVS), the Russian All-Military Union. Formed by General Petr N. Vrangel' in 1924, ROVS managed to preserve the military structure of the demilitarized White Army in exile, while integrating its members into civilian life. ROVS played an important role in redefining the White Army's ideology, and provided essential support to its members in emigration. These records include detailed lists of ROVS members, correspondence, circulars, orders, and reports.
    Creator: Russkiĭ obshche-voinskiĭ soi͡uz
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2008

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], ROVS Records, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    The entire collection is available on Microfilm

    Location of Original Materials

    Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Jordanville, New York

    Scope and Content of Collection

    These records consist of select documents of the Russkii obshche-voinskii soiuz, ROVS, the Russian All-military union. Formed by General Petr N. Vrangel' in 1924, ROVS managed to preserve the military structure of the demilitarized White Army in exile, while integrating its members into civilian life. ROVS played an important role in redefining the White Army's ideology, and provided essential support to its members in emigration.
    These records include detailed lists of ROVS members, correspondence, circulars, orders, and reports.
    Included are documents that predate the formation of the Russkii obshche-voinskii soiuz, such as circulars and orders of the White Army under General A. I. Denikin, and orders of the Russian Army under General P. N. Vrangel's command.
    Of particular importance is a collection of eight boxes of index cards, dating to 1924-1925, which provides personal information of members of the Gallipoli veteran's association, included the numbers of distributed commemorative Gallipoli crosses.
    Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and the Holy Trinity Seminary. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The original materials remain in the Holy Trinity Seminary Archives as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is appended to this register. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into one series: Office file

    Related Material

    V. K. Abdank-Kossovskii Papers, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
    Sviatoslav Varlaamovich Denisov Papers, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
    Petr Nikolaevich Krasnov Papers, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
    ROVS Records, Bakhmeteff Archives, Columbia University

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russia -- Emigration and immigration
    Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
    Russia (Territory under White armies, 1918-1920). Armii͡a