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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Gleb Nikolaevich Odintsov papers
    Dates: 1781-1979
    Collection Number: 75104
    Creator: Odintsov, Gleb Nikolaevich, 1888-1972
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: The collection includes materials related to the Russian Imperial army; events in Russia before, during, and after the Russian Revolution and Civil War; the Romanov family, and other Russian dignitaries and nobility, in the form of correspondence, writings, notes, clippings, printed matter, and photographs.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In Russian

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gleb Nikolaevich Odintsov papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975 with an increment in 1979.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1888 Born, Moscow province
    1908 Graduated from the 1st Moscow Gymnasium
    1912 Graduated from Saint Petersburg University law school, enrolled in Leib-gvardii kirasirski eia velichestva polk
    1913 Became a military officer in the Russian Imperial army
    1917 Dismissed after regiment reorganization
    1918 Joined the Volunteer Army; appointed 1st squadron of 4th division commander
    1920 Appointed 4th division commander
    February 1920 Injured in battle and evacuated to Serbia
    1921-1972 Lived in Yugoslavia, Belgium, and Canada; served in the military in the Belgian Congo
    June 1972 Died in Toronto, Canada

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The bulk of the material relates to Odintsov's military career in the Russian Imperial Army. The collection includes his military records, memoirs, correspondence, photographs, and research papers related to the Leib-gvardii kirasirskii eia velichestva polk (Her Majesty's Cuirassier Guards Regiment), as well as collected materials related to the Russian Revolution, Civil War, and the Romanov family.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Olga Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, 1882-1960.
    Romanov, House of.
    Russia. Armiia--Officers.
    Russia. Armiia. Leib-gvardi kirasirski eia velichestva
    Russia--History--Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.