Register of the Gleb Nikolaevich Odintsov papers

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Register of the Gleb Nikolaevich Odintsov papers

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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.
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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.


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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.

Collection Contents

Box: 1

Biographical file, 1832-1973

Scope and Content Note

Contains family history documents, a marriage certificate, records of military service. Arranged into family history documents, and marriage and military records.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1-6

Family history documents: writings, correspondence, and photographs, 1832-1973. Includes La Noblesse de Russie ( Les Odintzov), printed by Nicolas Ikonnikov, Paris, 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Marriage certificate, record of military service, and evidence of military injury, 1914-1944

Box: 1-2

Correspondence, 1920-1979

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence and enclosures, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Afanas'ev, I. L., 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Amburger, E., 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Balashoff, A., 1954-1961

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Bibikov, IUrii Evgen'evich, 1961-1963

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Boetlingk, Henri de, 1944-1947

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Danilov, M. F., 1939-1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Drobashevsky, V. P., 1959-1960

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Glad, Serge V., 1960

Box/Folder: 1 : 16-17

Goshtovt, Georgii Adamovich, 1946-1953

Box/Folder: 2 : 1-2

Martemianoff, K., 1959-1972

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Pleshko, Nikolai D., 1948-1960

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Romanov, Vasilii, 1979

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Rtishcheff, G. de, 1947-1960

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Savelov-Savelkov, Leonid Mikhailovich, 1938-1947

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Spiridovich, Nina Aleksandrovna, 1963

Box/Folder: 2 : 8-9

Tallberg, Nikolai, 1957-1967

Box/Folder: 2 : 10-11

Taube, Georgii Nikolaevich, 1959-1965. Includes Moi vospominaniia, by M. M. Pleshkov, Munich, 1959

Box: 2-3

Subject file, 1781-1969

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, writings, printed matter, clippings, and photographs, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder: 2 : 12-14

British merchants in Russia during 18th and 19th centuries. Research material, Major H. M. Heyder, 1781-1969

Scope and Content Note

Includes excerpts from official documents on import and export, 1781-1947
Box/Folder: 2 : 15

"Delo Kornilovskoi doski v Khrame-Pamiatnike v Briussele." Correspondence, appeals, and clippings, 1949-1950

Box/Folder: 2 : 16-17

"Iziumskii Izbornik.' Printed matter, notes, and correspondence, 1937-1964

Box/Folder: 3 : 1-7

Leib-Gvardii Kirasirskii Eia Velichestva Polk. Lists by Ivan Filippovich Rubtsov, reports, minutes, statements, printed matter, miscellany prints depicting Tsar's family, and Odintsov's shoulder insignia, 1900-1962

Box/Folder: 3 : 8-12

Olga Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess, clippings, photographs, and printed matter, 1900-1960.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Grand Duchess Olga: This Is My Story, by Ian Vorres, Chatelaine, 1960
Box/Folder: 3 : 13

Rurik dynasty. Notes, 1930-1942. Includes Rorik IUtlandskii I Rurik Nachal'noi Letopisi, by N. T. Beliaev, 1930

Box/Folder: 3 : 14-15

Russian dignitaries. Historical portraits photographs with biographical notes, circa 1900