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  • Title: V. V. Fedulenko papers
    Date (inclusive): 1951-1975
    Collection Number: 2001C59
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 1 microfilm reel (0.15 linear feet)>
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, and miscellany, relating to Russian participation in World War I, the Russian Civil War, and Russian émigré affairs.
    Creator: Fedulenko, V. V. (Valentin V.)


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], V. V. Fedulenko Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information


    Location of Originals

    Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.


    V. V. Fedulenko was born in Kazan' on 22 February 1894. He graduated from the Alekseevskoe voennoe uchilishche in December 1914, was commissioned as an officer and sent to the front. Demobilized in January 1918, he returned to Kazan', where he joined the White Army in September of that year. He remained in its ranks until his evacuation from Vladivostok in October of 1922 with the flotilla of Admiral Iu. K. Stark.
    His life and activities in Shanghai through the end of the Second World War were recorded in an oral history entitled Russian Émigré Life in Shanghai, by the University of California Berkeley Regional Oral History Office as part of its Russian émigrés project. At the conclusion of that war, Fedulenko was the deputy head of the Russian Emigrants Association of Shanghai, and assisted in the evacuation of thousands of Russians to Tubabao camp in the Philippines. Arriving in San Francisco in July 1950, he took an active role in helping the Russian refugees leave Tubabao for the United States and Australia.
    In 1970, he published a history of the theater in Kazan' entitled Zarozhdenie i rastsvet teatra v Kazani. Fedulenko died in San Francisco in November 1974.


    1894 February 22 Born, Kazan', Russia
    1970 Author, Zarozhdenie i rastsvet teatra v Kazani
    1974 November Died, San Francisco, California

    Scope and Content Note

    Valentin Vasil'evich Fedulenko was a Russian army colonel who participated in the First World War and Russian Civil War in Siberia. The collection includes an oral history interview and writings of a historical and biographical nature.
    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 Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
    The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russia. Armiia--Officers
    Russians--United States.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Soviet Union.
    United States.
    World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
    World War, 1914-1918.