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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George M. Vesselago Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1904-1970
    Collection number: 75062
    Creator: Vesselago, George M., 1892-
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope 3.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, printed matter, clippings, and photographs, relating to Russian naval operations during World War I and the Russian Revolution and Civil War
    Language: Russian.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], George M. Vesselago Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.


    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.

    Access Points

    Russia. Voennyi flot
    Petroleum--Soviet Union
    World War, 1914-1918
    World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations
    Soviet Union
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Naval operations
    Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920

    Biographical Note

    George M. Vesselago, 1892 -

    1892, September 29 Born, Kronstadt, Russia
    1905-1918 Served in the Imperial Russian Navy with the last rank being Lieutenant-Commander
    1919-1920 Served with White Russian forces in Civil War
    1920 Quartermaster, U.S.S. Santa Clara, from India to New York
    1920-1921 Inspector of ammunition at Eddystone Plant of Baldwin Locomotive Works (Pennsylvania)
    1921-1925 Employed by Cortez Oil Corporation
    1926-1954 Staff Engineer with Day and Zimmerman, Inc.
    1954-1964 Associated with Edward N. Hay and Associates, Inc.