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  • Title: Frank Alfred Golder papers
    Date (inclusive): 1861-1929
    Collection Number: XX058
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 38 manuscript boxes, 12 envelopes (16.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, diaries, memoranda, transcripts of documents from Russian archives, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Russian history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Russian American Company in Alaska, conditions in Russia during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and American Relief Administration work in Russia.
    Creator: Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    Boxes 1-38 closed. Microfilm use only except photographs; 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frank Alfred Golder papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    Also available on microfilm (46 reels).

    Biographical Note

    1877, August 11 Born, Odessa, Russia
    1880 Arrived in the United States
    1898 Ph.B., Bucknell University
    1900-1902 Teacher in U.S. public schools in Alaska the Aleutian Islands
    1903 M.A., Harvard University
    1904-1908 Studied in Berlin, Paris and St. Petersburg
    1908-1909 Instructor in history, University of Missouri
    1909 Instructor in history and economics, Boston University
      Ph.D., Harvard University
    1910 Instructor of history, University of Chicago
    1910-1914 Assistant professor of history, Washington State College
    1914 Author, Russian Expansion on the Pacific
    1915-1920 Professor of history, Washington State College
    1917 Conducted research in Russian archives for Carnegie Institute and American Geographical Society
      Author, <title render="italic">Guide To Materials for American History in Russian Archives</title>
    1917-1919 Member, Colonel House Commission of Inquiry
    1918 Author, The Russian Revolution
    1920-1923 Member, American Relief Administration
    1921-1929 Associate Professor and Professor of history, Stanford University
    1922 Author, Bering's Voyages
    1925 Author, History of Russia
    1927 Author, Documents of Russian History, On the Trail of the Russian Famine and Paul Jones in Russia
    1928 Author, March of the Mormon Battalion
    1929 Died, Stanford, California

    Scope and Content Note

    Correspondence, writings, diaries, memoranda, transcripts of documents from Russian archives, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Russian history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Russian American Company in Alaska, conditions in Russia during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and American Relief Administration work in Russia.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Soviet Union -- History -- Allied intervention, 1918-1920
    Prisoners of war
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Russia
    Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Civilian relief
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons
    International relief
    Alaska -- Description and travel
    Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917
    Soviet Union -- Social conditions
    American Relief Administration
    Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai͡a kompanii͡a