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  • Title: Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky miscellaneous papers
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1965
    Collection Number: 72001
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In Russian and English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, digital media (0.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence and writings, relating to the Russian Revolution and personal matters. Includes a history by Kerensky, entitled "The Genesis of the 'October Revolution' of 1917", and correspondence with Vasilii Maklakov, Michael Karpovich and Anatole G. Mazour.
    Creator: Kerensky, Aleksandr Fyodorovich, 1881-1970
    Creator: Karpovich, Michael, 1888-1959
    Creator: Maklakov, V. A. (Vasiliĭ Alekseevich), 1870-1957
    Creator: Mazour, Anatole Gregory, 1900-1982
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky miscellaneous papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1881 Born, Simbirsk, Russia
    1904 Called to the St. Petersburg bar
    1912-1917 Member, 4th State Duma
    1917 March Minister of Justice in the provisional government under Prince G. E. Lvov
    1917 May Minister of War and Navy
    1917 July Prime Minister
    1917 November Fled St. Petersburg
    1919 Author, The Prelude to Bolchevism: The Kornilov Rebellion

    Author, Soviet Russia in the Autumn of 1919
    1927 Author, The Catastrophe
    1934 Author, The Crucifixion of Liberty
    1940 Settled in the United States
    1965 Author, Russia and History's Turning Point
    1970 June 11 Died

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
    Statesmen -- Russia