Register of the Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky miscellaneous papers

Finding aid prepared by Linda M. Bernard
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 1998
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Stanford University
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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


Correspondence 1917-1965

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten and typewritten letters, organized alphabetically by name of correspondent
box 1, folder 1


box 1, folder 2

Aldanov, M. 1948

box 1, folder 3

Anisimov, G. n.d.

box 1, folder 4

Berberova, Nina n.d.

box 1, folder 5

Ivanov, G. B. n.d.

box 1, folder 6

Karpovich, Michael 1956-1959


Maklakov, V. A.

box 1, folder 7


box 1, folder 8


box 1, folder 9


box 1, folder 10


box 1, folder 11

Mazour, Anatole G. 1961-1965

box 1, folder 12

Pipes, Richard 1959

box 1, folder 13

Radkey, Oliver 1957

box 1, folder 14

Rumkies 1948

box 1, folder 15

Souvarine, Boris 1951

box 1, folder 16

Terent'ev, Vladimir 1959

box 1, folder 17

Tetiukova, Pavla 1917

box 1, folder 18

Miscellany 1956


Speeches and writings 1957-1961

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten manuscript and discussion transcript, arranged chronologically by title
box 1, folder 19

"The February Revolution Reconsidered," Typewritten transcript of discussion with Leonard Shapiro 1957 March 12.

box 1, folder 20

"The Genesis of the 'October Revolution' of 1917," Typescript 1961.


Subject file 1959

Scope and Contents note

Telegrams received relating to the death of Michael Karpovich
box 1, folder 21

Telegrams received relating to the death of Michael Karpovich


Digital materials 2005

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 72001_a_0000080_a
box MC1

Alenxander Kerensky speech 2005 August 4

Physical Description: 2 optical disks

Scope and Contents

Speech presented by Mills College and the San Francisco Foundation
box MC1

Alexander Mazour 2005 August 22

Physical Description: 1 optical disk