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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Vasilii Maklakov Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1881-1956
    Collection number: 57005
    Creator: Maklakov, V. A. (Vasiliĭ Alekseevich), 1870-1957
    Collection Size: 25 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope(11.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, diaries, and clippings, relating to Russian foreign relations with France, the Bessarabian territorial question, the Russian Revolution, and Russian emigres in France after the revolution.
    Language: Russian and French.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Vasilii A. Maklakov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1957.


    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.

    Alternative Form Available

    Also available on microfilm (26 reels).

    Access Points

    France--Foreign relations--Russia.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia--Foreign relations--France.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Bessarabia (Moldova and Ukraine)

    Biographical Note.

    1869 Born, Moscow, Russia. Son of A. N. Maklakov, Professor at Moscow University
    1887-1894 Attended Moscow University. Was expelled for political activity but reinstated and received diploma in history
    1896 Received law degree and began private law practice in Moscow Elected member of Moscow Law Society
    1907 Elected as a representative of Moscow to Second State Duma and reelected to Third and Fourth Duma Active member of Kadet Party
    1917-1924 Appointed Russian Ambassador to France by the Provisional Government at which post he remained until France officially recognized the Soviet Union
    1924-1956 Headed the Emigre Committee and Central Office in France dealing with all matters relating to Russian emigres in France and the French Government Member of the Nansen International Office for Refugees in Geneva
    1936 Author of Vlast' i Obshchestvennost' na zakate staroi Rossii
    1949 Author of Rechi: sudebnyia, dumskiia i publichnyia lektsii, 1904-1929
    1954 Author of Iz vospominanii
    1957 Died, Lausanne, Switzerland