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Register of the Mikhail V. Alekseev Papers, 1905-1956
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mikhail V. Alekseev Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1956
    Collection number: 77066
    Creator: Alekseev, Mikhail Vasil'evich, 1857-1918
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope (.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, memoranda, reports, military orders, and photographs, relating to Russian military activities during the Russo-Japanese War, World War I, and the Russian Civil War, and especially to the organization of the Dobrovol'cheskaia Armiia. Includes some posthumous biographical material
    Language: Russian.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is 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], Mikhail V. Alekseev Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


    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

    Kornilov, Lavr Georgievich, 1870-1918
    Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918
    Russia. Armiia--Officers
    Russia (Territory under White armies, 1918-1920) Dobrovol'cheskaia armiia. Kornilovskii polk.
    Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905
    World War, 1914-1918
    World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern
    Soviet Union
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921

    Biographical Note

    1857 Born
    1876 Graduated from the Moscow Military Cadet School
    1877-78 Fought in the Turkish War
    1904 Promoted to General
    1904-05 Director of Operations of the II Army during the Russo-Japanese War
    1912 Commander of the XII Army Corps
    1914 Chief of Staff of the Southwestern Front in Galicia
    1915 Commander-in-Chief of the Northwestern Front
    1915-17 Chief of Staff for the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Nicholas II
    1917 Military adviser to the Russian Provisional Government Organized the Volunteer Army
    1918 Participated in the First Kuban Campaign (Icy March) Died, Ekaterinodar