Register of the Mikhail V. Alekseev Papers, 1905-1956

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Register of the Mikhail V. Alekseev Papers, 1905-1956

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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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


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mikhail V. Alekseev Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


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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

Series Description

Box 1.

Biographical File, 1918-1956

Scope and Content Note

Articles and notes relating to the life and military career of M. V. Alekseev. Arranged alphabeti-cally by author or title
Box 1.

Speeches and Writings, 1916-18

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts, reports and notes written by M. V. Alekseev. Arranged chronologically
Box 1.

Correspondence, 1916-18

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from M. V. Alekseev and other individuals. Arranged alphabetically by name of corres-pondent
Box 1.

Subject File, 1905-1918

Scope and Content Note

Articles and reports. Arranged alphabetically by subject
10. A-V


Scope and Content Note

See photo catalog for description

Container List



Box 1, Folder 1

Denikin, General Anton, memorandum on General Alekseev's death, September 25, 1918

Folder 2

Kirilin, F., Osnovatel' i Vekhovnyi Rukovoditel' Dobrovol'cheskoi Armii General M. V. Alekseev, Rostov na Donu, 1919

Folder 3

Orlov, G., "General M. V. Alekseev - K Tridtsatipiatiletiiu Osnovaniia Dobrovol'cheskoi Armii," Bern, 1952

Folder 4

Untitled article in defense of General Alekseev and in response to a slanderous article published in Nasha Strana, No. 339, July 1956. In Russian.



Folder 5

"Tri Nedeli (22 avgusta - 14 sentiabria 1917)," n.d. Holograph (photocopy).

Folder 6

"Dokladnaia Zapiska Generala Alekseeva Imperatoru Nikolaiu Vtoromu," June 25, 1916. Typewritten copy.

Folder 7

Kornilov, Lavr, note concerning, September 1, 1917. Typewritten copy. In Russian.

Folder 8

Summary of discussions with officers who arrived at the Don River for battle with the Bolsheviks, November 1917, Novocherkassk. Typewritten copy. In Russian.

Folder 9

"Nekotorye Zametki i Pis'ma Posle Moego Otchisleniia ot Komandovaniia," 1918. Printed copy with photocopies of handwritten attachments.



Folder 10

Barther, General, 1917

Folder 11

Denikin, Anton, 1918

Folder 12

Denikin, Anton, letter to E. F. El'sner, 1918

Folder 13

Fedorov, Mikhail; Struve, Petr; Trubetskoi, Prince; 1918

Folder 14

Kornilov, Lavr, 1918

Folder 15

Lodyzhenskii, A. A., letter to Alexander F. Kerensky, 1917

Folder 16

Nicholas II, 1916

Folder 17

Voiskovoi Ataman, Novocherkassk, 1918

Folder 18

Voiskovoi Ataman Vsevelikogo Voiska Donskogo, 1918

Folder 19

Miscellaneous, 1917


SUBJECT FILE, 1905-1918


Russia - History - Revolution and Civil War

Folder 20


Folder 21

Georgia, report on meeting with representatives of, September 12, 1918. In Russian.

Folder 22

Moscow, military and political conditions, report on, by Colonel Novosil'tsev, June 1918. In Russian.

Folder 23

War Minister Savinkov in Mogilev, August 24-25, 1917, and General Lavr Kornilov

Folder 24

Russo-Japanese War, 1905-06

Folder 25

Stavropol', report on, n.d. In Russian.

Folder 26

World War I, Russian military campaigns, 1915