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  • Title: M. V. (Mikhail Vladimirovich) Rodzianko papers
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1923
    Collection Number: 27003
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, and reports, relating to Russian efforts in World War I, the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and anti-Bolshevik movements. Includes letters and reports to Generals Vrangel' and Denikin.
    Creator: Denikin, Anton Ivanovich, 1872-1947
    Creator: Vrangelʹ, Petr Nikolaevich, Baron, 1878-1928
    Creator: Rodzi͡anko, M. V. (Mikhail Vladimirovich), 1859-1924
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. An increment was added in 1927.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mikhail V. Rodzianko papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Alternative Form Available

    Also available on microfilm (1 reel).

    Biographical Note

    1859 Born on family estate, Ekaterinoslavskaia Guberniia, Russia. Is educated at Pazheskii Korpus (Corps des Pages)
    1878-1882 Serves in Guards Cavalry regiment
    1883-1885 Serves as justice of the peace (mirovoi sud'ia) in Ekaterinoslavskaia Guberniia
    1886-1891 Serves as Marshal of the Nobility of Ekaterinoslavskaia Guberniia
    1900-1906 Serves as Head of the Ekaterinoslav Provincial Judiciary (Ekaterinoslavskaia Zemskaia Uprava)
    1905 Is a founding member of Octobrist Party (Soiuz 17 Octiabria)
    1906-1907 Is elected to the Third and Fourth Duma and appointed memberof the Government Council (Gosudarstvennyi Sovet)
    1911-1912 Is elected president of the Third and Fourth Duma
    1917 Is instrumental in persuading Emperor Nicholas II to abdicate. After the February Revolution resigns from the government and joins anti-Bolshevik forces in the south of Russia
    1920 Emigrates to Serbia
    1924 Dies, Belgrade, Serbia

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of documents created and accumulated by Mikhail V. Rodzianko from 1916-1923. It contains correspondence, writings, and reports, relating to Russian efforts in World War I, the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and anti-Bolshevik movements. Includes holograph drafts of letters and letters to the editor, and holograph drafts and typescript copies of reports and articles related to political matters. Also includes letters and reports to Generals Vrangel' and Denikin, and copies of correspondence with Ataman Petr Krasnov.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Russia
    Statesmen -- Russia
    Vooruzhennye Sily na I͡Uge Rossii