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  • Title: Mikhail Nikolaevich Girs papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1926
    Collection Number: 28015
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 53 manuscript boxes (22.1 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, studies, reports, telegrams, memoranda, statistics, charts, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to White Russian diplomatic, political, and military activities during the Russian Revolution, Russian émigré activities, and conditions in Russia during and after the Revolution.
    Creator: Girs, Mikhail Nikolaevich, 1856-1932
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    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.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1928.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Alternative Form Available

    Also available on microfilm (75 reels).

    Biographical Note

    1856 Born, Russia
    1894 Russian Minister to Brazil
    1898 Russian Minister to Peking
    1901 Russian Minister to Munich
    1902 Russian Minister to Bucharest
    1912 Russian Ambassador to Constantinople
    1915-1917 Russian Ambassador to Rome
    1920-1921 Chief Diplomatic Representative of the Vrangel' Government
    1920-1926 Chief Diplomatic Representative of former Imperial Russian diplomatic outposts, Paris
    1932 Died, Paris, France

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains correspondence, studies, reports, telegrams, memoranda, statistics, charts, clippings, and other printed matter relating to White Russian diplomatic, political, and military activities during the Russian Revolution, Russian émigré activities, and conditions in Russia during and after the Revolution. Includes materials from former Imperial Russian diplomats in various countries to and from the Chief Diplomatic Officer of former Imperial Russian diplomatic outposts, arranged alphabetically by country or city. Also includes material collected by Mikhail Girs in his capacity as Chief Diplomatic Officer of former Imperial Russian diplomatic outposts, arranged alphabetically by subject.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russia -- Emigration and immigration
    Soviet Union -- History -- Allied intervention, 1918-1920
    Siberia (Russia) -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
    Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
    Refugees
    Vrangelʹ, Petr Nikolaevich, Baron, 1878-1928