Inventory of the Vladimir L'vovich Burtsev papers

Finding aid prepared by Ron Bulatoff.
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Vladimir L'vovich Burtsev papers
Date (inclusive): 1906-1935
Collection Number: 66000
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (0.9 linear feet)
Abstract: Memoirs, essays, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to the Menshevik and Social Revolutionary movements before 1917, Evno Azef and other Okhrana agents, and counterrevolutionary movements during the Russian Revolution. Also available on microfilm (2 reels).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Burtsev, Vladimir L'vovich.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Vladimir L'vovich Burtsev papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1966.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1862 Born, Russia
1880-1882 Student at the University of St. Petersburg
1882 Expelled from the University of St. Petersburg and exiled to Siberia
1888 Arrived in Zurich, Switzerland and founded the magazine Svobodnaia Rossiia
1897 Began to publish Narodovolets in London
1898 Began to publish Byloe in London
1903 Expelled from France and Switzerland
1909 Exposed Envo Azef as a tsarist provocateur highly placed within the Russian revolutionary movement
1909-1910 Published Obshchee delo
1909-1917 Exposed numerous individuals as tsarist provocateurs
1911-1914 Published Budushchee
1917 March Returned to Russia
1917 October Arrested by the Bolshevik government and escaped from Russia
1917-1922 Published Obshchee delo
1922-1942 Pursued and exposed Soviet agents
1942 Died

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoirs, essays, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to the Menshevik and Social Revolutionary movements before 1917, Evno Azef and other Okhrana agents, and counterrevolutionary movements during the Russian Revolution. Also available on microfilm (2 reels).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Azef, Evno Fishelevich, 1869-1918.
Partiia sotsialistov-revoliutsionerov.
Rossiiskaia sotsial-demokraticheskaia rabochaia partiia.
Russia. Okhrannye Otdeleniia.
Agents provocateurs--Russia.
Revolutionaries--Russia.
Secret service--Russia.
Socialism--Russia.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.

Box: 1

Correspondence 1912-1936

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Amfiteatrov, Aleksandr, 1930

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Bernstein, Lev Borisovich, 1919-1927, 1936

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Evgenii Sergeevich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Il'in, 1921

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Kirdetsov, 1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Kizevetter, Aleksandr A., 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Kolchak, Admiral, 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Konstantin Dmitrievich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

L.F., 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Pavel Pavlovich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Petrunkevich, Ivan Il'ich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Rodichev, Fedor Izmailovich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Romanovskii, Iurii Dmitrievich, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

S., 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Semenov, E.P., 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Tyrkova, Ariadna Vladimirovna, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Vasilii Pavlovich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Vassilkovsky, Oleg, 1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Vladimir Aleksandrovich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Vladislav Karlovich, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Vrangel', Petr N., 1921

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Miscellaneous

Box: 1

Subject file 1917-1924

Scope and Contents note

Articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and printed matter. Arranged alphabetically by subject
Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Amfiteatrov, Aleksandr

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Borovikovskii, A., "Ekse Gomo," (Ecce Homo), a poem, 1980

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten carbon copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Clippings

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Evalenko, A., provocateur

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Evidence provided (in Russian) by V.L. Burtsev, 1917 April 1

Box/Folder: 1 : 29

Last will and testament, 1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 30

"Pamiatniki Gertsenu i Ogarevu" (Monument to Herzen and Ogarev), typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 31

Provocateurs

Box/Folder: 1 : 32

Radishchev, A.N.

Box/Folder: 1 : 33

Russia--History--Revolution, 1917-1921

Box/Folder: 1 : 34

Sazonov, Sergei, letters, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 35

Société de la Jeunesse Slave

Box/Folder: 1 : 36

"Strashnye dni v Tomske--Iz dnevnika ochevidtsa," undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 37

"Tri dnia--Iz dnevnika proshedshago," undated

Box: 1-2

Speeches and writings 1908-1934

Scope and Contents note

Drafts and printed copies of speeches and writings. Arranged alphabetically by title or subject
Box/Folder: 1 : 38

"Agent Leit," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 39

"Agent Lerua," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 40

"Bor'ba so mnoi reaktsionerov Gen. Klimovicha i Shtiumera," typewritten carbon copy, 1916

Box/Folder: 1 : 41

"Delo chlena Gos. Dumy Pianykh," typescript, 1916

Box/Folder: 1 : 42

"Delo Rappoporta," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 43

"Delo Stanislava Bzhozovskago i Borovskoi," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 44

"Itogi bylova i zadachi budushchago--Iz moikh vospominanii. Glava I. Gvozd' kotorym byl raspiat Khristos," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Scope and Contents note

Pages missing
Box/Folder: 1 : 45

"K druz'iam Budushchago," printed copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 46

"K tem, kto liubit svobodu," holograph and typewritten copy, 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 47

"Moi prizyv k otkrytoi bor'be," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 48

"Moia bor'ba s provokatorami," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 49

"Moia perepiska i moi svidaniia s liud'mi potustoroniago mira," typescript with annotations, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 50

"Moia perepiska iz zagranitsy s pravitel'stvennymi i ofitsial'nymi litsami," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 51

"Moia perepiska s Zubatovym," typescript with annotations, 1908

Box/Folder: 1 : 52

"Moi otnosheniia s Okhrannikami," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 53

"Moi vospominaniia," table of contents, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 54

"Nachalo Izdaniia Obshchago dela," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 55

"Neobkhodimost' imet' obshchenational'nyi organ," typescript, 1909

Box/Folder: 1 : 56

"Osnovanie Budushchago," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 57

"Otnoshenie emigrantov k Men'shchikovu," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 58

"Peregovory Men'shchikova s emigrantami," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 59

"Priezd zagranitsu Men'shchikova," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 60

"Po povodu pis'ma g. Ivanova," holograph, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 61

Pushkin, Aleksandr S., articles about, typewritten carbon copies, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 62

Provocateurs, untitled collection of articles regarding V.L. Burtsev's activities in exposing them, typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

"Provokatorsha Putiata," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

"Russkii Revoliutsioner strelial v nachal'nika okhrannogo otdeleniia," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

"Semenov," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Shakespeare, William, an untitled work (in Russian) about, typescript, 1924

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

"Shakhov," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

"Tainoe svidanie s Azefom," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

"Tovarishcham Sotsial'demokratu," typewritten carbon copy, 1909

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

"Tri osnovnyie zadachi," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

"Vera v budushchee," typescript, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

"V.L. Burtsev o svidanii s Azefom," Russkoe slovo, no. 183, 1912

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

"Vospominaniia o Portsmutskom Mire," galley proofs, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

"Vospominaniia ob Azeve," typewritten carbon copy, 1934

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

"Vystuplenie Men'shikova protiv menia pod pokrovitel'stvom nekotorykh emigrantov," typewritten carbon copy, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Miscellaneous drafts and notes

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Untitled writings

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Miscellany

 

Photographs

Envelope A

9 photographs depicting Vladimir L. Burtsev. Includes one print of a bust of Burtsev with the sculptress, taken circa 1909-1910