Overview of the Burle Bramhall collection

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Overview of the Burle Bramhall collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Burle Bramhall collection
Dates: 1973-1976
Collection Number: 77023
Creator: Bramhall, Burle, collector.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Reminiscences of several of the 781 Russian children known as the Petrograd Children's Colony, who were sent by their parents from Moscow and Petrograd in 1918 because of wartime shortage, were stranded in the Ural Mountains, evacuated from the war zones via Vladivostok by the American Red Cross, and restored to their families in 1920 following a global ocean voyage. Includes a description of the reunion of American Red Cross staff members and members of the Petrograd Children's Colony in Leningrad, 1973. Photocopy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In Russian

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Burle Bramhall collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American Red Cross business manager in Siberia, 1919-1920.

Scope and Content of Collection

Reminiscences of several of the 781 Russian children known as the Petrograd Children's Colony, who were sent by their parents from Moscow and Petrograd in 1918 because of wartime shortage, were stranded in the Ural Mountains, evacuated from the war zones via Vladivostok by the American Red Cross, and restored to their families in 1920 following a global ocean voyage. Includes a description of the reunion of American Red Cross staff members and members of the Petrograd Children's Colony in Leningrad, 1973. Photocopy.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
American National Red Cross.
International relief.
Refugees.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Refugees.