Register of the Mitrofan Ivanovich Retivov Papers

Prepared by Anatol Shmelev
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 2003
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Mitrofan Ivanovich Retivov Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Anatol Shmelev
Date Completed:
2000
Encoded by:
ByteManagers using OAC finding aid conversion service specifications
© 2003 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mitrofan Ivanovich Retivov papers,
Date (inclusive): 1946-1961
Collection number: 2000C79
Creator: Retivov, Mitrofan Ivanovich, 1869-1961
Collection Size: 3 microfilm reels (0.45 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, photographs, and miscellany, relating mainly to the medical profession in Russia prior to the Russian Revolution.
Language: Russian.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mitrofan Ivanovich Retivov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biographical Note

1869 Born, Russia
1901-1917 Vice-President of the Pirogov medical conventions in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novocherkassk
1917-1919 Director of a hospital in Khar'kov, Russia
1932 Major, Red Cross, Paraguay
1961 March 19 Died, Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina

Scope and Content Note

M. I. Retivov was a prominent doctor in pre-Revolutionary Russia. The collection contain autobiographical and semi-autobiographical writings, including memoirs of the Moscow University medical faculty in the 1890s, and a novel entitled "Moskva studencheskaia," as well as a study of V. I. Lenin and his role in Russian history. Other writings include a brief work on female doctors in pre-Revolutionary Russia.
Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and the Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco, as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Medicine--Russia.
Russians--South America.
Russia.
South America.


Series Description

box 1

Biographical File, 1957-1961

Scope and Content Note

Obituaries of M. I. Retivov and his son, Georgii, and a short story by another son, Sergei
box 1

Correspondence, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Fragment of a letter by an unidentified individual
box 1-2

Writings, 1946-1949 and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Holographs of articles, memoirs, book and speeches, arranged chronologically by title
box 2

Photographs, 1940s.

Scope and Content Note

One album, consisting primarily of photographs of family members

Container List

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1957-1961

 

Family file

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Georgii Mitrofanovich Retivov (son).

Scope and Content Note

Obituary
Box/Folder 1 : 2

Sergei Mitrofanovich Retivov (son).

Scope and Content Note

Short story entitled "Ego skripka," Novoe slovo, 1958 February. Holograph
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Obituary

Box/Folder 1 : 4

CORRESPONDENCE, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Fragment of a letter by an unidentified individual
 

WRITINGS, 1946-1949 and undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

General.

Scope and Content Note

Includes notebook containing drafts of letters to the editor, notes, summaries of writings and other matter, including family history
Box/Folder 1 : 6

"Etiudy o Rossii," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph. Notebook includes memoirs of medical faculty at Moscow University in the 1890s and an article entitled "Russkie zhenshchiny vrachi," published in Prague in 1942
Box/Folder 1 : 7

"Ministerstvo Narodnogo Prosveshcheniia vo vremia Dumskoi monarkhii," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph fragment of a larger work
Box/Folder 1 : 8-9

"Moskva studencheskaia," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder 1 : 10

"Strannaia devushka," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder 1 : 11

Untitled work on Paraguay, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph. Missing pp. 1-17
Box/Folder 1 : 12

"Moi vstrechi s russkimi liud'mi ottuda," lecture read before a meeting of the Russian colony at Asuncion, Paraguay, 1946 December 15.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
 

"Vladimir Il'ich Ul'ianov-Lenin," 1949.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder 1 : 13

Notes.

Scope and Content Note

Includes background materials, bibliography, plans and summaries of work
Box/Folder 1 : 14

Fragmentary drafts

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Preliminary complete draft

Box/Folder 2 : 2-4

Final draft (missing chapter XII)

Box/Folder 2 : 5

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1940s.

Scope and Content Note

One album consisting primarily of family photographs