Inventory of the Aleksei Vladimirovich fon Shvarts papers

Finding aid prepared by Sara Ramsey
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Aleksei Vladimirovich fon Shvarts papers
Date (inclusive): 1849-1955
Collection Number: 81139
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Diary, correspondence, memoirs, writings, notes, and printed matter, relating to Russian military campaigns in the Caucasus and Eastern Europe during World War I, and the Russian Revolution.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Fon-Shvarts, A.V. (Aleksei Vladimirovich) 1874-1953.


Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Aleksei Vladimirovich fon Shvarts papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.


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Biographical/Historical Note

General, Russian Imperial army.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection is comprised of a diary, correspondence, memoirs, writings, notes, and printed matter, relating to Russian military campaigns in the Caucasus and Eastern Europe during World War I, and the Russian Revolution.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Russia. Armiia--Officers
Deblin (Poland) Siege, 1914-1915.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern Front.
World War, 1914-1918--Russia.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

"Opisanie boevykh deistvii pod Ivangorodom, s 8-go po 22-e iiulia 1915 goda" [An Account of Battle Action at Ivangorod from the 8th to the 22nd of July 1915], 1915 July 8-22

Box/Folder 1 : 2-3

"Zhizn; mysli, dela i vstrechi - vospominaniia Alekseia Vladimirovicha fon Shvartsa, chast' pervaia, ot detstva do Ivangoroda" [Life, Thoughts, Business and Encounters - Reminiscences of Aleksei Vladimiroviek fon Shvarts, Part I, From Childhood to Ivangorod]. Typescript with annotations and corrections, 1955

Box/Folder 1 : 4

"Ot Ivangoroda do revoliutsii, chast' tret'ia" [From Ivangorod to the Revolution, Part Three], undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

"Revoliustiia" [Revolution], undated

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Ivangorod, raznye dokumenty [Ivangorod, miscellaneous documents], 1915

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Odessa, raznye dokumenty [Odessa, miscellaneous documents] 1919

Box/Folder 1 : 8

"Tank izobreten russkim" [The Tank Was Invented by a Russian], clipping, Rossiia (New York), 1941 March 11

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Zashchita Ivangoroda [Defense of Ivangorod], clipping, Mogilevskii Vestnik, 1915 August 2-15

Box/Folder 1 : 10

"Razvitie operativnoi mysli - Operatsionnyi Plan" [Development of Operative Thought - Operational Plan], undated

Box/Folder 1 : 11

"Nastupaite - no bud'te gotovy k oborone" [Attack - But Be Prepared for Defense], undated

Box/Folder 1 : 12

"Poiasnitel'naia zapiska k proektam ukrepleniia betonom i kamnem pozitsii Rumynskogo fronta "[Explanatory Note to the Concrete and Rock Fortification Designs of the Positions of the Rumanian Front, 1917], 1917

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Odessa- dokumenty i pis'ma [Odessa- documents and letters], 1919

Box/Folder 1 : 14

"Kak byla atakovana i vziata krepost' Kovno," s planom kreposti i ukazaniem raspolozheniia osadnykh voisk, rabot i artillerii, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 15

"Moi svidaniia s Velikim Kniazem Nikolaem Nikolaevichem," undated

Box/Folder 1 : 16

"Naznachenie v Trapezund" [Assignment to Trapezund], undated

Box/Folder 1 : 17

"Armas y Defensas," undated

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Biographical file, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 19

"Bylo delo pod Poltavoi - K 230 - letiiu Poltavskoi bitvy," [It Took Place Near Poltava - For the 230 Year Anniversary Since the Poltava Battle], article, Russkii v Argentine (Buenos Aires) No. 464, 1939 July

Box/Folder 1 : 20

Correspondence, circa 1919

Box/Folder 1 : 21

"Dardanelly, chast' 1-aia," 1915

Box/Folder 1 : 22

"Dardanelly, chast' 2-aia," 1915

Box/Folder 1 : 23

"La Defense d'Ivangorod en 1914-1915," extraits des memories de gouverneur de la place, lieutenant-general Schwarz, Versailles, 1921 February 14

Box/Folder 2 : 1

"Dnevnik m-me Shvarts o prebyvanii v Trapezunde," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 2

"Dokladnaia zapiska g. nachal'niku Upravleniia Finansov Dobrarmii," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

"La Fortification Moderne," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 4

"La Invasion de un pais en las condiciones actuales y las obras defensivas contemporaneas," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 5

"Istoricheskii zhurnal - Voina s vengrami," 1849

Box/Folder 2 : 6

"Ital'ianskie aviatsionnye manevry," 1931

Box/Folder 2 : 7-8

"Ivangorod," tom 2-oi, chast' I, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 9

"O kreposti Osovets," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Lettres de Guillaume II à Nicolas II, clippings 1894-1906

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Memorandum du conseil unifie du Don, du Kouban et du Terek pour la Conférence a Gênes, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 12

"Mes mémoires sur la guerre et la revolution," table of contents, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 13-15

"Na Chuzhbine -Tom 6-oi," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 16

"Nauchnye polozheniia fortifikatsii," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 17

"O noveishikh techeniiakh voennoi mysli" [On the Newest Trends in Military Thought], undated

Box/Folder 3 : 1

"Petit Compte-Rendu de l'Activite de l' ex-Commandant des Troupes Russes dans la Zone Alliee et ex-Gouverneur-General d'Odessa," Lieutenant-General Schwartz, June 1919

Box/Folder 3 : 2

"O podgotovitel'nykh rabotakh k vosstanovleniiu Russkikh zheleznykh dorog," undated

Box/Folder 3 : 3

"Prikazanie otdel'noi Kavkazskoi Armii," no. 21, 1917 April 3

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Kefeli, Iia I., "S generalom A. V. Shvartsem v Trapezunde" [With General A. V. Shvarts in Trapezund], 1916-1917

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Kefeli, Iia. I., "S generalom Shvartsem v Karse, Trapezunde i Odesse, osen' 1915 - vesna 1919" [With General A.V. Shvarts in Kars, Trapezund, and Odessa, Fall 1915 - Spring 1919]. Paris, 1955, 1915-1919

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Kefeli, Iia. I., "S generalom A. V. Shvartsem v Odesse, osen' 1918 - vesna 1919 g.g." [With General A. V. Shvarts in Odessa, Fall 1918-Spring 1919], 1944

Box/Folder 3 : 7

"Oborona Ivangoroda v 1914-15" [Defense of Ivangorod in 1914-15], 1920

Box/Folder 3 : 8

"Vospominaniia - nakanune voiny" [Reminiscences - On the Eve of War]" undated

Box/Folder 3 : 9

"Na fronte i v tylu -iz vospomiuanii Antoniny Vasil'evny fon Shvarts" [At the Front and in the Rear - From the Reminiscences of Antonina Vasil'evna fon Shvarts], undated