Register of the Sergei Sergeevich Tolstov Papers

Prepared by Anatol Shmelev
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
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© 2003
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Sergei Sergeevich Tolstov 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: Sergei Sergeevich Tolstov papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1940
Collection number: 2000C65
Creator: Tolstov, Sergei Sergeevich, 1881-
Extent: 2 microfilm reels (0.3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, military documents, and photographs, relating to Russian military activities during World War I, and to the Russian Civil War.
Language: Russian.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sergei Sergeevich Tolstov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

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

1881 February 13 (O.S.) Born, Kazanskaia guberniia, Russia
1898 Entered military service as a volunteer
1901 Graduated Kazan' infantry military college
1904-1905 Served in Russo-Japanese War with 6 th Eniseiskii polk
1914-1915 Commanded mounted unit of 2 nd Siberian Rifle Division
1915-1916 Battalion commander, 5 th Eastern Siberian Rifles
1917 Commanded 15 th Siberian Reserve Regiment
  Commanded 6 th Siberian Rifle Brigade
  Commanded Krasnoiarsk garrison
1918 Commanded military and naval forces of the Maritime District
  Commandant, Vladivostok fortress
1919 April Arrived, Shanghai, China
1923 Arrived, United States

Scope and Content Note

The papers of Colonel Sergei Sergeevich Tolstov detail his military career during the First World War and Russian Civil War. They include orders, battlefield notes and descriptions of battles on the Austrian front of World War I, and in Siberia and the Far East (Vladivostok) during the period 1917-1919. The correspondence is also largely of a military nature.
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

World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Russia. Armiia--Officers.
Russia.
Soviet Union.
World War, 1914-1918.


Series Description

box 1

Biographical File, 1914-1933.

Scope and Content Note

Letters of recommendation, military service records and other materials, arranged alphabetically by physical form
box 1

Correspondence, 1923-1938.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and cards from unidentified individuals
box 1-2

Subject File, 1914-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, orders, military service records, battle dispositions and field notes, and other materials, arranged alphabetically by subject
box 2

Photographs, 1910s-1930s(?).

Scope and Content Note

Sixteen prints depicting S. S. Tolstov, other officers, scenes from the First World War and unidentified individuals

Container List

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1914-1933

 

Commendations.

Note

See SUBJECT FILE/World War, 1914-1918--Veterans--Russia
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Letters of recommendation from G. Elliot and V. Grosse

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Military service records.

Note

See also SUBJECT FILE
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Miscellany

Box/Folder 1 : 4

CORRESPONDENCE, 1923-1938.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and cards from unidentified individuals, 1923-1938
 

SUBJECT FILE, 1914-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Obukhov, Vladimir Dimitrievich

Box/Folder 1 : 6-8

Russia (Territory under White Armies, 1918-1920).

 

Armiia.

Scope and Content Note

Documents relating to the Civil War in the Maritime District, particularly the situation in Vladivostok in 1918, consisting mainly of correspondence, recommendations, orders, and related matter
 

World War, 1914-1918

Box/Folder 1 : 9-11

Campaigns--Eastern Front.

Scope and Content Note

Orders, descriptions of battles, field books
Box/Folder 2 : 1-2

Russia.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from soldiers and fellow officers, 1914-1917, and orders relating to Tolstov's service in Krasnoiarsk in 1917
Box/Folder 2 : 3-4

Veterans--Russia.

Scope and Content Note

Mainly correspondence relating to military invalids outside Russia, 1931-1940. Includes commendations to Tolstov for his part in aiding them
Box/Folder 2 : 5

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1910s-1930s(?).

Scope and Content Note

16 prints depicting S. S. Tolstov, episodes of his life, family members, and friends