Register of the N. N. Baratov papers

Finding aid prepared by Olga V. Dunlop
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: N. N. Baratov papers
Date (inclusive): 1898-1965
Collection Number: 81131
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 3 envelopes (1.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, military documents, maps, clippings, and printed matter relating to Russian military activities in Persia and the Caucasus during World War I, and to the Russian Revolution. Digital copies of diaries also available at http://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Baratov, N. N.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], N. N. Baratov papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

Accruals

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Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of diaries also available at http://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Biographical Note

1865 February 1 Born, Ardon, Sunezhskaia Stanitsa, Caucasus
1874-1891 Graduated from Second Konstantinovskoe Military Academy, Nikolaevskoe Engineering School, Academy of the General Staff
1891-1906 Military service in the Caucasus
1915 Decorated with the Order of St. George
1916-1918 Commander of the Russian Expeditionary Force in Persia with rank of general
1918-1920 Took part in Civil War with Volunteer Army of South Russia; immigrated to France after defeat of White forces
1921?-1932 President of the Federation General des Invalides Mutiles de Guerre Russes a l'Etranger
1932 March 22 Died, Paris, France

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, military documents, maps, clippings, and printed matter relating to Russian military activities in Persia and the Caucasus during World War I, and to the Russian Revolution.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Russia. Armii͡a--Officers.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Iran.
World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL, 1901-1932

Scope and Contents note

Official documents and excerpts from printed material dealing with the military career of General N. N. (Nikolai Nikolaevich) Baratov. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Official documents and printed matter, 1901-1932

Boxes 1-2

DIARIES, 1898-1931

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten journals by Baratov, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 2
Box/Folder 1 : 3
Box/Folder 1 : 4
Box/Folder 1 : 5
Box/Folder 1 : 6

"My Trip to India," 1918 September-October

Box/Folder 2 : 1

"India," 1918 December - 1919 January

Box/Folder 2 : 2
Box/Folder 2 : 3
Box/Folder 2 : 4
Box/Folder 2 : 5
Box/Folder 2 : 6
Box/Folder 2 : 7

"Memoirs of H.R.H., Prince A.P. Ol'denburgskii Recorded During My Stay at His Country House in Machelon, Biarritz," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Album, undated

Box 3

RUSSIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE IN PERSIA, WORLD WAR I FILE, 1916-1965

Scope and Contents note

Official correspondence with General Head Quarters (G.H.Q.), elements of the expeditionary force, and the Russian Embassy in Tehran; miscellaneous correspondence and documents re Russian Expeditionary Force in Persia (R.E.F.P.); Baratov's farewell address to the troops; and newspaper clippings and printed material re R.E.F.P. in contemporary and émigré press. Arranged by physical form.
 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 3 : 1

General, 1916 August 15 - 1917 January

Scope and Contents note

Official copies of correspondence between Baratov, G.H.Q., the Russian Embassy in Tehran, and elements of his expeditionary force re military and political situation on the Persian Front.
Box/Folder 3 : 2

Finance, 1917 September 29 - 1919 March 12

Scope and Contents note

Official correspondence re financial situation and supply of R.E.F.P.
Box/Folder 3 : 3

Miscellaneous, 1916 May 5 - 1918

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence and documents re R.E.F.P.
Box/Folder 3 : 4

Withdrawal from Persia, 1917 December 9 - 1918 February

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Farewell address of General Baratov to the troops of the R.E.F.P., 1918 June 10

 

Printed matter

 

Newspaper clippings and printed matter re R.E.F.P.

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Contemporary press

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Émigré press

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Printed material and handwritten notes of P. N. Baratov, 1965

 

Writings

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Inostrantsev, M., "L'operation de Sarykamych," Revue Militaire Francaise, No. 164-165, Paris, 1935 February-March

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Kromiadi, K., memoirs re R.E.F.P., 1917-1918

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Anonymous, essay re political situation and foreign policy of Persia after the Russian Revolution

Box 4

CIVIL WAR FILE, 1917-1920

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous documents re Civil War, Volunteer Army of South Russia and revolutionary movement in the Kuban'-Terek Region and the Caucasus. Arranged by physical form.
Box/Folder 4 : 1

Documents, revolutionary movement in South Russia and the Caucasus, 1917-1918

 

Miscellaneous, documents and correspondence

Box/Folder 4 : 2

1919 July-December

Box/Folder 4 : 3

1920 January-February

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Report by "E.I.V." re Civil War in the Terek-Kuban' Region and the Caucasus, 1918-1920

Box 4

EMIGRATION FILE, 1921-1965

Scope and Contents note

Personal and family correspondence of Baratov and his wife, Vera N. Baratov; printed material and correspondence of the Federation General des Invalides Mutiles de Guerre Russes a l'Etranger; miscellaneous documents of Russian émigré organizations; and clippings from Russian émigré and French press. Arranged by topic.
Box/Folder 4 : 5

Clippings, Russian émigré and French press, 1931-1932

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Personal, 1921-1927

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Vera N. Baratov, 1935-1943

 

Federation General des Invalides Mutiles de Guerre Russes a l'Etranger

Box/Folder 4 : 8

General correspondence, 1921?-1929

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Brochures and printed material, 1928-1965

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 4 : 11

Miscellaneous documents, Russian emigre organizations, 1921?-1928

 

PHOTOGRAPHS, circa 1914-1918

Envelope A

36 prints depicting Russian Expeditionary Force in Persia, including groups of Kuban, Orenburg and Eiisk Cossacks, 1916-1918; 53 prints of Persia, including landscape, people and monuments, as well as some prints of meetings between the command of the Russian Expeditionary Force and local authorities

Envelopes B, m*C

9 prints, including Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia and his son; portraits of General N. N. Baratov, 1914-1918