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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frank Alfred Golder papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1861-1929
    Collection number: XX058
    Creator: Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929
    Extent: 38 manuscript boxes, 12 envelopes (16 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, diaries, memoranda, transcripts of documents from Russian archives, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Russian history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Russian American Company in Alaska, conditions in Russia during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and American Relief Administration work in Russia.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English and Russian.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frank Alfred Golder papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    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.

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    Also available on microfilm (46 reels).

    Biographical Note

    1877, August 11 Born, Odessa, Russia
    1880 Arrived in the United States
    1898 Ph.B., Bucknell University
    1900-1902 Teacher in U.S. public schools in Alaska the Aleutian Islands
    1903 M.A., Harvard University
    1904-1908 Studied in Berlin, Paris and St. Petersburg
    1908-1909 Instructor in history, University of Missouri
    1909 Ph.D., Harvard University
      Instructor in history and economics, Boston University
    1910 Instructor of history, University of Chicago
    1910-1914 Assistant professor of history, Washington State College
    1914 Author, Russian Expansion on the Pacific
    1915-1920 Professor of history, Washington State College
    1917 Author, Guide To Materials for American History in Russian Archives
      Conducted research in Russian archives for Carnegie Institute and American Geographical Society
    1917-1919 Member, Colonel House Commission of Inquiry
    1918 Author, The Russian Revolution
    1920-1923 Member, American Relief Administration
    1921-1929 Associate Professor and Professor of history, Stanford University
    1922 Author, Bering's Voyages
    1925 Author, History of Russia
    1927 Author, Documents of Russian History, On the Trail of the Russian Famine and Paul Jones in Russia
    1928 Author, March of the Mormon Battalion
    1929 Died, Stanford, California

    Scope and Content Note

    Correspondence, writings, diaries, memoranda, transcripts of documents from Russian archives, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Russian history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Russian American Company in Alaska, conditions in Russia during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and American Relief Administration work in Russia.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Rossiisko-amerikanskaia kompaniia.
    American Relief Administration.
    International relief.
    Prisoners of war.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons.
    World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
    Alaska--Discovery and exploration.
    Russia.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia--History--Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
    Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
    Soviet Union--Social conditions.
    United States--Foreign relations.