Confidential U.S. diplomatic post records : Russia and the
Soviet Union ; from Czar to commissars, 1914-1918
Location: Microfilm E 183.9 R9 C58
"This collection contains American diplomatic reports from Russia. The reports
deal with numerous subjects: the political and economic consequences of World
War I, the military situation, the collapse of the Czarist regime and the
establishment of the Provisional Government in the February Revolution, conflict
between the Provisional Government and General Kornilov, the Russo-Japanese
Entente, the Bolshevik coup d'etat in the October Revolution, activities of the
Polish Provisional Government, the political situation in Romania, the Causasus,
Estonia, Latvia, and the Ukraine, the question of recognition of the Soviet
government by the Allies, the first meeting of the Soviet Congress, Soviet
foreign policy, Trotsky, the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, the arrival of Allied
forces into Russia and the Russian response to them, the YMCA and the Red Cross
relief activities, and the beginnings of the Soviet Political Police (the
Cheka). The records are taken from National Archives record groups 84 and 59."
Special Collections Division University of Missouri-Columbia Libraries.
For more diplomatic records concerning Russia during 1916-1918 see:
Russia in Transition: the Diplomatic Papers of David R. Francis, U.S. Ambassador
to Russia, 1916-1918.
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Confidential U.S. Diplomatic Post Records: Russia: from Czar to
Commissars, 1914-1918. Microfilm E 183.9 R9 C58 Guide.
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Time Period: 20th Century
Subject Keywords: Military History
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