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Kerensky, Aleksandr Fyodorovich, 1881-1970

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1881 - 1970

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky (Russian: АлексЃандр Фёдорович КЃеренский, 4 May 1881 - 11 June 1970) was a Russian lawyer and key political figure in the Russian Revolution of 1917. After the February Revolution of 1917 he joined the newly formed Russian Provisional Government, first as Minister of Justice, then as Minister of War, and after July 1917 as the government's second Minister-Chairman. A leader of the moderate-socialist Trudoviks faction of the Socialist Revolutionary Party, he was also vice-chairman of the powerful Petrograd Soviet. On 7 November, his government was overthrown by the Lenin-led Bolsheviks in the October Revolution. He spent the remainder of his life in exile, in Paris and New York City, and worked for the Hoover Institution. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Kerensky

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Nina Berberova papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 182
Overview: The Nina Berberova Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, personal papers, memorabilia, and printed materials. The correspondence consists of personal letters from such famous Russian emigre writers and artists as Georgii Adamovich, Ivan Bunin, Zinaida Gippius, Roman Gul', Georgii Ivanov,Aleksandr Kuprin, Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Vladimir Nabokov, Aleksei Remizov, Gleb Struve, Marina TSvetaeva, Boris and Vera Zaitsev. There are 67 letters and 9 cards from Vladislav Khodasevich...
Dates: 1891-1993, bulk 1950-1993

Louise Bryant papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1840
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notebooks, artwork, photographs, and printed matter which document Louise Bryant's career as a journalist and her personal and family life. The papers contain only a small amount of material about John Reed.
Dates: 1908-1938

Roman Gulʹ papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 90
Overview: The Roman Gulʹ Papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, and files documenting the literary and political life of Roman Gulʹ and his contemporaries.
Dates: 1879-1966

Vladimir Samarin correspondence and other papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 295
Overview: Incoming (86 TLS, 85 ALS) and carbons of outgoing (127 TL) correspondence, mostly regarding Russian émigré publications, literary and church affairs. Includes the typescript of Samarin's "Front v tylu (Bolʹshevistskoe podpolʹe v zani︠a︡tykh nemt︠s︡ami oblasti︠a︡kh SSSR, 98 p., 1951) and the page-proofs of works by Ivan Alekseevich Bunin with annotations by Bunin.
Dates: 1948-1976

Kenneth Farrand Simpson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 92
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, political memoranda, campaign literature, and printed matter documenting Kenneth Simpson's career as chairman of the Republican County Committee in New York (1935-1940). The papers also include case and client files from Simpson's legal practice. The papers highlight Simpson's support for Fiorello LaGuardia in the 1936 New York mayoral campaign, his opposition to Thomas E. Dewey's candidacy for presidential nomination in 1940, and his own successful...
Dates: 1900-1983, bulk 1923-1941

Fedor Stepun papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 172
Overview: The Papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Fedor Stepun as an émigré writer, educator, and political commentator. Principal correspondents include such famous Russian émigré writers as Nikolaĭ Arsenʹev, Ivan Bunin, Roman Gulʹ, I︠U︡riĭ Ivask, Michael Karpovich, Aleksandr Kerensky, Victor Leontovitsch, S. P. Melʹgunov, N. P. Poltorat︠s︡kiĭ, Leonid Rzhevskiĭ, Gleb Struve, Dmitrij Tschižewskij, V. Veĭdle, M. V....
Dates: 1902-1965, bulk 1946-1965

I︠U︡riĭ Terapiano papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 301
Overview: Letters from Russian émigré writers to Terapiano, accompanied by clippings, programs to literary events, and holograph manuscripts by Russian writers. In addition there are letters from émigré writers to Konstantin Lupakov and translations by Lupakov.
Dates: 1925-1965

Mark Weinbaum papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 106
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and other materials documenting Weinbaum's work as editor of Novoe Russkoe Slovo and president of the Literary Fund.
Dates: 1896-1973