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Georgii Eduardovich Berkhman papers

Call Number: MS 935

Scope and Contents

The papers of Georgii Eduardovich Berkhman (died 1929) deal with battles between the Russians and Turks in Sarykamysh in Turkey during World War I, and with Berkhman's role as general of infantry and commander of the first Caucasus Army Corps. Included are typescript copies of documents relating to the campaign, arranged partially by topic; two newspapers with articles about the campaign; and a pamphlet, Sarykamy š skaja operacija, 12-24 Dekabrja 1914 (The Sarykamysh Campaign, December 12-24, 1914, Some Documents), printed in 1934, which contains telegrams and letters to and from Berkhman, as well as other documents pertaining to his activities in the campaign.


  • 1914-1934
  • Majority of material found within 1914 - 1917


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Basil M. Federovsky, 1962.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


Typescript copies of documents relating to the battles between the Russians and Turks in Sarykamysh in Turkey, 1914-1915. Also included is a pamphlet (printed in 1934) with telegrams, letters and other documents relating to Georgii Berkhman's part in the campaign.

Biographical / Historical

Georgii Berkhman: general of infantry and commander of the First Caucasus Army Corps.

Guide to the Georgii Eduardovich Berkhman Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
June 1983
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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