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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 35

Documents concerning the investigation into the death of Nicholas II

Overview

Documents compiled for the investigation into the deaths of Russian Czar Nicholas II and his family.

Dates

  • 1918-1920

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian and English.

Extent

1 linear feet (7 volumes)
Contains documents compiled for the investigation into the deaths of Czar Nicholas II and his family. Records include testimonies, orders, and other court papers, in addition to correspondence, reports, and photographs. Much of the material pertains to the examination of articles used as material evidence in the investigation which was conducted by N.A. Sokolov, Coroner of the Court. Photographs (with negatives) are of the royal family and the house and area in Ekaterinburg where they were killed. Also includes some correspondence in English concerning the disposition of the belongings of Nicholas and his family.

Arrangement

Arranged in volume number order.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

64M-250. Gift of Bayard L. Kilgour, Jr.; received: 1966.
Title
Documents concerning the investigation into the death of Nicholas II, 1918-1920: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01456

Repository Details

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