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The American Society of Russian Naval History offers the following books for your collection. These books are the first references to the Russian Naval Archives to be published in recent years. They are all in Russian and will make a valuable addition to your collection of Navy history books.

Sorgeeva, N.G, Rossiiskii flot 1720-1917 gg. Bibliograficheskii spravochnik izdanii morskogo vedomstva [Russian Navy 1720-1917. Bibliographic Guide to Publications of the Navy Department] St. Petersburg, 1995. ISBN:5-86789-017-1, Soft cover, 156 pages. This is the first time such a reference book of Russian Navy publications has been prepared. This book chronicles the life and activities of the Navy including the organization, history, science, technology, medicine, etc., much of which is not widely known.
Price US$25.00

Malevinskaia, M.E., Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv VMF : Spravochnik po fondam (1917-1940) [Russian State Naval Archives : Guide to Fonds (1917-1940)] St. Petersburg, 1995.
Part I, ISBN:5-86789-015-5, Hard cover, 416 pages;
Part II, ISBN:5-86789-019-8,, Hard cover, 237 pages
This two volume reference set describes the holdings of the Russian State Naval Archives in St. Petersburg for the years 1917 thru 1940. Part I of the reference consists of 11 sections including revolutionary-democratic institutions and organizations (including the period under the Provisional Government), central organs of the naval command, fleets, flotillas, land forces, private collections and White Guard Units. Includes indexes to ships and vessels, locations, names, and subjects. A separate section of Volume II includes 20 unique photos of vessels and reproductions of original documents regarding actions of the Baltic Fleet during the Russian-Finnish War and previously secret documents about the destruction of the Black Sea Navy by the Bolsheviks in 1918.
Set of two volumes US$85.00

Mazur, T.P., Annotirovannyi reestr opisei (1696-1917), Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv VMF [Annotated Register of Opises (1696-1917) Russian State Navy Archive]. St. Petersburg 1996. ISBN:5-86789-025-2, Hard cover, 490 pages
This Annotated Register to the Russian Navy Archives contains annotations to 1260 fonds (1816 opisei, 1194119 items) for the pre-Revolutionary period to 7 November (25 October) 1917. Pre-Revolutionary documents in the Navy Archives cover the activities of the higher and central navy institutions, flotillas, education institutions, ports and bases, navigation, etc. Price US$70.00

Please add $3.00 for shipping and handling. The cost of these books is not tax deductible. The proceeds from the sale of these books will be used to support Society programs.

Make checks payable to the American Society for Russian Naval History and send to:

Richard A. Russell
12201 Jonathons Glen Way
Herndon, Virginia 20170-2352, USA
email: rarussell-vmf@worldnet.att.net

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