Includes correspondence between Balakshin and various Russian emigre and American
writers, literary critics, editors, professors, journalists, researchers, and book distributors. One
group of correspondence and related papers pertains specifically to preparation, publication, and
distribution of Balakshin's book, Final v Kitae.
I was born on October 5, 1898 in Vladivostok, in the Maritime Province of the Russian Far East. In 1916 I
graduated from high school, and a year later from the Aleksandrovsk Military College in Moscow. I am a
veteran of World War I and the Russian Civil War, serving under Admiral Kolchak in the latter.
Number of containers: 3 boxes
Linear feet: 1.25
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