Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929

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F. A. Golder collected plants in Alaska in 1899 and 1900.

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American historian of Russia and the Russian sphere of influence in North America.

From the description of Frank Alfred Golder papers, 1858-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 610424116

American historian; American Relief Administration worker in Russia, 1920-1923.

From the description of Frank Alfred Golder papers, 1861-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866943

Biography

American historian of Russia and the Russian sphere of influence in North America.

From the guide to the Frank Alfred Golder Papers, 1858-1927, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biographical Note

  • 1877, August 11: Born, Odessa, Russia
  • 1880: Arrived in the United States
  • 1898: Ph.B., Bucknell University
  • 1900 - 1902 : Teacher in U.S. public schools in Alaska the Aleutian Islands
  • 1903: M.A., Harvard University
  • 1904 - 1908 : Studied in Berlin, Paris and St. Petersburg
  • 1908 - 1909 : Instructor in history, University of Missouri
  • 1909: Ph.D., Harvard University Instructor in history and economics, Boston University
  • 1910: Instructor of history, University of Chicago
  • 1910 - 1914 : Assistant professor of history, Washington State College
  • 1914: Author, Russian Expansion on the Pacific
  • 1915 - 1920 : Professor of history, Washington State College
  • 1917: Author, Guide To Materials for American History in Russian Archives Conducted research in Russian archives for Carnegie Institute and American Geographical Society
  • 1917 - 1919 : Member, Colonel House Commission of Inquiry
  • 1918: Author, The Russian Revolution
  • 1920 - 1923 : Member, American Relief Administration
  • 1921 - 1929 : Associate Professor and Professor of history, Stanford University
  • 1922: Author, Bering's Voyages
  • 1925: Author, History of Russia
  • 1927: Author, Documents of Russian History, On the Trail of the Russian Famine and Paul Jones in Russia
  • 1928: Author, March of the Mormon Battalion
  • 1929: Died, Stanford, California

From the guide to the Frank Alfred Golder papers, 1861-1929, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873,. Miscellaneous western Americana manuscripts, 1836-1910. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929. Frank Alfred Golder papers, 1858-1927. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926. Papers, 1888-1926. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Standage, Henry, 1818-1899. Journal, 1846-1851. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. Herbert Hoover letter to Frank A. Golder, 1924. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Frank Alfred Golder Papers, 1858-1927 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Allen Glen Wachhold typescript : Frank A. Golder : an adventure in life and history, 1978 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Steller, Georg Wilhelm, 1709-1746. G.W. Steller's ... Reise von Kamtschatka nach Amerika mit dem Commandeur-capitan Bering : Ein Pendant zu dessen Beschreibung von Kamtschatka /St. Petersburg bey Johann Jacharias Logan 1793 : manuscript, [ca. 1920] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Frank Alfred Golder papers, 1861-1929 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
creatorOf Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929. Reproductions of maps owned by the Library of Congress for use in F. A. Golder's research. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929. [Golder collection of photostat copies of ducuments in the Russian archives. 1917] [microform]. University of Washington Libraries
creatorOf Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930. Alaska and Arctic related illustrations, maps and miscellany, ca. 1763-[ongoing] [graphic]. Alaska State Library
referencedIn Charles Vancouver Piper Papers, 1888-1926 Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
referencedIn Herbert Hoover letter to Frank A. Golder, 1924 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929. Frank Alfred Golder papers, 1861-1929. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
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associatedWith American Relief Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926. person
associatedWith Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡. corporateBody
associatedWith Rossiisko-amerikanskaia kompaniia. corporateBody
associatedWith Standage, Henry, 1818-1899. person
associatedWith Stanford University. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Steller, Georg Wilhelm, 1709-1746. person
associatedWith Wachhold, Allen Glen, 1948- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Alaska
Russia
Russia
Russia
United States
Northwest Passage
Siberia (Russia)
Soviet Union
Northwest Coast of North America
Alaska
Russia.
Soviet Union.
Alaska
Subject
World War, 1914-1918 Russia
International relief
World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons
World War, 1914-1918
Prisoners of war
Occupation
Botanists
Function

Person

Birth 1877

Death 1929

Americans

English,

Russian

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