Leonid Petrovič Men'ščikov Papers
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Full name Leonid Petrovič Men'ščikov; born in Bekovo, Russia 1869, died in Paris 1932; agent provocateur for the benefit of the Partija Socialistov-Revoljucionerov (PSR); arrested in 1886 because of revolutionary sympathies; entered the service of the Ochrana in 1889; informed the Central Committee of the PSR of the police spy N.Ju. Tatarov in August 1905; left the Ochrana in 1907 and revealed its activities in several publications, including `Russkij politiceskij sysk za-granicej' Paris 1914; left Russia in 1909.
Correspondence 1912-1913, 1924-1932; notebooks and notes made by Men'ščikov as agent provocateur in the Ochrana and other documentation on revolutionary activities 1886-1899; documentation on agents provocateurs, including file on A.M. Evalenko 1911-1912; notebook c. 1931-1932; draft manuscript of `Ochrana i revoljucija'; typescript of `Cernaja kniga russkogo osvoboditel'nogo dviženija' vol. II; articles (typed and printed); manuscripts of poems; manuscripts by others, including `Materialy dlja oznakomlenija so social'no-revoljucionnoj partiej v Rossii' by Evgenij Mamčič 1881; personal documents; printed material including articles on Men'ščikov; Comité de Secours aux Volontaires Russes en France: records 1914-1917, including c. 2000 letters from Russian soldiers.