Military Papers of Leon Trotsky, 1918-1924

From Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi voennyi arkhiv (RGVA)

Call number: Film A 1051

Finding Aid: The opisi are on reel one of this microfilmed collection, and a hard-copy is also available on the shelves that hold the bound guides to microfilm collections in the Lamont basement (Index Film A 1051).

Contents: Contains orders of the Military Revolutionary Council, effectively General Staff of the Red Army during the Civil War, stenograms of Trotsky's speeches, interviews with Trotsky by journalists, personal correspondence, a letter from Trotsky asking Anais Nin to write for the Spanish Communist newspaper La Antorcha and many other documents.

Size of Archive: 71 microfilm reels.