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John W. Ferguson photograph collection: circa 1919
Summary Information
Title: John W. Ferguson photograph collection
Creator: Ferguson, John W.
Dates: circa 1919
Extent: 6.12 MB (1 digital file)
Papers of a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
Call number: 2012081 Aa 2
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/
Finding aid created by Olga Virakhovskaya, September 2012

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was donated by Matthew Ferguson in February 2012 (Donor No. 10730)

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open without restriction.

To protect fragile audiovisual recordings (such as audio cassettes, film reels, and VHS tapes), the Bentley Historical Library has a policy of converting them to digital formats by a professional vendor whenever a researcher requests access. For more information, please see: http://bentley.umich.edu/research/duplication/.


Copyright is held by the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright is not held. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, John W. Ferguson photograph collection, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


John W. Ferguson, of Ravenna, Mich., served in Company C, 310th Engineers, during the American intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."

Collection Scope and Content Note

Photograph of John W. Ferguson, a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, riding a horse in Russia, possibly in Murmansk.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Horses -- Russia.
  • Soldiers -- American -- Russia.
  • Soviet Union -- History -- Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
  • Photographs.
  • Polar Bear Expedition.
  • Digital file formats.
  • Photographs.
  • Ferguson, John W.
  • United States. Army. Engineer Regiment, 310th.
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
John W. Ferguson photograph collection [series]
CD Box   8  
Photograph of John W. Ferguson circa 1919 [view items]