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Photographs and Miscellaneous Papers [series]
Box   1 Folder   1
Photographic views of Archangel and photos of barracks, stables, fortifications, and other structures built by the 310th Engineers (31 items) [access item]
Box   1 Folder   2
Photographic views of Archangel and photos of barracks, stables, fortifications, and other structures built by the 310th Engineers (4 items) [access item]
Box   1 Folder   3
Documents relating to assignments and memorabilia
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Classification for local board for O'Dell [access item]
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Job announcement for Photographic Division Signal Corps [access item]
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"Notice to appear for physical examination" O'Dell [access item]
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Transfer of physical examination [access item]
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Recommendation for O'Dell for photographic division [access item]
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Qualification announcement for service [access item]
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Correspondence [access item]
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Correspondence, re: application for commission [access item]
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Correspondence, from O'Dell [access item]
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Correspondence [access item]
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Blank job application [access item]
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Enrollment in Naval Coast Defense Reserve for O'Dell [access item]
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Application [access item]
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"Notice to members of U.S. Public Service Reserve" [access item]
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Correspondence re: U.S. Public Service Reserve [access item]
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Farewell dinner menu & program June 19, 1919 [access item]
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Certificate for Distinguished Service w/ St. Anne for O'Dell [access item]
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Group portrait of 310th Engineers while in training at Camp Custer, Michigan

(In UAl oversize)

[access item]
 
Maps [series]

The Maps series includes general maps of the Archangel district at scales ranging from 1:420,000 to 1:20,000, large scale maps of cities and towns involved in military operations, reconnaissance and road maps, and maps of fortifications and military positions during the 1918-1919 campaign. Maps issued by the Allied Mapping Section and the Mapping Section, Dvina Force are noted in the contents list.

Folder   5  
Map descriptions [access item]
Folder   5  
Map description [access item]
Folder   5  
Map of Archangel district, Russia. 10 verst series. Allied Mapping Section 1919 (6 sheets (Scale ca. 1:420,000))

(See description in folder 17)

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Sheet 1 [access item]
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Sheet 2 [access item]
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Sheet 3 [access item]
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Sheet 4 [access item]
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Sheet 5 [access item]
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Sheet 6 [access item]
 
Archangel district, Russia. 1 verst series. Allied Mapping Section 1919 (79 sheets (Scale 1:42,000))

(Each sheet contains two squares, corresponding to the squares marked on the 10 verst sheets in folder 5. See description in folder 17)

Folder   6  
Archangel city and Onega areas
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Map description [access item]
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No. 134 [access item]
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No. 135 [access item]
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No. 136 [access item]
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No. 182 [access item]
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No. 183 [access item]
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No. 184 [access item]
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No. 185 [access item]
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No. 186 [access item]
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No. 187 [access item]
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No. 283 [access item]
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No. 284 [access item]
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No. 341 [access item]
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No. 342 [access item]
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No. 343 [access item]
Folder   7  
Pinega area
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No. 96 [access item]
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No. 97 [access item]
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No. 98 [access item]
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No. 142 [access item]
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No. 143 [access item]
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No. 144 [access item]
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No. 145 [access item]
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No. 188 [access item]
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No. 189 [access item]
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No. 190 [access item]
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No. 191 [access item]
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No. 192 [access item]
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No. 193 [access item]
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No. 194 [access item]
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No. 245 [access item]
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No. 246 [access item]
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No. 247 [access item]
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No. 248 [access item]
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No. 302 [access item]
Folder   8  
Lower Dvina River, Emtsa River, and Archangel-Vologda Railroad areas.
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No. 235 [access item]
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No. 238 [access item]
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No. 289 [access item]
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No. 291 [access item]
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No. 292 [access item]
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No. 293 [access item]
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No. 346 [access item]
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No. 349 [access item]
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No. 350 [access item]
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No. 396 [access item]
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No. 397 [access item]
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No. 398 [access item]
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No. 399 [access item]
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No. 400 [access item]
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No. 401 [access item]
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No. 402 [access item]
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No. 443 [access item]
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No. 444 [access item]
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No. 445 [access item]
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No. 446 [access item]
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No. 447 [access item]
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No. 448 [access item]
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No. 449 [access item]
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No. 479 [access item]
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No. 480 [access item]
Folder   9  
Upper Dvina River and Vaga River areas.
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No. 450 [access item]
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No. 451 [access item]
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No. 452 [access item]
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No. 486 [access item]
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No. 487 [access item]
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No. 488 [access item]
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No. 489 [access item]
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No. 502 [access item]
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No. 503 [access item]
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No. 520 [access item]
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No. 805 [access item]
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No. 806 [access item]
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No. 807 [access item]
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No. 862 [access item]
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No. 863 [access item]
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No. 918 [access item]
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No. 919 [access item]
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No. 920 [access item]
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No. 921 [access item]
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No. 984 [access item]
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No. 985 [access item]
Folder   10  
Map descriptions [access item]
Folder   10  
Map of Archangel district, Map No. 1. 8 verst series. 1918

(9 sheets of a 22 (or more) sheet map. Have sheet nos. 2,4,5,7,10,11,14,19,22). See description in folder 17.)

(Scale ca. 1:336,000)
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Sheet 2 [access item]
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Sheet 4 [access item]
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Sheet 5 [access item]
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Sheet 7 [access item]
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Sheet 10 [access item]
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Sheet 11 [access item]
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Sheet 14 [access item]
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Sheet 19 [access item]
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Sheet 22 [access item]
Folder   10  
Spetsial'nyi plan" chasti Arkhangel'skoi gubernii. 5 verst series. 1919 (4 sheets (Scale 1:210,000))

(In Russian) See description in folder 17.

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Sheet 1 [access item]
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Sheet 2 [access item]
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Sheet 3 [access item]
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Sheet 4 [access item]
Folder   11  
Map of Archangel district. 10 verst series. October 12, 1918-November 21, 1918 (4 sheets (Scale 1:420,000))

(See description in folder 17)

[access item]
Folder   11  
Territory from Lyavalya to Konetsbor, south of Dvina River undated (8 sheets (Scale 1:20,000))

(8 sheets of a 10 sheet map?)

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Folder   12  
Plan: district of Economy September 14, 1918

(no scale shown)

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Folder   12  
Soundings over sandbar: Vaga River Ust Vaga June 6, 1919 (Scale 1:1200) [access item]
Folder   12  
Map of Pechora River system 1919

(See description in folder 17)

(Scale 1:1,260,000) [access item]
Folder   12  
Map of Archangel and Solombola October 27, 1918 (Scale ca. 1:13,440) [access item]
Folder   12  
[untitled Led and Tarnya Rivers area, undated] Mapping Section, Dvina Force. (Scale 1:42,000) [access item]
Folder   12  
North winter trail, Archangel-Pinega, preliminary sketch of emergency trail (reindeer) February 13, 1919 (Scale ca. 1:440,000) [access item]
Folder   12  
Map of Morjegorskaya district undated (Scale 1:84,000) [access item]
Folder   12  
Plan showing districts in the vicinity of the towns of Emetskoe, Siiskoe and Vaimuga January 29, 1919 (Scale 1:42,000) [access item]
Folder   12  
Road traverse, Shredmakrenga-Tarasevo January 27, 1919

(See description in folder 17)

(Scale ca. 1:42,000) [access item]
 
Defensive Maps

The Defensive Maps series consists of blueprint maps created by the 310th Engineers in North Russia. They were originally wired together in a folder marked Appendix No.4, Section 3. They have been left in O'Dell's original order. Items numbered 6A, 37A, and 64A were not on O'Dell's list. Item 61 on O'Dell's list was not found. The original introduction found in the folder has been placed in Folder 17.

Folder   13  
Map descriptions [access item]
Folder   13  
Sketch showing location of fortified areas undated ([1.])

(no scale shown)

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Folder   13  
Map of track from Smollney to Six Verst Saw Mill June 3, 1919 ([2.]) (Scale 1:10,560) [access item]
Folder   13  
Map: Lyavlya vicinity March, 1919 ([3.]) (Scale 1:20,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Rikasikha area undated ([4.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Konetsbor area undated ([5.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Fortifications at Verst 506 undated ([6.]) (Scale 1:20,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Plan of fortifications at Verst 490 1919 ([6A.]) (Scale 1:20,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Map of Malie Ozerki and vicinity April 1, 1919 ([7.]) (Scale ca. 1:3,600) [access item]
Folder   13  
Plan showing Bolshieozerki road defence, Verst Post 18 April 4, 1919, April 29, 1919 ([8.]) (Scale ca. 1:5,280) [access item]
Folder   13  
Sketch: Selo Bolshie Ozerka undated ([9.]) (Scale ca. 1:40,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Sketch map showing winter and summer roads Obozerskaya- Bolshoi Ozerke undated ([10.]) (Scale 1:105,600) [access item]
Folder   13  
Section of Obozerskaya- Chekueva road from 7th verst west of Malieozerkie to 10th verst March 29, 1919 ([11.]) (Scale ca. 1:10,800) [access item]
Folder   13  
Sketch showing Oberskaya district from Verst 470 to Verst 476 December 4, 1918 ([12.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   13  
Verst 466, Archangel-Vologda railroad undated ([13.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   13  
Position at 466 undated ([14.]) (Scale ca. 1:31,680) [access item]
Folder   13  
Proposed fire lanes and new blockhouses V-458 undated ([15.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   13  
Sketch of block house defense showing lines of fire and track sidings between Verst 454 and Verst 455 November 27, 1918 ([16.]) (Scale ca. 1:3,600) [access item]
Folder   13  
Position at 448 and blockhouses between 447- 448 undated ([17.]) (Scale ca. 1:2,640) [access item]
Folder   13  
Positions at 445 and 446 undated ([18.]) (Scale ca. 1:2,640) [access item]
Folder   13  
Verst 446 to 444 November 28, 1918 ([19.]) (Scale ca. 1:3,600) [access item]
Folder   13  
Sketch showing positions near Verst 445 January 23, 1918 ([20.]) (Scale ca. 1:2,640) [access item]
Folder   13  
Rough map shewing disposition of Emtsa station and line of trenches at V.P. 443 . G.H.Q. Intelligence December 1, 1918 ([21.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   13  
Map of Plesetskaya, Russia 1918 ([22.])

(Copied from original dated 1913)

(Scale ca. 1:420) [access item]
Folder   13  
Map of Onega, Archangel district, Russia January 9, 1919 ([23.]) (Scale ca. 1:10,500) [access item]
Folder   13  
Bolshie-Ozerki-Chekuevo-Turchasovo roads, etc. undated ([24.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   13  
Chunovo undated ([25.]) (Scale ca. 1:5,250) [access item]
Folder   13  
Chekuevo defenses December 15, 1918 ([26.]) (Scale 1:8,462) [access item]
Folder   13  
Cheshiuga February 12, 1919 ([27.]) (Scale ca. 1:5,250) [access item]
Folder   13  
Filyava undated ([28.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   13  
Kavkula. March 20, 1919 ([29.]) (Scale ca. 1:5.250) [access item]
Folder   13  
Kueshova undated ([30.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   13  
Kleshevo February 18, 1919 ([31.]) (Scale ca. 1:5,280 or 1:5,250) [access item]
Folder   14  
Road map: Kleschevo to Telza R. January 26, 1919 ([32.]) (Scale ca. 1:42,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kialovanga February 19, 1919 ([33.]) (Scale ca. 1:5,250) [access item]
Folder   14  
Turchasovo, showing positions held during offensive on December 30, 1918, February 17, 1919 ([34.]) (Scale 1:8,400) [access item]
Folder   14  
Sketch of operation on Turchasovo undated ([35.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   14  
Village of Seletskoe December, 1918 ([36.]) (Scale ca. 1:10,500) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kodish front [dated 28-18-18] ([37.]) (Scale ca. 1:10,500) [access item]
Folder   14  
Defenses on road to Kadish undated ([37A.]) (Scale ca. 1:2,400) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kodish defences undated ([38.]) (Scale ca. 1:2,400) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kodish defence map April 8, 1919 ([39.]) (Scale 1:5,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Shred Makrenga and vicinity April 1919 ([40.]) (Scale 1:26,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kholmogori area, showing blockhouses, etc. undated ([41.]) (Scale ca. 1:42,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Sketch of Emetskoe defenses undated ([42.]) (Scale ca. 1:7 200) [access item]
 
Morjegorskaya and defences April 8, 1919
Folder   14  
Sheet 1 ([43.]) (Scale ca. 1:7,200) [access item]
Folder   14  
Sheet 2 ([44.]) (Scale ca. 1:7,200) [access item]
Folder   14  
Ust Morje and defences May 12, 1919 ([45.]) (Scale ca. 1:3,600) [access item]
Folder   14  
Plesso and defences May 19, 1919 ([46.]) (Scale ca. 1:3,600) [access item]
Folder   14  
Usolia district and defences May 13, 1919 ([47.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Defence map of Bereznik undated ([48.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Map of Bereznik and Osinovo defences undated ([49.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Topsa area December 18, 1918 ([50.]) (Scale ca. 1:21,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Shussuga and vicinity, with defences of Shussuga May 9, 1919 ([51.]) (Scale 1:5,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Sushuga defense map undated ([52.]) (Scale ca. 1:1,800) [access item]
Folder   14  
Toulgas district defences undated ([53.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Rostaffskaia outpost sketch undated ([54.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kurgomen district defenses January 4, 1919 ([55.]) (Scale 1:20,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Outpost sketch of Kourgomen undated ([56.]) (Scale 1:20,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Map: Savoy Copse, Kurgomen area (west end) showing 60 pdr. gun pits, dugouts, mine dugouts, and galleries June 4, 1919 ([57.]) (Scale 1:900) [access item]
Folder   14  
Ust-Vaga defence map undated ([58.]) (Scale 1:10,000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Artillery map Kitsa area, undated. Mapping Section Dvina Force ([59.]) (Scale 1 :42 000) [access item]
Folder   14  
Kitsa- Vistavka district defences April 17, 1919 ([60.]) (Scale ca. 1:10,500) [access item]
Folder   14  
[missing] ([61.])
Folder   14  
Fort. plat of Kitsa undated ([62.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   14  
Fort. plat Yevstevskaya undated ([63.])

(no scale shown)

[access item]
Folder   14  
Sketch of Schenkursk undated ([64.]) (Scale 1:2,400) [access item]
Folder   14  
Denislavia from sketch undated ([64A.]) (Scale ca. 1:7,200) [access item]
 
Designs [series]

The Architectural Design series consists of plans and designs of buildings and fortifications constructed by the 310th Engineers in North Russia. They were originally wired together in a folder marked Appendix No. 4, Section 2. They have been arranged by work number. The Original introduction found in the folder has been placed in Folder 17)

Folder   15  
"Designs: topographical office, 1st battalion 310 Engrs" [access item]
Folder   15  
Barracks for 104 men September 17, 1918 ([4]) (6 sheets) [access item]
Folder   15  
Standard latrine [date obscured] ([5.])

(See description in folder 17)

[access item]
Folder   15  
Officers' quarters September 26, 1918 ([8.]) (6 sheets) [access item]
Folder   15  
Standard bath house October 8, 1918 ([11.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Standard brick stove October 14, 1918 ([12.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Standard 8-man blockhouse October 7, 1918 ([13.])

(See description in folder 17)

[access item]
Folder   15  
Standard 20 man blockhouse October 17, 1918 ([15.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
U.S. Engineer drafting office November 11, 1918 ([18.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Block plan of Michigan barracks showing sewer and water lines November 29, 1918 ([20.])

(See description in folder 17)

[access item]
Folder   15  
U.S. Army stores warehouse built at Bakaritza, Russia October 9, 1918 ([21.]) (3 sheets) [access item]
Folder   15  
Incinerating plant for Michigan barracks November 12, 1918 ([31.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Wireless station November 20, 1918 ([32.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Sergeant's mess, 30 men capacity Obozerskaya, Russia January 14, 1919 ([34.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Stable for 60 horses at Obozerskaya, Russia January 15, 1919 ([35.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
Officer's quarters, 10 rooms at Obozerskaya January 15, 1919 ([36.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
D.A.D.O.S. log warehouse at Obozerskaya, Russia January 18, 1919 ([38.]) [access item]
Folder   15  
30 yard winter range for British machine gun school January 24, 1919 ([41.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Proposed bridge Verst 422 January 25, 1919 ([43.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Blockhouse at Verst 581 February 18, 1919 ([45.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Blockhouse at Michka, Russia February 20, 1919 ([46.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Barricades around lumber blockhouses at Verst 445 February 24, 1919 ([48.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Dvina Force blockhouse February 25, 1919 ([54.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
50 man dugout for reserve platoon at Verst 445 March 6, 1919 ([55.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Shell proof shelter for Kurgomen district March 18, 1919 ([56.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Machine gun emplacement March 8, 1919 ([58.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Proposed splinter proof shelters for Kurgoman district April 1, 1919 ([62.]) (2 sheets) [access item]
Folder   16  
Type of blockhouse erected for defence of Rostovskoe, Dvina Front April 1, 1919 ([63.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Officer's R.A.F. house boat May 2, 1919 ([64.]) (2 sheets) [access item]
Folder   16  
Men's R.A.F. house boat May 7, 1919 ([65.]) (2 sheets) [access item]
Folder   16  
Shelter and foundation for 6" howitzer March 8, 1919 ([69.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Bridge Verst 458 March 10, 1919 ([70.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Standard latrine for Morjegorskaya June 2, 1919 ([72.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Sketch for barrel raft as used in Kurgomen area May 17, 1919 ([73.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Sketch for refrigerator (built in existing barn) Kurgomen area undated ([74.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Sketch for flash screen as built for 60 pdr. guns, in Kurgomen area May 16, 1919 ([75.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Sketch for splinter proof 60 pdr. gun pits as built in Kurgomen area May 18, 1919 ([77.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
[Untitled Fortification at Shenkursk?] undated ([79.]) (3 sheets) [access item]
Folder   16  
Dug-out May 28, 1919 ([80.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
[title obscured. Bridge] April-May 1919 ([81.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Dvina Hospital ward room May 15, 1919 ([82.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Section of fire trench and A frame Kurgomen May 30, 1919 ([85.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Artillery observation post, Kurgoman district (St. Pauls village) June 2, 1919 ([86.]) [access item]
Folder   16  
Drawing of dugout for M.G. Co. April 30, 1919 ([87.]) [access item]
 
Map descriptions [series]
Folder   17  
Map descriptions [access item]