Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

George Guins: Professor and Government Official: Russia, China and California

Interviewee(s):
Guins, George
Interviewer(s):
Raymond, Boris
Title:
George Guins: Professor and Government Official: Russia, China and California
Abstract:
Youth in Kishinev; student at St. Petersburg University, 1904-09; a career in the Resettlement Department, and minister's officer for special assignments; the February revolution, and the Ministry of Supply; the October revolution, and departure for Omsk; rise and fall of the Kolchak government; escape to Harbin, Manchuria; controller, 1921-26, Chinese-Eastern Railway; impressions on a 1928-29 trip to France; law practice and writings, 1930-41; Japanese military takeover in Harbin; to San Francisco, 1941. Appended articles and bibliographies.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
1966
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11233931
Rights:
Guins, George. "George Guins: Professor and Government Official: Russia, China and California." Interview by Boris Raymond in 1966. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.