Peter Petrovich Balakshin (1898-1990) was born in Vladivostok. After emigrating to San Francisco, he became the editor of Russkaia zhizn'. He authored the very important Final v Kitae (SF 1958. 2 v.) UH has 2 archival boxes, all of his Sobranie sochinenii, and Balakshin's English typewriter
Finding aid in progress
The Bancroft Library at University of California at Berkeley has Balakshin's correspondence, 1929-1989. See HERE.
1935, Peter Balakshin in Russkaia zhizn' office.