Recover e-mails that were moved from Outlook POP to IMAP

I made a huge mistake and am trying to remedy it.

I attempted to copy a large e-mail collection from an Outlook POP account to an Outlook IMAP (Gmail) account, by dragging from one inbox to the other.
A bulk of the e-mails no longer exist on the POP server and just existed in the Outlook PST file.

Outlook stopped responding after a couple of hours so I had to kill it via task manager.
Before restarting the process, I went to Gmail and deleted all of the existing mail to avoid duplicates.
I decided to empty the trash as well to start with a clean slate.
I tried again and Outlook crashed again. I repeated my "clean slate" process.

I decided to try copying only a chunk of e-mails at a time to prevent this. At this time I noticed there was a huge date gap.
It then dawned on me that a move, not a copy, was occurring so I was losing e-mails each time.

Is there anyway that I can somehow recover these e-mails?
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bejhanAsked:
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CESNetwork AdministratorCommented:
what if you right-click > properties on the PST.  Are there previous versions?
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Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Commented:
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bejhanAuthor Commented:
How would that help me recover the messages I've lost?
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Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Commented:
As you have mentioned its there in PST retreive email from there. Please make a copy of your pst before making any changes or action.
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CESNetwork AdministratorCommented:
do you have shadow copy enabled?  you could restore from previous version if so
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Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Commented:
Did you checked your gmail trash , you can move the emails back to inbox ?
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bejhanAuthor Commented:
As I stated in my question, I emptied the trash. I don't believe there is a way to recover e-mails after emptying the trash. Is there?
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Gopi RajuSystem AnalystCommented:
Try filling out this form https://support.google.com/mail/contact/missingemails and submit to Gmail support.
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bejhanAuthor Commented:
A Windows previous version existed for the PST file folder, thank god.
I was able to restore that and pretend my blunder never occurred.

Lesson of the day: always make a backup.
I should know this by now, I've learned the hard way enough times.
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bejhanAuthor Commented:
I just noticed that CES IT posted my solution before I did and, as such, deserves the points.
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