The Dvorjitsky Family Papers, 1877 - 2014

Descriptive Identification

Repository
Foundation of Russian History,
1407 Robinson Road
Jordanville, NY 13361
Extent
1.9 cubic feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box)
Creator
Dvorjitsky San Filippo, Irina (1921-)
Language
EnglishRussianFrench
Abstract
This collection contains family documents of the Dvorjitsky (Dvorzhitskii) Family, including genealogical records, military service records, and photographs.

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Administrative Information

Access Restriction

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Foundation of Russian History.

Use Restriction

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Foundation of Russian History.

Biographical/Historical Commentary

The Dvorjitsky (Dvorzhitskii) Family traces its roots back to the nobility of the Russian Empire, originating in the Volyn' and Saint Petersburg regions. The Dvorzhitskii Family held various posts in the Russian Civil Service and served in the Russian Imperial Army and Navy, up to the Russian Revolution. Following the Revolution, members of the Dvorzhitskii family evacuated to Constantinople, and from there emigrated to the United States of America.

Scope and Content

This collection contains the family documents of the Dvorjitsky (Dvorzhitskii) Family, including memoirs, photographs, genealogical information, clippings, and military service records, and contains information on the Russian Imperial Navy and the social activities of Russian émigrés in the New York metropolitan area in the mid twentieth century.