This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Foundation of Russian History.
Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Foundation of Russian History.
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.
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.