Correspondence files of Dr. Adolph S. Oko. The bulk of the correspondence is from Dr. Carl Gebhardt (1881-1934), with a large group also relating to a campaign to raise money for the Domus Spinozana. Present are a number of typescripts of articles and an extensive life of Spinoza. There are a few personal items, but practically all correspondence and manuscripts relate in some measure to Spinoza. Also, nine boxes of clippings relating to Spinoza, a duplicate set of cards for the Spinoza Collection used by G.K. Hall in publishing SPINOZA BIBLIOGRAPHY, the personal cardfiles of Oko and Gebhardt, and one box of Oko bookplates.
Manuscripts and printed material of Stakhovich. The manuscripts include Stakhovich's memoirs as well as miscellaneous notes and copies of military circulars; the printed material is comprised of clippings, broadsides and booklets. The bulk of the documentation pertains to White Army activities in Siberia and the Far East.
Correspondence, manuscripts, printed materials and photographs of Vetlit︠s︡. The correspondence includes letter drafts by Vetlit︠s︡, and letters from R. Shubovich. The collection consists primarily of Vetlit︠s︡'s manuscripts pertaining to horse breeding and horse-racing in Russia, Yugoslavia, the First and Second World Wars, and the 1917 revolution in Russia. Some of the manuscripts describe Vetlit︠s︡'s childhood and family, and his memoirs are included in the form of a letter. The printed materials consist of clippings of articles by Vetlit︠s︡.
Volzhanin-Nizhegorodet︠s︡, A. A. (Aleksandr Alekseevich), 1896-
Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and printed materials of Volzhanin. The correspondence includes two letters from Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡. The manuscripts are all by Volzhanin himself, and include memoirs describing his World War I military service, his service in the White Army in Siberia, his arrest and imprisonment until about 1937, his service with the Germans during World War II, and his eventual emigration to the United States. Other manuscripts deal with noted figures in Russian history, the emigre press, and literature. There are a few photographs of Volzhanin and a number of clippings.
These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, art works, printed materials, and a photograph, and relate chiefly to Russian artists and ballet personalities active in France in the 1920s and 1930s. Records of the Parisian World of Art (Mir Iskusstva) group, of which Shervashidze was the president, includes correspondence, documents, an exhibit program, clippings and a photograph of the artists involved. There is correspondence from Lev Bakst, Ivan Bilibin, Sergei Diagilev, Mikhail Larionov, Georgii Lukomskii, and Joan Mirʹo, and one letter each from Nikolai Roerich, and Nataliia Goncharova. There are also many letters from Shervashidze's family in the Soviet Union from the 1920s and 1930s. Illustrative materials by Shervashidze include programs, prints and water colors.
Correspondence, manuscripts, a document, subject files and printed materials of Sack. The collection chiefly concerns American claims against Soviet Russia, and the currency of Estonia and other successor states. The collection contains a 1928 document signed by George F. Kennan. The manuscripts include essays and memoranda concerning currency exchange, tax laws and a number of American court cases involving financial affairs immediately after the 1917 revolution. There are subject files relating to diplomatic claims concerning debts, and the Soviet-Estonian peace conference of 1920. Among the printed materials are clippings and various American statutes and laws.
Gasler, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1880-approximately 1965
The collection consists primarily of Gasler's 26-part manuscript memoirs (ca. 1,350 p.), which discuss his family, his military career, World War I, the emigration in France, and interwar Latvia. The collection also includes Gasler's service record and passport, several postcards, and several clippings.
The collection consists mostly of Iskander's memoirs, including a typescript entitled "Videnii︠a︡ proshlogo" (457 p.), which discusses his years in Turkestan during the Civil War. There are also several notebooks containing other memoirs by Iskander. In addition, there are clippings about him, and several photographs, including one of Iskander's father.
Rozhdestvenskiĭ, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1883-1968?
The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. The correspondence chiefly covers from the 1920s to the 1960s. Manuscripts include an extensive autobiography; a memoir about his work before World War I as a prosecutor in the Tbilisi region"Desi︠a︡t ́let sluzhby v prokurskom nadzore na Kavkaze;" and notes and manuscripts on many topics, including history and his years in Georgia and the emigration. Included are Rozhdestvenskiĭ's personal documents from both Russia and the emigration, and photographs of him and of members of emigre organizations. Among the printed materials are clippings and several early twentieth century political pamphlets.