Typescript memoirs that cover especially 1903-1941. Also included are copies of letters and manuscripts mostly on religious themes.
Mikhaĭlov's largely typescript memoirs discuss his experiences in the early part of the Civil War, his education, Grodno in 1905, and the Orthodox Church in China (including two photographs).
Grigorii Lomaka Memoirs, 1950 7 items
Lomaka's memoirs describe his flight from South Russia in 1920 in the wake of Denikin's defeat and his wanderings during the next year or so, which took him to Greece, Mount Athos, Bulgaria, and Constantinople. Lomaka's impressions of the various monastic communities on Mount Athos consitute a considerable portion of the manuscript.
Iurii Il'ich Lodyzhenskii Papers, 1924-1973 1000 items
The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, and printed materials. The majority of the collection consists of anti-communist printed materials, primarily on religious persecution in the U.S.S.R. Among the printed materials there is a memoir by Lodyzhenskiĭ on Gorkiĭ, Korolenko and Shmelev in the almanac, "Sbornik literaturno-istoricheskogo kruzhka v San Paulo (1951-61)." Manuscripts include a typescript by Lodyzhenskiĭ, "Pro-Christo: Povest"́ (227 p.), his memoirs, "Zapiski vracha (iz epokhi rossiĭskogo smutnogo vremeni)" (66 p.) and a manuscript on the emigre anti-communist movement, "Mezhdunarodnoe anti-kommunisticheskoe dvizhenie (1924-1950)" (255 p.). There is also a letter by Dmitriĭ Merezhkovskiĭ.
Papers include correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. Correspondence mostly concerns the Obʺedinenie in the 1950s. One of the manuscripts by Nikolaev is entitled"Ukrainsko-polśkie otnoshenii︠a︡ vo vremi︠a︡ sovet︠s︡ko-polśkoĭ voĭny 1920-1921 gg." Nikolaev's memoirs largely concern his activities as legal consultant to the Orthodox Church in Poland. Printed materials deal mostly with the Obʺedinenie.
Memoirs that cover Evlogiĭ's childhood to the 1930s. They were published, in a somewhat abridged form, as "Put ́moeĭ zhizni" (Paris, 1947). This typescript version (986 p.) includes many handwritten corrections and annotations by Evlogiĭ. Also included with the memoirs are copies of reviews of the book.
Maryshev's handwritten memoirs (200 p.) deal with his childhood and education as well as his later experiences. There are also materials relating to his work in the Russian Orthodox Church in Western Europe after the war.
Papers consist of correspondence, a manuscript, photographs, and printed materials. There is family correspondence and letters from members of the Orthodox hierarchy in the Soviet Baltic countries. A handwritten memoir entitled "Moe rannee det︠s︡vo" (7 p.) discusses Illi︠a︡sevich's childhood. In a photograph album and a folder of loose photographs there are family pictures, pictures of the village of Ianovo in Kovno (Kaunas) province, and pictures of members of the Orthodox hierarchy in Soviet Lithuania.
The collection contains correspondence, documents, manuscripts, a diary, memoirs, subject files, photographs and printed materials, mostly pertaining to Bishop Sergii of Prague and the Russian Orthodox Church in emigration. Included is a manuscript (49 p.) entitled "Russkim russkii o russkikh delakh." The subject files on Bishop Sergii contain correspondence, manuscripts, memoirs, photographs and miscellaneous items by and about the bishop.
Sergei Dmitrievich Botkin Papers, 1830-1970 3500 items
Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, subject files, and printed materials. The bulk of the correspondence consists of copies of reports and dispatches sent by Botkin to the Council of Ambassadors (in Paris) in 1919-1935. Also included are many letters to Botkin by Baron V. Osten-Saken, and Botkin's letterbooks for 1930-1934. Manuscripts include Botkin's memoirs. Extensive subject files concern Russian prisoners of war in World War I, the Civil War in the Baltic region, and the emigration in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. Also included are miscellaneous materials relating to the Imperial Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the 19th and early 20th centuries, including consular correspondence, departmental circulars, passports, and texts of treaties. There is a letter signed by the painter Orest Kiprenskii, and letters and documents signed by such officials as Aleksandr Izvol'skii, V. N. Lamzdorf, Ivan Paskevich, Sergei Sazonov, and Sergei Uvarov. These items were collected by Botkin.