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Russian History Museum

Russian History Museum

1407 Robinson Road
Jordanville, NY 13361, United States
The archival collection, measuring 450 linear feet, contain documents dealing with the history of the Russian emigration as well as materials from Imperial Russia. These include papers relating to the activities of political, military, and social organizations; the correspondence of various prominent Russian intellectuals; the correspondence of notable leaders of the Orthodox Church; and several collections containing photographic material that documents life in pre-revolutionary Russia and the Russian diaspora.

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The Agnes M. Diterichs Papers, 1919 - 1922 0.4 cubic feet (1 manuscript box)

Diterichs, Agnes M.
These papers contain the detailed investigative report of the assassination of the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, and his family. The report was prepared by Nikolai Alekseevich Sokolov, and includes the typescript of “Dielo ob ubiestvie tsarskoi sem’i v Ekaterinburgie,” and related documents, including correspondence, illustrations, and minutes.

The Aleksandr Kallinikovich Svitich Papers, 1921 - 1965 0.8 cubic feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Svitich, Aleksandr Kallinikovich, 1890-1963.
These papers provide insight into the life of the Orthodox Church in Poland in the Interwar period. Aleksander K. Svitich, a theologian and member of the faculty of the Vilno Theological Seminary, served on the editorial board of Za svobodu, a Russian émigré newspapers, which he contributed numerous articles to, at times using his pen name Tuberozov. Reflected in these papers are also Svitich’s research interests.

The Archbishop Apollinarii Koshevoi Papers, 1874 - 1935 1.2 cubic feet (3 manuscript boxes)

Apollinarii, Abp. of North America and Canada, 1874-1933
This collection contains the correspondence and writings of Archbishop Apollinarii (Koshevoi), ruling hierarch of the North American diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia from 1927 to 1933.
Amvrosiĭ, Archimandrite (Konovalov), 1890-1971.
This collection contains the correspondence and writings of Archimandrite Amvrosii (Konovalov). Born Viktor Andreevich Konovalov, he worked as a missionary for the Russian Orthodox Church in Canada. The correspondence contained in this collection reflects Konovalov's connections to the hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Church in emigration.
Polikarp, Archimandrite (Gorbunov), 1880-1970.
These papers contain the personal papers of Archimandrite Polikarp (Gorbunov). After the Russian Revolution, Archimandrite Polikarp found himself in Harbin, China, where he was closely associated with Metropolitan Meletii (Zaborovskii), and was assigned as rector of the Annunciation cathedral.

The Bishop Daniel Alexandrow (Aleksandrov) Papers, 1647 - 2003 5 cubic feet (9 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box)

Alexandrow, Daniel 1930-2010
This collection consists of materials collected by Bishop Daniel Alexandrow, born Dmitrii Borisovich Aleksandrov, and pertain to his life, his career as the leader of the Old Believer Communities within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, and his interests in iconography, art, architecture, literature, and languages.

The Constantine L. Zakhartchenko Papers, 1915 - 1989 15.8 cubic feet (38 manuscript boxes)

Zakhartchenko, Constantine L. 1900-1987.
These papers contain the personal documents and correspondence of Constantine L’vovich Zakhartchenko, a Russian émigré and aeronautical engineer. In the course of his engineering career, Zakhartchenko was involved with the design and development of numerous aircraft, aircraft components, and missiles, including the jet engine afterburner, the McDonnell ZHJD-1 twin-engine helicopter, and ZAUM-N-Z cruise missile.

The Dvorjitsky Family Papers, 1877 - 2014 1.9 cubic feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box)

Dvorjitsky San Filippo, Irina (1921-)
This collection contains family documents of the Dvorjitsky (Dvorzhitskii) Family, including genealogical records, military service records, and photographs.

The Elena Iur’evna Iavorskaia Papers, 1882 - 1970 0.8 cubic feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Iavorskaia, Elena Iur'evna
These papers contain the family files of Elena Iur’evna Iavorskaia, a Russian émigré, who lived in Switzerland after the Russian revolution, and include educational documents, genealogical files, and various certificates.