Overview of the Mother Alexandra papers

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Title: Mother Alexandra papers
Date (inclusive): 1883-1990
Collection Number: 78054
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In English, French, and Romanian.
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 8 envelopes, 6 phonotape cassettes 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Romanian royal family and to the Romanian Orthodox Church in the United States. Includes photocopies of correspondence of Queen Marie of Romania.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Alexandra, Mother, 1908-

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mother Alexandra papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Daughter of King Ferdinand of Romania; Mother Superior, Convent of the Transfiguration, Elwood City, Pennsylvania.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Romanian royal family and to the Romanian Orthodox Church in the United States. Includes photocopies of correspondence of Queen Marie of Romania.

Language Processing Information

In English, French, and Romanian.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Biserica Ortodoxa Româna--United States.
Marie, Queen, consort of Ferdinand I, King of Romania, 1875-1938.
Phonotapes.
Romania--Court and courtiers.
Romanians--United States.

Cassette cabinet

Sound recordings

Physical Description: 6 sound cassettes
 

Mutual Broadcasting System program Viewpoint 05 April 1958

Access

Use copy reference number: 78054_a_0010412

Scope and Contents note

Princess Ileana of Romania is the guest/interviewee. She talks about communism in Romania and fighting it.
 

Panel recording 29 March 1960-03 April 1960

Access

Use copy reference number: 78054_a_0010413

Scope and Contents note

Videotaped: March 29, 1960
Broadcast: April 3, 1960
Moderator: Ronald Wulkan
Panelists: Jane Ellis Ball, Richard Larkin, Pittsburg editor, Busineswork editor
TFX, Higgens, executive director, Foreign Policy Association
 

Princess Ileana of Romania lecture 'Courage' 20 May 1953

Access

Use copy reference number: 78054_a_0010410

Scope and Contents note

Given in Evanston, Illinois, on Wednesday, May 20, 1953.
 

Princess Ileana of Romania radio broadcast 'I Saw It Happen'

Access

Use copy reference number: 78054_a_0010399
 

Princess Ileana of Romania religious lecture 'Exile' 17 May 1953-18 May 1953

Access

Use copy reference number: 78054_a_0010406

Scope and Contents note

Given in Chicago, Illinois, on May 17, 1953 and Evanston, Illinois, on May 18, 1953.
 

Princess Ileana of Romania talk to ETS-Wives Group

Access

Use copy reference number: 78054_a_0010395

Scope and Contents note

Religious talk with question and answer session. Incomplete, missing conclusion of the talk.
 

The rest of the collection is not yet described.