Register of the R. V. Polchaninov Papers

Prepared by Anatol Shmelev
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 2003
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the R. V. Polchaninov Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Anatol Shmelev
Date Completed:
2000
Encoded by:
ByteManagers using OAC finding aid conversion service specifications
© 2003 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: R. V. Polchaninov papers,
Date (inclusive): 1941-2000
Collection number: 2001C14
Creator: Polchaninov, R. V.
Collection Size: 1 microfilm reel ((0.15 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to the Russian scouting movement.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: Russian.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], R. V. Polchaninov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2001

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biographical Note

1919 January 27 Born, Novocherkassk, Russia
1920 Evacuated to Yugoslavia
1922-1942 Resident of Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
1931 Joins Russian Boy Scouts
1943 Marries Vlaentina Petrovna Naumova while working in Pskov Orthodox Mission, Pskov, Russia
1951 Arrives in the United States
1981 Commences publishing Letopis' russkikh zarubezhnykh periodicheskikh izdanii

Scope and Content Note

Rostislav V. Polchaninov was a prominent figure in the Russian scouting movement in exile. This collection contains his correspondence, writings and subject files, mostly connected to the Russian Boy Scouts and collecting Russian stamps.
Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Boy Scouts.
Na't'sional'na'i'a organiza't'si'i'a russkikh razvedchikov.
Russians--United States.
Russia.
United States.


Series Description

Box 1

Biographical File, 1941-1999.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and identity papers, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box 1

Correspondence, 1948-2000.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, arranged alphabetically by correspondent
Box 1

Writings, 1963-1995.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper columns and catalog, arranged chronologically by title
Box 1

Russian Boy Scouts File, 1951-2000.

Scope and Content Note

Orders, bulletins and leaflets
Box 1

Printed Matter, 1948-2000.

Scope and Content Note

Bulletins and leaflets

Container List

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1941-1999

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Clippings about Polchaninov

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Identity papers

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1948-2000

Box/Folder 1 : 3

General, 1996-2000.

Scope and Content Note

Circulars to friends
Box/Folder 1 : 4

Museum of Russian Culture, 1948-2000

 

WRITINGS, 1963-1995

Box/Folder 1 : 5

"Razvedcheskaia pochta," catalog of Russian émigré Boy Scout stamps, 1963.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Newspaper columns, 1977-1995

Box/Folder 1 : 7

RUSSIAN BOY SCOUTS FILE, 1951-2000.

Scope and Content Note

Includes bulletins and orders of various branches and sub-groups of the Russian émigré scouting movement, some of them edited or published by Polchaninov
Box/Folder 1 : 8

PRINTED MATTER, 1948-2000.

Scope and Content Note

Includes leaflets and bulletins edited and issued by Polchaninov, primarily relating to Russian émigré serials, collectibles, and art