Register of the Ivan Andreevich Kolchin 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 Ivan Andreevich Kolchin 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: Ivan Andreevich Kolchin papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1967
Collection number: 2000C49
Creator: Kolchin, Ivan Andreevich, 1893-1967
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (0.15 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to Russian choirs in China and the United States.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Russian, and English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ivan Andreevich Kolchin Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biographical Note

1893 August 1 Born, Kalinino, Viatskaia guberniia, Russia
1910 Choir director, St. Nicholas church, Slobodsk, Russia
1912-1917 Student, University of Kazan', Russia
1921-1936 Choir director, St. Aleksei church, Mojiagou, China
1935-1940 Choir director, St. Nicholas church, Shanghai, China
1940-1962 Choir director, Holy Trinity Cathedral, San Francisco, California
1967 Died, San Francisco, California

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of clippings, correspondence, scrapbooks and other materials relating to the musical career of Ivan Andreevich Kolchin. Kolchin was a noted church choir director in Kazan', Russia, Harbin and Shanghai, China, and San Francisco, California, as well as director of a Russian male vocal ensemble and music instructor. His performances drew large audiences and he was considered one of the preeminent émigré conductors.
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 the 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

Choral societies--China.
Choral societies--United States.
Russians--China.
Russians--United States.
Russia.
China.
United States.


Series Description

box 1-2

Biographical File, 1900-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Certificates of appreciation, clippings, concert programs, scrapbooks and other materials arranged alphabetically by physical form
box 2

Correspondence, 1929-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent
box 2

Photographs, 1933-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Nine photographs and reproductions
box 3

Oversize File, 1920s-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Addresses and posters advertising Kolchin's concerts, arranged alphabetically by physical form

Container List

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1900-1967

Box/Folder 1 : 1-2

Certificates of appreciation.

Note

See also OVERSIZE FILE

Scope and Content Note

Clippings about or mentioning Kolchin
Box/Folder 1 : 3

General

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Kolchin and his ensemble in Shanghai, 1935-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Concert programs

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Diploma

 

Scrapbooks.

Scope and Content Note

Includes newspaper interviews with Kolchin and newspaper columns by him, and clippings of reviews of Kolchin's concerts and his musical activities
Box/Folder 1 : 7

General, 1900-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Kolchin, correspondence, concert programs
Box/Folder 2 : 1

"I. A. Kolchin v Kharbine, 1921-1935"

Box/Folder 2 : 2

"I. A. Kolchin v Shankhae, 1936-1940"

Box/Folder 2 : 3

"O pereselenii I. A. Kolchina v Ameriku," 1939-1940

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Miscellany

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1929-1962

 

General

Box/Folder 2 : 5

General, 1929-1962

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Congratulatory letters, 1945-1962

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Grechaninov, A., 1951-1954.

Note

See also BIOGRAPHICAL FILE/Scrapbooks/General
Box/Folder 2 : 8

Orlov, I., 1941

Box/Folder 2 : 9

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1933-1940.

Note

For other photographs of him, see also BIOGRAPHICAL FILE/Scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

Eight reproductions of photographs clipped from periodicals depicting various Russian choirs in the U.S.; one photograph of Kolchin and unidentified individuals at Fort Ross, California.
Box 3

OVERSIZE FILE, 1920s-1962

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Certificates of appreciation, 1931-1962

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Posters, advertising Kolchin's concerts in Harbin, 1920s