Inventory of the V. N. Zhernakov Papers

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Inventory of the V. N. Zhernakov Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Ronald Bulatoff
Date Completed:
2006
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ByteManagers using OAC finding aid conversion service specifications and Elizabeth Konzak
© 2007 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: V. N. Zhernakov Papers
Dates: 1862-1976
Collection number: 2002C68
Creator: Zhernakov, V. N. (Vladimir Nikolaevich), 1909-1977.
Collection Size: 35 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes 14.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and photographs of Zhernakov, a russian émigré scholar in Manchuria, Australia and the United States. Materials relate to the society, culture and natural history of Manchuria, and to Russian émigré affairs.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: Russian, English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], V. N. Zhernakov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1909 August 21 Born, Omsk, Siberia
1921 Arrived in Harbin and enrolled for study at the Commercial High School
1926 Entered the Harbin Juridical Institute
1946 Appointed assistant dean of the Economic-Engineering Department of the Harbin Polytechnic Institute, where he also taught and directed the Research Sector
1951-1959 Deputy director of the Obshchestvo Izucheniia Man’chzhurskogo, Kraia, Harbin
1959-1962 Research consultant at the Obshchestvo Izucheniia Man’chzhurskogo, Kraia, Harbin
1962 Left Harbin for Australia
1963-1971 Director of the YMCA in Yallourn
1972 Emigrated to the United States
1977 February 15 Died, Oakland, California

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers of Vladimir Zhernakov, acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002, relate mainly to culture, society and natural history in Manchuria during the first half of the 20th century. Vladimir Zhernakov continued his career as a scholar of Far Eastern natural history after his departure from Harbin, Manchuria, in 1962.
The bulk of the collection consists of Zhernakov's writings, which describe the area of Harbin and include topics of natural history in Manchuria. Zhernakov also wrote several biographies of prominent Russian émigré scientists. Also included are important writings on Russian émigré activities in Harbin.
Of significance is the published material, which includes rare Russian émigré newspapers and serials. Printed matter and other publications relate primarily to the study of natural history and to various aspects of Harbin, Manchuria.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Manchuria (China)
Russians--China.
Russians--Australia.
Russians--United States.


Container List

Box/Folder 1

Surin, V. I.

Box/Folder 1

Lesnoe delo v Man'chzhurii, Ekonomicheskoe Biuro Kitaiskoi Vostochnoi Zheleznoi Dorogi, Kharhin, 1930

Box/Folder 1

Promyshlennost' Severnoi Man'chzhurii i Kharbina, Ekonomicheskoe Biuro Kitaiskoi Vostochnoi Zheleznoi Dorogi, Kharbin, 1928

Box/Folder 1

China Journal (Shanghai), 1934 November,

Scope and Content Note

Vol. XXI, No. 5
Box/Folder 1

Lobanoff, M. M., "Paintings and Sketches of Manchuria and Korea," 1971

Box/Folder 1

Pamphlets authored by Vladimir Zhernakov, 1968-1975.

Scope and Content Note

In Russian and English
Box/Folder 1

Zapiski Kharbinskogo Obshchestva Estestvoispytatelei i Etnografov, No. 1, Etnografiia, Kharbinskoe Obshchestvo Estestvoispytatelei I Etnografov, Kharbin, 1946

Box/Folder 1

Published book, in Japanese, entitled Manchurian Situation, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of photographs depicting scenes in Manchuria
Box/Folder 2

Maksimovich, K. I., Amurskii krai, Imperatorskaia Akademiia Nauk, 1862

Box/Folder 2

Sbornik Gosudarstvennogo Pedagogicheskogo Instituta, gorod Kharbin, 1925-1937

Box/Folder 2

Books and pamphlets by Vladimir Zhernakov and other authors relating to agriculture, forestry, natural history and descriptions of the Siberian Far East and Manchuria, 1909-1962.

Scope and Content Note

In Russian
Box/Folder 3

Photographs depicting flowers, plants, exhibitions of natural science, and various individuals in Harbin, 1936-1944

Box/Folder 3

Pamphlets relating to biology, botany and marine life in Manchuria and Japan by various Japanese authors, 1973

Box/Folder 3

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov relating to Manchuria and Mongolia, 1976.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence and photographs depicting Mongolia and Tibet, undated
Box/Folder 3

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov and others relating to natural history and other aspects of China and Manchuria, 1975.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs depicting Manchuria and the Holy Land, undated
Box/Folder 3

Clippings from the Russian émigré press of articles by Vladimir Zhernakov and others relating to various aspects of China and the Russian émigré community, 1928-1967

Box/Folder 3

Rubezh (Harbin), 1929-1941

Box/Folder 4

Compilation of Russian language publications in Australia, 1929-1975.

Scope and Content Note

In Russian
Box/Folder 4

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov and others relating to various aspects of Manchuria, 1920-1970.

Scope and Content Note

In Russian
Box/Folder 4

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov on various subjects, 1930-1973.

Scope and Content Note

In English and Russian. Includes correspondence in English
Box/Folder 4

Clippings from the Russian émigré press, 1932-1977

Box/Folder 5

Correspondence, 1961-1972

Box/Folder 5

Photographs of Russian Orthodox clergy, circa 1930-1940

Box/Folder 5

Printed matter relating to Manchuria and Harbin, 1930-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings from the Russian émigré press
Box/Folder 5

Writings by V. Zhernakov, primarily in Russian

Box/Folder 5

General, 1930-1945

Box/Folder 5

Relating to T. P. Gordeiev and I. G. Baranov, 1966-1971

Box/Folder 5

Harbin, brochures relating to the city, 1930-1945

Box/Folder 6

Writings by V. Zhernakov and others relating to Harbin, 1930-1972.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily in Russian
Box/Folder 6

Clippings from the Russian émigré press, 1955-1975

Box/Folder 6

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov and others. Primarily in Russian

Box/Folder 6

Sugar industry in southeast China, 1939-1957

Box/Folder 6

Wildlife in northeast China, 1971

Box/Folder 6

Den' politekhnika (Kharbin), 1930 January

Box/Folder 7

Biographical material, including bibliographies, relating to V. Zhernakov, 1945-1976

Box/Folder 7

Clippings from the Russian émigré press, 1969-1973

Box/Folder 7

Writings and notes by V. Zhernakov, 1966-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily in Russian
Box/Folder 7

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov and other materials relating to Mikhail Lobanov, 1964

Box/Folder 8

Anent, Eduard. Biographical material, 1940-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, clippings and writings by V. Zhernakov
Box/Folder 8

Baikov, Nikolai. Biographical material, 1935-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, clippings and writings by V. Zhernakov
Box/Folder 8

Drawings with Chinese characters, circa 1930s

Box/Folder 8

Ponosov, Vladimir V. Writings by V. Zhernakov, undated.

Scope and Content Note

In English
Box/Folder 8

Printed matter relating to Australia, 1967-1969

Box/Folder 9

Alin, Vasilii N. Biographical material, 1966

Box/Folder 9

Australian atlas, undated

Box/Folder 9

Australian calendars, 1974-1976

Box/Folder 9

Baikov, Nikolai. Writings, 1925.

Scope and Content Note

In Russian
Box/Folder 9

Kozlov, Innokentii V. Biographical material, 1926-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence
Box/Folder 9

Russian émigré press in Australia, 1965-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Printed matter Speech by V. Zhernakov relating to the Harbin Museum, undated Tasmania. Clippings and printed matter, 1963-1971
Box/Folder 9

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov

Box/Folder 9

Aleksandrov, Aleksandr I., undated

Box/Folder 9

Kharbinskii Politekhnicheskii Institut, 1968

Box/Folder 9

McMillan, Angus, undated

Box/Folder 9

Rerikh, N. K., undated

Box/Folder 9

Shkurkin, Pavel V., 1972.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence
Box/Folder 9

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov and others relating to China, Manchuria, and Harbin, 1937-1964

Box/Folder 10

Baikov, Nikolai, V debriakh Man'chzhurii, Kharbin, 1934

Box/Folder 10

Correspondence, 1965-1972

Box/Folder 10

Naturalist Man'chzhurii (Kharbin), 1936-1937

Box/Folder 10

Printed matter and published material

Box/Folder 10

Australia, 1967-1973

Box/Folder 10

Chinese language, 1958

Box/Folder 10

Russian language, 1931-1956

Box/Folder 10

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov and others on a variety of subjects, 1935-1978

Box/Folder 11

Books, pamphlets, and printed matter relating to agriculture, geography, natural history, and other subjects in Manchuria and the Far East, 1931-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Includes writings by Vladimir Zhernakov
Box/Folder 12

Izvestiia Kluba Estestvoznaniia I Geografii KhSML (Harbin), 1941

Box/Folder 12

Izvestiia Obshchestva Izucheniia Man'chzhurskogo Kraia (Harbin), 1928,

Scope and Content Note

No. 7
Box/Folder 12

Pamphlets and printed matter relating to various aspects of China and Manchuria, 1939-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Includes writings by V. Zhernakov
Box/Folder 12

Trudy Sungariiskoi rechnoi biologicheskoi stantsii (Harbin), 1925-1928

Box/Folder 12

Uchenyi zapiski istoriko-filologicheskogo fakul'teta v g. Vladivostoke (Vladivostok), 1919

Box/Folder 12

Zapiski Kharbinskogo Obshchestva Estestoispytatelei i Etnografov (Harbin), 1946-1950

Box/Folder 13

Correspondence, 1962-1974

Box/Folder 13

Diploma and report cards of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov, 1920

Box/Folder 13

Izvestiia Kluba Estestvoznaiia i Geografii KhSML (Harbin), 1945

Box/Folder 13

"Kitaiskaia muzyka," Vestnik Azii, 1924,

Scope and Content Note

No. 51
Box/Folder 13

Ocherki stran Dal'nego Vostoka (Harbin), 1931

Box/Folder 13

Pamphlets and printed matter relating to botany and natural history in Australia and China, 1920-1970

Box/Folder 14

Correspondence

Box/Folder 14

1962-1976

Box/Folder 15

1935-1976

Box/Folder 16

Chinese language book, entitled International Chess Positions, Shanghai, 1961

Box/Folder 16

Correspondence, 1936-1976

Box/Folder 16

The Silver Elephant, Collier-Macmillan, 1964

Box/Folder 17

Correspondence, 1962-1974

Box/Folder 17

Lessons in Lettering, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1921

Box/Folder 17

Map of the Tsitsikar area in Manchuria, 1902

Box/Folder 18

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov

Box/Folder 18

Gapanovich, Ivan I., 1974.

Scope and Content Note

Includes biographical materials
Box/Folder 18

Harbin, Manchuria, and northeast China, 1962-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings and correspondence
Box/Folder 18

Kormazov, Vladimir A., 1974.

Scope and Content Note

Includes biographical materials
Box/Folder 19

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov

Box/Folder 19

Australia and China, 1966-1969

Box/Folder 19

Avtonomov, Nikolai P., 1971

Box/Folder 19

Clippings relating to various Russian émigré subjects, 1967-1974

Box/Folder 19

Gordeev, Taras P., undated

Box/Folder 19

Lake Tyers, undated

Box/Folder 19

Miklukho-Maklai, Nikolai N., 1948-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Includes writings by others
Box/Folder 19

Soils and plants of Long Island at Lakes Entrance, 1963

Box/Folder 20

Biographical material, 1944-1964

Box/Folder 20

Correspondence, 1963-1984

Box/Folder 20

Topkapi Museum, Bellci Ofset, Ankara, undated

Box/Folder 20

Zheleznodorzhnik (Harbin), 1941,

Scope and Content Note

No. 55
Box/Folder 21

Correspondence, 1962-1976

Box/Folder 21

Photographs of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov and others, 1919-1967

Box/Folder 22

Biographical material, 1905-1971

Box/Folder 22

Correspondence, 1921-1976

Box/Folder 22

Pamphlets, in Chinese, 1956

Box/Folder 22

Photographs of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov and others, undated

Box/Folder 23

Biographical material, undated

Box/Folder 23

Correspondence, 1963-1976

Box/Folder 23

Photographs of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov and others, 1924-1972

Box/Folder 24

Photographs, postcards, and 35mm slides of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov, other individuals, and scenes in various parts of the world, 1940-1970

Box/Folder 25-27

Photographs and postcards of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov, other individuals, and scenes in various parts of the world, 1928-1970

Box/Folder 28

Pamphlets relating to geography and natural history in Australia and the Russian Orthodox Church abroad, 1960-1975

Box/Folder 28

Photographs and 35mm slides of Vladimir and Maria Zhernakov, other individuals, and scenes in various parts of the world, 1972-1975

Box/Folder 29

Clippings from the Russian émigré press relating to Harbin, Manchuria and the Far East, 1930-1972

Box/Folder 29

Manchuria-Graph, 1937,

Scope and Content Note

Vol. V, No. 9
Box/Folder 29

Nikitin, Mstislav and Sofiia, writings, 1966-1968

Box/Folder 29

Photographs of scenes in Manchuria and Australia, 1928-1970

Box/Folder 29

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov. Primarily in Russian

Box/Folder 29

General, 1972-1973

Box/Folder 29

Gordeev, Taras Petrovich, 1960-1967

Box/Folder 30

Adamov, A., G. I. Shelikhov, Izdatel'stvo Pravda, Moscow, 1951

Box/Folder 30

Australia, various printed matter relating to, 1928-1971

Box/Folder 30

Baranov, I. G., writings, 1938

Box/Folder 30

Drawings by Vladimir Zhernakov, 1925-1937

Box/Folder 30

Izvestiia i trudy Kharbinskogo Politekhnicheskogo Instituta (Harbin), 1931-1932,

Scope and Content Note

Tom piatyi
Box/Folder 30

Japan, Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1966

Box/Folder 30

Obshchestvo Izucheniia Man'chzhurskogo Kraia, Otchet, undated

Box/Folder 30

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov, 1934-1974.

Scope and Content Note

In Russian and English
Box/Folder 30

Zapiski Kharbinskogo Obshchestva Estestvoispytatelei i Etnografov (Harbin), 1954,

Scope and Content Note

No. 11
Box/Folder 31

Australia, clippings and printed matter relating to, 1943-1965

Box/Folder 31

Clippings, publications and printed matter from the Russian émigré press, relating primarily to Harbin and Manchuria, 1929-1945

Box/Folder 31

Diary, 1937

Box/Folder 31

Photographs of landscape, waterways, and geological formations, undated

Box/Folder 31

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov

Box/Folder 31

Beekeeping and botany in Australia, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes, clippings, and photographs
Box/Folder 31

Gins, Georgii, 1971

Box/Folder 31

Sinology in Australia, 1966

Box/Folder 32

Australia, publications and printed matter relating to, 1963-1967

Box/Folder 32

Drawings by Vladimir Zhernakov, 1935-1937

Box/Folder 32

Nikiforov, N. V., "Tserkovnaia arkheologiia v sviazi s istoriei iskusstv," 1956

Box/Folder 32

Photographs of Vladimir Zhernakov and other individuals in Harbin, Manchuria, circa 1940-1960

Box/Folder 33

Australia, printed matter relating to geography and national parks, 1959-1965

Box/Folder 33

Komissiia po izdaniiu Istoricheskogo Iubileinogo Obzora Kitaiskoi Vostochnoi zheleznoi dorogi, Kharbin, 1922,

Scope and Content Note

No. 44
Box/Folder 33

Maps of various parts of the world

Box/Folder 33

General, circa 1940-1970

Box/Folder 33

German language maps, 1963-1965

Box/Folder 33

Photographs of Vladimir Zhernakov, other individuals, and scenes in Manchuria, circa 1910-1950

Box/Folder 33

Table of Chinese characters with Russian translations, undated

Box/Folder 33

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov

Box/Folder 33

Clippings relating to Harbin and Manchuria, 1930-1945

Box/Folder 33

"Pushnoe delo v Severnoi Man'chzhurii," Harbin, 1937

Box/Folder 34

Correspondence, 1973-1977

Box/Folder 34

Kitaiskaia Vostochnaia zheleznaia doroga, Severnaia Man'chzhuriia, Harbin, Tom I, 1916

Box/Folder 34

Map of the Soviet Union depicting locations of various nationalities, 1951

Box/Folder 34

"Our Herald" ("Nash vestnik"), newsletter of the trip of Russian immigrants to the United States from the Philippines aboard the USNS General W. G. Haan, 1951 January

Box/Folder 34

Printed matter relating to various subjects

Box/Folder 34

English and Russian language, 1925-1970

Box/Folder 34

German language, 1938-1972

Box/Folder 34

Writings by various authors and colleagues of Vladimir Zhernakov, 1928-1940

Box/Folder 34

Writings by Vladimir Zhernakov, 1933-1975

Box/Folder 35

Baranov, I. G., writings, 1926-1927

Box/Folder 35

Kitaiskaia Vostochnaia zheleznaia doroga, Severnaia Man'chzhuriia, Harbin, Tom II, 1918

Box/Folder 35

Obshchestvo Izucheniia Man'chzhurskogo Kraia, Harbin, publications, 1923-1929

Box/Folder 35

Printed matter and publications relating to various aspects of Harbin, China, and Manchuria, 1915-1974

Box/Folder 35

Tolmachev, V. Ia., writings, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 36

Drawings, undated

Box/Folder 36

Kharbinskii vestnik (Harbin), clippings and separate issues, 1917-1926

Box/Folder 36

Paintings, undated

Box/Folder 36

Photographs of Vladimir Zhernakov, other individuals, and scenes in Harbin, 1926-1935

Box/Folder 37

Australia, printed matter and publications, circa 1964-1970

Box/Folder 37

Biographical materials, 1937

Box/Folder 37

Latrobe Valley Field Naturalists Club, newsletters and printed matter, 1964

Box/Folder 37

Photographs

Box/Folder 37

Harbin and other areas of Manchuria, undated

Box/Folder 37

Unidentified individuals, undated

Box/Folder 37

Podobedova, Aleksandra

Box/Folder 37

Biographical materials, 1916-1944

Box/Folder 37

Correspondence, 1941-1977

Box/Folder 37

Rubezh (Harbin), 1929,

Scope and Content Note

No. 50