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Register of the Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze Papers 1648-1977
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  • Title: Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers
    Date: 1648-1977
    Collection Number: 78055
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 30 manuscript boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 39 envelopes, 1 album box, 11 motion picture film reels, 5 phonorecords (28.5 linear feet
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, research notes, printed matter, photographs, engravings, lithographs, and maps, relating to the history of Georgia (Transcaucasia), the Romanov family, Russian-American relations, and the Association of Russian Imperial Naval Officers in America. Includes photocopies of Romanov family letters, photographs of Russia during World War I by Donald C. Thompson, and a documentary film of Tsar Nicholas II. Also includes videotape viewing copies of motion picture film.
    Creator: Tarsaidze, Alexandre Georgievich, 1901-1978


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.


    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.

    Biographical Note

    1901 Born, Tiflis, Russia into family of old Georgian nobility
    1918 Graduated, Imperial Naval Academy, Petrograd
    1918-1921 Worked with Allied High Commissioner, Col. W. Haskell, in Tiflis
    1921 Escaped from Bolsheviks to Constantinople
      Worked for American Relief Administration
    1923-1941 Emigrated to the United States
      Worked for Matchabelli Perfumes, R.H. Macy Co., Parfum Chevalier Garde and other retailers in cosmetic and jewelry business
      Member, Association of Former Russian Imperial Naval Officers
      Member, Georgian Society in the U.S.A.
      Director, Caucasian Society "Allaverdy"
    1941-1944 Worked for U.S. Army intelligence
    1944 Author, Morskoi Korpus za CHetvert' Veka, 1901-1925, N.Y.
    1945-1958 Director of Public Relations, Serge Obolensky Associates
    1958 Author, Czars and Presidents
    1969 Author, CHetyre mifa
    1977 Author, Katia: Wife Before God
    1959-1978 Freelancer, public relations
    1978 Died, New York City

    Language Processing Information

    In English, Russian, French, German and Georgian.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881.
    Association of Russian Imperial Naval Officers in America
    Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918.
    Romanov, House of.
    Thompson, Donald C.
    Georgia (Republic)
    Georgia (Republic)--History.
    Russia--Court and courtiers.
    Russia--Foreign relations--United States.
    Russians in foreign countries.
    Russians--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations--Russia.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Video tapes.
    World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
    World War, 1914-1918.