Register of the Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze Papers 1648-1977
|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|
Subjects and Indexing Terms
SUBJECT FILE, 1876-1977.
OVERSIZE FILE, 1780's-1956.
BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1851-1977
General. Society. Russian-American and other social events, especially charity
Calling cards and personal notes
Programs and invitations, 1964-1976
Ermitage Restaurant, 1960
Southampton Hospital, 1976-1977
Duke, A. B. Includes file on Panama Canal Treaty, 1977
Eristov family, 1921-1970
L'Histoire et genealogie complete des Tarsaidj-Tarsaidze depuis XIII siecle de J-C., Bound tearsheets 1851-1916.
Eristov (Eristavi) family. Miscellaneous material, Typescript and handwritten 1941-1944.
Eristov, Prince G., Moi Vospominaniia, 1875-1946, N.Y., 1954
Tarsaidze, G. Miscellaneous printed matter, 1957
Family crest and stamp, n.d.
Personal and family documents
Documents relating to lawsuit against Martini & Rossi Corp., 1965-1967
SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1936-1977
Catalog. Includes emigre publications related to history, Handwritten n.d.
Letters to the editor. Typescript
Periodical press. Writings including articles and letters to the editor
Includes "Rokovye dni" 1945-1947.
"Alexandrina and Alexander", n.d.
Notes and correspondence
"Magdeburg Affair", Outline for book. Typescript n.d.
Morskoi Korpus za chetvert' veka, Printed copy 1944.
Draft and research material, Handwritten n.d.
Legal agreements re publication, 1950
Czars and Presidents, 1958
Miscellany. Includes material re Russian exploration of New Guinea and general correspondence, 1862-1942
Russian diplomatic corps in the U.S., 1944
Photographic reproductions. Explorers
Legal contract for publication, 1957
Drafts, Typescript n.d.
Film script, Typescript draft n.d.
Scrapbook of reviews and letters to the author, 1958
Russia's Rich Husbands, Reprints 1955.
CHetyre mifa, See also SUBJECT FILE/World War I 1969.
Draft, Handwritten n.d.
Advertisements and reviews
Katia: Wife Before God, 1977
Unidentified (B. Nermi-Ergunov?), Manuscript n.d.
Gernet, L. von, memoirs and correspondence, Typescript and handwritten 1949.
Klap'e, O. de, "Kniaginia Mariia Tenisheva", Tearsheet n.d.
Nikitin, D., memoirs re "Goga" IUr'evskii, Printed copy 1945.
Genealogical material, Typescript and handwritten n.d.
Clippings and miscellany. Includes material re Emperor Alexander II, Ekaterina Dolgorukova-IUr'evkaia and family
Photo reproductions. Same as above
Drafts, Typescript n.d.
SUBJECT FILE, 1876-1977
General. Miscellaneous material on Mt. Ararat and Noah's Ark. Includes correspondence of A. Tarsaidze, 1967
General. KHatissian, A., The Memoirs of a Mayor,Tearsheets n.d.
Caucasus and Transcaucasus
Maps. See OVERSIZE FILE
General. Zakavkaz'e, Tiflis, 1907-1908
Bagratids, Royal House of Georgia. Printed matter See also Nicholas II/Romanov Family genealogy
Lang, D., "Prince Ioan of Georgia and His 'Kalmasoba'", The American Slavic and East European Review, Reprint 1953.
Tumanov, Prince K.
Miscellaneous offprints, 1947
"Materialy k genealogii Bagratidov", Novik, Typescript 1950.
"Kniaz'ia Bagration-Mukhranskie", Novik, Typescript 1951.
"Poslednie tsari Imeretii i ikh potomstvo", Novik, Typescript 1953.
Nobility and public figures. Miscellany, including genealogical material and writings of A. Tarsaidze. See also, Russia/Nobility
Pretenders to the Georgian throne, "M. Grousinski". Miscellaneous material, 1968
Iraklii of Georgia, 1971
Tumanov, Prince K., 1949-1958
Letters to the editor, 1973
Dadeshkeliani, I., The Autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Georgia, 1922
Mordovtsev, D., "ZHelezom i krov'iu", Novoe Russkoe Slovo, n.d.
Solov'ev, S., "Vostochnyi vopros 50 let nazad", Drevniia i novaia Rossiia, 1876
Clippings, tearsheets and miscellany
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia
General. Genealogy, including list of Romanovs in the U.S., n.d.
Romanov family, 1976
Moving pictures. "Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia", also under title: "Emperor Nicholas II- Last Monarch of Russia" and "Emperor Nicholas II"
Eastman, Max, 1944
Edward, Duke of Windsor and Wallace, Duchess of Windsor, 1968
Lied, J. and viewing by Norwegian Royal family, 1958
Massie, R. and S., 1968
Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, 1957, 1967
Post, Marjorie Merriweather, 1967-1972
Tuchman, B., 1964
Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia and Madrid showing, 1966
Axelbank, Herman, 1969-1975
Holmquist, N., AB Europa Film, 1970-1973
Invitations, announcements and advertisements
Biarritz Benefit, France, 1968-1969
Draft, Typescript n.d.
Andrian, B., "Poslednie dni Imperatora Nikolaia Vtorogo", Typescript 1967.
Kalantar, M., narration for "TSar Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution", Typescript n.d.
"A Christmas Hymn written by His Imperial Majesty Nicholas II...", San Francisco Examiner, 1903
ZHizn'i TSarstvovanie Imperatora Nikolaia II, "Vestnik" Obshchestva Russkikh Veteranov Velikoi Voiny, 1970
Imperial family. Includes memoirs about them
General, including monarchism
Ol'ga Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess, 1959-1960
Nikolai Nikolaevich, Grand Duke
General. Includes Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia
Alexandra, Consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia
Olga, Tat'iana, Maria, Anastasia, Grand Duchesses of Russia
Abdication and exile of Nicholas II
General, including re publication of letters below, 1943-1970
Erdeli, M., 1949
Letters from TSarskoe Selo, Stavka and Tobol'sk to Margarita (Rita) Erdeli, nee KHitrovo
Alexandra, Empress of Russia, 1916 July-1918 Jan.
Ol'ga, Grand Duchess, 1914 Sept.-1918 April
Tat'iana, Grand Duchess, 1916-1918 Feb.
Facsimiles of above
Printed matter. Journals, clippings and tearsheets from emigre press, 1952-1957
Death of Imperial Family
Fashist, 1938 July
Relics of Imperial Family
Tarsaidze, A., miscellaneous newspaper articles, 1958-1971
Clippings and tearsheets, 1930-1958
General. Solovieff-Rasputine, M., Mon Pere Grigory Raspoutine, Photocopy 1925.
"Alexei", Michael Goleniewski. Clippings
Correspondence. Includes material re "Alexei", Michael Goleniewski, 1953-1976
General. Printed matter
Fine Bindings from the Libraries of the Tzars of Russia, Plaza Book Auction Corp., N.Y., 1933
Goebbels, J., Teoriia i praktika bol'shevizma, translation of speech delivered at Nurenberg, 1936, Sept.
Okul'tizm i ioga, Asuncion, 1967
Russia, Russian-American Semi-Monthly Magazine, Includes articles by A. Tarsaidze 1944-1945.
Notebooks, Clippings from emigre and foreign press. Includes material on monarchism, World War I, Civil War and Soviet Union. Book 5 includes material re female soldiers and sailors in Russian Army, 1922-1927 1-5.
Photographic reproductions, 1890's-1917
General. Includes cities (St. Petersburg and Moscow) and Imperial palaces
Air Force. Printed matter
Miscellany re G. Sikorsky, 1964-1972
Program-menus for official dinners of Guards regiments. 1874-1875
Orders, decorations and coats of arms
Correspondence, 1964, 1974
Danil'chenko, Col. P., Poslednii TSarskii smotr voiskam na Marsovom Pole, Typescript 1950.
KHolmnsen, Lieut.-Gen. I., Na voennoi sluzhbe v Rossii, N.Y., 1953
Images de l'armee russe, 1683-1917, n.d.
Russkii Invalid, 1964, 1966, 1972
Suvorovtsy, Izdanie Ob"edineniia b. kadet Suvorovskago Kadetskago Korpusa, n.d.
Vestnik kavalergardskoi sem'i, 1951-1969
Voennaia Byl', 1968, Nov.
Voenno-istoricheskii zhurnal, Moscow, 1964
Clippings and tearsheets
Obituaries of former officers
Civil War. Printed matter. See also Revolution of 1917
General. Pervopokhodnik, 1971
Kolchak, Adm. A.
Corporal punishment and prisons
Correspondence and letters to the editor, 1951-1974
Cossacks. Printed matter
General. Eliseev, F.
Nash polk v mesiatsy revoliutsii 1917-1918 godov, N.Y., 1961
Pesni Kubanskikh Kazakov, 1960
Reid Sotnika Gamaliia v Mesopotamii v mae 1916 goda, N.Y. 1957
Memoirs of A. Chicherin, Typescript n.d.
General. Bicentennial of the U.S.
Inventors. Clippings. See also WRITINGS FILE/ General. Letters to the editor
Jews in Russia
Correspondence, including letters to the editor, 1956-1965
Karaims. Zajanczkowski, A., "Karaims", Printed copy. See also PHOTOGRAPHIC FILE n.d.
Money and government bonds, 1899-1924
"Baian", Obshchestvo peniia... v g. Rige, Program 1887.
Russian National Anthem and "Marsh gvardeiskago ekipazha". Sheet music, n.d.
Navy. See also WRITINGS and OVERSIZE FILE
General. Obshchestvo Russkikh Morskikh Ofitserov v Amerike
Bulletin, 1944, 1948, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1975-1977
Correspondence of A. Tarsaidze, 1971-1973
Lists of former Russian Imperial Naval officers, 1944, 1952
Programs, invitations and clippings related to social events, 1935-1975
Letters to the editor, 1939-1969
Material related to U.S.S. Whipple, 1950-1973
Biulleten' Morskogo Uchilishcha Vypusk 1920, 1966, 1967
Pravila dlia kadet Morskogo Ego Imperatorskago Vysochestva Naslednika TSesarevicha Kadetskago Korpusa, Sevastopol', 1916
Imperial Navy uniforms, 19c. Lithographs
Navy and Revolution of 1905 and 1917
South Pacific and Hawaiian Islands, 1935
Photographic reproductions of Morskoi Korpus
General. Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, Miscellaneous material 1967-1975.
Correspondence, including re imposters, 1957-1971
Dvorianstvo, Paris, 1960, 1964-1965, 1969
Novik. Istoriko-genealogicheskii ZHurnal, N. Pleshko ed., New York, 1942, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1958, 1959, 1961
Russian Nobility Association in U.S.A., miscellaneous material, 1953
Soiuz Dvorian, Paris, 1954, 1961, 1964
Staryi Peterburg, iubileinyi sbornik vospominanii, 1953
General, including obituaries
Pleshko, N., Russkoe Istoriko-Rodoslovnoe Obshchestvo v Amerike, 1959
Sverbeev, Pleshko, N., Russkoe Istoriko-Rodoslovnoe Obshchestvo v Amerike, 1951
Urussov, Princes, Pleshko, N., Russkoe Istoriko-Rodoslovnoe Obshchestvo v Amerike, 1955
Ob"edinenie Russkikh IUristov b. Di Pi v Amerike. Vestnik, 1959
General. Trifono-Pechengskii Monastery, Miscellaneous material n.d.
Clippings and tearsheets
Church in America
Church abroad, See also WRITINGS 1930's-1970.
Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia. Miscellaneous material re Donizetti opera "Il borgomastro di Saardam", 1973
Pushkin, A. Clippings, 1937-1975
Revolution of Clippings 1905.
Revolution of 1917
Mel'gunov, S., 1952-1957
Anitchkoff, V., 1917-1922
SHvetsov, D., n.d.
Printed matter. Clippings and tearsheets
General. Includes biographical material re Communists
Gumberg, A., 1953
Lenin, V. Biographical material
Stalin, I. and Stalinists
"Zinov'ev letter", 1966-1970
Russian-American Information Bureau. Letter of A. Tarsaidze, introducing organization, Typescript n.d.
Russo-Japanese War. Clippings
Rossica, Society of Russian Philately, Journal 1955.
Siberia and the Far East. Clippings
Solzhenitsyn, A. Clippings. See also WRITINGS and SUBJECT FILE/ World War I
Stolypin, A. Clippings
World War I
Association of Russian War Invalids of the First World War
Printed matter, Russkii Invalid, 1973, May
Miscellany. Includes correspondence and legal papers, 1957-1960
Jagow, Gottlieb von (?). Miscellaneous correspondence, Typescript copies 1914-1915.
Miasoedov, Col. Clippings, See also WRITINGS 1965.
"Magdeburg Affair", including material re naval intelligence and codes
General. Timirev, Rear-Adm. S., Baltiiskii Flot vo vremia voiny i revoliutsii, 1961
Ruzskii, Gen. V. Clippings. See also WRITINGS
Sukhomlinov, Gen. V. Clippings, tearsheets, photographic reproductions and other printed matter, See also WRITINGS and SUBJECT FILE/Russia/Air Force/Navy 1924-1966.
Kerensky, A., 1944
Andolenko, Gen., La Guerre 1914-1918 sur le front russe, 1965
Budberg, Lieut.-Gen. Baron A., Vooruzhennyia sily Rossiiskoi Imperii v ispolnenii obshchesoiuznykh zadach i obiazanostei vo vremia voiny 1914-1917g., 1939
Dartigues, L., La mission sanitaire chirurgicale francaise du Caucase 1er Juillet 1917-13 Juillet 1918, Paris, 1919
Eristov, Prince A., "Velikii Kniaz' Sergei Mikhailovich". Typescript excerpt, Russkii Invalid, 1939
Headquarters of the Military Representative...of the Russian Army, Russia in the War, 1914-1918, 1919
Konnaia gvardiia na voine, Photograph album 1914.
Clippings and tearsheets
German spies in Russia. Includes A. Tarsaidze's letters to the editor
Photographic reproductions. Includes document changing name of St. Petersburg to Petrograd, 1914 Aug. 18
World War II. Clippings
OVERSIZE FILE, 1780's-1956
General. Printed matter
Harper's Weekly, 1866
New York Times, Mid-Week Pictorial, 1919
Caucasus and Transcaucasus. Caucasians in national dress and historical group scenes, Tearsheets from album, prints and posters 1850's.
"Genealogicheskaia tablitsa gruzinskago tsarskago doma s Bagrata III", 1853
Berzhe, A. and Bakradze, D. eds., Zapiski obshchestva liubitelei kavkazskoi arkheologii, Tiflis, 175
Prints and posters
Gagarin, G. Chromolithographe Lemercier, chromolithographs of watercolor drawings of Georgian frescos in chuches and palaces, 19th century
Portraits of Georgian royalty and nobility
Iraklii II, Lithograph n.d.
IUlon, Ioan and David, Prints and copies of prints n.d.
Gurieli, Princes. "Nekotorye iz deputatov Aziatskikh narodov...", 1856
Novoe Vremia, Photocopy 1916 March.
TSars and Emperors of Russia. Miscellaneous prints n.d.
Miscellany. Includes posters, prints, drawings and programs, 1848-1969
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. Printed matter
TSarstvovanie Imperatora Aleksandra II (v kartinakh), St. Petersburg, 1882
"Konchina Imperatora Aleksandra II", Lithograph 1881.
"Pamiatnyi list po sluchaiu iubileia...Aleksandra Nikolaevicha", St. Petersburg, 1880
Army. "Trubach. L. Gv. Kirasirskago... polka", Color print 1855.
Sailor from ship "Variag", Fragment of poster n.d.
Miscellany related to Russian-American naval relations, 1863
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russi
"Iz moego al'boma". Personal family album of Empress Alexandra
Krasnyi Arkhiv, "Dnevnik Nikolaia Romanova", Tearsheets n.d.
Posters. Emperor Nicholas II and Russian Imperial Army
"Carte des ordres de chevalerie de sa Majeste Czarine...", 1780's
Spiski titulovannym rodam i litsam rossiiskoi imperi, Tipografiia pravitel'stvuiushchago senata, St. Petersburg 1892,
Maps, 1911, 1958
General. "Le palais imperial d'hiver", 19th c.
Dobuzhinskii, M., Peterburg v Dvatsat' pervom godu, 1923
Tarsaidze, A. Scrapbooks of clippings
"Russian Naval Ball", 1934 Nov.
Social life. Miscellany, 1935
"Emperor Nicholas II, Last Monarch of Russia". Announcements and reviews of film, 1956
Politics, especially russophobia and misinterpretation of Russian history. Clippings and letters to the editor, 1936-1956
"Bal Blanc" and other social and charitable events, 1956-1960
MAPS, 1648- 1958
General. Rand Mc Nally, "War-Planning Map of the World", New Guinea and Papua, 1934. Oceania, 1840(?) n.d.
General, including Russian Empire, South Russia, Black Sea and Caucasus, Siberia and Maritime Provinces, 1648- 1958
Enlarged photographs of maps, 1905-1915
Tiflis, city plan, 19th century
MOTION PICTURE FILM 1944-1977
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Castle Film Productions, 16mm., sound 1954, 16
"News Parade of the Year" and "Old Time Movies", Castle Film Productions, 16mm., sound 1939,
Memorial service (panikhida) for Russian Imperial Family at cathedral of Russian Church Abroad in New York, WCBS News, 16mm., sound 1968,
Coronations of British monarchs up to George IV and coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Pathegrams footage, 16mm., silent and sound
Russia in World War I, composite of still photographs in Tarsaidze Collection. Includes nursing activities of Grand Duchesses, 16 mm., silent
"Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia", also under title: "Emperor Nicholas II- Last Monarch of Russia" and "Emperor Nicholas II", sound. Includes incomplete duplicate, 2 copy negatives, 2 silent answer prints and 1 incomplete lab test
Original footage of "Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia". Also Imperial family, miscellaneous footage, Embassy Films, 16mm., silent 1956,
Miscellaneous 35 mm. and 16 mm. fragments
3/4" copy of Reel 6
VHS viewing copy of Reels 7-10
SOUND RECORDINGS (PHONORECORDS) 1955-1968 undated
8 prints and 12 duplicates depicting A. Tarsaidze, 1905(?)-1920
24 prints depicting the Tarsaidze and Eristavi families, 1900-1950's
5 prints depicting Russian Imperial Air Force. Includes group photos of officers with Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia. Also includes portrait print of I. Sikorsky, n.d.
29 prints depicting Russian Imperial Army. Includes icholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1880's-1917
39 prints depicting Russian Imperial Navy, 1865-1917
1 print depicting Lieut.-Gen. N. IUdenich with a group of Imperial Army officers, 1915
33 prints depicting Russia in World War I. Includes battle scenes, Red Cross work, street scenes, female soldiers of the Battalion of Death with their commander Maria Bochkareva and portrait prints of soldiers, peasants and nurses, Reproductions of Donald C. Thompson photographs 1914-1917.
4 prints and 4 duplicates depicting the Russian Army of the Trans-Caucasus. Includes Dikaia Diviziia and the Emir of Bukhara, 1914-1917(?)
24 prints depicting street scenes in Petrograd during the Revolution of Includes A. Kerensky. Reproductions of Donald C. Thompson photographs, originally published in Blood Stained Russia, Leslie -Judge Co. Publishers, New York, 1917. 1918
33 prints depicting scenes of the Russian Civil War in the Caucasus, 1917-1918
34 prints depicting Georgia. Includes "Deputatsiia gruzinskago dvorianstva po povodu 100-letiia prisoedineniia Gruzii" and portrait prints of Prince G. Bagration, Prince I. Amilakhviri and Prince Gurielli, 1853-1922
Photograph album of Georgia, 1900's
2 prints depicting Karaims. Includes the delegation to the celebration of the tricentenary of Romanov rule, 1913, 1916
19 prints and 7 duplicates related to G. Tarsaidze's book Katia: Wife Before God. Includes portrait prints of Alexander II, Empress Maria, Ekaterina Dolgorukova, Ol'ga, Katia and Georgii IUr'evskii, 1880's-1950's
25 prints and 6 duplicates depicting the Imperial family, including scenes of military manoeuvres and ceremonies, Includes original prints by K. E. von Gan & Co., TSarskoe Selo 1910-1917.
67 prints depicting Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, Includes original prints by K. E. von Gan & Co., TSarskoe Selo 1870's-1917.
9 prints and 1 duplicate depicting Alexandra, consort of Nicholas, Emperor of Russia, Includes original prints by K. E. von Gan & Co., TSarskoe Selo 1900's-1917.
32 prints and 2 duplicates depicting Tsesarevich Aleksei Nikolaevich, (?)-1917 1908
32 prints and 1 duplicate depicting the Grand Duchesses Ol'ga, Tat'iana, Maria and Anastasiia. Includes scenes of their hospital work and a portrait print of Grand Duchess Tat'iana, (?) 1905-1917
30 prints depicting the Romanov family, 1880's-1960's
1 print depicting Grand Duke Mikhail Aleksandrovich and group of British noblemen, 1900's
1 print depicting Count V. Adlerberg, n.d.
1 print depicting King Ferdinand I of Romania arriving in St. Petersburg, 1914
1 print depicting Princess E. Obolenskaia in court dress, n.d.
1 print depicting G. Rasputin in the company of society women, n.d.
1 print depicting Suliman Pasha Shapshal, Regent of Persia, 1907-1915
2 prints depicting P. Stolypin, 1911
1 print and 7 duplicates depicting ball in St. Petersburg, (?) 1910
2 prints and 2 color transparencies of paintings by E. Vigee-Lebrun, one depicting Elizaveta Alekseevna, consort of Alexander I, Emperor of Russia, the other Princess Tatiana IUsupova, 1790's
3 unidentified prints
Photograph album of St. Petersburg, (?) 1910's
36 postcards of St. Petersburg and Leningrad, 1890's-1960's
15 miscellaneous postcards
35 mm. black and white negatives