Register of the Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers

Finding aid prepared by Olga Verhovskoy Dunlop
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers
Date (inclusive): 1648-1977
Collection Number: 78055
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English, Russian, French, German, and Georgian
Physical Description: 30 manuscript boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 39 envelopes, 1 album box, 11 motion picture film reels, 5 sound discs (28.5 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, research notes, printed matter, photographs, engravings, lithographs, maps, and sound and video recordings 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.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Tarsaidze, Alexandre Georgievich, 1901-1978.
Contributor: Thompson, Donald C.

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

Accruals

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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 Immigrated 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

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches and writings, research notes, printed matter, photographs, engravings, lithographs, maps, and sound and video recordings 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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918.
Romanov, House of.
Association of Russian Imperial Naval Officers in America
Russians--United States.
Russia--Emigration and immigration.
World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
Georgia (Republic)--History.
Russia--Court and courtiers.
Russia--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--Russia.
Motion pictures.
Video tapes.
Sound recordings.

Boxes 1-2

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1851-1977

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, genealogical material, family papers and miscellaneous printed matter relating to the life, writings, and social activities of Alexandre Tarsaidze and the Eristov family, arranged alphabetically by physical form.
 

General, society

Scope and Contents note

Russian-American and other social events, especially charity.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Calling cards and personal notes

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Programs and invitations, 1964-1976

 

Business records

 

General

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Ermitage Restaurant, 1960

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Southampton Hospital, 1976-1977

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 1 : 5

General, 1938-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Publishing, 1956-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Memoranda, 1976-1977

 

Correspondence

 

Personal

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 9

1943-1959

Box/Folder 1 : 10

1960-1969

Box/Folder 1 : 11

1970-1977

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Duke, A. B., 1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes file on Panama Canal Treaty.
Box/Folder 1 : 13-14

Eristov family, 1921-1970

 

Genealogical material

Box/Folder 2 : 1

L'Histoire et genealogie complete des Tarsaidj-Tarsaidze depuis XIII siecle de J-C., bound tearsheets, 1851-1916

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Eristov (Eristavi) family, miscellaneous material, typescript and handwritten, 1941-1944

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Eristov, Prince G., Moi Vospominaniia, 1875-1946, N.Y., 1954

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Tarsaidze, G., miscellaneous printed matter, 1957

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Family crest and stamp, undated

 

Personal and family documents

Box/Folder 2 : 6

General

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Clippings

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Curricula vitae

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Documents relating to lawsuit against Martini & Rossi Corp., 1965-1967

Boxes 3-11

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1936-1977

Scope and Contents note

Books, articles, letters to the editor, and incidental writings of Alexandre Tarsaidze, arranged chronologically and by alphabetically by title thereunder.
 

General

Box/Folder 3 : 1-4

Catalog, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes émigré publications related to history, handwritten.
Box/Folder 4 : 1-3

Catalog

 

Letters to the editor, typescript

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Undated

Box/Folder 5 : 2

1940-1949

Box/Folder 5 : 3

1950-1959

Box/Folder 5 : 4

1960-1969

Box/Folder 5 : 5

1973

Box/Folder 5 : 6-8

Notebooks, undated

 

Periodical press, writings, including articles and letters to the editor

Box/Folder 5 : 9

Undated

Box/Folder 5 : 10

1936-1937

Box/Folder 5 : 11

1940

Box/Folder 5 : 12

1941

Box/Folder 5 : 13

1943

Box/Folder 5 : 14

1944

Box/Folder 6 : 1-10

1945-1947

Scope and Contents note

Includes "Rokovye dni."
Box/Folder 6 : 11

1948

Box/Folder 6 : 12-13

1949

Box/Folder 6 : 14-15

1950

Box/Folder 7 : 1

1951

Box/Folder 7 : 2

1952

Box/Folder 7 : 3

1954

Box/Folder 7 : 4

1955

Box/Folder 7 : 5

1956

Box/Folder 7 : 6

1957

Box/Folder 7 : 7

1958

Box/Folder 7 : 8

1959

Box/Folder 7 : 9

1960-1961

Box/Folder 7 : 10

1965

Box/Folder 7 : 11

1966

Box/Folder 7 : 12

1968

Box/Folder 7 : 13

1970

Box/Folder 7 : 14

1971

Box/Folder 7 : 15

1973

Box/Folder 7 : 16

1974

Box/Folder 7 : 17

1975

Box/Folder 7 : 18

1976

Box/Folder 7 : 19

1977

 

"Alexandrina and Alexander," undated

Box/Folder 7 : 20

Draft, typescript

Box/Folder 7 : 21

Notes and correspondence

Box/Folder 7 : 22

"Magdeburg Affair," outline for book, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 7 : 23

Morskoi Korpus za chetvert' veka, printed copy, 1944.

 

"Fanny Lear"

Box/Folder 7 : 24

Draft and research material, handwritten, undated

Box/Folder 7 : 25

Legal agreements re publication, 1950

 

Czars and Presidents, 1958

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 7 : 26

General, 1938-1959

Box/Folder 7 : 27

Business, 1957-1962

 

Research material

Box/Folder 7 : 28

Miscellany, 1862-1942

Scope and Contents note

Includes material re Russian exploration of New Guinea and general correspondence.
 

Clippings

Box/Folder 8 : 1-3

General

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Explorers

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Railroads, 1939-1950

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Russian diplomatic corps in the U.S., 1944

Box/Folder 8 : 7

Photographic reproductions, explorers

Box/Folder 8 : 8

Legal contract for publication, 1957

Box/Folder 8 : 9-10

Drafts, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 8 : 11

Film script, typescript draft, undated

Box/Folder 8 : 12

Scrapbook of reviews and letters to the author, 1958

Box/Folder 8 : 13

Russia's Rich Husbands, reprints, 1955.

 

CHetyre mifa, [See also: SUBJECT FILE/World War I], 1969

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Personal, 1965-1974

 

Business, 1969-1970

Box/Folder 9 : 2

General

Box/Folder 9 : 3-7

Book orders

Box/Folder 9 : 8

Draft, handwritten, undated

Box/Folder 9 : 9

Advertisements and reviews

 

Katia: Wife Before God, 1977

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 9 : 10

General, 1949-1977

Box/Folder 9 : 11

Business, 1967-1970

 

Research material

Box/Folder 10 : 1

Unidentified (B. Nermi-Ergunov?), manuscript, undated

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Gernet, L. von, memoirs and correspondence, typescript and handwritten, 1949

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Klap'e, O. de, "Kniaginia Mariia Tenisheva," tearsheet, undated

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Nikitin, D., memoirs re "Goga" IUr'evskii, printed copy, 1945

Box/Folder 10 : 5

Genealogical material, typescript and handwritten, undated

Box/Folder 10 : 6-8

Clippings and miscellany

Scope and Contents note

Includes material re Emperor Alexander II, Ekaterina Dolgorukova-IUr'evkaia and family.
Box/Folder 10 : 9

Photo reproductions [same as above]

Box/Folder 10 : 10-14

Drafts, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 11 : 1-3

Drafts

Box/Folder 11 : 4

Publicity material

Boxes 11-30

SUBJECT FILE, 1876-1977

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence and printed matter relating to the Caucasus, Transcaucasus, and Russia. Includes material about the Imperial Russian Army, Navy, and Air Force, especially in World War I. Also includes material related to the Russian Imperial family and especially the film Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia produced by A. Tarsaidze. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
 

Armenia

Box/Folder 11 : 5

General, miscellaneous material on Mt. Ararat and Noah's Ark, 1967

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence of A. Tarsaidze.
 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 11 : 6

General, KHatissian, A., The Memoirs of a Mayor,tearsheets, undated

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Clippings

 

Caucasus and Transcaucasus

 

Maps [See: OVERSIZE FILE]

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 11 : 8

General, Zakavkaz'e, Tiflis, 1907-1908

Box/Folder 11 : 9

Clippings

 

Georgia

 

General

 

Bagratids, Royal House of Georgia, printed matter [See also: Nicholas II/Romanov Family genealogy]

 

General

Box/Folder 11 : 10

Lang, D., "Prince Ioan of Georgia and His 'Kalmasoba'", The American Slavic and East European Review, Reprint 1953.

 

Tumanov, Prince K.

Box/Folder 11 : 11

Miscellaneous offprints, 1947

Box/Folder 11 : 12

"Materialy k genealogii Bagratidov", Novik, Typescript 1950.

Box/Folder 11 : 13

"Kniaz'ia Bagration-Mukhranskie", Novik, Typescript 1951.

Box/Folder 11 : 14

"Poslednie tsari Imeretii i ikh potomstvo", Novik, Typescript 1953.

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Clippings

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Genealogical records

Box/Folder 12 : 3-4

Nobility and public figures, miscellany

Scope and Contents note

Includes genealogical material and writings of A. Tarsaidze. See also: Russia/Nobility.
Box/Folder 12 : 5

Pretenders to the Georgian throne, "M. Grousinski," miscellaneous material, 1968

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 12 : 6

General, 1949-1975

Box/Folder 12 : 7

Iraklii of Georgia, 1971

Box/Folder 12 : 8

Tumanov, Prince K., 1949-1958

Box/Folder 12 : 9

Letters to the editor, 1973

 

Printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 12 : 10

Dadeshkeliani, I., The Autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Georgia, 1922

Box/Folder 12 : 11

Mordovtsev, D., "ZHelezom i krov'iu", Novoe Russkoe Slovo, undated

Box/Folder 12 : 12

Solov'ev, S., "Vostochnyi vopros 50 let nazad," Drevniia i novaia Rossiia, 1876

Box/Folder 12 : 13-16

Clippings, tearsheets and miscellany

 

Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia

 

Imperial Family

Box/Folder 13 : 1

General, genealogy, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes list of Romanovs in the U.S.
 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 13 : 2

General, 1944-1975

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Romanov family, 1976

 

Moving pictures, Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia

Scope and Contents note

Also under titles Emperor Nicholas II - Last Monarch of Russia and Emperor Nicholas II.
Box/Folder 13 : 4-5

Clippings, 1966-1975

 

Correspondence

 

Personal

Box/Folder 13 : 6

Eastman, Max, 1944

Box/Folder 13 : 7

Edward, Duke of Windsor and Wallace, Duchess of Windsor, 1968

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Lied, J. and viewing by Norwegian Royal family, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Massie, R. and S., 1968

Box/Folder 13 : 10

Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, 1957, 1967

Box/Folder 13 : 11

Post, Marjorie Merriweather, 1967-1972

Box/Folder 13 : 12

Tuchman, B., 1964

Box/Folder 13 : 13

Vladimir, Grand Duke of Russia and Madrid showing, 1966

 

Business

 

General

Box/Folder 13 : 14

1944-1959

Box/Folder 13 : 15

1961-1976

Box/Folder 13 : 16

Axelbank, Herman, 1969-1975

Box/Folder 13 : 17

Holmquist, N., AB Europa Film, 1970-1973

 

Invitations, announcements and advertisements

 

General

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Undated-1960

Box/Folder 14 : 2

1961-1969

Box/Folder 14 : 3

1971-1974

Box/Folder 14 : 4

1975-1977

Box/Folder 14 : 5

Biarritz Benefit, France, 1968-1969

 

Narration

Box/Folder 14 : 6

Draft, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 7

Notes, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Andrian, B., "Poslednie dni Imperatora Nikolaia Vtorogo," typescript, 1967

Box/Folder 14 : 9

Kalantar, M., narration for "Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution," typescript, undated

 

Printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 15 : 1

"A Christmas Hymn written by His Imperial Majesty Nicholas II...", San Francisco Examiner, 1903

Box/Folder 15 : 2

ZHizn'i TSarstvovanie Imperatora Nikolaia II, "Vestnik" Obshchestva Russkikh Veteranov Velikoi Voiny, 1970

 

Clippings, tearsheets

Box/Folder 15 : 3-7

Imperial family

Scope and Contents note

Includes memoirs about them.
 

Romanov family

Box/Folder 15 : 8-10

General, including monarchism

Box/Folder 15 : 11

Ol'ga Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess, 1959-1960

Box/Folder 15 : 12

Nikolai Nikolaevich, Grand Duke

 

Photographic reproductions

 

Imperial family

Box/Folder 15 : 13-14

General

Scope and Contents note

Includes Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia.
Box/Folder 15 : 15

Alexandra, Consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia

Box/Folder 15 : 16

Alexis Nikolaevich

Box/Folder 15 : 17

Olga, Tat'iana, Maria, Anastasia, Grand Duchesses of Russia

Box/Folder 15 : 18

Romanov family

 

Abdication and exile of Nicholas II

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 16 : 1

General, including re publication of letters below, 1943-1970

Box/Folder 16 : 2

Erdeli, M., 1949

 

Letters from TSarskoe Selo, Stavka and Tobol'sk to Margarita (Rita) Erdeli, nee KHitrovo

 

Typescript copies

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Alexandra, Empress of Russia, 1916 July - 1918 January

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Ol'ga, Grand Duchess, 1914 September - 1918 April

Box/Folder 16 : 5

Tat'iana, Grand Duchess, 1916 - 1918 February

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Facsimiles of above

Box/Folder 16 : 7

Printed matter, journals, clippings, and tearsheets from emigre press, 1952-1957

 

Death of Imperial Family

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Correspondence, 1956

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 16 : 9

Fashist, 1938 July

Box/Folder 16 : 10-13

Clippings

 

Relics of Imperial Family

Box/Folder 16 : 14

Correspondence, 1943-1971

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 16 : 15

Tarsaidze, A., miscellaneous newspaper articles, 1958-1971

Box/Folder 16 : 16

Clippings and tearsheets, 1930-1958

 

Rasputin

Box/Folder 16 : 17

Correspondence, 1976

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 16 : 18

General, Solovieff-Rasputine, M., Mon Pere Grigory Raspoutine, photocopy, 1925

Box/Folder 17 : 1-2

Clippings

Box/Folder 17 : 3

Photographic reproductions

 

Pretenders

 

General

Box/Folder 17 : 4

"Alexei," Michael Goleniewski, clippings

 

"Anastasia"

Box/Folder 17 : 5

Correspondence, 1955-1968

Box/Folder 17 : 6

Clippings

Box/Folder 17 : 7

Clippings

Box/Folder 17 : 8

Correspondence, 1953-1976

Scope and Contents note

Includes material re "Alexei," Michael Goleniewski.
 

Russia

 

General, printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 17 : 9

Fine Bindings from the Libraries of the Tzars of Russia, Plaza Book Auction Corp., N.Y., 1933

Box/Folder 17 : 10

Goebbels, J., Teoriia i praktika bol'shevizma, translation of speech delivered at Nurenberg, 1936 September

Box/Folder 17 : 11

Okul'tizm i ioga, Asuncion, 1967

Box/Folder 17 : 12

Russia, Russian-American Semi-Monthly Magazine, 1944-1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes articles by A. Tarsaidze.
Box/Folder 17 : 13

Clippings

Box 18

Notebooks (1-5), clippings from emigre and foreign press

Scope and Contents note

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.
Box 19

Notebooks (6-8)

Box/Folder 20 : 1

Notebooks (9-10)

 

Photographic reproductions, 1890s-1917

Box/Folder 20 : 2

General

Scope and Contents note

Includes cities (St. Petersburg and Moscow) and Imperial palaces.
Box/Folder 20 : 3

Political figures

Box/Folder 20 : 4

Society figures

 

Air Force, printed matter

Box/Folder 20 : 5

Clippings

Box/Folder 20 : 6-8

Miscellany re G. Sikorsky, 1964-1972

 

Army

 

General

Box/Folder 20 : 9

Program-menus for official dinners of Guards regiments, 1874-1875

Box/Folder 20 : 10

Orders, decorations and coats of arms

Box/Folder 20 : 11

Correspondence, 1964, 1974

 

Printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 20 : 12

Danil'chenko, Col. P., Poslednii TSarskii smotr voiskam na Marsovom Pole, typescript, 1950

Box/Folder 20 : 13

KHolmnsen, Lieut.-Gen. I., Na voennoi sluzhbe v Rossii, N.Y., 1953

Box/Folder 20 : 14

Images de l'armée russe, 1683-1917, undated

Box/Folder 20 : 15

Russkii Invalid, 1964, 1966, 1972

Box/Folder 20 : 16

Suvorovtsy, Izdanie Ob"edineniia b. kadet Suvorovskago Kadetskago Korpusa, undated

Box/Folder 20 : 17

Vestnik kavalergardskoi sem'i, 1951-1969

Box/Folder 20 : 18

Voennaia Byl', 1968 November

Box/Folder 20 : 19

Voenno-istoricheskii zhurnal, Moscow, 1964

 

Clippings and tearsheets

Box/Folder 21 : 1

General

Box/Folder 21 : 2

Obituaries of former officers

Box/Folder 21 : 3

Photographic reproductions

Box/Folder 21 : 4

Automobiles, clippings

 

Civil War, printed matter [See also: Revolution of 1917]

Box/Folder 21 : 5

General, Pervopokhodnik, 1971

 

Clippings

Box/Folder 21 : 6

General

Box/Folder 21 : 7-8

Kolchak, Adm. A.

 

Corporal punishment and prisons

Box/Folder 21 : 9

Clippings, 1965-1972

Box/Folder 21 : 10

Correspondence and letters to the editor, 1951-1974

 

Cossacks, printed matter

 

General. Eliseev, F.

Box/Folder 21 : 11

Nash polk v mesiatsy revoliutsii 1917-1918 godov, N.Y., 1961

Box/Folder 21 : 12

Pesni Kubanskikh Kazakov, 1960

Box/Folder 21 : 13

Reid Sotnika Gamaliia v Mesopotamii v mae 1916 goda, N.Y. 1957

Box/Folder 21 : 14

Clippings

 

Émigrés

Box/Folder 21 : 15

Memoirs of A. Chicherin, typescript, undated

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 21 : 16

General, bicentennial of the U.S.

 

Clippings

Box/Folder 21 : 17

Biographical material

Box/Folder 21 : 18

Obituaries

Box/Folder 22 : 1

Inventors, clippings [See also: SPEECHES AND WRITINGS/ General. Letters to the editor]

 

Jews in Russia

Box/Folder 22 : 2

Correspondence, including letters to the editor, 1956-1965

Box/Folder 22 : 3

Clippings, 1939-1973

Box/Folder 22 : 4

Karaims, Zajanczkowski, A., "Karaims," printed copy [See also: PHOTOGRAPHS], undated

Box/Folder 22 : 5

Money and government bonds, 1899-1924

 

Music

Box/Folder 22 : 6

"Baian," Obshchestvo peniia... v g. Rige, program, 1887.

Box/Folder 22 : 7

Russian National Anthem and "Marsh gvardeiskago ekipazha," sheet music, undated

 

Navy [See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS and OVERSIZE FILE]

 

General, Obshchestvo Russkikh Morskikh Ofitserov v Amerike

Box/Folder 22 : 8

Bulletin, 1944, 1948, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1975-1977

Box/Folder 22 : 9

Correspondence of A. Tarsaidze, 1971-1973

Box/Folder 22 : 10

Lists of former Russian Imperial Naval officers, 1944, 1952

Box/Folder 22 : 11

Programs, invitations, and clippings related to social events, 1935-1975

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 22 : 12-13

General, 1943-1976

Box/Folder 22 : 14

Letters to the editor, 1939-1969

Box/Folder 22 : 15

Material related to U.S.S. Whipple, 1950-1973

 

Printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 22 : 16

Biulleten' Morskogo Uchilishcha Vypusk 1920, 1966, 1967

Box/Folder 22 : 17

Pravila dlia kadet Morskogo Ego Imperatorskago Vysochestva Naslednika TSesarevicha Kadetskago Korpusa, Sevastopol', 1916

Box/Folder 22 : 18

Imperial Navy uniforms, 19th century, lithographs

 

Clippings

Box/Folder 23 : 1-9

General

Box/Folder 23 : 10-11

Navy and Revolutions of 1905 and 1917

Box/Folder 23 : 12

South Pacific and Hawaiian Islands, 1935

Box/Folder 23 : 13

Photographic reproductions of Morskoi Korpus

 

Nobility

Box/Folder 24 : 1

General, Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, miscellaneous material, 1967-1975

Box/Folder 24 : 2

Correspondence, including re imposters, 1957-1971

 

Printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 24 : 3

Dvorianstvo, Paris, 1960, 1964-1965, 1969

Box/Folder 24 : 4-6

Novik. Istoriko-genealogicheskii ZHurnal, N. Pleshko ed., New York, 1942, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1958, 1959, 1961

Box/Folder 24 : 7

Russian Nobility Association in U.S.A., miscellaneous material, 1953

Box/Folder 24 : 8

Soiuz Dvorian, Paris, 1954, 1961, 1964

Box/Folder 24 : 9

Staryi Peterburg, iubileinyi sbornik vospominanii, 1953

 

Clippings

Box/Folder 25 : 1

General, including obituaries

Box/Folder 25 : 2

Imposters

Box/Folder 25 : 3

Social events

 

Genealogies

 

Obolensky, Princes

Box/Folder 25 : 4

Pleshko, N., Russkoe Istoriko-Rodoslovnoe Obshchestvo v Amerike, 1959

Box/Folder 25 : 5

Miscellany, 1905-1970

Box/Folder 25 : 6

Clippings, 1968-1971

Box/Folder 25 : 7

Sverbeev, Pleshko, N., Russkoe Istoriko-Rodoslovnoe Obshchestvo v Amerike, 1951

Box/Folder 25 : 8

Urussov, Princes, Pleshko, N., Russkoe Istoriko-Rodoslovnoe Obshchestvo v Amerike, 1955

Box/Folder 25 : 9

Ob"edinenie Russkikh IUristov b. Di Pi v Amerike, Vestnik, 1959

 

Orthodox Church

Box/Folder 25 : 10

General, Trifono-Pechengskii Monastery, miscellaneous material, undated

 

Clippings and tearsheets

Box/Folder 25 : 11

Church in America

Box/Folder 25 : 12

Church abroad [See also: SPEECHES AND WRITINGS] 1930s-1970

Box/Folder 25 : 13

Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia, miscellaneous material re Donizetti opera "Il borgomastro di Saardam," 1973

Box/Folder 26 : 1-2

Pushkin, A., clippings, 1937-1975

Box/Folder 26 : 3

Revolution of 1905, clippings

 

Revolution of 1917

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 26 : 4

General, 1943-1969

Box/Folder 26 : 5

Mel'gunov, S., 1952-1957

 

Memoirs, typescript

Box/Folder 26 : 6

Anitchkoff, V., 1917-1922

Box/Folder 26 : 7

SHvetsov, D., undated

 

Printed matter, clippings and tearsheets

Box/Folder 26 : 8-10

General

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical material re Communists.
Box/Folder 27 : 1-6

General

Box/Folder 28 : 1

Gumberg, A., 1953

Box/Folder 28 : 2-4

Lenin, V., biographical material

Box/Folder 28 : 5

Reilley, Sidney

Box/Folder 28 : 6

Stalin, I. and Stalinists

Box/Folder 28 : 7

"Zinov'ev letter," 1966-1970

Box/Folder 28 : 8

Russian-American Information Bureau, letter of A. Tarsaidze, introducing organization, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 28 : 9-10

Russo-Japanese War, clippings

Box/Folder 28 : 11

Rossica, Society of Russian Philately Journal 1955

Box/Folder 28 : 12-13

Siberia and the Far East, clippings

Box/Folder 29 : 1-5

Solzhenitsyn, A., clippings [See also: SPEECHES AND WRITINGS and SUBJECT FILE/ World War I]

Box/Folder 29 : 6

Stolypin, A., clippings

 

World War I

 

General

 

Association of Russian War Invalids of the First World War

Box/Folder 29 : 7

Printed matter, Russkii Invalid, 1973 May

Box/Folder 29 : 8

Miscellany, 1957-1960

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence and legal papers.
Box/Folder 29 : 9

Jagow, Gottlieb von (?), miscellaneous correspondence, typescript copies, 1914-1915

Box/Folder 29 : 10

Miasoedov, Col., clippings [See also: SPEECHES AND WRITINGS], 1965

 

Navy

 

"Magdeburg Affair," including material re naval intelligence and codes

Box/Folder 29 : 11

Clippings

Box/Folder 29 : 12

Correspondence, 1959-1975

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 29 : 13

General, Timirev, Rear-Adm. S., Baltiiskii Flot vo vremia voiny i revoliutsii, 1961

Box/Folder 29 : 14

Clippings

Box/Folder 29 : 15

Ruzskii, Gen. V., clippings [See also: SPEECHES AND WRITINGS]

Box/Folder 29 : 16-18

Sukhomlinov, Gen. V., clippings, tearsheets, photographic reproductions and other printed matter [See also: SPEECHES AND WRITINGS and SUBJECT FILE/Russia/Air Force/Navy], 1924-1966

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 29 : 19

General, 1943-1974

Box/Folder 29 : 20

Kerensky, A., 1944

 

Printed matter

 

General

Box/Folder 29 : 21

Andolenko, Gen., La Guerre 1914-1918 sur le front russe, 1965

Box/Folder 29 : 22

Budberg, Lieut.-Gen. Baron A., Vooruzhennyia sily Rossiiskoi Imperii v ispolnenii obshchesoiuznykh zadach i obiazanostei vo vremia voiny 1914-1917g., 1939

Box/Folder 30 : 1

Dartigues, L., La mission sanitaire chirurgicale française du Caucase 1er Juillet 1917-13 Juillet 1918, Paris, 1919

Box/Folder 30 : 2

Eristov, Prince A., "Velikii Kniaz' Sergei Mikhailovich," typescript excerpt, Russkii Invalid, 1939

Box/Folder 30 : 3

Headquarters of the Military Representative...of the Russian Army, Russia in the War, 1914-1918, 1919

Box/Folder 30 : 4

Konnaia gvardiia na voine, photograph album, 1914

 

Clippings and tearsheets

Box/Folder 30 : 5-14

General

Box/Folder 30 : 15

German spies in Russia

Scope and Contents note

Includes A. Tarsaidze's letters to the editor.
Box/Folder 30 : 16

Photographic reproductions

Scope and Contents note

Includes document changing name of St. Petersburg to Petrograd, 1914 August 18.
Box/Folder 30 : 17

World War II, clippings

Boxes 31-35

OVERSIZE FILE, 1780s-1960

Scope and Contents note

Printed matter, including prints, posters, chromolithographs, books, and albums of Caucasians in national dress; Georgian royalty, nobility, and national monuments; Russian tsars and emperors, Russian nobility, Russian Imperial Army and Navy; and miscellany related to St. Petersburg. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 31

General, printed matter

 

Harper's Weekly, 1866

 

New York Times, Mid-Week Pictorial, 1919

Box 32

Caucasus and Transcaucasus, tearsheets from album, prints, and posters, 1850s

Scope and Contents note

Caucasians in national dress and historical group scenes.
 

Georgia

 

Printed matter

 

"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 churches and palaces, 19th century

 

Portraits of Georgian royalty and nobility

 

Iraklii II, lithograph, undated

 

IUlon, Ioan and David, prints and copies of prints, undated

 

Gurieli, Princes, "Nekotorye iz deputatov Aziatskikh narodov...," 1856

 

Russia

Box 33

General

 

Novoe Vremia, photocopy, 1916 March

 

Tsars and Emperors of Russia, miscellaneous prints, undated

 

Miscellany, 1848-1969

Scope and Contents note

Includes posters, prints, drawings and programs.
 

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

 

Navy

 

Sailor from ship Variag, fragment of poster, undated

 

Miscellany related to Russian-American naval relations, 1863

 

Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia

 

General

 

"Iz moego al'boma," personal family album of Empress Alexandra

 

Krasnyi Arkhiv, "Dnevnik Nikolaia Romanova," tearsheets, undated

 

Posters, Emperor Nicholas II and Russian Imperial Army

 

Nobility

 

"Carte des ordres de chevalerie de sa Majeste Czarine...," 1780s

 

Spiski titulovannym rodam i litsam rossiiskoi imperi, Tipografiia pravitel'stvuiushchago senata, St. Petersburg, 1892

Box 34

St. Petersburg

 

Maps, 1911, 1958

 

Printed matter

 

General, "Le palais imperial d'hiver," 19th century

 

Dobuzhinskii, M., Peterburg v Dvatsat' pervom godu, 1923

 

Tarsaidze, A., scrapbooks of clippings

 

"Russian Naval Ball," 1934 November

 

Social life, miscellany, 1935

 

Emperor Nicholas II - Last Monarch of Russia, announcements and reviews of film, 1956

Box 35

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

Boxes 36-37

MAPS, 1648-1958

Scope and Contents note

Maps of the South Pacific and the Russian Empire, including Georgia, arranged by subject.
Box 36

General

Scope and Contents note

Rand McNally, "War-Planning Map of the World," undated; New Guinea and Papua, 1934; Oceania, 1840(?).
 

Russia

 

General, including Russian Empire, South Russia, Black Sea and Caucasus, Siberia and Maritime Provinces, 1648-1958

Box 37

Georgia

 

Enlarged photographs of maps, 1905-1915

 

Tiflis, city plan, 19th century

Photo file

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1880s-1960s

Scope and Contents note

404 prints, 51 postcards, 40 duplicates, 2 color transparencies, and 2 albums. Includes photographs of the Tarsaidze family; the Russian Imperial Army and Navy; World War I, the Revolution of 1917, and the Russian Civil War; Emperor Nicholas II, the Imperial family, and the Romanov family; and Georgia and the Transcaucasus. Arranged by subject.
Envelope A

8 prints and 12 duplicates depicting A. Tarsaidze, 1905(?)-1920

Envelope B

24 prints depicting the Tarsaidze and Eristavi families, 1900-1950s

Envelope C

5 prints depicting Russian Imperial Air Force, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes group photos of officers with Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia. Also includes portrait print of I. Sikorsky.
Envelope D

29 prints depicting Russian Imperial Army, 1880s-1917

Scope and Contents note

Includes Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia.
Envelope mE

39 prints depicting Russian Imperial Navy, 1865-1917

Envelope F

1 print depicting Lieut.-Gen. N. IUdenich with a group of Imperial Army officers, 1915

Envelope mG

33 prints depicting Russia in World War I, 1914-1917

Scope and Contents note

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.
Envelope H

4 prints and 4 duplicates depicting the Russian Army of the Trans-Caucasus, 1914-1917(?)

Scope and Contents note

Includes Dikaia Diviziia and the Emir of Bukhara.
Envelope mI

24 prints depicting street scenes in Petrograd during the Revolution of 1917

Scope and Contents note

Includes A. Kerensky. Reproductions of Donald C. Thompson photographs, originally published in Blood Stained Russia, Leslie -Judge Co. Publishers, New York, 1918.
Envelope J

33 prints depicting scenes of the Russian Civil War in the Caucasus, 1917-1918

Envelope mK

34 prints depicting Georgia, 1853-1922

Scope and Contents note

Includes "Deputatsiia gruzinskago dvorianstva po povodu 100-letiia prisoedineniia Gruzii" and portrait prints of Prince G. Bagration, Prince I. Amilakhviri, and Prince Gurielli.
Album fL

Photograph album of Georgia, 1900s

Envelope M

2 prints depicting Karaims, 1913, 1916

Scope and Contents note

Includes the delegation to the celebration of the tricentenary of Romanov rule.
Envelope N

19 prints and 7 duplicates related to G. Tarsaidze's book Katia: Wife Before God, 1880s-1950s

Scope and Contents note

Includes portrait prints of Alexander II, Empress Maria, Ekaterina Dolgorukova, Ol'ga, Katia, and Georgii IUr'evskii.
Envelope O-P

25 prints and 6 duplicates depicting the Imperial family, including scenes of military manoeuvres and ceremonies, 1910-1917

Scope and Contents note

Includes original prints by K. E. von Gan & Co., TSarskoe Selo.
Envelope Q-mR

67 prints depicting Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1870s-1917

Scope and Contents note

Includes original prints by K. E. von Gan & Co., TSarskoe Selo.
Envelope S-mT

9 prints and 1 duplicate depicting Alexandra, consort of Nicholas, Emperor of Russia, 1900s-1917

Scope and Contents note

Includes original prints by K. E. von Gan & Co., TSarskoe Selo.
Envelope U-mV

32 prints and 2 duplicates depicting Tsesarevich Aleksei Nikolaevich, 1908(?)-1917

Envelope W-mX

32 prints and 1 duplicate depicting the Grand Duchesses Ol'ga, Tat'iana, Maria, and Anastasiia, 1905-1917(?)

Scope and Contents note

Includes scenes of their hospital work and a portrait print of Grand Duchess Tat'iana.
Envelope Y-Z

30 prints depicting the Romanov family, 1880s-1960s

Envelope mAA

1 print depicting Grand Duke Mikhail Aleksandrovich and group of British noblemen, 1900s

Envelope BB

1 print depicting Count V. Adlerberg, undated

Envelope mCC

1 print depicting King Ferdinand I of Romania arriving in St. Petersburg, 1914

Envelope DD

1 print depicting Princess E. Obolenskaia in court dress, undated

Envelope mEE

1 print depicting G. Rasputin in the company of society women, undated

Envelope FF

1 print depicting Suliman Pasha Shapshal, Regent of Persia, 1907-1915

Envelope GG

2 prints depicting P. Stolypin, 1911

Envelope HH

1 print and 7 duplicates depicting ball in St. Petersburg, 1910(?)

Envelope mII

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, 1790s

Envelope JJ

3 unidentified prints

Album fKK

Photograph album of St. Petersburg, 1910s(?)

Envelope LL

36 postcards of St. Petersburg and Leningrad, 1890s-1960s

Envelope MM

15 miscellaneous postcards

Envelope NN

Print negatives

Envelope OO

35 mm. black and white negatives

Film shelf

MOTION PICTURE FILM, 1944-1977

Scope and Contents note

Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia and other films related to monarchy.
Reel 1

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Castle Film Productions, 16 mm., sound, 1954

Reel 2

"News Parade of the Year" and "Old Time Movies," Castle Film Productions, 16 mm., sound, 1939

Reel 3

Memorial service (panikhida) for Russian Imperial Family at cathedral of Russian Church Abroad in New York, WCBS News, 16 mm., sound, 1968

Reel 4

Coronations of British monarchs up to George IV and coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Pathegrams footage, 16 mm., silent and sound

Reel 5

Russia in World War I, composite of still photographs in Tarsaidze collection, 16 mm., silent

Scope and Contents note

Includes nursing activities of Grand Duchesses.
Reel 6

Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia, sound

Scope and Contents note

Also under title: Emperor Nicholas II - Last Monarch of Russia and Emperor Nicholas II. Includes incomplete duplicate, 2 copy negatives, 2 silent answer prints, and 1 incomplete lab test.

Alternate Forms Available

Videocassette (3/4" U-Matic)
Reels 7-10

Original footage of Emperor Nicholas II, Last Czar of Russia, Embassy Films, 16 mm., silent, 1956

Access

Use copy (DVD made from VHS copy) available on-site for immediate use. Use copy reference number: 78055_001_r2016.

Alternate Forms Available

Videocassette (VHS)

Scope and Contents note

Includes Imperial family, miscellaneous footage.
Reel 11

Miscellaneous 35 mm. and 16 mm. fragments

Record cabinet

SOUND RECORDINGS, 1955-1968, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes Russian Imperial Cavalry march, memorial service for Imperial family, Soviet anthem, and recordings of interviews with A. Tarsaidze and others.
 

Sound recording of Anthems, Vol. I, Folkways Records, FP 88-1, 1955

Access

Use copy reference number: 78055_a_0006924

Scope and Contents note

These are chiefly instrumental performances of the national anthems.
 

Sound recording of "Cavalry March of Her Majesty's Regiment," 78 speed disc, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 78055_a_0001774

Scope and Contents note

There are numerous scratches throughout this disc.
 

Sound recording of interview with A. Tarsaidze, I. Obolensky, and Adlerberg, 78 speed discs, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 78055_a_0001775

Scope and Contents note

Describes the men's lives. In English.
 

Sound recording of "The Solemn Funeral Service for the Russian Imperial Family and all the Victims of Communist Terror," Brussels, 1968 July 17

Access

Use copy reference number: 78055_a_0006923

Scope and Contents note

The item title is culled from the heading of the back cover notes. In Russian.