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Register of the Alexis Borisovich Tatistcheff Papers, 1766-1977
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Tatistcheff (Tatishchev) family file, 1878-1925

Scope and Contents note

Memoirs, notes, photo albums, and scrapbooks arranged by physical form.

Memorias, 1919-1977

Box-folder 1:1-8/2:1-9/3:1-3

"Crossing the Field," autobiography of Alexis B. Tatistcheff (Tatishchev),1903-1963, typed manuscript, twelve volumes, 1963

Box-folder 3:4

"The Founder of the Tatistcheff (Tatishchev) Family, Vassily Yurevich (Vaslii Iur'evich), Prince Solomerskiy (Solomerskii), niknamed Tat-Istch," genealogy notes, , typed manuscript on English, undated

Box-folder 3:5-8

"The Tatistcheffs (Tatishchevs). History of a Family from 862 to 1949," by A. B. Tatistcheff (Tatishchev),typed manuscript in English, five volumes, 1976

Scope and Contents note

Includes family photographs
Box-folder 4:1-3

"Na rubezhe dvukh mirov," memorirs of Boris Alexeyevich Tatistcheff (Boris Alekseevich Tatishchev), (father), 1876-1946, typed manuscript in Russian, one volume, 1946

Box-folder 4:4

"Reminiscences of Ekaterina Borisovna Tatistcheff (Ekaterina Borisovna Tatishchev), born Princess Mestcherskaia, my grandmother, 1848-1933, " typed manuscript in Russian, one volume, 1933

Box-folder 4:5

"Zapiski Kniagini Marii Sergeevny Trubetskoi, ur. Lopukhinoi (Lopukhinoi)," (mother-In-law), typed manuscript in Russian, 1919

Box-folder 4:6

"Brief Histories of Some Russian Families Closely Related to the Tatistcheff (Tatishchev) Family," by A. B. Tatistcheff (Tatishchev). Typed manuscript in English, 1977


Photographs, 1870-1925

Box 8

Tatistcheffs (Tatishchev) family album, 1878-1925

Box 8

Tatishcheva (nee Bibikova), Varvara Mikhaïlovna (mother) photo album, 1885-1899

Box-folder 4:7-9

"The last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, his court, military parades and exercises, Imperial hunting expeditions, etc.," photographs by Michael Alexis Tatistcheff (Mikhail Alekseevich Tatishchev), 1870-1913


Memorabilia, undated

Box 11

Matrices for use in impressing the seal of Tatistcheff (Tatishchev) family on the metal buttons of the domestic male servants, two objects

Box 11

Seal of the Tatitscheff (Tatishchev) family, one object


Scrapbooks, 1896-1966

Box-folder 5:1-31

"Documents pertaining to my father, Boris Alexeyevich Tatistcheff (Boris Alekseevich Tatishchev)," 1896-1966

On Shelf

"Album of Illustrations Pertaining to My Father's Voyage to France with the Tsar Nicholas II." Also contains some of my own and his pre-revolutionary Russian diplomatic passports and my family memorabilia," 1901


Obolensky (Obolenskii) Family file, 1853-1971

Box-folder 5:32

"The Family of Princes Obolensky" (Obolenskii)," by Alexis B. Tatistcheff (Tatishchev), 1971

Box 9-10

"Diaries of Prince Dimitriy Alexandrovich Obolensky (Dmitrii Aleksandrovich Obolenskii), my great grandfather, 1853-1879," typed manuscript in Russian, four volumes, 1853-1879


Correspondence, 1947-1977

Box-folder 5:33-34

General, 1967-1976

Box-folder 5:35

Allilueva, Svetlana, 1968-1973

Box-folder 5:36

Corbusier, Ernest, 1965

Box-folder 5:37

Grabbe, Georgii, 1970

Box-folder 5:38

Kennan, George, 1972-1975

Box-folder 5:39

Kisilev, Aleksandr, 1971

Box-folder 5:40

Korovaev, Petr Trofimovich, 1972

Box-folder 5:41

Novoe Russkoe Slovo, 1955-1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings
Box-folder 5:42

Rakovskii, Mikhail Evgen'evich, 1977

Box-folder 5:43

Tatistcheff (Tatishchev), Boris A., 1976

Box-folder 5:44-45

Tiesenpausen, Andrei Dmitrievich, de, 1964-1976

Box-folder 5:46-47

Titorenko, Irina, 1974-1977

Box-folder 6:1

Prince Vasili Alexandrovich of Russia, 1976

Box-folder 6:2

Archbishop Vitalii, 1947-1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes other materials on Russian Orthodox Church abroad.

Career file, 1941-1976

Box-folder 6:3

A. B. Tatistcheff's (Tatishchev's) appointment as a Chief Statistician of the Commodity Exchange, Inc., 1941

Box-folder 6:4-7

"Documents Pertaining to FBI and CIA Investigations in Connection with My Security Clearances for Service in the US Federal Government and the United Nations, Annotated by Me," by A. B. Tatitscheff (A. B. Tatishchev), two volumes, 1941-1961


Correspondence, 1964 -1976

Scope and Contents note

Includes reports and memoranda.
Box-folder 6:8-10

General, 1964-1974

Box-folder 6:11

Cozanet, Claude, 1967

Box-folder 6:12

Fullbright, William J., 1968

Box-folder 6:13

Goldwater, Barry, 1976

Box-folder 6:14

Leon, Theodor H., 1965-1970

Box-folder 6:15

Lunney, Glynn S., 1972-1975

Box-folder 6:16

Stefan, Charles G., 1971

Box-folder 6:17

Miscellaneous documents pertaining to the United Nations activities in the former Belgian Congo, 1961-1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, reports, and clippings.
Box-folder 6:18-21/7:1-4

Reports by A. B. Tatitscheff (Tatishchev) to the US Department of State on various assignments as escort interpreter, 1964-1975


Writings, 1962-1975

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically
Box-folder 7:5

"The Origins of the Rurikovichi: A Historical Essay," typescript in English, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes genealogical tables.
Box-folder 7:6

"Secret Agent," typed manuscript in English, 1962-1965

Box-folder 7:7-10

"Tatizdat," unpublished articles, letters, etc. on various subjects, taped manuscripts in English and in Russian with some illustrations, three volumes, 1971-1975

Box-folder 7:11

"An Interesting Assignment," with illustrations, typed manuscript in English, 1972


Printed matter, 1768-1915

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by name of author

Separated Materials

The issues of the following publications have been separated from the collection to the Hoover Institution Library
Box 2-3

Svod' Zakonov Rossiiskoi Imperii (Laws of the Russian Empire), edition, in Russian, two volumes, 1900


Bozherianov, Ivan Nikolaevich, Zhizneopisanie Imperatritsy Aleksadry Feodorovny suprugi Imperatora Nikolaia I, St. Peterburg, 1898


Dubenskii, D. M., Ego Imperatorskoe Velichestvo Gosudar' Imperator" Nikolai Aleksandrovich" v" diestvuiushchei armii, Sentiabr'-Oktiabr' 1914 g. , Petrograd", 1915


Glinskoi, B. B., Tsarskiia dieti i ikh" nastavniki, Tsars' , St. Petersburg, 1913


Shashkovskii, A. P., Ves' Peterburg" na 1913 god". Adresnaia i cpravochnaia kniga G. S.- Peterburga, 1913


Silvestre, Armand, La Russie, , Paris, 1892


Tatistcheff, Serguey Spiridonovich (Tatishchev, Sergei Spiridonovich ), Rod' Tatishchevykh". 1400-1900. , published in on the 500th anniversary of the present name of the family, 1900

Box 11-12

Tatistcheff (Tatishchev), Vasilii Nikitich, Istoriia Rossiiskaia s" samykh" drevneishikh" vremen" cherez" tridtsatl" let"(History of Russia from Ancient Times),four volumes, 1768-1784