Register of the Vakhan Fomich Totomiants Papers

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Title: Vakhan Fomich Totomiants papers
Date (inclusive): 1923-1951
Collection Number: 2001C17
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In Russian and English.
Physical Description: 1 microfilm reel (0.15 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings and biographical data, relating to economic cooperative movements and theory, and to Russian émigré affairs.
Creator: Totomiants, Vakhan F. (Vakhan Fomich), b. 1875

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Vakhan Fomich Totomiants papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2001.

Accruals

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Location of Originals

Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biography

Vakhan Fomich Totomiants was born into an Armenian family in Astrakhan' on 3 February 1875. He graduated from the University of Brussels (1898) and received his Ph. D. from the University of Kiev (1915). As a specialist in cooperative economics, he wrote several treatises on cooperatives and economics in general: Teoriia kooperatsii (1918), Istoriia ekonomicheskikh i sotsial'nykh uchenii (1921), Osnovy kooperatsii (1923), and Iz istorii russkoi ekonomicheskoi mysli (1956).
Generally considered to be one of the leading figures in the field, he taught in Kharkov', Kiev, Moscow and St. Petersburg, and following his emigration from Russia at several universities and institutes in Germany, Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria between the wars.

Chronology

1875 February 3 Born, Astrakhan', Russia
1898 Ph.D., University of Brussels, Belgium
1915 Ph.D., Kiev University
1918 Author, Teoriia kooperatsii
1921 Author, Istoriia ekonomicheskikh i sotsial'nykh uchenii
1922-1930 Taught at several universities and institutes in Prague, Czechoslovakia
1923 Author, Osnovy kooperatsii
1943 Author, Iz moikh vospominanii
1956 Author, Iz istorii russkoi ekonomicheskoi mysli

Scope and Content Note

Vakhan F. Totomiants was a prominent theorist of economic cooperation, with many published works on the subject to his credit. This collection contains a number of his newspaper articles, reviews of his works and unpublished writings, particularly on economic subjects.
Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Cooperative societies.
Russians--Czechoslovakia.

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Biographical File, 1928-1950 and undated

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Bibliography, biographical note and clippings, arranged alphabetically by physical form
box 1

Writings, 1923-1951

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Books, articles and reviews, arranged chronologically by title
Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1928-1950 and undated

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bibliography

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Biographical note

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Clippings about or mentioning Totomiants

 

WRITINGS, 1923-1951

Box/Folder 1 : 4

General.

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Reviews of Totomiants' works in the German press, 1923-1928
Box/Folder 1 : 5

"Cooperation," n.d.

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Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 6

"The Co-Operative Anthology," n.d.

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Holograph and typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 7

"Istoriia ekonomicheskikh i sotsial'nykh uchenii," n.d.

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Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 8

"Iz moikh kooperativnykh vospominanii," Russkaia zhizn', n.d.

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Printed copy
Box/Folder 1 : 9

"Kommunisticheskie i kooperativnye kolonii," Delo Truda-Probuzhdenie, n.d.

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Printed copy
Box/Folder 1 : 10

"Kratkii uchebnik po kooperatsii," n.d.

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Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 11

"Rol' armian v tsivilizatsii," n.d.

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Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 12

"Russkaia i armianskaia emigratsiia i kooperatsiia," Novaia zaria, n.d.

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Printed copy
Box/Folder 1 : 13

"Sozdanie sel'skoi tsivilizatsii," translation into Russian of a speech by George Russell before an agricultural cooperative society in Ireland, n.d.

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Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 14

W. King, 1931

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Printed copy
Box/Folder 1 : 15

: Kooperatsiia i 5 liet sushchestvovaniia v Sofii Russkago Kooperativnago Banka "ROTS," . 1941

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Printed copy. Includes two articles by Totomiants
Box/Folder 1 : 16

Iz moikh vospominanii, 1943

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Printed copy and review
Box/Folder 1 : 17

"Rol' armian v kul'ture chelovechestva," Novaia zaria, 1951 June 9

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Printed copy