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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Museum of Russian Culture miscellaneous materials collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1867-1977
    Collection number: 2001C79
    Extent: 4 microfilm reels (0.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Papers of various Russians and Russian émigrés, including correspondence, writings, personal documents, and photographs, relating to Russian history and culture, Russian participation in World War I, the Russian Revolution and Civil War, and Russian émigré affairs. Collected by the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Russian, and English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Museum of Russian Culture Miscellaneous Materials Collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information


    Location of Originals

    Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

    Scope and Content Note

    This collection is a compilation of papers of individual persons or organizations that were too small in volume to be accessioned separately. The Petr Mikhailov papers contain the oldest materials, dating from the second half of the 19 th century, although the Agapii Goncharenko collection, consisting primarily of later clippings, also refers to this period, Goncharenko being a pioneer of the Russian-language press in America. Most of the papers are of a biographical or genealogical nature, although there is also a folder of documents relating to the Society of Russian Engineers and Technicians on the Island of Cyprus (Obshchestvo russkikh inzhenerov i tekhnikov na o. Kipr).
    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.


    World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Russians in foreign countries.
    Soviet Union.
    World War, 1914-1918.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Museum of Russian Culture (San Francisco, Calif.).