Register of the Antonina R. von Arnold papers

Finding aid prepared by Anatol Shmelev
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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Title: Antonina R. von Arnold papers
Date (inclusive): 1890-1988
Collection Number: YY598
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In Russian and English
Physical Description: 1 folder, 23 microfilm reels (3.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, writings, financial records, printed matter, photographs, artwork, and memorabilia, relating to Russian émigré affairs, and to social work in California. Includes papers of other members of the Von Arnold family.
Creator: Von Arnold, Antonina R., 1896-1988

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Antonina R. von Arnold Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Location of Originals

In part, originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biography

A. R. von Arnold, who often went by the nickname Dora, was born in Siedlce (now in Poland) on 26 February 1896 (O. S.). Her father, Roman Apollonovich, then a retired military officer working in the office of the governor-general, volunteered for service during the Russo-Japanese War, following which he remained in Harbin, where he eventually rose to the rank of chief of police. Her mother, born Ekaterina Khristoforovna von Maidel', a dentist by profession, became the founder and director of the Harbin dental school. Antonina had a sister, Liubov', a promising poet who died of appendicitis in Petrograd early in 1917, and a brother, Boris, who became a psychologist in the United States.
Following Boris to the United States in 1923, Antonina tried her hand at business college, but eventually had to fall back on office work to support herself, as well as her mother living in Harbin (her father died in 1930). From work at the Young Women's Christian Association, she moved to the International Institute of San Francisco, making a career in social work and receiving an M.A. in the subject from the University of California at Berkeley in 1942.
An unhappy marriage to a Polish immigrant named Ignatius McGuire was followed by a happier one to the émigré artist Sergey Scherbakoff. Ultimately, Antonina was able to put together enough savings to bring her mother to San Francisco and buy a number of properties, thus achieving the trappings of material success. She died in San Francisco on 8 December 1988.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the papers of Antonina Romanovna von Arnold, as well as papers relating to and produced by her father, mother, sister, brother, and other family members. Of particular interest are von Arnold's diaries and her untitled family chronicle (SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, Box 12). Together with the material in her biographical file and correspondence, these provide an in-depth view of the personal experience of a Russian immigrant in the United States. The FAMILY FILE contains the reminiscences of von Arnold's father, Roman Apollonovich, the police chief of Harbin, and materials on the career and life of his wife, Ekaterina Khristoforovna, founder and principal of the Harbin Dental College. Also of importance are the papers of von Arnold's second husband, the artist Sergey Scherbakoff (SERGEY SCHERBAKOFF FILE).
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 Library & 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 Library & 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

Russians -- United States
Social service -- California
Von Arnold family

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE 1904-1985

Scope and Contents

Birth certificate, educational, employment and financial records, identity papers, notebooks, real estate documents, war ration books, will, and miscellany, arranged alphabetically by physical form
box 1

Addresses and telephone numbers.

General note

See Notes
box 1, folder 1

Birth certificate

box 1, folder 2

Calling cards

 

Educational records.

General note

See also Notes for lecture notes and class assignments, and OVERSIZE FILE/Diplomas
box 1, folder 3

General.

Scope and Contents note

Includes certificates of matriculation, report cards, student identification
box 1, folder 4

Correspondence, . 1931-1944

Scope and Contents note

Primarily with officials and faculty of the University of California, Berkeley. Includes letters of recommendation for von Arnold
box 1, folder 5

Employment records.

Scope and Contents note

Includes applications for work, correspondence, and resumes
box 1, folder 6-8

Financial records.

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains a portion of von Arnold's financial records that reveal her financial standing at various points in her life. More voluminous records, including bank statements, income tax returns, bills, receipts, estimates, correspondence with contractors and real estate agents regarding purchase and sale of property have been relegated to the unfilmed FINANCIAL RECORDS series at the rear of the collection
 

Genealogical records.

General note

See FAMILY FILE/General
box 2, folder 1

Identity papers.

Scope and Contents note

Includes affidavits, certificate of naturalization, passports, residence certificate, and other papers
box 2, folder 2

Marriage certificate.

Scope and Contents note

Includes divorce decree
box 2, folder 3-7

Notes.

Scope and Contents note

Includes case work and lecture notes, class assignments, reminders, lists of things to do and addresses and telephone numbers
box 3, folder 1

Real estate documents.

Scope and Contents note

Includes contracts, deeds, escrow statements, insurance records, leases, license certificates, lot maps, and other matter pertaining to von Arnold's and her husband's properties
box 3, folder 2

War ration books

box 3, folder 3

Will.

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters to Theodore S. Olferieff, 1969-1970, indicating proposed measures to be taken in the event of von Arnold's death
box 3, folder 4

Miscellany

 

DIARIES 1914-1977

General note

See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS/"My American Story" for diary excerpts and yearly summaries and conclusions

Scope and Contents note

Daily entries, notes, short stories and inserts, arranged chronologically.
 

General - "Selected pages"

box 3, folder 5

Construction of summer house on Russian River, California 1950-1955

 

Sergey Scherbakoff and his death

box 3, folder 6

1945-1965

box 3, folder 7

1966-1972

box 3, folder 8

1914

box 3, folder 9

1915

box 3, folder 10

1916

box 3, folder 11

1917-1918

box 3, folder 12

1918-1919

box 4, folder 1

1920-1921

box 4, folder 2

. 1921-1922

Scope and Contents note

Includes entries from 1925 written into the 1921 diary
box 4, folder 3

1923

box 4, folder 4

1923-1928

box 4, folder 5

1936-1941

box 4, folder 6

1942

box 5

1943

box 5, folder 1

January-May

box 5, folder 2

June-December

box 5, folder 3

1944-1945

box 5, folder 4

1946-1951

box 5, folder 5

1952-1960

box 6, folder 1

1961-1964

box 6, folder 2

1965-1967

box 6, folder 3

1968

box 6, folder 4

1969

box 6, folder 5

1970

box 6, folder 6

1971-1972

box 6, folder 7

1973-1977

 

CORRESPONDENCE 1914-1986

Scope and Contents note

For correspondence relating exclusively to von Arnold's education and employment, see BIOGRAPHICAL FILE/Educational records and Employment records
 

General

box 7, folder 1-2

Undated

box 7, folder 3

1915-1986

 

Unidentified

box 7, folder 4

General, and 1914-1957 undated

box 7, folder 5

Relatives, and . 1917-1920 undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters from von Arnold's grandmother, uncle, and aunt
box 7, folder 6

Alderman, Jennie 1947-1948

box 7, folder 7

Arnold, Boris Romanovich von, and . 1915-1964 undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes cards and letters from Boris's first and second wives, Gaby and Claire
 

Arnold, Ekaterina Khristoforovna von

 

Incoming

box 8, folder 1

1914-1929

box 8, folder 2

1930-1936

box 8, folder 3

1937-1949

box 8, folder 4

1950-1960

 

Outgoing

box 8, folder 5

Undated

box 9, folder 1

1931-1960

box 9, folder 2

Arnold, Gunnar von, . 1965-1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes attachments relating to von Arnold family history (genealogical tree, coat of arms and copies of encyclopedia entries)
box 9, folder 3

Arnold, Liubov' Romanovna von, and 1916-1917 undated

box 9, folder 4

Arnold, Roman Apollonovich von 1915-1929

box 9, folder 5

Berezov, Rodion, and 1958 undated

box 9, folder 6

Blium (Blum), N. 1942-1952

box 9, folder 7

Borzov, Nikolai Viktorovich, and 1942-1949 undated

box 9, folder 8

Burns, Lilian, and 1933-1958 undated

box 9, folder 9

Clemens, Florence n.d.

box 9, folder 10

Cornin, Jon and Zena n.d.

box 9, folder 11

Davidson, Charles, and 1970-1974 undated

box 9, folder 12

Dennis, Hazel A., and 1923 undated

box 9, folder 13

Dickinson, Elizabeth n.d.

box 9, folder 14

Dombrovskii, Genrikh Gratsianovich, and 1914-1917 undated

box 9, folder 15

Domina (?), M. 1914-1915

box 9, folder 16

Gershgorin, V. 1952

box 9, folder 17

Gorgopa, Oleg, . 1966-1980

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical note
box 9, folder 18

Grace, Olga 1974-1976

box 9, folder 19

Gul'shin, Maksim Efimovich n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Includes postcard with Gul'shin's photograph in WWI military uniform
box 9, folder 20

Gusel'nikova, E. 1954-1978

box 9, folder 21

Harding, Harold n.d.

box 9, folder 22

Hartwell, Marian (?) n.d.

box 9, folder 23

Hill, J. G., and 1918 undated

box 9, folder 24

Isaenko, Evgeniia Sergeevna 1946-1967

box 9, folder 25

James, Oliver Clemens, and 1932-1944 undated

box 9, folder 26

Jay, Lucy Churchill 1925-1939

box 9, folder 27

Jones, Lydia Grey, and 1959-1978 undated

box 9, folder 28

Kapilos (?), V. 1932-1942

box 9, folder 29

Khorvat, Kamilla, and 1948-1952 undated

box 9, folder 30

Kragg (?), Ida 1931-1955

box 10, folder 1

Lushnicoff (Lushnikov), Irina and Nikolai 1952-1981

 

McGuire, Ignatius

box 10, folder 2

Incoming, and 1936-1945 undated

box 10, folder 3

Outgoing, and 1936-1942 undated

box 10, folder 4

Malozemoff, Elizabeth, and 1944 undated

box 10, folder 5

Mashin, Nina 1963-1979

box 10, folder 6

Myers, O. 1964-1967

box 10, folder 7

National League for American Citizenship 1938

 

Olferieff, Theodore S.

General note

See BIOGRAPHICAL FILE/Will
box 10, folder 8

Oppenheim, David A. 1950-1951

box 10, folder 9

Perry, Isabella (aka Isabella Hessel and Isabella Kramer), and 1929-1966 undated

box 10, folder 10

Popov, Sergei Aristarkhovich 1953-1954

box 10, folder 11

Rachinskaia, E., and 1931-1978 undated

box 10, folder 12

Repina, Mariia 1963-1966

box 10, folder 13

Riasanovsky, Nina (aka Nina Fedorova) 1958-1959

box 10, folder 14

Sanderson, Edith M., and 1939-1973 undated

box 10, folder 15

Schilling, Else, and 1933-1936 undated

box 10, folder 16

Schmidt, Frijos J. 1947-1953

box 10, folder 17

Scherbakoff, Sergey n.d.

box 10, folder 18

Spurgeon, Elizabeth 1932-1933

box 10, folder 19

Stauffer, Norma H., and 1938-1975 undated

box 10, folder 20

Sultan, Emrullah 1954

box 10, folder 21

Taran, Konstantin 1915

box 10, folder 22

Thompson, Dr., and 1931-1935 undated

box 10, folder 23

Venable, Rosalee, and 1937-1945 undated

box 10, folder 24

Volkmann, Johanna, and 1936-1944 undated

box 10, folder 25

Vonsovich, Vera 1943-1944

box 10, folder 26

Vuich, Ivan 1920(?)

box 10, folder 27

Wilson, Kate 1947-1972

box 10, folder 28

Zerensufer, Vladimir n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photograph of Zerensufer in WWI military uniform
box 10, folder 29

Zvonnikova, A., . 1954

Scope and Contents note

Includes letter to N. Zvonnikov from Mrs. Ehrenford, 1954
box 10, folder 30

Miscellany, and . 1973-1974 undated

Scope and Contents note

Empty envelopes
 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS 1915-approximately 1973

Scope and Contents

Articles, memoirs, poetry, short stories, and thesis, arranged chronologically by title
 

General

box 11, folder 1-2

General, and . 1915-1950s undated

General note

See also DIARIES for plays and sketches included in von Arnold's diary notebooks and OVERSIZE FILE for additional notes

Scope and Contents note

Includes brief plays, short stories and sketches, notes and fragments.
box 11, folder 3

Correspondence, and . 1934-1957 undated

Scope and Contents note

Relates to von Arnold's literary activity (submissions and correspondence courses)
box 11, folder 4

Poetry, and . 1934-[1943] undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes original poetry and translations of Russian poetry into English. Holograph and typescript
box 11, folder 5

"Bozh'ia volia," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 11, folder 6

"Concept of Employability in the Light of Unemployment Relief Experience of 1930-1940," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 11, folder 7

"Cultural Conflict in Case Work Situations," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript. Includes an early draft entitled, "Children of Foreign Parentage"
box 11, folder 8

"Dom v derevnie," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 11, folder 9

"Four Mornings," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript. Includes early draft entitled "Observing a Friend Going on a Trip"
box 11, folder 10

"From the Roof of the Vatican," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 11, folder 11

"Home Leaving," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript
box 11, folder 12

"Iazyk, kak orudie cheloviecheskago myshleniia," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 11, folder 13

Introduction to a speech by Mrs. Lensky n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 11, folder 14

"Kanada iz okna vagona," Novaia zaria n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 11, folder 15

"The Last Ten Years of Our Mother," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript and notes
box 11, folder 16

"Mariia," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript. Includes prologue entitled "Istoriia odnogo spektaklia"
 

"The Melting Pot."

General note

See "Russkaia missis Dzhons," Novaia zaria, 1953 August 15
box 11, folder 17

"Nasha Amerika," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 11, folder 18

"O Man'chzhurii, staroobriadtsakh i tigrakh," Novaia zaria n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 11, folder 19

"Poetessa-emigrantka," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 12, folder 1

"A Russian Story About an Irish Love," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 2

"The Story of Our Uncle Vladimir," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript. Includes early draft entitled "Uncle George's Story"
box 12, folder 3

"Tales of the Silent Generation," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 4

"That Was the Spirit of the Pioneers," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 5

"Those Shanghai Women," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 6

Untitled family chronicle n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 7

"What Is a Good Adoption Program in a County?" n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 8

"Women," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 9

"Poputchiki," . 1917 October

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 12, folder 10

"Assotsiatsiia v myshlenii," . 1919

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 12, folder 11

"The Concept of Employability and the Rehabilitation of Unemployment Relief Clients," M.A. thesis, University of California, . 1937

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 12

"A Brief Study of the Russian Students in the University of California," . 1937 April 30

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 13

"Organizations of the Russian Community in San Francisco," . 1938 April 29

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 14

"Agricultural Laborers on the Rolls of SRA in California," . 1939 December

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 12, folder 15

"Materials for the Reorganization of the Public Welfare of California with a Tentative Plan," . 1940 December 11

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 13, folder 1-2

"Narcissism and the Sense of Inferiority," . 1942 February

Scope and Contents note

Typescript (2 drafts) and notes
box 13, folder 3

"Russians in San Francisco," . 1943 January

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 13, folder 4

Newspaper articles on Russian émigrés bound together, Russkaia zhizn', . 1946 November 15 - 1947 March 7

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 13, folder 5

"Watercolors at Labaudt Gallery," letter to the editor, . 1949 June 16

Scope and Contents note

Typescript and note
box 13, folder 6

"The Most Unforgettable Character I Have Met," . 1953 January 7

Scope and Contents note

Typescript. Includes correspondence and holograph draft entitled "The Most Remarkable Character"
box 13, folder 7

"Russkaia missis Dzhons," Novaia zaria, . 1953 August 15

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy. Includes English typed translations entitled "Russian Mrs. Jones" and "The Melting Pot"
box 13, folder 8

"Moskva likuiushchaia," Novaia zaria, . [1970]

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 13, folder 9

"Sovremennyi Kiev," Novaia zaria, . [1970]

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 13, folder 10

"Ialta," Novaia zaria, . 1970 August 1

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
 

"My American Story," [1973]

box 13, folder 11

Notes

box 13, folder 12-13

Typescript

box 14, folder 1

Typescript

 

FAMILY FILE 1890-1977

Scope and Contents note

Papers of other members of the von Arnold family. For their correspondence with Antonina, see CORRESPONDENCE
box 14, folder 2

General. Information on the von Arnold and related families.

Scope and Contents note

Includes death certificate for Baroness Liubov' Iakovlevna Maidel', 1921
 

Arnold, Boris Romanovich von (brother)

box 14, folder 3

Biographical file.

Scope and Contents note

Includes address book, birth certificate, clipping about, and miscellany
 

Correspondence

box 14, folder 4

Arnold, Ekaterina Khristoforovna von (letters from) 1923-1954

box 14, folder 5

Arnold, Roman Apollonovich von (letters from) 1923-1929

box 14, folder 6

Arnold, Werner von, . 1964

Scope and Contents note

Includes family tree
box 14, folder 7

Scherbakoff, Sergey n.d.

 

Writings

box 14, folder 8

"Liudi iz Kharbinskago svieta," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 14, folder 9

"Malan'ia," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 14, folder 10

"Recollections About the Russian Counter-Revolution," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 14, folder 11

"Zhar-ptitsa," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
box 14, folder 12

"Rorschach Signs in the Selection of Outstanding Young Male Mechanical Workers," The Journal of Psychology, . 1944

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 14, folder 13

"Personality Needs as a Determinant of Vocational Choice and Their Relationship to School and Work Achievement," . 1954 February 26

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
 

Arnold, Ekaterina Khristoforovna von (mother)

 

Biographical file

box 14, folder 14

Addresses and certificates of gratitude

box 14, folder 15

Calling cards

box 14, folder 16

Clippings about or mentioning E. Kh. von Arnold

box 14, folder 17

Curriculum vitae

box 15, folder 1

Death certificate

box 15, folder 2

Diplomas

box 15, folder 3

Immigration records.

Scope and Contents note

Includes voluminous correspondence between E. Kh. von Arnold, A. R. von Arnold, government and non-governmental agencies and officials relating to E. Kh. von Arnold's admission to the United States in 1954
box 15, folder 4

Inventory of archive

box 15, folder 5

Notes

box 15, folder 6

Miscellany

box 15, folder 7

Diaries, . 1896-1903

Scope and Contents note

Relates to her three children Correspondence
box 15, folder 8

General, and . 1934-1961 undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes two notebooks containing holograph drafts of letters, primarily to Boris von Arnold, as well as practice exercises for citizenship examinations
box 15, folder 9

Unidentified, and 1956-1958 undated

box 15, folder 10

Aleksandrova, E. G. 1955-1956

box 15, folder 11

Arnold, Boris and Claire von (letters from), and 1940-1962 undated

box 16, folder 1

Arnold, John von n.d.

box 16, folder 2

Berezov, Rodion, . 1957-1963

Scope and Contents note

Includes poetry dedicated to E. Kh. von Arnold
box 16, folder 3

Gusel'nikova, E. N., . 1954-1955

Scope and Contents note

Includes third-party correspondence
box 16, folder 4

Kratze, M. 1961

box 16, folder 5

Lushnikov, Nikolai and Irina 1953-1958

box 16, folder 6

Maidel', Liubov' Iakovlevna n.d.

box 16, folder 7

Myers, Olga 1955-1963

box 16, folder 8

Nebushenkova, N. A. 1955-1960

box 16, folder 9

Nikol'skaia, T. 1960-1962

box 16, folder 10

Rachinskaia, E., and 1954-1963 undated

box 16, folder 11

Reihberg, Anta V. n.d.

box 16, folder 12

Repina, N., and 1955-1960 undated

box 16, folder 13

Schmidt, Maria, and 1949-1952 undated

box 16, folder 14

Zhidialis, Maria and Edward, and 1961 undated

 

Writings

 

General

box 16, folder 15

Newspaper columns on dental news and hygiene

box 16, folder 16

Poetry.

Scope and Contents note

May include poetry by Antonina von Arnold and others
box 16, folder 17

"Dostizheniia i tsieli sovremennago zubovrachevaniia," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 16, folder 18

"Tak budet krasit'sia vsia russkaia strana: K 175-lietnemu iubileiu Smol'nago Instituta," Golos emigrantov, . 1939 May 21

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
box 16, folder 19

Subject file - First Dental College of Harbin, China. Compilation of materials for its history

 

Arnold, Liubov Romanovna von (sister)

box 16, folder 20

Biographical file, . 1897-1916

Scope and Contents note

Includes birth and death certificates, school records, identity papers, will and final letter to parents, and information on the circumstances of her death
box 17, folder 1

Correspondence n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters to her mother and grandmother
box 17, folder 2

Diaries [1915]-1916

box 17, folder 3-5

Writings, and . 1913-1916 undated

Scope and Contents note

Primarily poetry, with a few plays and a short story
 

Arnold, Roman Apollonovich von (father)

box 17, folder 6

Biographical file, . 1890-1954

Scope and Contents note

Includes genealogical records, military service records, decorations, correspondence relating to R. A. von Arnold's arrest in 1918 and death notices
box 17, folder 7

Correspondence, . 1914-1917

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified individuals
 

Writings

 

"Rossiia v proshlom," n.d.

box 17, folder 8

Holograph

box 18, folder 1-2

Typescript (2 drafts)

box 18, folder 3

"Iubilei gen. D. L. Khorvata," Zaria, . 1928 April 29

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
 

SERGEY SCHERBAKOFF FILE 1912-1967

Scope and Contents

Biographical file, correspondence, subject file, and writings, arranged alphabetically by physical form
 

Biographical file

 

Book (biography and catalog)

box 18, folder 4

Draft n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript
box 18, folder 5

Mock-up.

Scope and Contents note

Includes advertising matter
box 18, folder 6

Clippings about or mentioning Scherbakoff

box 18, folder 7

Contracts

box 18, folder 8

Critical appraisals

box 18, folder 9

Exhibition catalogs.

Scope and Contents note

Includes advertisements
box 18, folder 10

Identity papers

box 18, folder 11

Letters of recommendation for Scherbakoff

box 19, folder 1

Miscellany.

Scope and Contents note

Includes samples of Scherbakoff's artwork
 

Correspondence

box 19, folder 2

General, and 1923-1963 undated

box 19, folder 3

Relating to artistic exhibitions 1927-1930

box 19, folder 4-10

Subject file - Frontinskaia, Tamara M. (first wife).

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical matter, correspondence and miscellany relating to her medical education and career
box 20, folder 1-2

Subject file - Frontinskaia, Tamara M.

box 20, folder 3

Writing - "Flying Pony," translation into English of Konek-Gorbunok n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
box 20, folder 4

SUBJECT FILE 1968-1970

Scope and Contents note

Community Children's Nursery, minutes of meetings
box 20, folder 5-6

PRINTED MATTER 1930-1979

General note

See also OVERSIZE FILE

Scope and Contents note

Brochures, clippings, leaflets, offprints, programs. Most of the material deals with art and social work, some offprints and other items were given to von Arnold by their authors and bear autographs.
 

OVERSIZE FILE, and 1919-1942 undated

Scope and Contents

Diplomas, notes, and printed matter, arranged alphabetically by physical form
box 21, folder 1

Diplomas

box 21, folder 2

Printed matter

box 21, folder 3

Writings

box 22

ARTWORK undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes sketches, drawings, watercolors, etchings and other forms of artwork by the von Arnold clan (especially Antonina), Scherbakoff and Frontinskaia
box 23

ARTWORK undated

 

PHOTOGRAPHS 1800s-1980s

Scope and Contents

Albums, negatives, prints and scrapbook depicting the von Arnold clan, Scherbakoff, Frontinskaia and miscellaneous people and places
box 23, folder 1

Oversize prints

box 24, folder 1-5

Albums.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs primarily of von Arnold and Scherbakoff clans, as well as of the Harbin Dental College. One album includes photographs of Scherbakoff's artworks and exhibitions
box 25, folder 1

Negatives

 

Prints

box 25, folder 2

von Arnold family

box 25, folder 3-4

Antonina Romanovna von Arnold (individually and together with other family members)

box 25, folder 5

Boris Romanovich von Arnold

box 25, folder 6

Ekaterina Khristoforovna von Arnold

box 26, folder 1

Liubov' Romanovna von Arnold

box 26, folder 2

Roman Apollonovich von Arnold

box 26, folder 3

Scherbakoff, Sergey

box 26, folder 4

Frontinskaia, Tamara

box 26, folder 5

McGuire, Ignatius

box 26, folder 6

House in San Francisco

box 26, folder 7

"Shcherbakovka" (country residence)

box 26, folder 8

Miscellaneous and unidentified places

box 26, folder 9

Miscellaneous and unidentified people

box 27, folder 1

Oversize album.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of the von Arnold clan, Harbin, China, and miscellaneous individuals and places
box 27

MEMORABILIA n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Includes handicrafts, placards, lithographic plates, and items of clothing
box 28

FINANCIAL RECORDS 1942-1988

Scope and Contents note

Bank statements, bills, receipts, tax records and similar matter. Not filmed due to large volume and insignificant historical value