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  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers
    Date (inclusive): 1648-1977
    Collection Number: 78055
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English, Russian, French, German and Georgian
    Physical Description: 32 manuscript boxes, 10 oversize boxes,1 oversize folder, 39 envelopes, 11 motion picture film reels, 5 sound discs (29.7 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.
    Creator: Tarsaidze, Alexandre Georgievich, 1901-1978
    Creator: Thompson, Donald C.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access. Access copies of some motion picture film and all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1978.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alexandre Georgievich Tarsaidze papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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 Worked for American Relief Administration
      Escaped from Bolsheviks to Constantinople
    1923-1941 Director, Caucasian Society "Allaverdy"
      Member, Georgian Society in the U.S.A.
      Member, Association of Former Russian Imperial Naval Officers
      Worked for Matchabelli Perfumes, R. H. Macy Co., Parfum Chevalier Garde, and other retailers in cosmetic and jewelry business
      Immigrated to the United States
    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

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