Register of the Kniaz' Nikolai Vladimirovich Sviatopolk-Mirskii papers

Finding aid prepared by Lyalya Kharitonova
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Title: Kniaz' Nikolai Vladimirovich Sviatopolk-Mirskii papers
Date (inclusive): 1799-1984
Collection Number: 71026
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: French, Russian, and Polish
Physical Description: 14 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (8.7 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, genealogical charts, certificates, and photographs relating to the history of the Sviatopolk-Mirskii family from the tenth to the twentieth century and to Russian émigré affairs. Consists mainly of drafts of, and working materials for, a genealogical history. Includes photographs of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Nikolai Vladimirovich, kniaz', 1899-1982.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kniaz' Nikolai Vladimirovich Sviatopolk-Mirskii papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1971.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Nikolai Vladimirovich Sviatopolk-Mirskii was a Russian aristocrat, émigré to Yugoslavia and Switzerland, and interpreter for the Yugoslav delegation to the League of Nations.

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers consist primarily of writings, correspondence, notes, genealogical charts, certificates, and photographs relating to the history of the Sviatopolk-Mirskii family from the tenth to the twentieth century and to Russian émigré affairs. Collection includes drafts of, and working materials for, a genealogical history. Includes photographs of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra. Of particular interest in the collection are letters written to and from Romanov family members.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Alexandra, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1872-1918--Pictorial works.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918--Pictorial works.
Romanov, House of.
Sviatopolk-Mirskii family.
Poland--Court and courtiers.
Russia--Court and courtiers.
Russia--Emigration and immigration.

Box 1

Biographical File, 1918-1977

Scope and Contents note

Certificates, curriculum vitae, identification cards, immigration and travel papers, and other materials relating to the life and career of Nikolai Vladimirovich Sviatopolk-Mirskii, arranged alphabetically by physical form.
See also: Sviatopolk-Mirskii Family File.
Box/Folder 1:1

Certificates, 1918 (1899)-1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes notarized copy of N. V. Sviatopolk-Mirskii's baptism certificate.
 

Career records, 1920-1939

Scope and Contents note

Includes certificates, recommendations, and employment verification letters relating to N. V. Sviatopolk-Mirskii's diplomatic assignments, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1:2

1920-1925

Box/Folder 1:3

1929

Box/Folder 1:4

1932-1939

Box/Folder 1:5

Education records, 1920-1942

Scope and Contents note

Includes an extract from diploma of the University of Belgrade.
Box/Folder 1:6

Financial records, 1920-1929

Scope and Contents note

Includes Banque Cantonale Vaudoise statements.
Box/Folder 1:7

Identification documents, 1920-1946

Scope and Contents note

Includes passport, embarkation orders, various alien registration documents, and residency permits. See also: immigration and travel file.
Box/Folder 1:8

Immigration papers, 1944-1947

Box/Folder 1:9-11

"Personal notes," 1930-1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, clippings, notes, and genealogy charts. The original order of the files was retained.
 

Travel papers, 1936-1938

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, notes, and receipts related to N. V. Sviatopolk-Mirskii's trip to his family homestead in Mir, Poland.
Box/Folder 1:12

Correspondence, 1936-1938

Box/Folder 1:13-14

Receipts, 1936-1938

Boxes 1-3

Sviatopolk-Mirskii Family File, 1902-1963

Scope and Contents note

Includes identification cards, immigration papers, correspondence, and other materials relating to the lives and careers of the Sviatopolk-Mirskii family members, arranged alphabetically by name.
 

Prince Andrei (Andre) Vladimirovich file, 1902-1949

Box/Folder 1:15

Certificates, 1902-1949

Scope and Contents note

Includes Andrei's birth, baptism, identity, and death certificates.
Box/Folder 1:16

Education and career file, 1926-1932

Scope and Contents note

Includes education certificates and employment verification letter.
Box/Folder 1:17

Georges and Jean (Mirski), 1942-1947

Scope and Contents note

Includes immigration papers and correspondence.
 

Princess Maria Aleksandrovna (Mirskaia) file, 1923-1963

 

Biographical file, 1924-1963

Box/Folder 2:1

Passports and certificates of identity, 1924-1945

Box/Folder 2:2

Russian Orthodox Church Abroad award certificate, Belgrade, 1924

Box/Folder 2:3

Obituary and burial papers. 1959-1963

 

Correspondence, 1923-1958

 

Anastasia Nikolaevna (Anastasia of Montenegro), Grand Duchess of Russia, 1924-1931

Box/Folder 2:4

1924-1925

Box/Folder 2:5

1926

Box/Folder 2:6

1927

Box/Folder 2:7

1928

Box/Folder 2:8

1930-1931

Box/Folder 2:9

Dolgorukii, Prince, 1928

Box/Folder 2:10

Dukhovskaia, Ol'ga, 1946

 

Elena Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, 1931-1956

Box/Folder 2:11

1931

Box/Folder 2:12

1947

Box/Folder 2:13

1949-1950

Box/Folder 2:14

1951-1952

Box/Folder 2:15

1953-1954

Box/Folder 2:16

1955-1956

Box/Folder 2:17

Feofan, Bishop, 1925

 

Ksenia (Xenia) Alexandrovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, 1923-1957

Box/Folder 2:18

1923

Box/Folder 2:19

1927-1928

Box/Folder 3:1

1929-1930

Box/Folder 3:2

1931-1932

Box/Folder 3:3

1948-1949

Box/Folder 3:4

1950-1951

Box/Folder 3:5

1952-1953

Box/Folder 3:6

1954-1955

Box/Folder 3:7

1956-1957

Box/Folder 3:8

Militza Nikolaevna (Militza of Montenegro), Grand Duchess of Russia, 1926-1949

 

Nikolai (Nicholas) Nikolaevich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia, 1923-1928

Scope and Contents note

Includes drafts, notes, and envelopes.
Box/Folder 3:9

1923-1925

Box/Folder 3:10

1926-1927

Box/Folder 3:11

1928

Box/Folder 3:12

Nikon, Bishop, 1957

 

Olga, Princess of Yugoslavia, 1928-1958

Box/Folder 3:13

1928-1931

Box/Folder 3:14

1948-1949

Box/Folder 3:15

1951-1952

Box/Folder 3:16

1953-1954

Box/Folder 3:17

1955-1956

Box/Folder 3:18

1957-1958

Box/Folder 3:19

Orlova, N., 1949

Box/Folder 3:20

Tat'iana Konstantinovna, Princess of Russia, 1945

Box/Folder 3:21-24

Writings, 1926-1937

Scope and Contents note

Consists primarily of memoirs of Princess Maria Aleksandrovna Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirskaia), recounting family history. Includes correspondence, notes, and clippings.
Box/Folder 3:25

Prince Vladimir (Mirsky) file, 1948

Scope and Contents note

Monthly student progress reports, Grangeneuve Institut agricole de l'Etat de Fribourg.
Boxes 4-5

Correspondence, 1920-1979

Box/Folder 4:1

General, 1920-1970

Box/Folder 4:2

Bonnot, Jean de, 1975-1979

Box/Folder 4:3

Borowski, Edouard, 1977

Box/Folder 4:4

Ferrand, Jacques, 1977-1978

Box/Folder 4:5

Foire de Paris, 1954

Box/Folder 4:6

Galitsyn (Galitzine), Nicholas, 1965-1975

Box/Folder 4:7

Gersdorff, Julia, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 4:8

Gorska, Marycia, 1964-1971

Box/Folder 4:9

Gorski, Christophe, 1955-1961

Box/Folder 4:10

Gorski, Constantin, 1953

Box/Folder 4:11

Hohler, H. A. F., 1966

Box/Folder 4:12

Ikonnikoff, Nikolai, 1960-1961

Box/Folder 4:13

Ilchenko, N., 1965-1971

Box/Folder 4:14

Jaccard, Clara, 1938-1972

Box/Folder 4:15

Jadvoin, N. L., 1971

Box/Folder 4:16

Konarski, Szymon., 1950-1960

Box/Folder 4:17

Lorraine, Percy, 1920

Box/Folder 4:18

Lyons, Marvin, 1970

Box/Folder 4:19

Maksimova (Maximova), Tat'iana (Tania), 1970

Box/Folder 4:20

Matthey, Ch. W., 1951-1953

Scope and Contents note

Includes references.
Box/Folder 4:21

Nalecz-Gorski, A., 1954-1964

Box/Folder 4:22

Obolenskii, Sergei, Prince, 1971

Box/Folder 4:23

Roehrberg, Zinaida N., 1968-1971

Box/Folder 4:24

Shields, Suzanne, 1966

Box/Folder 4:25

Silina, Ekaterina, 1945

Box/Folder 4:26

Struve, Aleksei, 1971

Box/Folder 4:27-28

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Aleksandr, 1966-1970

Box/Folder 4:29

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Elena, 1966

Box/Folder 5:1

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Ivan, 1966-1970

Box/Folder 5:2

Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirskaia), Maria Aleksandrovna, Princess, 1922-1937

Scope and Contents note

Includes "Iverskaia Bogomater'" by V. Maevskii, 1932, inscribed by Maria Aleksandrovna for her son Nikolai Vladimirovich.
Box/Folder 5:3-4

Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirski), Mikhail (Michal), 1920-1967

Box/Folder 5:5

Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirsky), Ol'ga, 1963

Box/Folder 5:6

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Pierre, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 5:7

Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirsky), S., 1965-1969

Box/Folder 5:8

Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirsky), V. S. (Dima), 1970-1978

Box/Folder 5:9

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Vasilii (Fürst W. Swiatopolk-Mirski), 1965-1970

Box/Folder 5:10

Taratukhin, M., 1968

Box/Folder 5:11

Timchenklo, Nikolai, 1972

Box/Folder 5:12

Zoucha, 1922

Boxes 5-6

Photographs, 1898-1977

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by name or subject.
Box/Folder 5:13

Bazili, Nikolai Aleksandrovich, 1930-1960

Box/Folder 5:14

Maksimova (Maximova), Tat'iana (Tania), 1964-1968

Box/Folder 5:15

Nicholas II at Borodino Station on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Borodino, 1912

Box/Folder 5:16

Russian Orthodox Church Abroad in Belgrade, 1904-1925

Box/Folder 5:17

Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirski), Georges and Jean, 1962-1972

Box/Folder 5:18

Swiatopolk-Mirskia (Hanykova), Kleopatra (Kapitolina), Princess, circa 1900

Box/Folder 5:19

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Mikhail Dmitrievich, Prince, 1926-1938

Box/Folder 5:20

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Nikolai Ivanovich, Prince, 1898

 

Sviatopolk-Mirskii, Nikolai Vladimirovich, Prince, 1924-1977, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs depicting Nikolai Sviatopolk-Mirskii, his family, and friends, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 6:1

Undated

Box/Folder 6:2

1924-1926

Box/Folder 6:3

1936-1937

Box/Folder 6:4

1938-1939

Box/Folder 6:5

1941

Box/Folder 6:6

1944

Box/Folder 6:7

1945

Box/Folder 6:8

1947

Box/Folder 6:9

1949

Box/Folder 6:10

1954

Box/Folder 6:11

1957-1958

Box/Folder 6:12

1960-1963

Box/Folder 6:13

1964-1965

Box/Folder 6:14

1968

Box/Folder 6:15

1970

Box/Folder 6:16

1977

Box/Folder 6:17

Svyatopolk-Mirskii, Petr (Pyotr) Dmitrievich, Prince, circa 1900

Boxes 6-13

Writings, 1799-1976

Box/Folder 6:22

"L'ange de la mort" and other poems, 1974-1975

Scope and Contents note

Includes drafts, notes, and clippings.
Box/Folder 6:18-21

"Carmina," collection of poems, manuscripts, 1918-1947

Box/Folder 7:1

"Les princes Sviatopolk-Mirsky, issus de Rurik", NdR La Noblesse de Russie, deuxième edition, publés par Nicolas Ikonnikov, Paris, 1961

 

"Les princes Sviatopolk-Mirsky (La généalogique des princes Sviatopolk-Mirsky)," 1799-1976

Scope and Contents note

Includes research material, draft chapters, correspondence, and illustrations. The files are retained as they were originally compiled and entitled by author.
 

Research material, 1799-1976

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes, drafts, correspondence, clippings, and collected photocopies of articles and texts relating to Russian history.
Box/Folder 7:2-6

History of Slavs

Box/Folder 7:7-8

Rurik Dynasty

Box/Folder 7:9-16, 8:1-3, 14:4-5

Sviatopolk-Mirskii family history

Box/Folder 8:4-12, 9:1-7

"Brouillons" (rough drafts chapters), 1969-1971

Box/Folder 9:8

"Table des matières"

Box/Folder 9:9

A. "Note liminaire"

Box/Folder 9:10-11

B. "Preface" 1975

Box/Folder 9:12-13

C 1. "Introduction"

Box/Folder 9:14

C 2. "Notice sur les Piast"

Box/Folder 9:15

D. "Sources principales"

Box/Folder 9:16

E. "Abbreviations"

Box/Folder 10:1

"Observation preamble"

Box/Folder 10:2-3

Ch. I "Examen critique des sources principales de l’histoire de la famille des princes Sviatopolk"

Box/Folder 10:4-6

Ch. II "Les Skiöldung"

Box/Folder 10:7-8

Ch. III "Rurikides, "Piast"

Box/Folder 10:9

Ch. III.5 "Les alliances dynastiques des grands princes rurikides"

Box/Folder 10:10

Ch. III 6a "Oleg"

Box/Folder 10:11

Ch. III 6b "Igor"

Box/Folder 10:12

Ch. IV "La généalogique des princes Sviatopolk-Mirsky (Russia imperiale)"

Box/Folder 10:13-16

Ch. V "Armes"

Box/Folder 11:1

Ch. VI "Tableaux généalogique"

Box/Folder 11:2-3

Ch. VII "La naissance de la famille des princes Sviatopolk"

Box/Folder 11:4

Ch. VIII "Brève généalogique de la branche orthodoxe des princes Sviatopolk-Tchetvertinskiy"

Box/Folder 11:5-12, 12:1-5

Ch. IX "La famille des princes Sviatopolk"

Box/Folder 12:6-8

Ch. IX "Biographies des enfants"

Box/Folder 12:9

Ch. IX "Religion"

Box/Folder 12:10

"Bibliography"

Box/Folder 12:11-12

"Annexes"

Box/Folder 13:1-9

"Illustrations"

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs, postcards, charts, drawings, and clippings.
Box/Folder 13:10

"Index"

Box/Folder 13:11

"Voyage à Bruxelles," 1970

Boxes 13-14

Printed Matter, 1955-1984

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box/Folder 13:12

"Biographical Dictionary of the Corps of Faces: An Outline of the Project," by Marvin Lyons, 1984

Box/Folder 13:13

Encounter: Literature Arts Current Affairs, No. 22, London, 1955

Scope and Contents note

Includes "Comrade Prince: A Memoir of D.S. Mirsky," by Edmund Wilson.
Box/Folder 13:14

Orthodox icons postcards, 1956-1976

Box/Folder 14:1-3

"Spoiuz Pazhei," pamiatka (memo), 1960-1963

Box 14

Strandmann Family Papers, 1812-1971

Scope and Contents note

Consists of family papers sent from Sofia Strandmann to N. V. Sviatopolk-Mirskii. Includes Strandmann family genealogy, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and notes, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 14:6

1812-1817

Box/Folder 14:7

1827

Box/Folder 14:8

1833-1839

Box/Folder 14:9

1874-1899

Box/Folder 14:10

1904-1911

Box/Folder 14:11

1912-1918

Box/Folder 14:12

1929-1939

Box/Folder 14:13

1954-1971

Boxes 15-16

Oversize Material, 1802-1971

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by physical form.
Box/Folder 15:1-5

Legal papers, 1886-1930

Scope and Contents note

Princess Maria Aleksandrovna Sviatopolk-Mirskii (Mirskaia)'s documents in the possession of the Lavriki estate in the region of Kiev in Ukraine. Includes maps and drawings.
Box/Folder 15:6-7

Lithographs, Imperial Russian Army Cossack regiments, 1802-1900

Box 16

Memoirs, manuscript by "Sasha'," 1971