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A Register of the Cherkasskii Family Papers
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Box/Folder: 1

Cherkasskii family archives, 1798-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically by age of the family member
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Memoirs, 1883-1903,

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Holograph written by Princess Natalia Petrovna and continued by her daughter Princess Natalia Evgenievna Cherkasskii

Prince Mikhail Alekseevich Cherkasskii, 1867-1953, and Princess Vera Pavlovna Cherkasskaia (born Likhacheva), 1867-1953.

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Family coat of arms.


See also oversize material for extended genealogical chart

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Includes photograph, description, and copy of the certificate issued by the governing senate of Russia on September 6, 1798, as well as Cherkasskii family genealogical survey.
Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Personal documents, 1920-1947.

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Includes passports, visa documents, and identity certificates from Belgium and the Dutch consulate in Constantinople
Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Biography, Mikhail Alekseevich Cherkasskii, 1965.

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Holograph written by his son Igor
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Correspondence, 1918-1941.

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Includes military order for medal award to Prince Mikhail Alekseevich Cherkasskii, 1919
Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Career records from Graham Station Service (automobile business), Brussels, 1923-1948.

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Russian Orthodox Church in Brussels and the Committee on the construction of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral-monument to the martyred Russian Tsar and other victims of Bolshevism, 1930-1950.


See also material from the second All International Congress of the Russian Orthodox Church abroad, Sremskie Karlovtsy, Yugoslavia, 1938. Printed copy

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Includes correspondence, newsletter, and photographs.
Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Greeting on the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Prince Mikhail Cherkasskii and Princess Vera Cherkasskii, 1892-1942.

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Includes photographs
Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Obituaries and letters of condolences on death of Mikhail and Vera Cherkasskii written to their son Igor, 1953.


Prince Aleksei Mikhailovich Cherkasskii, 1898-1920.

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Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Photographs (from the family album), 1898-1920.

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Will, addressed to his brother Igor Cherkasskii, circa 1919-1920

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(fallen in February 1920 at Bolshevik hands, Russian Civil War)
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Necrology, written by Igor Cherkasskii on the death of his brother Aleksei, 1920.

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Picture from the memorial plaque of Prince Aleksei Mikhailovich Cherkasskii in the Russian Orthodox Cathedral-monument in Brussels, Belgium, undated


Prince Igor Mikhailovich Cherkasskii (Corps des Pages, Stab-rotmister), 1895-1975, and Zoia Sergeevna Cherkasskii (born Rodzianko), 1901-1949.

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Marriage certificate of Igor and Zoia Cherkasskii, 1921.

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Personal documents, 1942, 1945.

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Includes letter of reference and work permit
Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Correspondence, 1946-1967.

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Verses, undated.

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Photographs from the family album.

Scope and Content Note

Includes pictures of Mikhail and Vera Cherkasskii, Igor and Zoia Cherkasskii, and their daughter Princess Irina Igorevna Cherkasskii, as well as photographs from the funeral of the General Peter Vrangel, Commander of the Russian Army in exile. Arranged by the family

Subject file, 1866-1920.

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Arranged alphabetically
Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Memoirs, Lagodovskii B. A., 1918-1920.

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Personal papers, Baron Vrangel Kiril Konstantinovich, 1909-1917.

Scope and Content Note

Includes passport, visa, certificate of award, and appeal
Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Russian Imperial bonds, 1866.


Printed matter, 1884-1974.

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Arranged chronologically
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Leroy-Beaulieu, Anatole, Un homme d'État russe (Nicolas Milutine) d'après sa correspondance inédite; étude sur la Russie et la Pologne pendant le règne d'Alexandre II (1855-1872) , Paris, Hachette et cie, 1884.

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Deianiia Vtorogo Vsezarubezhnogo Sobora Russkoi Pravoslavoi TSerkvi Zagranitsei, s uchastiem predstavitelei klira i mirian, sostoisvshegosia 1/14-11/24 avgusta 1938 goda v Sremskikh Karlovitsakh v IUgoslavii ( Minutes of meetings of the Second All International Congress of the Russian Orthodox Church abroad, Sremskie Karlovtsy, Yugoslavia, 1938), Belgrade, 1939.

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Pouchkine, N. de, Armorial de la Noblesse de Russie, armoiries des Familles resident en Belgique, Brussels, 1940.

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Pashennyi, Nikolai, Imperatorskoe uchilishche pravovedeniia i pravovedy v gody mira, voiny i smuty( Imperial law college during years of peace, war, and unrest), Madrid, 1967.

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Voennaia Byl' (Le Passé Militaire), military bulletin of the all cadet union, Paris, 1973, 1974

Box/Folder: 3

Two oversize Cherkasskii family genealogical charts, undated.