Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Vladimir Konkordovich Abdank-Kossovskii Papers
Collection number: 2008C47
Abdank-Kossovskii, Vladimir Konkordovich, d. 1962, collector.
34 microfilm reels
(5 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, consular and financial records, writings, personal documents, printed matter, and photographs, relating to
the Russian emigration. Used for a Zarubezhnaia Rus' exhibit. Includes some papers of V. K. Abdank-Kossovskiĭ.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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The collection is open for research
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[Identification of item], Vladimir Konkordovich Abdank-Kossovskii Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2008
Alternative Forms of Material Available
A portion of the collection is available on Microfilm
Location of Original Materials
Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Jordanville, New York
|1885 June 16
||Born, Vitebsk Guberniia, Russia
Sila i chelovek, Sovremennaia nemetskaia mysl': sbornik statei
||Arrived in Paris, France, from Tunis, Tunisia
||Journalist in the Russian émigré press
|1962 April 19
||Died, Grasse, France
Scope and Content of Collection
These papers consist primarily of materials collected by Vladimir Konkordovich Abdank-Kossovskii for the exhibit "Zarubezhnaia
Rus'," which chronicled the fate and life of Russian émigrés beginning in 1916 up to 1961.
Vladimir Konkordovich Abdank-Kossovskii was a graduate of the Lazarevskii institut vostochnykh iazykov, the Aleksandrovskoe
voennoe uchilishche, the Ofitserskaia elektrotekhnicheskaia shkola, and the Istoriko-filologichskii fakul'tet Novorossiiskii
Within the Zarubezhnaia Rus' File, the chronological file includes clippings, original documents, photographs, and print materials,
providing information on the Russian diaspora in different countries, arranged by V. K. Abdank-Kossovskii himself, and pasted
to album sheets. These materials were exhibited by Abdank-Kossovskii regularly in Paris. The subject file of the Zarubezhnaia
Rus' File includes materials prepared by Abdank-Kossovskii for inclusion in the "Zarubezhnaia Rus'" exhibit, but categorized
only by subject and not pasted for exhibit. These papers focus on all aspects of émigré existence, including Russian military
and veteran organizations, Russian Orthodoxy, cultural, political and social organizations, literary life, and performing
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 the Holy Trinity Seminary. The grant also
provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Holy Trinity
Seminary Archives as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is appended to this register.
Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials do not necessarily represent those of the
National Endowment for the Humanities.
The collection is organized into eight series: Biographical file, Correspondence, Speeches and writings, Zarubezhnaia Rus'
File, Photographs, Oversize file, Subject file, and Printed matter
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the online catalog.