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Container List

Box: 1

Biographical File, 1910-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Autobiographical material, business cards, certificates and diplomas, correspondence with family, curricula vitae, employment records, evaluations and acknowledgements, invitations, letters of recommendation, records of United States government service, statement of assets and will, and telegram, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Autobiographical material, 1928-1958

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Business cards, n.d.

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Certificates, diplomas, and transcripts, 1910-1975

 

Correspondence (family)

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Shapiro, Fanny Grigorievna (mother), 1945-1956

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Shapiro, H. (cousin), 1938

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Shapiro, Lazar Solomonovich (father), 1924-1933.

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles on his trial in Harbin and obituary
Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Shapiro, Mary (sister), 1924-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Includes appeals from Nadia and her mother to various international institutions concerning Mary
Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Curricula vitae, 1932-1952

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Employment records, 1942-1973

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Evaluations and acknowledgements, 1944-1953

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Invitations, n.d.

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Letters of recommendation, 1922-1946

 

Records of United States government service

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

United States. Central Intelligence Agency, 1946-1953

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

United States. Civil Service Commission, 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1943-1948

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

United States. Office of Censorship, 1942-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 17-18

United States. Office of War Information, 1945

 

United States. State Department

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

General. Request for application form in order to recover money on old Russian government loans, savings account books and paper money bills in case of settlement with Soviet government, 1934

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Bureau of International Information and Cultural Affairs, 1944-1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

United States. War Department. Civilian Personnel Division, 1941-1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Statement of assets and will, 1974, 1981

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Telegram regarding interview for the position as United Nations representative, 1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Miscellany

Box: 2

Correspondence, 1914-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Unidentified, 1914-1975

 

Alameda Free Library, Alameda, California.

Scope and Content Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Alsimoto, S., 1921

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Anderson, Grace K., 1969

 

Andrews, Clarence L., 1936-1940.

Scope and Content Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Balakshin, Peter, 1953, 1967

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Bank of Manchuria, Harbin, 1922

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Blagoveshchenskoe utro, 1915

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Borzov, N., 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Burkhardt, Charlotte, 1955

 

California Historical Society, San Francisco, California, 1971.

Scope and Content Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Chamberlin, Sonya and William Henry, 1934-1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Christian Science Monitor (Pacific News Bureau), 1933

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Clarke, Edward ( San Francisco Examiner), 1926

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Delaplane, Stanton, 1958

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

Detective Tales (Edwin Baird), 1923

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Dixon, Constance, 1931-1933.

Scope and Content Note

See also Photographs/Constance Dixon
Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Dolgopolov, Alexander, 1972-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Includes his articles
Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Driser, Mrs., n.d.

Box/Folder: 2 : 17

Fujihisa(?), G., 1920

Box/Folder: 2 : 18

Gaimusho, Tokyo, 1921

Box/Folder: 2 : 19

Golitzen, L., Princess, 1925

Box/Folder: 2 : 20

Gordenker, Olga Vladimirovna, 1929-1932

Box/Folder: 2 : 21

Gris, Henry, n.d.

Box/Folder: 2 : 22

Gusev-Orenburgskii, S. I., 1950

Box/Folder: 2 : 23

Haley, George, 1927

Box/Folder: 2 : 24-25

Helm, Jean, 1923-1957.

Note

See also Photographs/Jean Paine (Spray) Helm
Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Herhmeister(?), H., 1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Hubbart, Bernard R., n.d.

 

John Howell ߝ Books, 1971.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Johnson, Mary Dibrell, 1970-1971

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Jury, John Clare, 1973

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Kamakura, Machi, 1920

 

Kashevarof, A. P., 1936.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Kavanshin, K., 1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Kawanishi, K., 1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

Kawasaki, Torao, 1925, 1927

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

Keilien, Julia, 1920

 

Kourennoff, Pavel Matveevich, 1944.

Note

See Subject File/ Kourennoff, Pavel Matveevich
Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Kraatz, Charles A., 1957

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

Lawrence, Millicent, 1954

Box/Folder: 3 : 13

LeBaron, Gaye, 1968

 

Lingel, Robert, 1938.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 14

London, Charmian, 1932

Box/Folder: 3 : 15

Lopatin, Ivan, 1933

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

Mack, W. H., 1935-1936

 

Martin, Lawrence, 1939.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 17

Matsubara, D., 1920-1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 18

Mattson, A., 1924

Box/Folder: 3 : 19

Medy, N. P., 1946

 

Miller, Edward M., 1934.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 20

Milo, Basil, 1929

Box/Folder: 3 : 21

Nabokoff, Ekaterina S., 1960

Box/Folder: 3 : 22

Nazarek, Kitt, 1974

Box/Folder: 3 : 23

Nelson, Eric, 1946-1967

 

New York Public Library, Acquisition Division, 1938.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 24

Newbern, L. R., 1933

 

Novinka, Wholesalers and retailers of Russian books, Russian art, etc., 1934.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 25

Oldenbarnevelet, Zhanna, n.d.

Box/Folder: 3 : 26

Oshima, T., 1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 27

Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1924-1926

Box/Folder: 3 : 28

Pushkarev, S., 1958

Box/Folder: 3 : 29

Putnam, George Palmer, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 30

Reeve, Lloyd Eric, 1959

Box/Folder: 3 : 31

Riemer, H. G., 1924

Box/Folder: 3 : 32

Rokkaku, K., 1922

Box/Folder: 3 : 33

Ross, Florence, 1962

Box/Folder: 3 : 34

San Francisco Committee for Service to Emigrés, 1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 35

Saxton, E. F., 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 36

Scott, Leona O., 1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 37

Shulkevich, B. A., 1961

Box/Folder: 3 : 38

Sinitsina, Gutya, n.d.

Box/Folder: 3 : 39

Soviet Union. Narodnyi komissariat po inostrannym delam (People's Commissariat for Foreign Affairs), 1928

Box/Folder: 3 : 40

Sprindler family, 1933

Box/Folder: 3 : 41

Stockley, Grey, n.d.

Box/Folder: 3 : 42

Taylor, H. H., 1928

Box/Folder: 3 : 43

Tolentino, Gaudencio, 1923, 1926

Box/Folder: 3 : 44

United States. Central Intelligence Agency, 1948

 

United States. Library of Congress, 1930.

Note

See Subject File/Honcharenko, Agapius
 

United States. Library of Congress, Division of Maps, 1939.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
Box/Folder: 3 : 45

United States. State Department, OIC, International Broadcasting Division, 1946

 

University of California Chronicle, University of California, Berkeley, 1929-1931.

Note

See Subject File/Honcharenko, Agapius
Box/Folder: 3 : 46

Velikoselsky, Vladimir, 1974.

Scope and Content Note

Includes scenario for a ballet in three acts, "Clara Milich"
Box/Folder: 3 : 47

Vinokuroff, Michael Z., 1929, 1934.

Scope and Content Note

Includes essay on history of Alaskan church
Box/Folder: 3 : 48

Vol'naia Sibir', Prague, 1929

Box/Folder: 3 : 49-50

Willoughby, Barrett, 1927-1959.

Note

See also Writings/"Old Sitka Saved"
Box/Folder: 3 : 51

Writer's Digest (Ada Masini), 1935-1936

Box/Folder: 3 : 52

Young Women's Christian Association of China, National Committee, 1921

Box/Folder: 3 : 53

Zaria, Harbin, 1922

Box: 4

Writings, 1913-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, drafts, essays, sketches relating mostly to Russian history and culture in general and Alaska history and culture in particular, arranged chronologically by title
 

General

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

Untitled, undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

Notebooks of famous sayings, notes, short stories, verses, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Notes, 1920-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Holographs and typescripts
Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Poetry, translated from Russian, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 5

Scrapbook of articles published in newspapers Blagoveschenskoe utro, Amurskoe ekho, Novosti zhizni, Delo Rossii, Zaria, Russkii golos, 1915-1924

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Suggestions for revised short stories, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

Agapius Honcharenko," n.d.

Note

See Subject File/Honcharenko, Agapius

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
 

"Alekseevskii, Aleksandr Nikolaevich," n.d.

Note

See Subject File/Alekseevskii, Aleksandr Nikolaevich

Scope and Content Note

Holograph in Russian and typescript in English and Russian.
 

"The Americans...," n.d.

Note

See Subject File/Refugees ߝ Russian

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box/Folder: 4 : 7

"The Course of Revolutionary Events at Blagoveschensk" [in 1918], Siberia, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. In Russian and English
Box/Folder: 4 : 8

Essay submitted to the Home Forum, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 9

"Die Gattin eines russische [ sic] Obersten sucht Garten...," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 10

Direct mail advertisement for G. L. Najarian oriental rug gallery, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 11

"Freeman," play, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 12

"Get That Picture," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 13

"He Who Rules Last," play, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 14

"How I Came to Write in English," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 15

"Ideas for Possible Use in Fiction," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 16

"Khronika sobytii v gorode Blagoveschenske-na-Amure," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 17

"Lover, Don't Come Back," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 18

"Make up at Midnight," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

Memorandum on the five pictures of Japanese documents, n.d.

Note

See Subject File/Japan ߝ Secret service

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box/Folder: 4 : 19

"Nepravednyi sud," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder: 4 : 20

"The Net of Heaven," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 21

"On 100% Americans," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 22

"Pervoe razocharovanie," Blagoveschenskoe utro, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 4 : 23

"Russian Refugees," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 24

"Sea Cliff House," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 25

"Short Biography of Joseph Sigall," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 26

"Soldiers of Fortune," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 27

"Taxi Home," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 28

"Third Emigration," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 29

"Wey," n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 4 : 30

"Where Are You Now?" n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 1

"Ideinaia sviaz' mezhdu liricheskimi i eticheskimi proizvedeniami Lermontova," school essay, 1913.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder: 5 : 2

"Voiny v iubke," Blagoveschenskoe utro, 1915.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Article written for the Tokyo daily newspaper Hochi Shinbun, 1920.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy. In Japanese
Box/Folder: 5 : 4

"Peasant and Bolshevik in Soviet Russia," 1920.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph
Box/Folder: 5 : 5

"Sud'ba russkikh zhenshchin," 1921.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 6

"Iaponskiia poemy," Russkii golos, Harbin, 1921 April 20

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

"Mezhdunarodnyi s'iezd advokatov v Pekine," Russkii golos, Harbin, 1921 October 28.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Article about Aleksandr Nikolaevich Alekseevskii, 1922.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 9

"Theater Usherette Tells of Work: Women Most Finicky Patrons," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 March 25.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy. Includes background material and review of the article
Box/Folder: 5 : 10

"'God's Own Country' Pleases Nadia; But Let Her Tell It," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 April 1.

Box/Folder: 5 : 11

"Mystery Is Better Than Peroxide When You're Looking for a Job," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 April 22.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 12

"Hungry for Knowledge, Young Russians Come Here to Study," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 May 6.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 13

"Is She Blonde, Brunette, Married or Coquette? Perfume Depends on It," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 May 20.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 14

"200,000 Russians in Harbin Face Helplessness Under Chinese Rule," San Francisco Examiner , 1923 June 3.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 15

"Park Tea Garden Awakens Memory of Holy Dance of Japanese Fishermen," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 June 24.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 16

"Enoshima, Golden-Gray of Legend and Rare Romance, Swallowed by the Sea," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 September 8.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 17

"Paris Creates, America Adapts Styles, But Yankee Inspiration Comes First," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 September 30.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 18

"Rasputin's Pyre is Russia's Revenge: Man Who Dominated Empress Incinerated," San Francisco Examiner, 1923 October 7.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 19

"Russia Puts Export Tax on Art Coming to America: Thousand Pictures Accompanied by Famous Artists to Be Exhibited and Sold in U.S. While Soviet Will Garner Share in Receipts," San Francisco Examiner, 1924 February 10.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 20

"300,000 White Russians Under Yellow Rule in Harbin: With Threatened Seizure of Chinese Railroad by Soviets, Plight of Expatriate Is Complicated; Now Amenable to Laws They Cannot Read, Without a Country," San Francisco Examiner, 1924 April 6.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 21

"Refugee Russian Writers Find Fame in Paris: Poet Here Tells Great Success of Authors in French Capital, Where 400,000 of Their Countrymen Live; Books are Being Translated Into French," San Francisco Examiner, 1924 November 9.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 22

"Russkie genii ikonopisi," Den' russkoi kul'tury, San Francisco, 1926.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 23

"Famed Exiles from Russia Toil for Food," San Francisco Examiner, 1928 March 30.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 24

"An Ice Age May Blanket World Again and Astronomers Will Forecast It: Old Puzzle of Glaciers Solved" (Alaska's proof of an inter-glacial forest period), San Francisco Examiner, 1928 April 8.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 25

"Leo Tolstoy's Birth Feted," San Francisco Examiner, 1928 May 4.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 26

Russian refugee stories, 1929 March.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 27

Notes regarding a reference book listing Russian writers, publications and libraries in the New World, 1929 April.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 28

"Spusk russkago flaga na Aliaske," Novaia zaria, San Francisco, 1929 May 4.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 29

Review of Barrett Willoughby's novel The Trail Eater, San Francisco Examiner, 1929 June.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 30

Story of the former admiral of the imperial Russian navy Eugene Klupfell, 1929 November.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 31

"Ser'gi mistera Chena," Novaia zaria, San Francisco, 1930 January 1.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 32

"Old Sitka's Saved," San Francisco Examiner, 1930 March 30.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 33

"V staroi Sitkhe," Novaia zaria, San Francisco, 1930 April 20.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 34

"How Russians Colonized Wrangel Island After Driving American Fur Hunters Off: Story Told for First Time by Captain of Soviet Ship" (Civilization's outpost claimed by Russia), San Francisco Examiner, 1930 May 4.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 5 : 35

Story of visit with Charmian London, 1930 October.

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts in English and Russian
Box/Folder: 5 : 36-38

"Russian Refugees," 1931-1941.

Scope and Content Note

Includes very early notes on Russian refugees adapting themselves to American life in San Francisco, also used later as background material for writing. Typescript
Box/Folder: 5 : 39

"V lunnoi doline," Rubezh, Harbin, Manchuria, China, 1931 March.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copy. Includes review in San Francisco Examiner
Box/Folder: 5 : 40

"Out of the Past," San Francisco Examiner, 1931 October 24.

Box/Folder: 5 : 41

Story about flood in Harbin, 1932 September 10.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 1

"Russian Revolution ߝ Accounts of Eyewitnesses," 1932 November 3.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with H. H. Fisher. Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 2

"Dr. Sadikoff-Goldman," 1933.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

"Halt"

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

First version, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 4

Second version, 1929.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 5

Third version, 1933.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 6

"Trideviatoe tsarstvo," Novaia zaria, 1933 April 15.

Scope and Content Note

Also published in Kaliforniiskii al'manakh, San Francisco, 1934. Printed copies
Box/Folder: 6 : 7

"Naturalization," 1933 August 25.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 8

"My Old Town Was Blagoveschensk," Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, 1933 September 24.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 9

"Roman velikogo kniazia," Novaia zaria, 1933 December 23-27.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 10

"Father Andrew Kashevaroff on Flying Visit Here, Tells of Struggle to Save His Churches from Seizure by Moscow Government," 1934 (?).

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 11

"Professors," 1934 (?).

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
 

"Rezanov's Library," preliminary notes, 1934.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
 

"Short History of the Rezanov Library," 1934.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box/Folder: 6 : 12

"Russia," 1934 February 5.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 13

"Voskresenie Germanii," translated from German, 1934 March 20.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 6 : 14

"The Melting Pot Boils," The Christian Science Monitor, 1934 May 28.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 15

"Emigrés," 1934 June.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

"Rare Rezanov Russian Books Found in San Francisco," San Francisco Chronicle, 1934 June 10.

Note

See Subject File/ Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy.
Box/Folder: 6 : 16

"Torao Gives All for Job in Manchukuo," San Francisco Chronicle, 1934 June 10.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 17

"Russian Exiles Organize into Many Factions," San Francisco Chronicle, 1934 June 24.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 18

"Russian Ex-Officers Enemies Now in Chaco," San Francisco Chronicle, 1934 August 18.

Note

See also Subject File/Russia ߝ Revolution - White officers and soldiers in foreign armies.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 19

"Zhena komendanta forta Ross," Dolg chesti, 1934 October.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 6 : 20

"Coincidence," 1935.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 1

"The Emerald," 1935 July 27.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 2

"Russkii Kolumb," 1935 December 6.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 3

"Russian Writers in California," 1935 December 8.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 4

"Box Car to Siberia," 1936 January 31.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 5

"Soldiers of Fortune," 1936 May 1.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 6

Alaska writings, 1937-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts
Box/Folder: 7 : 7

"How Much Is a Rouble Worth?" 1937 April 26.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 8

"O chem govoriat," Russkie novosti San Frantsisco, 1937 May - September.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 7 : 9

"Comrades Together," 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 10

"Journey Through Time" (A loose sort of autobiography), 1940.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 11

"V starinu zhivali dedy," Russkie novosti, 1941 April 18.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 7 : 12

"Black Out the Moon," 1941 September 9.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 13

"Dostan'te interv'iu," Russkaia zhizn', 1941 December 24.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copy
Box/Folder: 7 : 14

"Political Refugees and Their Rehabilitation," 1944 April 17. Paper submitted as a final test for an UNRRA course offered by the University of California extension division.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 15

"Publications Found in the Russian Transit Mail Destined for Various Latin-American Countries," 1944 July 24.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 16

Analysis of the Soviet Broadcasts, 1945-1947.

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts
Box/Folder: 7 : 17

"Out of this World," 1946 April.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 18

"Preliminary Glossary of Soviet Terminology: Russian - English," 1947-1950.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 7 : 19

"Russian-English Glossary of Motor-Transport and Related Terms," U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Technical Services, Joint Publications Research Service, 1963 June.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 7 : 20

Description of the ship model representing a 14th century Genoese galley, 1969 February 2.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

"Memo on My Connection with the Rezanov Book and on My Ownership of Two of the Volumes," 1971.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
 

"Dopolnitel'nye svedenia o sud'be nekotorykh iz knig, privezennykh Nikolaem Petrovichem Rezanovym na Aliasku," 1973.

Note

See Subject File/Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box: 8

Subject File, 1924-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Autographs, clippings and other printed matter, correspondence, essays, excerpts from documents, notes, stories, studies, writings, arranged alphabetically by subject
Box/Folder: 8 : 1

Alaska ߝ History, 1927-1946.

Note

See also Photographs/Prints/Subject file
Box/Folder: 8 : 2

Autographs of well-known people, n.d.

Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Clarke, Edward W., 1923(?)

Box/Folder: 8 : 4

Honcharenko, Agapius, 1868-1939.

Note

See also Photographs/Prints/Subject file/Agapius Honcharenko
 

Japan

Box/Folder: 8 : 5

General, 1929.

Note

See also Photographs
Box/Folder: 8 : 6

Secret service, 1935-1943.

Note

See also Photographs/Subject file/Japan

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographic prints of agreement, and excerpt from the promissory note of His Imperial Majesty Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich to General Dmitrii Khorvat regarding state funds that were in possession of General Kolchak during the Russian Civil War, n.d.
Box/Folder: 8 : 7

Kourennoff, Pavel Matveevich, 1944-1945

Box/Folder: 8 : 8

Mikhailov, Captain, n.d.

Box/Folder: 8 : 9

Mongolia, n.d.

Box/Folder: 8 : 10

Nitman family, 1928-1937

Box/Folder: 8 : 11

"Pacific Story," Unidentified writing, n.d.

Box/Folder: 8 : 12

Refugees ߝ Russian, 1924-1941

Box/Folder: 8 : 13-14

Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich, 1934-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1 photographic image of a wild ocean, n.d.
Box: 9

Russia ߝ Revolution (1917-1921)

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

General, 1924-1951

Box/Folder: 9 : 2

Alekseevskii, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, n.d.

Box/Folder: 9 : 3

White Army officers and soldiers in foreign armies, 1934

Box/Folder: 9 : 4

Russian bell - Russian Cathedral - San Francisco, 1923.

Note

See also Photographs/Subject file/Russian Church in San Francisco

Scope and Content Note

Includes photograph.
Box/Folder: 9 : 5

Russian Orthodox Church, 1924-1935

Box/Folder: 9 : 6

Russian poetry, n.d.

 

Russians in foreign countries

Box/Folder: 9 : 7

China, 1924-1944

Box/Folder: 9 : 8

Great Britain, 1929

Box/Folder: 9 : 9

Paraguay, 1934

Box/Folder: 9 : 10

United States, 1924

Box/Folder: 9 : 11

Tolstoy, Leo (reminiscences), 1924

Box/Folder: 9 : 12

World War (1914-1918) ߝ Russia, 1925-1929.

Note

See also Photographs/Prints/General/Russian Imperial Army
 

Printed Matter, 1913-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, leaflets, magazines, newspapers, and pamphlets, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder: 9 : 13-16

Clippings, 1922-1963

Box/Folder: 9 : 17

Leaflets, n.d., 1937

Box/Folder: 9 : 18-19

Magazines, 1913-1935

Box/Folder: 9 : 20-21

Newspapers, 1920-1954

Box/Folder: 10 : 1

Newspapers, 1920-1954

 

Pamphlets

Box/Folder: 10 : 2

Untitled, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 3

Andrews, Lilian, Youth of the Happy Land, New York, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 4

Great Photographs of World War II: Selected by the Editors of the Reader's Digest, New York, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 5

Kratkii russko-iaponskii slovar, Osaka (Japan), n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 6

Mintslov, S. R., Sinodik bibliotek, arkhiov i kollektsii, pogibshikh vo vremia Velikoi voiny i revoliutsii, Berlin, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 7

Maslov, Georgii, Untitled poetry, 1919(?).

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 10 : 8

Notice, Fondation Egyptologique Reine Elisabeth, Brussels, 1923

Box/Folder: 10 : 9

Le lotus bleu (Fondé par H. P. Blavatsky), Revue Théosophique, Paris, 1924

Box/Folder: 10 : 10

Shumakov, B. A., Limannoe oroshenie, Moscow, 1925

Box/Folder: 10 : 11

The Interpreter, New York, 1925

Box/Folder: 10 : 12

Dynnik, Tatiana, Krepostnye aktery, Moscow, 1927

Box/Folder: 10 : 13

Gorchakov, M., Duke, Itogi politiki mitropolitov Sergiia i Evlogiia, Paris, 1929

Box/Folder: 10 : 14

De Leon, Daniel, Russia in Revolution, New York, 1930

Box/Folder: 10 : 15

The Report of the Harbin Relief Committee of Russian Emigrants in North Manchuria (China), Harbin, 1930

Box/Folder: 10 : 16

Vitsilli, P., Kratkaia istoriia russkoi literatury ot Pushkina do nashego vremeni (Chast' vtoraia), Sofia, 1934

Box/Folder: 10 : 17

Robson, R. W., Communism: An Outline for Everyone, Sydney, 1943(?)

Box/Folder: 10 : 18

La parole indépendante: Recueil politique, social, littéraire, Sous la rédaction de S. P. Melgounoff, Paris, 1945

Box/Folder: 10 : 19

Miscellany

 

Art Work, 1926.

Scope and Content Note

Drawings and portrait, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder: 10 : 20

2 drawings by Alexander Shwartz, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 21

1 portrait of Nadia Shapiro(?) by Max Vollmberg, 1926

 

Postcards, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Postcards depicting art work and scenes in Siberia and Japan
Box/Folder: 10 : 22

27 postcards depicting famous Russian paintings, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 23

2 postcards depicting Nedashkovskii paintings, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 24

4 postcards depicting the Siberian city Irkutsk, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 25

1 postcard depicting the Baikal region (East Siberia) - Unlicensed gold miners washing gold in secret, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 26

8 postcards depicting Japan, n.d.

 

Photographs, 1916-1965.

Scope and Content Note

149 prints and two negatives depicting Nadia Shapiro, her family and friends, Russian culture in Alaska, and some aspects of Japanese life and history
 

Prints

 

General

Box/Folder: 10 : 27

Unidentified

Box/Folder: 10 : 28

1 print depicting Ivan Frisen, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 29

1 print depicting Ivan Frisen and family, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 30

8 prints depicting Barrett Willoughby, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 31

1 print depicting Barrett Willoughby and Bob, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 32

3 prints depicting Jacob Febesoff and family, n.d.

 

1 print depicting Vinokuroff, Michael Z.

Note

See Correspondence/Vinokuroff, Michael Z.
Box/Folder: 10 : 33

5 prints depicting Captain Kristian Klengenberg and his family, n.d

Box/Folder: 10 : 34

1 print depicting Siberian burials near Kiarhta, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 35

1 print depicting Anadyr, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 36

1 print depicting interior of a Japanese house, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 37

1 print depicting seven-floor building in Marunouchi, Tokyo, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 38

1 print depicting two Geisha girls at a Botan show, by Eishi, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 39

1 print of sculpture miniatures depicting scenes of Japanese everyday life, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 40

1 print depicting Naoe Fenshimi, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 41

1 print depicting Takako Irie, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 42

2 prints depicting Goro Kawabe, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 43

1 Print depicting Hajime Masuda, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 44

1 print depicting Shizue Natoukawa, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 45

1 print depicting Denjiro Ohkorhi, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 10 : 46

1 print depicting Tokihiko Okada, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

1 print depicting Tokihiko Okada and Takako Irie, taken from a scene in the "Raid," Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 2

1 print depicting Ranko Sawa, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 3

1 print depicting Kohji Shima, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 4

1 print depicting Hisako Takihana, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 5

1 print depicting Yoshoko Tokugawa, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 6

1 print depicting Yohko Umemura, Japan, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 7

9 prints depicting various events in the Russian Imperial Army, 1916 (?)

Box/Folder: 11 : 8

3 prints depicting Jean Paine (Spray) Helm, 1920s

Box/Folder: 11 : 9

1 print of abbot of Buddhist temple in Washington. "The Reverend G. Mapo of Yamamoto, Japan, Abbott of Ryutakiy Buddhist temple, photographed with Ambassador Haniharria of Japan as they called at the White House to visit President Harding," International Newsreel Photo, 1923 May 4

Box/Folder: 11 : 10

1 print of scene "amidst the ruins of Yokohama, where natives are trying to restore some semblance of home. The picture shows the baby-san getting it's [ sic] bath," International Newsreel Photo, 1923 November 11

Box/Folder: 11 : 11

1 print of bear taken on ice floor in Arctic Ocean, 1925(?)

Box/Folder: 11 : 12

3 prints depicting "dogs and dog teams running on frozen ocean on the strait between Herschel Island and mainland," 1925(?)

Box/Folder: 11 : 13

5 prints depicting "Prince Albert Sound. Pair of blond Eskimos in their dance clothes," 1925

Box/Folder: 11 : 14

4 prints depicting natives from Victoria Island, 1925

Box/Folder: 11 : 15

5 prints depicting inhabitants and scenes from Herschel Island, 1925

Box/Folder: 11 : 16

5 prints depicting Barrett Willoughby, 1928

Box/Folder: 11 : 17

3 prints depicting Barrett Willoughby, 1929

Box/Folder: 11 : 18

1 print depicting Boris Volkov, 1928

Box/Folder: 11 : 19

2 prints depicting Lawrence Spray (Jean (Spray) Helm's son), 1930-1931

Box/Folder: 11 : 20

1 print depicting Constance Dixon, 1933

 

1 print depicting Jean Paine (Spray) Helm, 1934.

Note

See Correspondence/Helm, Jean
 

Biographical file

Box/Folder: 11 : 21

8 prints depicting Nadia Shapiro, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 22

1 print depicting Nadia Shapiro and Barrett Willoughby, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 23

1 print of Robert Prosser, Nadia Shapiro, and Eric Nelson, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 24

1 print of Nadia Shapiro and unidentified person, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 25

5 prints depicting Nadia Shapiro in Japan, 1920

Box/Folder: 11 : 26

2 prints depicting Nadia Shapiro (passport pictures), 1965

Box/Folder: 11 : 27

1 print depicting Lazar Shapiro(?), n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 28

1 print depicting Mary Shapiro, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 29

3 prints depicting Mary Shapiro, 1925-1934

 

1 print depicting Mary Shapiro, 1961.

Note

See Biographical File/Correspondence (family)/Shapiro, Mary
 

Subject file.

Note

See also Subject File/Alaska
 

Alaska

Box/Folder: 11 : 30

2 prints depicting watchtower on Island of Rocking Moon, Kodiak, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 31

1 print depicting Island of Rocking Moon, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 32

1 print depicting convict wall at Kodiak, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 33

1 print of "old millstone of the Russians and little muzzle loading cannon brought to Kodiak by Grigorii Shelekhov in 1794," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 34

1 print of "Russian Staff House at Kodiak, boarded over now. On top of this Russians of Alexander I use [ sic] to be....," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 35

1 print of Russian Church in Kodiak. "Church of Resurrection first built in 1795. Present edifice 1894," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 36

1 print of a "bell from a Russian Church at Atka Island ߝ farthest west church in the world," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 37

1 print of Peter the Great. "This was cut from its frame in the old castle of Sitka of the time of the transferee, and lasted until 1918, when the man who took it brought it out, sold it to the Governor of Alaska," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 38

1 print of "interior of the Russian Church at Kodiak ߝ first Russian Church built in Alaska (1794)," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 39

1 print of "Devil's Prongs of Kodiak named by Russians, but now called by missionaries 'Three Sisters,'" n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 40

1 print of "interior of the Colonial Administrator (1790-1818) Aleksandr Baranov's house (see icons)," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 41

1 print of Community Grindstone, used by the Russian colony in 1830, the Photo Shop Studio, Sitka, Alaska, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 42

1 print of Russian Church at Wizinki, Alaska, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 43

1 print of "Kodiak millstone and muzzleloader both brought to America from Russia by Aleksandr Baranov, Kodiak founded 1791 by Baranov," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 44

1 print depicting "place where Bering crew landed on Kayak Island to take water," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 45

1 print depicting view from the "bell tower of the old Russian Church at Kodiak," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 46

1 print depicting Creole grave, Afognac Island. "Inside box is a rush light, which is replenished as often as affection dictates. Cross at the top of grave so resurrected one may see it at once on sitting up," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 47

2 prints depicting Kodiak old graveyard, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 48

1 prints depicting a view overlooking the "Harbor of St. Peter and Paul at Kodiak, taken from in front of old Russian Staff House," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 49

2 prints of "Maksim Pachin, son of a Russian Naval Doctor, Kodiak," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 50

1 print depicting "Aleuts putting up wild hay, Kodiak," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 51

1 print depicting "Hotel in Kodiak ߝ log house built by Russians and boarded over," n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 52

1 print depicting "a bell, cast on the gale-swept, winter shore of the North Pacific by Greek Catholic Russian missionaries, was found in an ever summery California. Its inscription is: This bell was cast on the island of Kodiak on the month of January 1796 under the direction of Arch-Mandrite Joseph and in the presence of Director Aleksander Baranov," Photo Shop Allie Harriman, n.d.

Box/Folder: 11 : 53

1 print depicting portraits of East Russian Governor Prince Dimitri Maksourov, Princess Maksourova, Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna Ioann Veniaminov Innocent, Captain F. V. Koskul, Captain John F. Emmons, and U.S. Commissioner General Rousseau, n.d.

 

Honcharenko, Agapius

Box/Folder: 11 : 54

2 prints depicting Agapius Honcharenko.

Note

See also Subject File/Honcharenko, Agapius
 

Japan - Secret Service

Box/Folder: 11 : 55

7 prints of photographs of agreement and excerpt from the promissory note of His Imperial Majesty Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich to General Dmitrii Khorvat regarding state funds that were in possession of General Kolchak during the Russian Civil War, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

See Subject File/Japan/Secret Service
Box/Folder: 11 : 56

Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich

 

1 print depicting a wild ocean, n.d.

Note

See also Subject File/ Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich
 

Russian Orthodox Church

Box/Folder: 11 : 57

1 print depicting a Russian Church in San Francisco, n.d.

Note

See also Subject File/Russian bell
Box/Folder: 11 : 58

1 print depicting an Orthodox-Catholic Church, n.d.

Note

See also Subject File/Russian bell
 

Writings

Box/Folder: 11 : 59

"Comrades Together."

Note

See also Writings/"Comrades Together."

Scope and Content Note

1 print depicting Fedor Ivanovich Alferov in a page's (Pazhes) unit uniform, n.d. Copy was made from the original taken during the Russo-Japanese War, retaken in Saint Petersburg in 1925
Box/Folder: 11 : 60

Negatives, 1923.

Scope and Content Note

2 negatives depicting Molokans (family?) from "Russian Mountain"
Record cabinet

Sound recordings (Phonorecords) 1946

Record cabinet

Nadia Shapiro sound recording in Russian 1946 July 6 - August 26

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 90004_a_0002891

Scope and Content Note

Side A label reads: Rec. No. 56967/Overseas Branch/Office of War Information/San Francisco Office/Title: Nadia Shapiro (Russian)(dub)/Date: 8/26/46. Side B label reads: No. 1-B/Date: July 6/Time: 2200 GMT/Program: Russian Test/Language: Russian/Announcer: Nadia OPR: Fhoare
Record cabinet

Nadia Shapiro sound recording in Russian 1946 August 8

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 90004_a_0002892

Scope and Content Note

Label reads: Rec. No. 56783/Overseas Branch/Office of War Information/San Francisco Office/Title: Nadia Shapiro (Russian)/ Part 1 of 1/Recorded Date: 8/8/46 Time: 10:30 AM
Box: 12

Incremental Materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described.