Register of the Aleksandr V. Samoilovich Papers, 1940-1968

Processed by Anatol Shmelev; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
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Register of the Aleksandr V. Samoilovich Papers, 1940-1968

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Funding:
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 Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials and copyright to them (with some exceptions) are the property of the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
Processed by:
Anatol Shmelev
Date Completed:
1999
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Aleksandr V. Samoilovich Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1968
Collection number: 2000C18
Creator: Samoilovich, Aleksandr V., 1894-
Extent: 4 microfilm reels (0.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence and printed matter, relating to activities of the Russian Orthodox Church abroad.
Language: Russian.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Aleksandr V. Samoilovich Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

Accruals

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Access Points

Russkaia pravoslavnaia tserkov'
Russians in foreign countries.
Russia.
Poland.
Germany.
Brazil.
United States.

Biography

Russian Orthodox priest; subsequently émigré in Poland, Germany, Brazil and the United States.

Biographical Note

1894 August 30 Born, Bolota village, Russia (Poland)
1915 Graduated, seminary
1915 Student, Legal faculty, Rostov-on-Don University
1921 Priest, Kobrin, Poland
1934 Archpriest
1942 Archpriest, Orthodox church in Skidle village, Bielostok province, Poland
1945 Archpriest, various parishes of Displaced Persons' camps in Bavaria
1947 Archpriest, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Sao Paolo, Brazil
1960 Archpriest, Protection of the Holy Virgin Church, Los Angeles, California
1968 Archpriest, St. Myrrh Bearing Women Church, Bryte, California
? Died

Scope and Content

This collection consists mainly of Samoilovich's correspondence with members of the church hierarchy, fellow clergymen and parishioners, concerning his activities as an archpriest of various parishes from 1940 to 1968. It includes information on church matters in Germany during and after World War II, on church affairs in South America and California, as well as material on theologian Aleksandr Kalinnikovich Svitich.
The arrangement of the collection corresponds to the original order of the numerical files, with contents described in greater detail.
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 Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials and copyright to them (with some exceptions) are the property of the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

Series Description

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1940-1968.

Physical Description: Boxes 1-3

Scope and Content Note

Consists mainly of correspondence with Russian Orthodox church officials, priests and parishioners. Includes some clippings, minutes of meetings, official documents and related matter, arranged numerically by original file number
 

MISCELLANY, 1955-1966.

Physical Description: Box 3

Scope and Content Note

Documents relating to the emigration of displaced persons to South America, printed matter (clippings, brochures) on religious subjects, sermons, and some correspondence

Container List

 

Correspondence, 1940-1968

Box 1., Folder 1

File 1. Metropolitan Serafim (Liade) (Archbishop of Berlin and Germany)

Folder 2-3

File 2. Archbishop Feodosii, of Brazil. Includes biographical information (printed matter) on Feodosii and the Brazilian Eparchiate

Folder 4

File 3. Metropolitan Filaret

Folder 5-6

File 4. Archbishop Tikhon, I. Sokolov, Z. A. Stankevich, Archbishop Serafim, A. Kotomkin, V. I. Arkhangels'skii, I. M. Andreev, Archbishop Aleksandr (Lovchii), Bishop Agapit, Archbishop Averkii, Metropolitan Anastasii, Metropolitan Aleksandr (Inozemtsev), Archbishop Feodor of Australia

Box 2., Folder 1

File 5. Archbishop Ioann (Maksimovich), Metropolitan Dionisii, Archbishop Grigorii, Archbishop Savva of Australia, Bishop Nektarii, Bishop Savva of Edmonton, Archbishop Leontii of Chile, Metropolitan Leontii of New York, Bishop Leontii of Geneva, Archbishop Vitalii of Canada, Archpriest N. Zhitinskii, A. V. Ignatiuk

Folder 2

File 6. N. N. Bylov, Fr. D. Gizetti, Archpresbyter G. Grabbe, A. Glinskii, Archpriest V. Glindskii

Folder 3

File 7. Archpresbyter Pavel Kalinovich

Folder 4

File 8. Igumen Kallist, Priest Leontii Kvartiruk, Archdeacon V. Kirik, N. V. Karpov, Rev. G. Kravchina, I. and E. Levitskii, Archpriest I. Ol'khovskii, Archpriest S. Starikov, A. Biriuk

Folder 5

File 9. Bishop Nikandr, Rev. N. Paderin, Archpriest M. Pomazanskii, Archpriest M. Pol'skii, Archpriest I. Savich, Archpriest A. Svitich, O. K. Svir (Svirubskaia)

Box 3., Folder 1

File 10. Aleksandr Kalinnikovich Svitich. Includes clippings of Svitich's articles, obituaries

Folder 2-3

File 11. Archpriest M. Smirnov, S. Seletskii, Rev. P. Stupnitskii, K. F. Seredin, N. and E. Solodovnikov, A. Torlopova

Folder 4

File 11a. "Bolgarskaia nedvizhimost'." Concerns the purchase of property for a church in Los Angeles

Folder 5

File 12. Archpriest Gerasim Shorets

 

Miscellany, 1955-1966

Box 3., Folder 6

"Germaniia i pereselencheskoe delo," 1942-1967. Consists mainly of correspondence, documents, and lists of names of Russians (displaced persons) wishing to emigrate to South America

Folder 7

Untitled file of printed matter (clippings, brochures, etc.) on religious subjects, sermons, and miscellaneous correspondence