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Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Detiam za Rubezhom Records, 1926-1964

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Obshchestvo Pomoshchi
Bib ID 4077890 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Deti︠a︡m za Rubezhom ; Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 ; Zaĭt︠s︡ev, Boris, 1881-1972 ; Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 ; Tolstai︠a︡, A. A. , Aleksandra Andreevna, grafini︠a︡, 1817-1904 ; Vakar, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich
Title Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Detiam za Rubezhom Records, 1926-1964
Physical Description 52500 items (104 boxes; 9 oversized folders)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into eight series.

Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of correspondence, financial records, and subject files. Also included are protocols of meetings and reports, photographs, membership and subscription lists, and printed materials. The cataloged materials include manuscripts sent by such authors as Alekseĭ Remizov and Boris Zaĭt︠s︡ev for "Den ́Russkogo Rebenka" (Day of the Russian Child) in the 1930s, as well as correspondence from Nikolaĭ Vakar, Claire Boothe Luce, Aleksandra Tolstai︠a︡, and others. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with and about beneficiaries, and financial records from the period 1926-57.

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Preferred Citation

Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Detiam za Rubezhom Records. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Russkim Deti︠a︡m za Rubezhom. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1956.

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1956.

Papers Processed 01/--/81.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- Europe -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- Foreign countries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russians -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Founded in the United States in 1926.

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Series I: Cataloged Material


Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Bakhmeteff, Boris Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Denikina, Kseniia Vasil'evna (Mrs. Anton I.)


Box 1 Dolgorukov, Petr Dmitrievich


Box 1 Konovalov, Aleksandr Ivanovich


Box 1 Luce, Clare Boothe


Box 1 Panina, Sofiia Vladimirovna


Box 1 Shakhovskoi, Dmitrii


Box 1 Shavel'skii, Georgii I.


Box 1 Sorokin, Pitirim Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Timashev, Nikolai Sergeevxch


Box 1 Tolstaia, Aleksandra L'vovna


Box 1 Vakar, Nikolai Platonovich


Box 1 Zefi'kovskii, Vasilii Vasil'evich


Box 1 Zenzinov, Vladimir Mikhailovich


Cataloged Manuscripts


Box 1 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, "Vozzvanie," (statement)


Box 1 Grebenshchikov, Georgii Dmitrievich, "Ob-vu Pomoshchi Detiam R. Em.,"(statement)


Box 1 Grebenshchikov, Georgii Dmitrievich, "Serdtse umnee razuma: Iz pisem s Pomperagna," (statement)


Box 1 Osorgin, Mikhail Andreevich, "Amerikanskomu 'Obshchestvu pomoshchi detiam russkoi emigratsii1," (statement)


Box 1 Otsup, Aleksandr Avdeevich, "0 nashikh detiakh (moe pokazanie)," (statement)


Box 1 Remizov, Aleksei Mikhailovich, t"Mne ochen1 zhalko byvaet detei..."U (statement)


Box 1 Teffi, Nadezhda Aleksandrovna, "Zhizn' russkoi emigratsii ochen' tiazhela", (statement)


Box 1 Tsurikov, Nikolai Aleksandrovich, "0 denatsionalizatsii russkikh roditelei," (statement)


Box 1 Tyrkova-Williams, Ariadna Vladimirovna, "Cheterye stranitsy," (essay)


Box 1 Zaitsev, Boris Konstantinovich, "Deti izgnaniia," (statement)


Box 1 Zaitsev, Boris Konstantinovich, C"Komu prikhodilos' imet'..."!], (statement)


Box 1 Zen'kovskii, Vasilii Vasil'evich, "Dalekim.druz'iam," (statement)

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

(This series has been arranged only by country of origin and year, except for certain individuals and institutions with vhich there was a large volume of correspondence. Also, in the correspondence from Germany, letters for some years have been partially sorted alphabetically by author, and in the North American correspondence, some years are partially sorted by month.)



Box 2 Austria


Box 2 Bachmanov, M. P., 1948-1951 1953-1954, 1948-1951, 1953-1954


Box 2 "Columb" Publishers, 1947


Box 2 Greek Orthodox Dean, Salzburg, 1947


Box 2 Kellerber g D. P. Camp, 1947-1948


Box 2 Kufstein D.P. Camp, 1947-1948 1953, 1947-1948, 1953


Box 2 Parsen D.P. Camp Secondary School, 1947-1948


Box 2 Pio-Ulsky, A., Kellerberg D.P. Camp, 1947-1951


Box 2 Russian Orthodox Church, Linz, 1949-1951


Box 2 S t. Martin D. P. Camp, 1947-48;, 1950-1951


Box 2 Stephen, Archibishop, 1949-1950


Box 2 Trushnovich, A., 1948-1951



Box 3 Individuals, 1945-1948



Box 4 Individuals, 1949-1956



Box 5 Bulgaria


Box 5 Benevolent Society of Russian Women, 1930


Box 5 Cossack Organizations, 1926-1939


Box 5 Krylov, D., 1928-1930


Box 5 Kuzmin School, Sofia, 1928-1940


Box 5 Russian Red Cross, Old Organization, 1926-1930


Box 5 Shumen-"Moia Malen'kaia Rossiia,", 1929-1936


Box 5 Sofia-Secondary Schools, 1934-1939


Box 5 Varna Summer Colony, 1926-1934


Box 5 "Zemgor," Sofia, 1928-1941



Box 6 Individual, undated


Box 6 Individual, 1929-1948



Box 7 China, Individual, 1929-1941


Czechoslovakia


Box 7 Grey, Father Nikon (Kindergarten), 1929-1931


Box 7 Tsurikov, N., 1927-1932


Box 7 Individual, 1930-1941


Box 7 Estonia, 1920-1940


Finland


Box 7 Ianushkevich, P., 1939-1941


Box 7 Perk Iarvi Otdelenie, Petrograd Gimnasiu, St. Alexei, 1926-1938


Box 7 Terioki Real'noe Uchilishche


Box 7 Individual, 1929-1948



Box 8 France


Box 8 Dolgopolov, Nikolai Sawich, 1931-1942 1945-1956, 1931-1942, 1945-1956


Box 8 L'Ecole Russe "Empereur Nicolas II," Versailles, 1944-1956


Box 8 Medonsk Shelter, 1936-1939


Box 8 Preventorium (Alpes-Maritimes), 1928-1940


Box 8 Russian Red Cross, Old Organization, 1928-1936 1945, 1928-1936, 1945



Box 9 St. Germer de Fly (Oise), Nechaiannaia Radost1 Orphanage, 1926-1934


Box 9 Tomilov, N., 1955-1956


Box 9 Voskhod Fellowship, 1926-1940


Box 9 "Zemgor,", 1927-1932


Box 9 Individual, 1926-1940 1945-1950, 1926-1940



Box 10 Individual, 1951-1956



Box 11 Germany


Box 11 Arensburger, Konstantin, Wurttemberg, 1947-1950


Box 11 Benevskii, N., Prior of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Lande/Weser,


Box 11 Fil, Andrei, 1950-1951


Box 11 Gartong, Marianna, Berlin, 1952-1954


Box 11 Greek Orthodox Church, Liibeck, 1948-1951


Box 11 Greek Orthodox Church, Marburg, 1948-1949


Box 11 Greek Orthodox Community, Regensburg, 1947-1951


Box 11 Latysheva, E., 1950-51


Box 11 Martino, Boris, Russian Scouts, 1948-1956


Box 11 Munchen-Feldmoching D. P. Camp, 1948-1950


Box 11 Munchen-Feldmoching Secondary School for Stateless, 1948


Box 11 Northwestern Orthodox Union/Beneficent Society of Baltic Orthodox Religious Community,, 1947-1950


Box 11 "Omgus" Manpower Division, Berlin, 1948-1951



Box 12 Orthodox Childrens' Home "Merciful Samaritan," Munich,


Box 12 Popov, A., 1947-1948


Box 12 Primary and Secondary School in Wurttemberg


Box 12 Polozhenskii, Father Sergei, Berlin, 1947-1951


Box 12 Pushkin Gimnasium, Regensburg, 1948-1951


Box 12 Reuzkii, Dr. Dmitrii, 1949-1951


Box 12 Richter, N., Russian Committee, 1949


Box 12 Russian Emigrants Association in Eavaria


Box 12 Russian Gimnasium in Berlin4, 1926-1930


Box 12 Russian Gimnasium in Stuttgart, 1947-1950


Box 12 Russian National Committee, Fishbech Camp


Box 12 Russian National Committee, Heidelberg, 1950-1952


Box 12 Russian Welfare Advisory Council, Neustadt/Holstein, 1948-1951


Box 12 Solov'ev, Father Konstantin, Lindau, 1948-1951



Box 13 Stateless Nansen Group, 1948-1949


Box 13 Tkachuk, Father Igor, 1948-1952


Box 13 Vereinigung der Russischen Emigration in Brausehweig, 1954-1956


Box 13 Welfare Institution for Greek Orthodox, Hamburg, 1948-1954


Box 13 Welfare Institution for Greek Orthodox, Heidelberg, 1948-1949


Box 13 Individual, 1927-1932 1937-1940 1946-1947, 1927-1932, 1937-1940, 1946-1947



Box 14 Individual, 1948



Box 15 Individual, 1948-1949



Box 16 Individual, 1950-1952



Box 17 Individual, 1953



Box 18 Individual, 1954



Box 19 Individual, 1954-1955



Box 20 Individual, 1956



Box 21 Greece, 1937-1948


Box 21 Italy, 1948


Box 21 Latin America, 1926-1956



Box 22 North America


Box 22 Ariadna, Abbess, Russian Convent, San Francisco, 1948-1951


Box 22 Bank Correspondence, 1941-1951


Box 22 Department of State (U.S.), 1941-1942


Box 22 The Presidents War Relief Control Board, 1943-1946


Box 22 Russian Organizations, 1946-1955



Box 23 Russian Organizations, 1956


Box 23 Russian Orthodox Church of Christ the Savior, 1941-1952


Box 23 Tikhon, Archbishop, San Francisco, 1946-1951


Box 23 Individual, 1926-1928



Box 24 Individual, 1929



Box 25 Individual, 1930



Box 26 Individual, 1931-1932



Box 27 Individual, 1932-1933



Box 28 Individual, 1933-1934



Box 29 Individual, 1936-1945



Box 30 Individual, 1946-1948



Box 31 Individual, 1948-1949



Box 32 Individual, 1949



Box 33 Individual, 1950



Box 34 Individual, 1950



Box 35 Individual, 1951



Box 36 Individual, 1951-1952



Box 37 Individual, 1951-1952



Box 38 Individual, 1952



Box 39 Individual, 1953



Box 40 Individual, 1953-1954



Box 41 Individual, 1954



Box 42 Individual, 1954



Box 43 Individual, 1955



Box 44 Individual, 1955



Box 45 Individual, 1955-1956



Box 46 Individual, 1956



Box 47 Individual, 1956



Box 48 Individual, 1957 and undated, 1957, undated



Box 49 Philippines, 1938-1940


Poland


Box 49 Russian Aid Society and Children's Shelter in Korets, 1926-1931


Box 49 Russian Benevolent Society (Warsaw, Brest), 1926-1929


Box 49 Russian Committee in Kleban, 1926-1928


Box 49 Russian Gimnasium in Warsaw, 1925-1928


Box 49 Dubno, 1927-1930


Box 49 Vilnius, 1932-1940


Box 49 Warsaw, 1926-1930


Box 49 Rumania, 1926-1931


Box 49 Senegal, 1931


Box 49 Turkey, 1926-1930


Yugoslavia


Box 49 Ledneva, S., Russian School, Belgrade, 1926-1930


Box 49 Orphanages, 1927-1940


Box 49 Sanatorium for Children, 1929-1932


Box 49 Individual, 1929-1953



Box 50 Individual, 1954-1956


Box 50 Country of origin not identified


Box 50 Miscellaneous countries


Box 50 Excerpts of letters from Europe, 1947-1948


Box 50 Miscellaneous copies of outgoing correspondence



Box 51 Correspondence with Regional Branches of the Society


Box 51 California, 1931-1936 1942-1948, 1931-1936, 1942-1948


Box 51 Chicago, 1930-1937


Box 51 Detroit, 1929-1941


Box 51 Hollywood, 1932-1950


Box 51 Lakewood, N. J., 1939-1948


Box 51 Montreal and Toronto, 1932-1940



Box 52 N. Y. Capital District (Albany)


Box 52 Philadelphia, 1932-1941


Box 52 St. Louis, 1932-1948


Box 52 Seattle, 1932-1941


Box 52 Washington, D. C., 1940-1948

Series III: Protocols, Minutes, Reports, Charters, and Press Releases



Box 53 Protocols of Meetings, March1926-March1932



Box 54 Protocols of Meetings, April 1932-December 1938



Box 55 Protocols of Meetings, March1943-1944


Box 55 Protocols of Annual Meetings with Related Materials, 1928-1930 1935 1947, 1928-1930, 1935, 1947


Box 55 Miscellaneous Protocols and Related Materials1944-1946, 1949



Box 56 Annual Reports, 1926-1942



Box 57 Annual Reports, 1942-1956


Box 57 Miscellaneous materials for the Preparation of Annual Reports



Box 58 Weekly News Releases, 1940-1949



Box 59 Weekly News Releases, 1950-1953

Series IV: Financial Records



Box 60 Cash Books, April, 1926-/010/1939



Box 61 Cash Books, /010/1939-March1941


Box 61 Disbursements to Beneficiaries, 1927-1953


Box 61 Donations in Kind


Expenditures



Box 62 1932 March-1935 December, 1932



Box 63 1936 January -1939 December, 1936



Box 64 1940 January -1941 October, 1940



Box 65 1941 November -1943 December, 1941



Box 66 1945 January -1946 September, 1945



Box 67 1946 October -1947 December, 1946



Box 68 1948 January -1948 December, 1948



Box 69 1949



Box 70 1950 January -1951 April, 1950



Box 71 1951 May -1952 August, 1951



Box 72 1952 September -1953 December, 1952



Box 73 Financial Accounts of Special Events


Box 73 Ticket Sales, 1933-1952 (Incomplete), 1933-1952



Box 74 Financial Documents-Federal Reserve Bank Licensing


Box 74 Financial Reports to Department of State, 1941-1942


Box 74 Financial Reports to President's War Relief Control Board, 1942-1945



Box 75 Income


Box 75 1929 September -1941 September, 1929



Box 76 1941 November -1948 May, 1941



Box 77 1948 June -1953 December, 1948


Box 77 Lists of Contributions



Box 78 Income/Expenditures Balance Sheets, 1926-1951 (incomplete), 1926-1951


Box 78 Receipts from Abroad, 1933-1948 Undated, 1933-1948, Undated


Box 78 Miscellaneous financial documents


Box 78 Miscellaneous receipts



Box 79 Miscellaneous Receipts from Beneficiaries



Box 80 Miscellaneous Receipt Books and Stubs



Box 81 Miscellaneous Receipt Books and Stubs

Series V: Subject Files



Box 82 American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service


Box 82 AFSC Relief and Reconstruction Excerpts, 1945


Box 82 Circular Letters, 1944-1949


Box 82 Committee on Child Welfare, 1945-1946


Box 82 Committee on Displaced Persons, 1944-1949


Box 82 Committee on Displaced Russians, 1944-1945


Box 82 Committee on France, 1944-1949


Box 82 Committee on Material Aid and Shippers/Purchasers, 1945-1949


Box 82 Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe (CARE), 1945



Box 83 Council of Relief Agencies Licensed for Operation in Germany (CRALOG),, 1946-1947


Box 83 Joint Procurement Mission, 1945-1950


Box 83 Minutes of General Meetings, 1944-1948


Box 83 News abstracts, 1945-1946


Box 83 Miscellaneous



Box 84 Miscellaneous


American Overseas Aid (AOA)



Box 85 Allocations Committee, 1947-1948


Box 85 Campaign Chairmen, 1948



Box 86 News Releases, 1947-1948


Box 86 Quota Lists


Box 86 Radio Programs


Box 86 Special Projects List


Box 86 Miscellaneous, 1946-1948



Box 87 Christmas Bazaars, 1949-1951


Box 87 Citizens1 Committee on Displaced Persons, 1945-1948


Box 87 Commission for International Educational Reconstruction


Box 87 Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe (CARE), 1949-1954



Box 88 "Den" Russkogo Rebenka" (Day of the Russian Child), Journal


Box 88 "Den' Russkogo Rebenka", 1932 1947-1950, 1932, 1947-1950



Box 89 Federation of Russian Charitable Organizations Shelved


Box 89 Fresh Air Fund Camp Program, 1932-1937


Box 89 The Golden Rule Foundation, 1940-1945


Box 89 Handicrafts Made by Displaced Persons


Box 89 Kulaev Fund


Box 89 Manufacturers' Offerings of Goods, 1946-1951



Box 90 Miscellaneous Benevolent Organizations, 1946-1952


Box 90 Obshchestvo Fund-Raising Flyers


Box 90 Ration Board, 1945


Box 90 Russian-American Society "AID" (Pomoshchi), 1930



Box 91 Russian Organizations (Miscellaneous), 1941-1953


Box 91 Tolstoy Foundation



Box 92 Unitarian Service Committee Shelved


Box 92 United National Clothing Collection, 1945


Box 92 United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)


Box 92 United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)


Box 92 U. S. War Bonds


Box 92 World Health Organization (WHO)

Series VI: Lists



Box 93 Materials on Shipments Abroad, 1945-1949



Box 94 Materials on Shipments Abroad, 1950-1954


Box 94 Miscellaneous



Box 95 Address Lists


Box 95 Lists of Beneficiaries


Box 95 Information Cards on Beneficiaries


Box 95 Lists of Requests for Aid


Box 95 Membership Lists



Box 96 Subscription Lists, 1928-1946

Series VII: Photographs and Picture Postcards

(Many photographs have been left in correspondence where they were found with specific letters)



Box 97 Children


Box 97 Miscellaneous

Series VIII: Printed Material



Box 98 Biulleten1, 1948-1949


Box 98 Bog, trud, edinstvo (Munich), 1948-1949


Box 98 Department of State Bulletin, 1946


Box 98 Iunaia my si', (Munich), 1949


Box 98 Izvestiia Vysshego Monarkhicheskogo Soveta, 1948-1949


Box 98 Lagernyi vestnik, 1949


Box 98 Obozrenie, 1948


Box 98 Obshchestvo Pomoshchi Bulletin, 1944-1945


Box 98 Current Reports, 1946-1947


Box 98 Otchet (Hamburg), 1949


Box 98 Posev, March1949


Box 98 UNRRA Monthly Review, 1945-1946


Box 98 Volia, November 1952-August 1953



Box 99 Za pravdu, 1949-1951


Box 99 Znamia Rossii, 1949-1953


Box 99 Miscellaneous Printed Bulletins


Box 99 Miscellaneous Emigre Journals


Box 99 Miscellaneous Newspapers



Box 100 Harbin Russkii Dom


Box 100 Miscellaneous American Benevolent Organizations-Publications


Box 100 Miscellaneous Russian Benevolent Organizations-Publications


Box 100 Miscellaneous Russian Organizations-Publications



Box 101 Obshchestvo Special Events (Flyers, etc.)


Box 101 The President's War Relief Control Board-Publications


Box 101 United Nations-Publications


Box 101 U. S. Foreign Economic Administration -- Publications



Box 102 U. S. Government Publications on Post-WWII Reconstruction


Box 102 U. S. Government Publications-Miscellaneous


Box 102 Miscellaneous Printed Materials


Box 102 Clippings



Box 103 Clippings



Box 104 Books


Box 104 Opis' muzeia, Fourth Pamiatka of First Russian Prince Konstantin


Box 104 Konstantinovich Kadet Corps


Box 104 Shestaia kadetskaia pamiatka iubleinaia, Sixth Pamiatka of First


Box 104 Russian Prince Konstantin Konstantinovich Kadet Corps.


Box 104 Signed and inscribed by A. Popov


Box 104 Zarubezhnaia russkaia shkola, 1920-1921+, Signed by Prince Lfvov


Box 104 Two books on Post-WWII emigration (U. S. Government reports)


Box 104 Two booklets on Russkii Dom/School, Harbin



Box 105 Colored charts of organization and contributions, 1926-1940


Box 105 Miscellaneous hand-painted cards


Box 105 Miscellaneous handwritten notes


Box 105 Miscellaneous manuscripts


Box 105 Musical scores


Box 105 Material acquired after 1957 (Flyers and reports), 1957


Box 105 Loose-leaf calendars



Box Oversize Three scrapbooks on Den1 Russkogo Rebenka, 1952-1934


Box Oversize One scrapbook of clippings, 1948


Box Oversize One scrapbook of color plates


Box Oversize Two scrapbooks of photographs: Bulgaria, Estonia, Yugoslavia


Box Oversize One scrapbook of hand-lettered cards


Box Oversize One scrapbook of letters and manuscripts by noted emigres