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Innokenti Nikolaevich Seryshev Papers, 1914-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Seryshev
Bib ID 4078053 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Seryshev, Innokentiĭ Nikolaevich, 1883-
Title Innokenti Nikolaevich Seryshev Papers, 1914-1970
Physical Description 10 linear feet (20 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
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Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, subject files, and printed materials. Seryshev carried on a voluminous correspondence in Esperanto, as well as Russian and English, with individuals in many countries. This material mostly dates from the late 1920s. Photographs of Seryshev's correspondents have been left with the letters to which these photos were attached. The main manuscript is a lengthy autobiography by Father Seryshev, illustrated with photos, postcards, and documents, called "V Zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytii︠a︡", describing in five volumes and appendices his life and travels in pre-revolutionary Siberia, in Japan (1919-1922), in China (1922-1925), and in Australia, where he settled after 1926. An earlier manuscript entitled "Peshkom po i︠a︡ponskim shkolam", also covers the Japanese period in Seryshev's life. Among materials relating to Seryshev's activities as a promoter of Esperanto, mention should be made of his manuscript "Esperanto v SSSR i ee satelitakh", to which much primary material is adjoined. Printed material includes "Siberio" (1914), a collection of articles on Siberia, translated into Esperanto and edited by Seryshev; various Russian-language periodicals brought out by Father Seryshev in Australia; and Esperanto textbooks in Russian, Polish, and Lithuanian.

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This collection is located on-site.

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: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1954.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1955.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1957.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1962.

Papes: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1966.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1968.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1969.

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1971.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Accessioned 1955.

Papers Accessioned 1957.

Papers Accessioned 1962.

Papers Processed 08/--/81.

Papes Accessioned 1966.

Papers Accessioned 1968.

Papers Accessioned 1969.

Papers Accessioned 1971.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Autobiographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postcards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Emigration and immigration -- Australia -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Far East -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Esperanto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Esperanto -- Textbooks for Lithuanians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Esperanto -- Textbooks for Poles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Esperanto -- Textbooks for Russians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Orthodox priest and Esperanto enthusiast.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 1 Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Grebenshchikov, Georgii Dmitrievich


Box 1 Losskii, Nikolai Onufrievich


Box 1 Nelidova-Fiveiskaia, Lidiia Iakovlevna


Box 1 Potresov, Sergei Vasil'evich


Box 1 Rubakin, Nikolai Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Shakhovskoi, Dmitrii Alekseevich


Box 1 Sikorskii, Igor' Ivanovich



Box 2 A


Box 2 Andrievskii, Petr


Box 2 Abdank-Kossovskii, Vladimir Konkordievich


Box 2 Afanasii, Archbishop


Box 2 Aseev, Aleksandr Mikhailovich


Box 2 B


Box 2 Baranov, Ippolit Gavrilovich


Box 2 Batanova, Mariia Aleksandrovna


Box 2 Berezov, Georgii


Box 2 Berezov, Rodion Mikhailovich


Box 2 Bol'shakov, Sergei Nikolaevich


Box 2 Borodin, Ivan


Box 2 Borzov, Nikolai Viktorovich


Box 2 C


Box 2 Chekhov Publishing House


Box 2 D


Box 2 Dankevich, Iosif


Box 2 Demidov, Vasilii



Box 3 E


Box 3 F


Box 3 Farafontov, Aleksandr Pavlovich


Box 3 Fedorchuk, Ekaterina


Box 3 Feodor (Rafal*skii), Archbishop of Australia and Nev Zealand


Box 3 Filippov, Sergei Vasilievich


Box 3 G


Box 3 Gennadii, Abbot


Box 3 Gobalov, Aleksei Petrovich


Box 3 H


Box 3 Haensel, Paul


Box 3 Hebky, Jaroslav


Box 3 I-J


Box 3 K


Box 3 KaidanovarBervy, Ol'ga Vladimirovna


Box 3 Khovanskii, A. N.


Box 3 Konovalov, Amvrosii, Abbot


Box 3 Konstantinov, Petr Filaretovich


Box 3 Korzhenevskii, Pavel Vasil'evich


Box 3 Korzhenevskii, V. V. & V. V.


Box 3 Kudrin, Aleksandr Ivanovich


Box 3 Kurennov, P. M.


Box 3 4


Box 3 L


Box 3 Leontii, Metropolitan


Box 3 Lukashin, Anatolii S.


Box 3 M


Box 3 Makarov, Vladimir Ivanovich


Box 3 Melfnikov, Feodor Efimovich


Box 3 Morozova, 01fga Aleksandrovna


Box 3 N


Box 3 Neimitz, V. A. von


Box 3 Nikiforova, N.


Box 3 Nikolaevna, Aleksandra Evgrafovna


Box 3 Nizov, A.


Box 3 0


Box 3 Odintsova, Rimma Sergeevna


Box 3 Orlov, Pavel Fedorovich


Box 3 P


Box 3 Poliakov, Zakharii



Box 5 Q-R


Box 5 Rumble, L.


Box 5 S


Box 5 Sazhin, S. K.


Box 5 Schmaltz, Gerasim



Box 6 Seryshev, Innokentii Nikolaevich to various persons


Box 6 Serysheva, Berenice


Box 6 Shorets, Gerasim


Box 6 Simonov, Dmitrii


Box 6 Sirotkin, Vasilii Vasilievich


Box 6 Smirnov, Nikolai


Box 6 Sokolov, Petr Romanovich


Box 6 T


Box 6 Tsing, Di-Tain


Box 6 U-V


Box 6 Woud, G.


Box 6 Z


Box 6 Zarochentsev, M. T.


Box 6 Zernov, Nikolai


Box 6 Zhenuk, Sergei Alekseevich


Box 6 Unidentified

Series II: Manuscripts



Box 7 Anonymous, "Evreiskii vopros"


Box 7 Kholodkovskii, I. A., MPisfmo v redaktsiiu"


Box 7 Louvaris, A. N., "Memorandum on the Russian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand"


Box 7 Mel'nikov, F., "Sputnik religioznika-khristianina" (incomplete)


Box 7 Radziovskii, N. "Dva pokoleniia-perekhod ili konflikt"


Box 7 Svetlov, Materials on "Religiia i nauka"


Box 7 Various authors and anonymous



Box 8 Seryshev, Innokentii Nikolaevich


Box 8 "Apologenticheskie uroki vetkhogo zaveta"


Box 8 (incomplete)


Box 8 "Moi zametki i dipi obshchego kharaktera"


Box 8 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume I



Box 9 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume II



Box 10 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume III



Box 11 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume IV



Box 12 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume IV



Box 13 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume IV



Box 14 "V zemnom plane moego vechnogo bytiia"-Volume V



Box 15 "Offitsialfnaia perepiska sv. I. Serysheva s episkopatom"


Box 15 "Opisanie zhizni matushki Ekateriny Feodorovnoi Seryshevoi"


Box 15 "Peshkom po iaponskim shkolam"


Box 15 "Zapiski sviashchennika"


Box 15 Seryshev' s short religious essays


Box 15 Seryshev's writings-lists

Series III: Documents and Photographs


Box 15 Documents


Box 15 Photographs

Series IV: Subject Files



Box 16 Aleksei (Dekhterev), Archimandrite


Box 16 Argeneva-Slavianskaia, Margarita Dmitrievna


Box 16 Avdashkov, Iosif


Box 16 Bulgakov, Petr Ivanovich


Box 16 Don Cossack choir


Box 16 Grebenshchikov, Georgii Dmitrievich


Box 16 Gusev-Orenburgskii, S.


Box 16 Iuk, Iakov Il'ich


Box 16 Kaidanova, Ol'ga Vladimirovna


Box 16 Kurennov, Pavel M.


Box 16 Malov, Petr N.


Box 16 Museum of Russian Culture, Inc.


Box 16 Schmaltz, Gerasim


Box 16 Shkurkin, Pavelv Vasil'evich


Box 16 Smirnov, Nikolai


Box 16 Sreznevskii, Vladimir Vladimirovich


Box 16 Titov, Stepan


Box 16 Totomiajiets, Vokhan Fomich


Box 16 Ungern, Iurii Iurievich


Box 16 Voloshin, A. A.


Box 16 Vostokov, Vladimir


Box 16 Zuzemil', Igor'

Series V: Esperanto Materials



Box 17 Charter of Animal Rights (in Esperanto)


Box 17 "El popola cinio"


Box 17 Esperanto movement in Eastern Europe--clippings and circulars


Box 17 New Testament in Esperanto (Mat. 2:1-23)


Box 17 Pamphlets in Esperanto from various countries


Box 17 Printed material in advocacy of Esperanto in English


Box 17 Program and resolutions of Esperanto congresses (USSR)


Box 17 Roden, Danus L.-letter describing artificial language "Bratenzal"


Box 17 Seryshev, I. N., "Esperanto v SSSR"

Series VI: Printed Materials


Box 17 "Album of great, outstanding and eminent personalities of Russia"


Box 17 Clippings


Box 17 "Lechebnyi sbornik" (No. 6, 1954)


Box 17 Pamphlets on church questions



Box 18 Journals and Books



Box 19 Journals and Books



Box 20 Empty Envelopes