Dmitri Alioshin. Archives of Henry Holt and Company.
dates not examined; Box 1 Folder 17. Henry Holt was a prominent publisher in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection includes correspondence with Dmitri Alioshin, former officer in the imperial Russian army and author of "Asian Odyssey", an autobiographical account experiences of his hazardous flight through Mongolia to his father's home in Harbin after the fall of the Kerensky government. Finding aid available: https://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/C0100/c000381
Aleksei Mikhailovich Remizov (1877-1957)
Papers, ca. 1930–34, ca. 25 items. Novelist and essayist. 19 letters, 3 postcards, and other material, including Turgeniev Snovidetz: K Pyatidesyatiletiyu So Dnya Smerti (1930), a booklet of Russian printed text published in Volya Rossii, 46 pp., with a manuscript of a "New Introduction" by Remizov entitled O Pozabytom i Nechitayemom, no Zhivom Sovremennon, 3 pp. (AM 18646)
Archibald F. Becke (b. 1871)
Typescript with autograph corrections and additions, 281 pp., entitled [Notes on Development of Tactics, 1740–1907]. Includes sections on the Crimean War, 1854–55; Turkish War, 1877; and some tactical lessons and deductions from the Russo-Japanese War, 1904–1905; with maps and illustrations. (AM 19023)
The William Scheide Library, privately-owned but housed in the Firestone Library, includes 2 items: four Gospels, preceded by the letter of Eusebius to Carpianus and Canon Tables, on paper, 251 + 2 ff., written in the church of Holy Sion and the Life-giving Cross in Cilicia by Kostandin (Constantine), A.D. 1219 (Armenian era 668), illuminations (including 6 full-page miniatures of the four Evangelists) (M74) ; and four Gospels, on vellum, Canon Tables misbound at the end, 332 ff., written from 1627 to 1633 at the monastery of Tathev (old form Statheus) in northeastern Armenia by the monk Luke, who signed it, dated 1076 (Armenian era), copied from a manuscript by Gregory of Tathev (14th or 15th c), with 3 full-page miniatures and 25 pen and ink drawings by the artist Khatchatur of Julfa (M80). Other Armenian manuscripts include: 2 11. from a Menologium, A.D. 1683 (AM 13658) and four Gospels, A.D. 1730 (AM 14399). Also, see infra, the Robert Garrett Collection.
Claude Bragdon (1866-1946)
Architect and writer. Miscellaneous material in the general manuscripts collections. Includes letter, 24 June 1904, to him from Willard Straight, war correspondent, describing the situation in Korea during the Russo-Japanese War.
Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin (1884-1937)
Author. Papers, 1922–34, ca. 17 items. Manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers. (AM 18810)
Frederick G. Sikes, Jr. (1893-1957)
Princeton Class of 1915. TLS, 12 April 1918, to L. Fredericks, written while Sikes was stationed at Vologda, Russia, in the U.S. army. (AM 17932)
Papers, 1892-1986. 42.6 linear feet (88 boxes). Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and memorabilia of Florovsky, reflecting his career at various academic institutions, such as Saint Vladimir's Theological Seminary in New York (1948-1956) and Harvard Divinity School (1956-1964), teaching patristics and Russian religious thought, and later at Princeton (1964-1972), teaching Slavic languages and literatures. The collection contains articles and papers written in several languages, mostly Russian and English, but also French, German, Rumanian, Italian, and Greek; card files; his notes and bibliographic references; and bibliographies of his writings. Much of the material concerns his work in the World Council of Churches, as a member of the Executive Committee and the Commission on Faith and Order. Correspondence pertains, among other things, to his involvement in the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius in London, the Parisian emigre community, and activities at Harvard. Correspondents include Svetlana Allilueva, Nikolai Arsenev, Nicholas Berdiaev, Father Sergius Bulgakov, Peter Struve, and George Vernadsky. In addition, there are several boxes of Florovsky family correspondence. Correspondence is largely in Russian, with occasional letters to Florovsky written in English, German, Greek, and French. Finding aid available: https://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/C0586/#summary
Irina Skariatina (Mrs. Victor F. Blakeslee)
Papers, ca. 1890s-1940s, 2 boxes. Russian noblewoman, writer, and journalist. Corrected typescripts, drafts, and correspondence relating to her writings: First to Go Back (1933), Skyroad to Russia (1942), "Doctors, Stalin and Important People and Views," "The Red Navy," and "First to go Home." Also, other articles and papers relating to her childhood in Russia and work as a war correspondent for Collier's during World War II. (AM 20966)
Louis Adamic (1898-1951)
Papers, in process, 37 cartons and 8 boxes. Slovenian-born author in America. Correspondence, notes, and writings concern immigration, acculturation, labor, unions, ethnic identity and diversity in the U.S., domestic and foreign policy, Yugoslavia, and, especially in the 1930s, the USSR. Requires permission of the librarian. Finding aid in preparation.
Mark Aldanov (1941-195). Archives of Charles Scribner’s Sons.
Subseries 3B: Author Files II. This collection consists of virtually all of the surviving records of Scribners (1846-1984), the New York City publisher. The subseries of author files includes information concerning author Mark Aldanov. Aldanov was the pseudonym for M.A. Landau, who was a Russian emigre writer who lived in France and in the United States. Finding aid available: https://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/C0101/c002014
1883-1957; 1849-1905; Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials, 1.0 folder. 6 postcards and 8 letters (1849-1965), from Nikos and Helene Kazantzakis to "Banine." Banine is the penname of Umm-El-Banine Assadoulaeff, the French writer of Azerbaijani descent. Finding aid available: https://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/C0958/c23
Old Church Slavonic Manuscripts
Holdings have not been fully investigated by the library staff.
Robert Garrett. Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts.
Includes the following Armenian manuscripts: four Gospels, late 17th c. (No. 17); four Gospels, A.D. 1449 (No. 18); psalter and breviary, 16th c. (No. 19); breviary, 17th c. (No. 20); hymnal, 17th c. (No. 21); psalter, 16th c. (No. 22); and 6 11. from the Alexander Romance, A.D. 1526, with miniatures (No. 23). The Garrett Collection Armenian Supplementary Series includes: Discourses by St. Gregory the Illuminator, 10th–11th c. (No. 1); four Gospels, early 11th c. (No. 2—Dep. 1466); Astronomy, A.D. 1774–75 (No. 3); 11 miniatures from a phylactery, 18th c. (No. 4); and 1 1., with miniature, from a Gospel, A.D. 1311 (No. 5). Also, a Georgian manuscript: hymns, on vellum, 99 ff., 11th c. mostly palimpsest, the underwriting mainly a Greek theological text (no. 24); and a Slavonic manuscript: missal, on vellum, 1 f., ca. 1480 (No. 25). Cited in De Ricci.
Permit to an officer to stay in Warsaw from 3 April 1792 to 1 January 1794; signed by General Dolgorukij, commander in chief of the Russian army, 10 April 1793. (AM 13973)
Russia. Foreign Office.
Passport issued at St. Petersburg, 2 July 1846, to Edward E. Rankin, an American citizen (AM 14512); and Russo-Chinese preliminary agreement of 10 May 1909, in regard to the administration of the lands of the Chinese Eastern Railway Co., copy of text given informally by Mr. Kozakoff of the Russian foreign office, 7 pp. (AM 14243)
Information on holdings unavailable at time of this writing.