Nafi Donat has prepared 2 unpublished guides: Archival Material in the Case Memorial Library (Hartford, June 1976) and The Archives of the Case Memorial Library (Hartford, 1972 ).
Alexander A. Stacey (1878-1949)
Papers, ca. 300 items. Lawyer, journalist, publisher, and clergyman. Stacey, ne Alexander Alexandrovich Tarbeyeff, was born in Moscow and graduated from Moscow University. Before 1917 he practiced law, wrote for newspapers, and was a publisher. He also wrote some books that appeared in print. He emigrated to the U.S. after the revolution, arriving in 1923, Papers include 70 letters, an autobiographical essay, typescript, 17 pp., 160 sermons from 1930–46, some addresses, and a few articles. Also, his unpublished M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation (1939 and 1941), both on the Patriarch Nikon.
The library holds the following 21 items (or groups of items): Four Gospels, A.D, 1222; four Gospels, A.D. 1299 and later; four Gospels, A.D. 1307–31; four Gospels, A.D. 1656; menologium, A.D. 1659; calendar of feasts, A.D. 1658; perpetual calendar, A.D. 1664; calendar, composed by the Vardapet Anton of Constantinople, A.D. 1732; hymnal, 17th c.; collection of canticles, 16th–17th c. ; hymnal, 17th c; prayer book, hymnal, and calendar, 17th c; sermons and other texts, 16th c. ; miscellaneous texts, 17th c.; Story of the Seven Wise Men and the King's Son (Sindbad), 17th–18th c.; commentaries on the divine liturgy, and the Catechism of Cyril of Jerusalem, A.D. 1706; historical and other works, A.D. 1590s; miscellaneous texts, 16th c; phylactery, A.D. 1749; and phylactery, A.D. 1796.
James Young Simpson (1873-1934)
Papers, ca. 1923–28, 50 letters plus miscellaneous papers. Science professor in Great Britain and the U.S. Simpson wrote about Russian political affairs. Unpublished finding aid.
Matthew Spinka (1890-1972)
Ca. 300 letters, 1941–50, plus articles and clippings. American historian of the Russian and other East European churches. Unpublished index.