University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The George Nathaniel Nash Papers consist of a diary with entries dated from 17 January 1917 to 10 December 1919, a scrapbook of items illustrating events in the diary, and a photograph album, all documenting Nash's experiences in Russia as a British officer during World War I and after
Florida State University - Special Collections Department
Photographs, correspondence, diaries, journals, manuscripts, articles, books, clippings, and art -- This collection contains materials about Stephen Graham, including photographs, biographical materials, diaries and journals about his travels, his poetry, art, a Kodak box camera in a leather case, a vintage Cuban cigar box, Spanish lesson tapes and a tape recording of Persephone by Igor Stravinski. Subjects and persons of significance to the collection include: Marion Hay, Susil Gupta, John F. Ward, Orthodox Churches, air raid diaries and wartime radio shows, World War II, Florida State University, Russia, Michael Zoschenko's "The Tsar's boots and other stories," United States Constitution, Moscow, Tolstoy, black slang, Egypt, Tallahassee, Pensacola, New Orleans, slavery, New York, Russia, Berlin, Vladimir Solovyof, Central America, Paris, Yugoslavia, School Board in London, Scotts Guard, Robert the Bruce, Peter the Great, Genghis Khan, Alexander Nevski, Southern speech
US Air Force Academy
This collection contains reports and printed matter written by Igor Sikorsky, as well as many of the speeches he presented to various engineering and flight associations. Of particular significance is the abridged record of the development of Sikorsky's VS-300 helicopter which includes drawings, calculations, and pilot logs
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Records of YMCA work in Russia and the Soviet Union consist of reports, correspondence, financial records, and printed material. Early material consists primarily of correspondence among YMCA secretaries working in Russia, as well as correspondence and reports to James Stokes, John R. Mott, and other YMCA leaders in the United States on matters relating to programs, relations with the Orthodox Church, finances, and membership recuritment. During World War I, the North American YMCA shifted its emphasis to welfare with soldiers, including work with prisoners of war. Thus, much of the 1914 to 1918 records deal with the financing and administration of visits to prisoners of war camps and of getting educational and recreational materials to prisoners. World War I-era reports and correspondence also document YMCA work with American and British soldiers participating in the 1918 allied intervention in Soviet Russia at Murmansk and Archangel; and with YMCA work with Czech prisoners of war in ... Read More
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
The Chekhov Publishing House, 1921, and the YMCA Press,1951, were charged with preserving, developing and spreading Russian culture. The YMCA Press publishing house started its work in 1921 when a group of Russian men approached the American YMCA with a proposal. Prague was selected as the most suitable place for the establishment of this YMCA Press, YMCAtisk. In 1923 Soviet authorities announced an embargo on the entry of literature. The YMCA Press rushed books to completion and sent them to Russia. It was decided unwise to continue the plant in Prague. Remaining books were sent to the YMCA Center for Russian refugees, located in Berlin. In Berlin the YMCA movement collaborated closely with the Russian Student Christian Movement Abroad (RSCM). In 1924 the YMCA moved its Russian assistance programs and publishing activities from Berlin to Paris. When the Nazis threatened Paris firms with Jewish administrations in the 1930s, the YMCA Press received part of the stock of booksellers in ... Read More
American Museum of Natural History
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia. The material relates to both Jochelson's and Brodsky's work and writings, and also includes many personal and family items -- Much of the early correspondence is from the 1920s and 30s between Jochelson or Brodsky and former colleagues and professors, many living in Russia (the USSR at the time). Letters describe social conditions as well as covering professional topics. Correspondents include Waldemar Bogoras, another leader of the Jesup Expedition; Franz Boas; and Clark Wissler. All of Jochelson's letters and many of Brodsky's are in Russian, with translations provided by Leon Stavitsky. Photographs show peoples and places of Siberia and Alaska, as well as members of Jochelson's family. Memorabilia include eyeglasses, cups and saucers, and lithics and shells. The later part of the correspondence consists of correspondence between Dina Brodsky's niece, Lydia Domherr, and various ... Read More
Baylor University - Central Libraries Rare Books and Special Collections
This collection consists of photographs taken across Eastern Europe and Central Asia in the 20th century. Many of the photographs have been digitized. They document the daily life and government-sanctioned persecution of religious believers, primarily Christians, living under Communist rule. Several of the images show victims of torture and murder and may be disturbing for some viewers
University of Victoria - McPherson Library
The fonds consist of copies of records, documents and photographs in the possession of Major Penn's Grand-daughter Sarah Beynon. They relate to Major Penn's Medals and certificates in the Brown Cabinet, Drawer 6
Harvard University - Tozzer Library
The papers of Hallam Leonard Movius, Jr. (HLM) are comprised almost exclusively of materials relating to the professional life of the Harvard instructor and archaeologist, dating back to his earliest research and field notes as a Harvard undergraduate, through his prolific career, to correspondence with colleagues and former students in his later retirement years. Much of the collection reflects the archaeolgoical work carried out by HLM as a student in Ireland, in the Burma/Java region shortly after graduation, and subsequent digs in the Ain Valley and Dordogne regions of France, as well as significant contributions to the area of carbon-14 dating
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers, mainly 1970-2000, of Sarah Harder, a long time education administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire as well as an advocate in women's issues. Harder was involved with and held executive positions on the national and international level in many women's groups which are represented in the collection. Papers documenting her involvement with these groups include but are not limited to: American Association of University Women (AAUW); International Federation of University Women (IFUW); Wisconsin Women's Council (WWC); Wisconsin Women's Network (WWN). Also included is her work on the Civil Rights Restoration Act (CRRA) and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA); her interest with Russian/Soviet women's movements and the United Nations women's advocacy activities; and other interests concerning women including children, reproductive rights, as well as AIDS, drug and alcohol abuse, and the international peace movement


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