Russian

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Series Descriptions

The records are organized into 16 series:

Series 1, CORRESPONDENCE, 1920-1936, 1.5 linear feet, is the largest series of the records. This series contains applications for financial assistance from writers, applications from prospective members and petitions. The series is arranged alphabetically by correspondent and each folder is arranged in chronological order.

Series 2, ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS, 1927-1936, 0.5 linear foot, consists of arbitration records, minutes, identification materials, membership certificates, announcements, invitations, acknowledgement notes, solicitation records, and publishing activities of the Union. The series is arranged alphabetically by type and each folder is arranged in chronological order.

Series 3, FINANCIAL RECORDS, 1926-1935, 0.15 linear foot, contains bank statements, expenditures, invoices, loan records and receipts. Materials are organized alphabetically by type and then in chronological order.

Series 4, FIRST CONGRESS OF URWJA, 1927-1928, 0.15 linear foot, documents the administrative activities undertaken in organizing the first meeting of the Russian writers abroad. The series consists of correspondence, minutes, reports and newsclippings, arranged alphabetically by type and then in chronological order.

Series 5, CELEBRATIONS AND EVENTS, 1927-1936, 0.3 linear foot, contains documents about anniversaries of the URWJA. The series is arranged alphabetically by type and each folder is arranged in chronological order.

Series 6, CZECHOSLOVAK ASSOCIATION OF RUSSIAN WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS, 1922 -1934, 0.08 linear foot, chronicles the activity of the Czechoslovak branch of the URWJA. The series consists of annual report, correspondence and report for 10 years, arranged alphabetically by type.

Series 7, GERMAN ASSOCIATION OF RUSSIAN WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS, 1928, 0.08 linear foot, consists of correspondence, which is arranged in chronological order.

Series 8, POLISH ASSOCIATION OF RUSSIAN WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS, 1929, 0.02 linear foot, consists of minutes of the Polish Association.

Series 9, YUGOSLAV ASSOCIATION OF RUSSIAN WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS, 1927-1930, 0.15 linear foot. The Yugoslav branch of the URWJA was the largest. This series includes minutes, reports, proposals, and the constitution and bylaws of the Association. The series is arranged alphabetically by type and each folder is arranged in chronological order.

Series 10, COMMUNITY OF THE DON-KUBAN-TEREK CITIZENS, 1922- 1924, 0.15 linear foot. This was the Russian institution, which provided financial assistance and supported Russians in Soviet Russia with food parcels during the famine of 1922. This series includes annual reports, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, listings, minutes, petitions, and receipts. The series is arranged alphabetically by type and then in chronological order.

Series 11, KUBAN REGIONAL GOVERNMENT, 1923-1924, 0.15 linear foot, consists of administrative records which include arbitration records, correspondence, minutes and receipts. The series is arranged alphabetically by type and then in chronological order.

Series 12, COMMITTEE OF RUSSIAN REFUGEES IN FRANCE, 1931, 0.02 linear foot, contains one report of the Committee dated 1931.

Series I3, RUSSIAN PEDAGOGICAL MUSEUM IN PARIS, 1934, 0.02 linear foot, contains correspondence dated 1934.

Series 14, RUSSIAN CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM IN PRAGUE, 1934, 0.02 linear foot, contains the constitution and bylaws of the Museum dated 1934.

Series 15, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF JOURNALISTS, 1931, 0.02 linear foot, consists of the report dated 1931 and an undated catalog of events.

Series 16, PRINTED MATERIAL, 0.02 linear foot, contains broadsides, brochure, newsclippings, and photograph of children. The series is arranged alphabetically by type.

 

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