Approximately 520 medals, from 121 countries. Includes the Malayan Order of the Crown (Third Class) issued in 1511; United States Congressional Medal of Honor; British Victoria Cross; Spanish decoration for the Recapture of Vigo (1809); Italian Air Force Bravery Medal (World War II); the Ottoman Empire's decoration for the War against Montenegro (1862-1863); United States medal commemorating Admiral Dewey's victory at Manila Bay; United States Marine Brevet medal; and the Israeli Six-Day War medal.
Archive/Manuscript — 30 ms. boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 39 envelopes, 1 album box, 11 motion picture film reels, 5 phonorecords.
Correspondence, speeches and writings, research notes, printed matter, photographs, engravings, lithographs, and maps, relating to the history of Georgia (Transcaucasia), the Romanov family, Russian-American relations, and the Association of Russian Imperial Naval Officers in America. Includes photocopies of Romanov family letters, photographs of Russia during World War I by Donald C. Thompson, and a documentary film of Tsar Nicholas II. Also includes videotape viewing copies of motion picture film. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, election campaign literature, and other printed matter, relating to political, social and economic conditions in France, especially during the Fifth Republic; elections; socialist and communist movements; radicalism, especially student radicalism, during the events of 1968; freemasonry; and miscellaneous aspects of pre-twentieth-century French history.
Archive/Manuscript — 10 ms. boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 album box, 2 envelopes, 1 motion picture film reel, memorabilia.
Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating primarily to the establishment of an independent Polish state, the Paris Peace Conference, Polish politics in the interwar period, the occupation of Poland during World War II, and the musical career of I. J. Paderewski.
Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, clippings, other printed matter, correspondence, memoranda, reports, orders, translations, election campaign literature, video and sound recordings, and memorabilia, relating to political, social and economic conditions in Russia, and in the Russian empire as a whole, the Soviet Union as a whole, and the Soviet successor states collectively, and especially to the Russian Revolution and Civil War, American engineers in Russia, and post-1991 elections in Russia. Video use copies of videotape available.
Speeches and writings, memoirs, correspondence, notes, studies, reports, printed matter, and audiovisual materials, relating to the history of China from ancient times to the twentieth century; the development of Chinese studies in the West; the concept of an Asiatic mode of production; and the history of German, Russian, Chinese and international communist movements. Includes some papers of Esther Schiff Goldfrank and G. L. Ulmen. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Writings, correspondence, notes, genealogical charts, certificates, and photographs, relating to the history of the Svi͡atopolk-Mirskiĭ family from the tenth to the twentieth century, and to Russian émigré affairs. Consists mainly of drafts of and working materials for a genealogical history. Includes photographs of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra.
Reports, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, contracts, maps, and printed matter, relating to various aspects of governmental administration of Hong Kong, and especially to regulation of labor. Includes scrolls of calligraphy by Chʻing dynasty scholar-officials of Kwangtung Province, China.
Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the Russian community in China, the history and culture of East Asia, Russian culture, and Russian émigré affairs. Includes papers of other Shkurkin family members and papers of Peter Petrovich Lapiken.