University of Minnesota

Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs, Records

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs.
Dates: 1943-1965
Abstract: Records (1943-1965) of the F. R. O. C. consist of reports and minutes of Executive Board meetings and annual conventions. Also included are convention programs, manuals for membership drives, and standing rules and resolutions.
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC646

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs, founded in 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pa. is a religious, cultural, charitable, social, and athletic organization. It has 175 senior and 70 junior chapters in the United States and Canada. The Clubs maintain scholarship and educational funds and publish The Russian Orthodox Journal. The F. R. O. C. supports and helped start St. Tikhon's Seminary (South Canaan, Pa.) and St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (New York City). It has also contributed to the Russian Orthodox Pro-Cathedral (New York City) and to construction of the War Memorial Shrine (Washington, D. C.) as well as to local parishes.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs Records, Russian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Russian Americans--Societies, etc.
Russian Americans--Religion.

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