University of Minnesota

Russian Orthodox Church Archives, Records

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Russian Greek Orthodox Catholic Church of North America. Alaska Diocese.
Dates: 1733-1966
Abstract: Records of the Russian Greek Orthodox Catholic Church, Alaska Diocese, comprise records of the Diocese and of the Russian Orthodox Church Archives. Records of the Archives contain correspondence, reports, registers, and other Church records. The bulk of the records concern the Khvikhpak (Yukon) River Mission. These cover the foundation of the mission from 1845 up to 1959. Also included are correspondence and parish records books of the mission; parish records of various other churches in Alaska; and an index to the records of the Alaska church collection of the Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of North America, which is held at the Library of Congress.
Quantity: 13 microfilm reels.
Language: Mainly in Russian.
Collection ID: IHRC2328

HISTORICAL SKETCH


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Russian Orthodox Church Archives collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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

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CITE AS

The Russian Orthodox Church Archives Records, Russian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Church records and registers--Alaska.
Russians--Alaska--Religious life.
Tlingit Indians--Missions.

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