7th Meeting of the Friends of the Museum of Russian Culture, January 29, 2011


N. Bogdan, one of the authors of the book “Russian San Francisco”, spoke about the long journey from “White Lake” to Beijing for recovering the history of her family – the Ukhtomsky-Nazarievs.

L. Tremsina, compiler of the memoirs of General Staff Major General P. P. Petrov, “From the Volga to the Pacific Ocean in the ranks of the Whites” (published by “Airis-Press”, Moscow), talked about the book’s structure and the numerous supplementary archival materials to it.

S. P. Petrov, the general’s son and author of the foreword to the book, outlined in his speech his own view on his father’s career.

Y. Franquien demonstrated a unique find – a group of large-sized pictures from the eve of the Russo-Japanese War.

L. Krasovskaya presented to the museum the poster “St. Tatiana’s day at the Russian Center”.

G. V. Kumansky added archival materials on the marriage of the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna.

N. Hidchenko donated a number of unique documents dating from 1926. A. Urazova presented to the archive Russian periodicals published in California.

The full version of this article appeared in “Russian Life”,
February 12th, 2011, #14099
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