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An essay on the Russian Orthodox Church's teachings on reincarnation on the form of a dialog between a theosophist and a Christian. The essay was published by the Russian Orthodox Church in Brussels in 1932.

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"Великая Трудовая Россия" (Velikaya Trudovaya Rossiya)
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An anti-Bolshevik pamphlet titled "Великая Трудовая Россiя" (Velikaya Trudovaya Rossiya), using the pre-Soviet Russian alphabet, which approximately translates to "The Great Laborous Russia". The pamphlet was printed c.1920 by Great Russian...

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"Как Они Мучать Россию"
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An anti-Bolshevik pamphlet titled "Какъ Они Мучать Россiю" (Kak Oni Muchat' Rossiyu) using the pre-Soviet Russian alphabet, which translates to "How They are Torturing Russia". The pamphlet was printed in May, 1921 by Союз "Единство Руси" (Soyuz...

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Aram Khachaturian Concert Program Cover
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Program for a concert of music by Aram Khachaturian, performed by the Moscow State Philharmonic to commemorate "A decade of Soviet Music". There is no date on the program indicating when the concert took place.
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Методика рисования и лепки : для педагогических техникумов и учителей начальной; Methods of Drawing and Sculpting: For instructors in Technical and Primary Schools
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Two books on the technique and theory of painting, drawing, and other visual arts.

Labunskaya, G. V.
Metodika rusovaniya i lepki : dlya pedagogicheskikh tekhnikumov i chitelei nachal’noi [...

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Large leather wallet belonging to Basil Troussoff. Contents include various passes from his time as a munitions inspector for the Russian Army just before the Revolution, as well as calling cards and other personal cards from other points in his...

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Искусство Средней Азии; Art of Central Asia
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Central and East Asian Art

Denike, Boris Petrovich
Iskusstvo Srednei Azii [Искусство Средней Азии; Art of Central Asia]....

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A Prayer Before the Start of Good Works
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Typed essays, on the Ideology of the Russian Orthodox Church (Курсы по Вопросамъ Православного Мировозрѣния), published by the Parish of the Church of Christ the Savior (Издание Прихода Храм Христа Спасителя) in Asnières-sur-Seine, France, a...

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Dmitry Shostakovich Concert Program Cover
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Program for a concert of music by Dmitry Shostakovich, performed by the Moscow State Philharmonic to commemorate "A Decade of Soviet Music". There is no date on the program indicating when the concert took place.
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10,000 Rubles Issued by the White Army Armed Forces of South Russia, 1919
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Various paper currency from the early twentieth century, issued before and during the Russian revolution and the following civil war. The later money would have been collected by Paul Galtsoff when he was in Sevastopol, Crimea, and is mostly...

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The knout and the Russians; or, The Muscovite empire, the Czar, and his people
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Imperial Russia and Muscovy

These books mostly cover the Russian Empire and its rulers, established after the reforms of Peter the Great and the building of St. Petersburg....

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A souvenir booklet of twelve postcards and a short pamphlet about the Kirillo-Belozersky Museum of History, Art, and Architecture, which is what the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery was called after Soviet secularization in 1924. The monastery was...

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A booklet of 12 postcards with paintings by Kanstantin Yuon (1875-1958), as well as a short pamphlet with biographical information about the painter. Yuon was known for his impressionist paintings, as well as his work in the Moscow theatre...

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Series One - Terem Palace
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Two booklets of twelve color postcards (tinted photographs) of palaces inside the Moscow Kremlin. The Terem Palace was the official residence of the royal family and now serves as the residence of the President of Russia. The Grand Kremlin Palace...

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L. A. Mei and His Poetry (Л. А. Мей и Его Поэзия)
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Л. А. Мей и Его Поэзия, ред. и статья Bл. Пяста К Столетию Рождения Мeя, Парфенон, Санкт Петербург, 1922 

L. A. Mei and his Poetry, edited and with an introduction by Vladimir Pyast, for his hundredth birthday, Parfenon, Saint Petersburg,...

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A souvenir booklet of sixteen postcards with illustrations and photographs depicting Kremlins (forts) and fortresses from the Muscovite period during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, as well as an informational pamphlet.

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The program for a symphonic concert of Polish music for a performance by the Moscow State Philharmonic at the Main Hall of Moscow Conservatory, from the papers of Vassily (Basil) Troussoff.

In Russian: Московская Государственная Филармония...

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A souvenir booklet of twelve postcards depicting the town of Rostov, located in Yaroslavl Oblast northeast of Moscow. Rostov is part of the Golden Ring, a group of ancient cities which are now popular with tourists due to their preserved medieval...

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Русскiя народныя сказки (Том 1); Russian Folk Tales (Vol. 1)
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Russian Folk and Fairy Tales

Four collections of Russian "Skazki" - folk tales and fairy tales - from the nineteenth and early twentieth century. One book is in English, two...

January 1, 1954
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Sovetsky Sport is a daily newspaper first published by the USSR State Committee for Physical Culture and Sport in 1924, now by the Russian Olympic committee. In its original incarnation, the paper provided coverage of international sporting...

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A souvenir booklet of ten postcards depicting the town of Suzdal, located in Vladimir Oblast northeast of Moscow. Suzdal was founded in the eleventh century, and is part of the Golden Ring, a group of ancient cities which are now popular with...

Жирофле жирофля (Giroflé-Girofla)
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Fifteen black and white photographic postcards depicting scenes and characters from plays performed at various theatres in Moscow around 1925. The postcards were collected by Vasily Troussoff, who worked as a scenic painter and designer. 

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Vassily and Elena Troussoff's Russian Passports
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External passports (Заграничный паспорт) with green covers issued by the Russian government to Vassily (Basil) and Elena Troussoff in 1915, the year that they traveled to New York for Vassily to work as a munitions inspector for the Russian Army...

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