Russian Orthodox Church Archives records
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.
Language of Materials
Mainly in Russian
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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13 microfilm rolls
- Church records and registers -- Alaska. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Russians -- Alaska -- Religious life. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Tlingit Indians -- Missions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English
Collecting Area Details
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