The Pashkov Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Literary manuscript and printed items including papers relating to the Evangelical Alliance , 1877-1909; correspondence to and from Pashkov, 1874-1896; with Evangelical Christians, 1874-1901;other manuscript and printed material, 1884-1895; press cuttings, 1880-1902. The papers are of an evangelical nature.

Administrative / Biographical History

Vassili Alexandrovich Pashkov, fl 1870-1901, was a colonel of the Russian Imperial Guard and a St Petersburg aristocrat. He was converted to Evangelical Christianity during revival meetings held by Lord Radstock (Granville Waldegrade), an Englishman. After Radstock was forced to leave Russia in 1878, Pashkov took over the movement. Pashkov too was exiled from Russia in the 1880s.

Reference: Finding aid to the Pashkov Papers; Wheaton College, Archives & Special Collections  (http://www.wheaton.edu/learnres/ARCSC/collects/sc35/). Accessed July 2002)

Arrangement

The papers are arranged into four categories: literary items, manuscript and printed; correspondence; other manuscript and printed material; press cuttings. The correspondence is arranged in a number of series: the outgoing letters from Pashkov, mainly in letter books; general incoming correspondence to Pashkov, arranged chronologically; and letters from prominent correspondents, arranged alphabetically.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchase in 1976.

Other Finding Aids

A handlist to file and item level is available in the Special Collections Department and at the National Register of Archives in London. The papers are also available for consultation in Microfiche form.

Alternative Form Available

Wheaton College, Archives & Special Collections holds a microfiche copy of the collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.