Russia Toolkit

Russia Toolkit

Web sites, books and organizations to help you find your family in the old country.

Web Sites

All Russia Family Tree

<www.vgd.ru/english.htm>

ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia

<www.iisg.nl/~abb>: Information and links for Russian archives, in English.

BabelFish

<babelfish.altavista.com>: Translates (roughly) Russian Web sites into English.

A Dictionary of Russian Period Names

<www.sca.org/heraldry/paul>

Doukhobor Names

<users.accesscomm.ca/doukhobor. genealogy/Names, htm>

GenTree.Chat.Ru

<gentree.chat.ru/eng/eng.htrn>

Molokan Home Page

<gecko.gc.maricopa.edu/clubs/russian/molokan>

Online English-Russian-English Dictionary

<www.freedict.com/onldict/rus.html>

Petersburg Genealogical Portal

<petergen.com/indexe.htrn>

Researching Russian Roots

<www.mtu-net.ru/rrr>

Russia GenWeb

<www.rootsweb.com/~ruswgw>

• Russia Mailing Lists
 

Russia Message Boards

<boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/board/an/localities.asia.russia>

Russia Nobility Genealogy

<www.geocities.com/~tfboettger/russian>

Russian Life Magazine

<www.rispubs.com>

Resources

Archives of Russia: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St. Petersburg edited by Patricia Kennedy Grimsted (M.E. Sharpe)

Dictionary of Russian Personal Names by Morton Benson (Cambridge University Press)

Migration from the Russian Empire series edited by Ira A. Glazier (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

The Russian Americans by Paul Robert Magocsi (Chelsea House)

Russians to America, 1850-1896: Passenger and Immigration Lists CD-ROM (Genealogy.com)

Organizations

• American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 631 D St., Lincoln, NE 68502, (402) 474-3363, <www.ahsgr.org>

Central Historical Archive of Moscow (TslAM), 117393, Moscow, ul. Profsoiuznaia, 80, Russia, +7 (128) 67-86

Central State Historical Archive of St. Petersburg (TsGIA SPb) 190008, St. Petersburg, ul. Pskovskaia, 18, Russia, +7 (219) 79-61.

• Embassy of the Russian Federation, 2650 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007, (202) 298-5700 <www.russianembassy.org>

Federal Archival Service of Russia (ROSARKHIV) 103132, Moscow, ul. Il’re inka, 12, Russia, +7 (206) 27-85

Russian-American Genealogical Archival Source (RAGAS) Box 1112,1929 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009, <feefhs.org/ragas/frgragas.html>: Publishes RAGAS Newsletter and RAGAS Report.

State Archive of the Russian Federation (GARF), 119817, Moscow, ul. Bol’shaia Pirogovskaia, 17, Russia, +7 (245) 81-41

From the February 2003 issue of Family Tree Magazine.

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