Friday, October 31, 2014

1910-1911 Student Handbook

For anyone who cares to read it, there is a downloadable copy of the 1910-11 St. Petersburg University Student Handbook available from the Museum of the History of St. Petersburg University.
It is, of course, in Russian.

museum.spbu.ru/history/part1/part1.3/Stud_spravochnik.pdf

Thursday, October 30, 2014

UKRAINE SCHOOL DROPOUTS: BERDYANSK STUDENT LIST (#1)

BERDYANSK MALE GYMNASIUM  
(I. Lyman)
Based on “Circular on the Management of the Odessa School District”


1881
Sinai/Sinaysky Moses—Class VII
Solomon Samsonov Basil (or Berdichev Solomon Samsonov Basil)—Class I
Dzhurasovich Lazar—Class II
Veysman Mendel, Suplin Abraham—Class III

Printz Sumuil—Class IV
Zhitomirsky Solomon—Class V
Litvak Yakov, Machkovsky Mark—Class VI
Gekker Nakhim, Neyfeld Avraam, Pekatoras Georgy, Rozenblyum Aleksandr, Trivus Moisey, Zavatsky Filipp,--Class VII
Osadshi Viktor, Sauskan Avraam—Class VIII

February, 1882
Mintz Albert, Fogel Mordechai—Class I
Miller Yakov—Class II
Pamulov Aaron—Class III
Pozumentirow Mordechai—Class VIII

March 1882
Tsatskin Genokh/Henoch—Class VI

1882
Kovalsky Lev, Parashchuk Semen—Preparatory Class
Khomsky//Chomsky Leyba, Luryev Feyvus—Class I
Botvinnikov Yudel, Mazin Izrail—Class II
Mulman Aleksandr—Class III
Lyubich David—Class IV
Berger Gitman—Class VI

Khavkin Gersh—Class III
Potozny Leyba—Class V
Berdichev/Berdichevsky Abram—Class VI

Litvak Abram—Class I
Ozenblyug Carl, Galagan Jacob-Class II
Pinsky Nikolay—Class III
Volkovich Veniamin, Novgorodsky Mordkho, Khmelnitsky Boris, Podeysky Aleksandr, Teneta Viktor, Khaykin/Chaikin Mark—Class IV
Zak Yefroim/Efron—Class V

Zilberger,Yakov, Meytus/Meitus Moses—Class III
Gerstenberger Henry/Genrikh—Class V
Buchstab Michael, Abramovich Samuil

Pampulov/Pampulha Moisey—Class II
Chernyakov/Chernyak Samuil—Class V
Bronshteyn Naum—Class VI

Brodsky Iuda/Judah-Leyba—Class V

Sokolov Lev
Yampolsky Moisey
Takachirev Aaron

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

1879-1880 ACADEMIC YEAR: KHARKIV IMPERIAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

1879-1880 Kharkiv Imperial University Students' List (incl. Foreigners)

Erenburg Gershovich Lazar
Venderovich Leonid  Davidovich
Rubinshteyn  Yuna (Jonah??)  Yakovlevich
Rubinshteyn Iosif Adolfovich

Medical School:
First Course--
Arshavshy Aron Moiseyevich
Bogoslovk Meyer Mordkhovich
Gimmelfarb Yakov Fraimovyach/Froimovich
Gubergrits Isaiya/Isaiah Mordokhovich
Gurfinkel Anton Lvovich
Zelyianov Mendel Girshovich
Krichevsk/Krichevski Leiba Vulfovich
Levipson Carl Naftalovich
Mamrov Avram Aronovich
Naymer Avraam Beynshovich
Nemirovsky Gersh Shimonovich
Rabinovich Samizdat/Samson Zyndelevich
Sabsovich Isaak  Yusifsvich
Sabsovich Isaak Yankelevich
Sabsovich Alexan. Iosifovich
Sandomirsky Berko Izrailevich
Khalfiye/Khalfin Shlem-Movsha Mordkovich
Shlyapochnikov Mikhel Usherovich
Enelis Nesan Berkovich

Second Course—
Valter Vlad—ir Grigrevich
Vertman Genekh/Henry Izrailevich
Gidalevich Avraam Yakovlevich
GovseevGovseyev Albert Akimovich
Goldfeld Moisei Avraamovich
Grinberg Abram Moiseyevich
Kerner Grigory Samsonovich
Yanovsky/Janowski Gersh Aronovich

            Third Course--
Bomash Dav Shalomovich
Davidovich Grigory Abramovich
Dubrov Isaak Nikelevich
Klauzman/Klausman Isaak Moiseevich
Kolotukhov Gersh-Alter Berkovich

           Fourth Course--
Grinberg Getsel Monseevich (Moisyevich??)
Nemirovsky Iosif Yakovlevich
Ochakovsky Moshka Nakhmanovich


FOREIGN STUDENT AUDITORS

History & Philology:
Lurye/Lurie David

Dept. of Physics &  Chemistry (??):
            First Course—
Ilyev Izrail
Faculty of Law:
            Second Course—
Genelis Noah/Noi

According to the Medical Faculty:

First Course—
Abramsky Savvatsh
Abrutin Izidor
Averbakh Zakharsh
Babad David
Brodski Yakov
Vaisbrod Yakov
Geshelin Mark
Gomberg Zelman
Goddenberg Soloshzh
Dikanshy Yakov
Dubinsksh Vladia__
Zaslavshi Abram
Deva Izrail
Mandelshtam Yosif
Polopksh Gerts
Reikhsfeld Grigorsh
Shvartsian Grigorsh
           
Second Course—
Kadanov Jacob/Yakov
Shuldiner Samuil
Engel Moisey
Engel Grigory

            Third Course—
Kosinsky Eugene
Reznikov Yakov

            Fourth Course—
Knepler Gdal
Kreyzler Boris

Apothecary Assistant:

            First Course—
Pisarevsky Moisey
Shiperovich Lev

Friday, October 24, 2014

1936-1939 INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE; JEWS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

1936-1939 THE INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE: JEWS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

Martin Sugarman in his article, Against Fascim-Jews Who Served in The International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, discusses the role that Jews from various countries played in the conflict. He offers extremely extensive lists of Jews who participated (some of the brigades had individuals from various countries):

The British Brigade

The Jaroslav Dombrowski Brigade

Abraham Lincoln/Washington Brigade: The American Volunteers
     Medical listed separately—Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, 
                                                 Ambulance Drivers
     War Correspondents

The Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion—Canada

The Latvian Volunteers

Franco-Belge Brigade

Sweden

George Dimitrov (from Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, and other---mostly Sephardim)

Austria—includes medical, combatants lists

Italy

Palestine/Israel

Romania

Thaelmann Battalion (Germany)

Other Lists

Please see the article for the names.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

1880-1919 TSGIAK (Ukrainian Archives): Criminal Court

1880-1919 TSGIAK
(Central Historical Archives of Ukraine, Kiev)

Fond 318 Kiev Court of Justice
(Fonds of the Court and the Prosecutor’s Office)

Criminal Dept., 1880-1906

  * RSDRP: Russian Social Democratic Labor Party—“A revolutionary socialist political party formed in 1898 in Minsk to unite various revolutionary organisations of the Russian empire into one party.” (Wikipedia)


Inventory/Opis 1, vol. 1, Case/Delo 89, 197 sheets: Case against inhabitants of Rozheva Radmyslsky dist. of Kiev Province. Wechsler IE, Duvidova O., et al. for resisting officials of the excise dept., 1898-1899.

Inv. 1, vol.1. Case 376, 44 sheets: Case against a citizen of Gorshike Ovruchsky County, Volhynia. Rogalya FG for speaking against the czar. 1905

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1222, Case against a teacher in  Berdichev vocational school, Fuchs RI, who possessed illegal literature (leaflets, newspaper of the RSDRP*, etc.). 1907-1912.

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1229: Case against bourgeois (merchant?), Kofman GL, living in Kiev, & in possession of illegal pamphlets & leaflets of the RSDRP. 1907-1908. 

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1230: Inquiry into charges against Kofman GL for possessing illegal pamphlets & leaflets. 1907.

Inv. 1, Vol. 2, Case 1235: Case against Meerovskaya LN detained in Kiev for keeping proclamations of the Kiev Committee of the RSDLP. 1907-1908.

Inv. 1, vol. 2. Case 1245: Case against Reichman SA detained in Shpola Zvenigorod district, Kiev province, for drafting appeals for the RSDLP. Also, possessed an illegal booklet, “Protocols of the Unification Party Congress”, held in Stockholm in 1906”. 1907-1908.

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1394: Case against tailor, Roytenberg IU, for distributing illegal leaflets to recruits in Radomysl, Kiev province. 1907

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1405: Case against Feinstein IM for the comilation & dissemination of leaflets, “Comrade Workers” & “Comrade Recruits” in Starokonstantinov Ostropol, Krasilov & Kulchin, Zhitomir district of Volyn province. 1907-1909

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1469: Case against a former student of the Kiev 4th Gymnasium, Rosenthal SD, residing in Kiev, for keeping brochures of LN Tolstoy’s “Soldier’s Memo” & other illegal literature. 1907-1908.

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1509: Case against Palshau MV, Lidenbaum YM, et al. Lutsk prison inmates in a speech against the internal prison regulations, an attack on prison officials & guards, & a clash with soldiers sent to suppress the prisoners’ speech. 1907-1910.

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1595: Case against a student in the 2-class urban Kremenetz schools, Volhynia. Feldman AZ for keeping literature of the petty bourgeois parties and the Socialist-Revolutionaries “anarchists” communists. 1907.

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1637: Case against laborer, Ginsberg LM, residing in Volochysk, Starokonstantinovsky County, Volhynia, for keeping appeals of the Highland Caucasian group (??) of petty-bourgeois Socialist-Revolutionary Party. 1907-1910.

Inv. 1, vol. 2, Case 1685: Case against Shapiro GG, for distributing leaflets for the Jewish bourgeois-nationalist party, the “Bund”, in Mogilev. 1907-1908.

Inv. 3, Case 13: The verdict of the Kiev Court of Justice: to 20 years Aronov Orlikov, Elia Berk, Mendel Morduhov, Hamaevich, Shlelya Faykelev (Fayvelev), et al., Polesie/Polesia, for belonging to the RSDLP organization. 1915 from placers (??)

Inv. 5, Case 7, 11 sheets: The case for the recovery of Kiev court costs from the firm, “Vaintrob MA & Son” in favor of the courts. 8/9-8/11/1918