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The Ferris Russian collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-063-s

Content Description

This accession contains books, ephemera, realia and 3D objects pertaining to the communist party and the Soviet Union. Material dates from the early 1930s up too the 1960s. *See inventory for complete list of artifacts.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Tom and Jeri Ferris

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1932 - 1960

Extent

10 Linear Feet (6 cartons) (4 boxes) (1 oversized folder) (2 uncontainered objects)

Inventory

Carton 1 #6: Porcelain, country woman dancing, cer-28 (Quantity 1) #7: Porcelain, Eskimo girl kneeling, cer-20 (Quantity 1) #9: Porcelain, school child reading, cer-5 (Quantity 1) #13: Porcelain, school girl, cer-16 (Quantity 1) #14: Porcelain, kneeling boy, cer-27 (Quantity 1) #17: Porcelain, Eskimo girl, f-19 (Quantity 1) #26: Porcelain, two sailor cadets, cer-23 (Quantity 1) Carton 2 #1: Finial, pot metal, white metal (Quantity 1) #8: Bust, porcelain, Lenin, cer-46 (Quantity 1) #10: Portrait, sheet metal, Stalin photograph, f-25 (Quantity 1) #11: Portrait, bas-relief, red plastic, Lenin and Stalin profiles (Quantity 1) #12: Porcelain, three children in profile on one side, writing on the other, cer-24 (Quantity 1) #16: Bust of Stalin, porcelain, #63 (Quantity 1) #19: Plate, porcelain, Stalin profile, f-23 (Quantity 1) #20: Plaque, bronze, Stalin with tractor, brz-41 (Quantity 1) #23: Circular, etched disk with a bust of Stalin on white background, brz-21 (Quantity 1) Carton 3 #31: Bag, student, blue (Quantity 1) #32: Bag, student, red (Quantity 1) #33: School supplies, 1960s (10 pencils, 2 rulers, 3 triangles, 2 cases of colored pencils) Carton 4 #21: Booklet, Communist Party membership (Quantity 1) #24: Notebook, embossed, Stalin profile, f-24 (Quantity 1) #34: Magazines, newsprint, color f-19 to f-23 (Quantity 5) Book, red, communist party coat of arms, 1950 (Quantity 1) Book, school, small yellow cover, f-3 (Quantity 1) Book, school, illustrated, green cover (Quantity 1) Books, western travelogs, (Quantity 10) Book, A Pageant of Youth (Quantity 1) Exhibition booklet, Stalin's Russia: Visions of Happiness, Omens of Terror (Quantity 1) Carton 5 #57: Phonograph collection, Stalin’s speeches, 1936 (Quantity 1) #58: Player, record, to accompany phonograph collection (Quantity 1) Box 6 Medals #35: Soviet medal for Heroic Labor During The Great Patriotic War (Quantity 4) #36: Jubilee Medal "30 Years of the Soviet Army and Navy" (Quantity 4) #37: Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR" (Quantity 2) #38: Jubilee Medal "Forty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" (Quantity 2) #39: Medal "In Commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of Moscow" (Quantity 3) #40: Jubilee Medal "Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" (Quantity 2) #41: Jubilee Medal "60 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR" (Quantity 1) #42: Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin" (Quantity 1) #43: Honoured Blood Donor of the USSR (Quantity 1) #44: Order of the Badge of Honour (Quantity 1) #45: Order of the Patriotic War - First Class (circa 1985?) (Quantity 1) #46: Order of the Red Star (Quantity 2) #47: WW2 Soviet Russian Sniper Rifle Training Marksman Badge (Quantity 1) #48: Soviet railroad special award badge "HONOURABLE RAILWAYMAN" (Quantity 1) #49: Railroad Worker Award Badge (Quantity 1) #50: Soviet Kaganovich Subway Badge 1938 Moscow Metro Builder (Quantity 1) #51: Soviet Civil Aviation Badge (Quantity 1) #52: Soviet Lenin and Stalin Shock Worker Badge (Quantity 1) #53: Unknown Soviet Badge (Quantity 1) #54: Unknown Soviet Badge (Quantity 1) #55: Unknown Soviet Badge (Quantity 1) #56: Unknown Soviet Badge (Quantity 1) Box 7 #59: Plate, wood, carved wd-3 (Quantity 1) Box 8 #2: Plaque, pot metal, painted, communist party symbol (Quantity 1) Carton 9 #3: Plaque, bronze, Stalin profile, brz-27 (Quantity 1) #4: Plaque, brass, Stalin profile, brz-28 (Quantity 1) #5: Porcelain, school boy, cer-17 (Quantity 1) #18: Statuette, bronze, school girl (Quantity 1) #22: Photo frame, plastic, bas-relief, 1941-1945, brz-33 (Quantity 1) #25: Print, tin, Stalin and Molotov? (Quantity 1) Box 10 #27: Bust, porcelain, Kirov, cer-61 (Quantity 1) Oversized Folder 11 (Flat File A, Drawer 4) #28: Etching, Leningrad apartment after bombardment, 1941 (Quantity 1) #29: Soviet clip art, posters, pestroika (Quantity 2) #30: Calendar (Quantity 1) Uncontainered Objects #60: Painting, oil on canvas, Stalin in uniform, simple wooden frame (Quantity 1) #61: Banner, embroidered, communist party, red (Quantity 1) (Flat File A, Drawer 6) RETURNED LOAN ITEM #15: Porcelain, woman mending communist flag 1920 (Quantity 1) Rare Book Room on safe. (Returned to donor Oct. 2017)