This file consists of original and photocopy newspaper clippings relating to Sons of Freedom arrests and interaction with the RCMP, Agassiz prison and death of Paul Podmorrow. It also includes copy of speech by P. P. Verigin.
This file includes copy of articles, clippings, and transcribed articles that relate to the Sons of Freedom relationship with the rest of the Doukhobor community. Most of the documents were created in late 1920s and early 1930s. One of the documents is a collection of transcribed articles compiled for a special meeting that took place on March 3, 1965 in relation to the Simma Holt’s book “Terror in the name of God”.
This file contains excerpts from publications: chapter “Istoki” relating to the emergency meeting of authorized factories and plants in Petersburg in 1918; and excerpts from “Religion, religious sectarianism and church” by V. D. Bonch-Bruevich.
This file consists of photocopy and original newspaper clippings and excerpts from following publications: Outlines of Russian culture and House of Commons Debates (1933). These documents relate to the Doukhobor relations with the Sons of Freedom.
This file consists of newspaper clippings that relating to J. J. Verigin’s interaction with the USCC, the Doukhobor community and the Sons of Freedom. In particular, the clippings refer to the oath of allegiance and issues with the Canadian anthem in schools. In addition, this file includes transcript of interview of Feodor Makhortoff and Stephan Lapshinoff with Anastasia Bojey [Bozhii] (1985).
This file consists of a few draft versions of questions to J. J. Verigin and a newspaper clipping. These documents relate to J. J. Verigin’s meeting with the Premier W.A.C. Bennett during which issues with the Sons of Freedom were discussed.
This file consists of interview of Feodor Makhortoff [Fred Makortoff] and Stephan Lapshinoff with Anastasia Bojey (1985); newspaper clipping detailing events related to P. V. Verigin’s death (1973); notes, and court document.
This file consists of statements, petitions, messages, writings, protest slogans, newspaper clippings, list of members and publications excerpts that relate to the Sons of Freedom alleged involvement in P. V. Verigin’s death, arson as well as Sons of Freedom imprisonment. The file refers to P. V. Verigin, P. P. Verigin, Simma Holt, S. Sorokin and investigation of the KCIR. This file includes list of people involved in arson and list of people not welcomed in Krestova due to their activities.
This file consists of message from superintendent of R.C.M.P. in Nelson in regards to articles being published in Iskra by women that stir the Doukhobor community, accompanied by the copy of the article.
This file consists of letter by Central Executive Committee of Named Doukhobors to the Doukhobor community; memorandum on Relocation of the Sons of Freedom written by UBC Consultative Committee on Doukhobor Problems; and a letter to editor of Nelson Daily News by Herbert Herridge.
This file consists of lists of questions and witnesses, information about resolution of Named Doukhobors 1928, and S. Sorokin’s affirmations about Doukhobor beliefs. The file relates to the CCBRD and the USCC.
This sub-series consists of lists, timelines, statements, petitions, reports, correspondence, memos, and newspaper clippings that document various aspects of Doukhobor history in Canada. The matters contained in this sub-series include: arrival of Doukhobors in Canada, relationship between the Doukhobor community, Verigins and the Sons of Freedom, as well as relationship of the Doukhobors with the Soviets and with the Canadian government. This sub-series includes printed, mimeographed and handwritten documents in Russian and/or English. Some are original documents and some are photocopies. In some cases, Russian handwritten document is supplied with a Russian and English version mimeograph.
This file consists of photocopy of statements relating to Anna Markova’s funeral and arson activities. The statements were provided by S. Fominoff, H. Samorodin, I. Savinikoff, P. Khadykin, F. Hadikin, and the CCBRD. The file relates to the CCBRD and the USCC.
This file consists of statements and witness accounts relating to the burning of John J. Verigin’s house and other properties. The file also includes excerpts from Iskra magazine (1961). The statements were provided by P. Zarubin, J. Shitnoff, F. Khodykin, W. Osachoff, I. Savenkoff, P. Ostrikoff, P. Perepolikin, F. Hadikin, L. Savenkoff, M. Malakoff, M. Astoforoff, P. Chernoff, K. Astoforoff, Annie and Nick Osachoff.
This file consists of statements by the Sons of Freedom members that related to arson, leadership, and other issues of the Doukhobor communities. Statements were provided by Peter Zarubin, Helen Markin, Vasya Hremaken, Nick Novokshunoff, Alex Datchkoff. It also includes writings about Doukhobor beliefs and an issue of Northwest Magazine (Sunday, Nov/ 13, 1983) focused on arson.
This file consists of letters and witness statements relating to the burning of J. J. Verigin’s house and its aftermath. The authors of the documents include: John, Annie and Nick Osachoff, John Zhitnoff, William Swetlishoff, Harry Gevatkoff, and Pete Efanoff.