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Stephan S. Sorokin fonds
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This series consists of various writings of Stephan Sorokin, including essays, notes, and a draft of his book written under the pseudonym Pantes Kiroson and titled: Three days and three nights of life beyond the grave. This series also includes Sorokin’s spiritual messages to the Reformed Doukhobor and the Sons of Freedom.

Stephan S. Sorokin fonds

  • MsC-243
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2004, predominantly 1949-1984

This fonds consists of personal archive of Stephen S. Sorokin that includes incoming and outgoing letters from around 1949 until his death in 1984 many of which were sent from Montevideo, Uruguay where Sorokin lived for thirt- two years. This fonds also includes many original writings and spiritual messages addressed to the Doukhobor communities, the CCBRD and the Sons of Freedom. Records in this fonds also include draft of Sorokin’s book Three Days and Three Nights published in 1950, clippings and publications related to the Sorokin’s life and his leadership of the Doukhobor community. In addition, this fonds contains Sorokin’s personal files of passports and identity documents, number of original photographs taken during his visit to British Columbia villages in 1950s and recordings of his speeches and Doukhobor singing during that visit. It also contains court records relating to Sorokin’s filing a defamation suit against Trail Times’s journalist. Additional materials include audio and video recordings of Krestova Youth Choir performances during the Expo 1986.
This sous-fonds consists of six main series: 1: Correspondence; 2: Court records; 3: Writings; 4: Personal records; 5: General records; 6: Audio-Visual records; 7: Photographs from Sorokin’s visit.

Sorokin, Stefan S.

[Sheet 9]

Community events group photos, small plane and people on the plane, group photos in the forest.

[Sheet 8]

Nude women, people on a boat, group of people by cars, group of people in the garden, people in the forest, Sorokin with community.

[Sheet 7]

Community celebrations, group photos near train tracks, Sorokin holding bread basket surrounded by community, images of small plane, group photos in the garden.

[Sheet 5]

Men working in the field, group images of women, Sorokin with other two men, images of community celebrations, group photos.

[Sheet 3]

Close up images of a man (Sorokin), large group photos in the field, nude individual, images of town, community by train tracks, group photos.

[Sheet 2]

Animals in the garden (horse, dog), group photos in the garden and in the park.

[Sheet 19]

Celebration with Sorokin, feasting, group images, individuals in the field, in the forest, by the lake.

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