Correspondence and pictorial works from the descendants of Aleksei Alekseevich Zhukovskii "Count Belevskii" (1871-1932).
Vasilii Andreevich Zhukovskii family album (drawings, portraits, and sketches of V.A. Zhukovskii); Photograph of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (1872-1918); 12 original telegrams to Countess Belevskaia-Zhukovskaia from Empress Alexandra Feodorovna; 37 original telegrams to Countess Belevskaia-Zhukovskaia from Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanov (1864-1918); 18 original letters and notes to the Countess from Grand Duke Sergei Aleksandrovich, dated between 1894 and 1902; 5 photographs and postcard photos of the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna; 25 concert and theater programs, lunch and dinner menus, and other ephemera dated 1866-1900; A group of 15 letters, notes, and telegrams sent to Alexandra Vasilievna Zhukovskaia; Group photoraph of a hunting party with Alexander III, his son Nikolai Aleksandrovich, and his brother Grand Duke Vladimir Aleksandrovich; Photographs of Imperial family including Nicholas II and Vladimir Aleksandrovich.
Ownership: The collection was owned by several generations of the descendants of Vasilii Andreevich Zhukovskii (1783-1852). Zhukovskii’s daughter Aleksandra Vasilevna Zhukovskaia (1844-1899) married with Grand Duke Aleksei Aleksandrovich of Russia (1850-1908). Their son Aleksei Alekseevich (1871-1932) was created a Count of the Russian Empire with the name of Belevskii-Zhukovskii by Tsar Alexander III on March 21, 1884. More than half of the material belonged to Aleksei Alekseevich’s first wife Princess Maria Petrovna Trubetskaia (1872-1954) who became the first Countess Belevskaia-Zhukovskaia.