Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco Opens with Sidney Robertson Cowell's announcement that recording was made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. This is followed by a description of the Russian Molokan Congregation of Portrero Hill in San Francisco, the sensitivity involved in recording their church services, and some information regarding the group's immigration to the United States.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Isaiah 53:1-2 : Who hath believed our message? Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is the first record of the Molokan Services Series." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero...
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Psalm 52 : In that day we praise the Lord -- I was the smallest brother of all Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Preaching by J. D. Sanoff J. D. Sanoff, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Sanoff, J. D. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Preaching by William T. Schetinin William T. Schetinin, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Schetinin, William T. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Preaching by J. P. Susoeff J. P. Susoeff, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Susoeff, J. P. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Preaching by William S. Fetesoff William S. Fetesoff, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Fetesoff, William S. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Preaching by A. P. Sarakoff A. P. Sarakoff, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Sarakoff, A. P. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Ezra 3:42-43 : On Mount Zion the wonders of the Lord Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Pitch raised deliberately." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Third book of Ezra (In the Russian Bible, but not the English one), verses 42-43." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied...
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Revelation 7:9-11 : After these things I saw and beheld Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Antiphonal. Very interesting women's part barely audible. Hear decline in pitch at end of each verse." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services...
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Matthew 11:28 : Come unto me, all ye that labor Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Psalm preceding first prayer." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Rising pitch in successive verses is deliberate. Frequent 2nds." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the...
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Our Father who art in Heaven : Psalm preceding third prayer Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Psalm 27:1-4 : Jehovah is my light and my salvation Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Good example of singing carried over from Russian Orthodox Church. You can hear the decline in pitch with which they always concluded the long-held last tone." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: Sung "before second prayer." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938....
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Preaching by William S. Loscutoff William S. Loscutoff, preaching. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
    • Contributor: Loscutoff, William S. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Isaiah 40:1-2 : Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people Dust jacket notes: Hymn begun on AFS 3831 B1, completed on AFS 3832 B1. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Pitch raised deliberately in successive verses." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. In Russian. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian...
    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938