Old Believers in North America

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Museum and Archival Collections

Hixon, Margaret
Margaret Hixon Film Collection. Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR.

Keenan, Edward.
Edward Keenan Old Believers Collection (AFC 1998/011). Library of Congress American Folklife Collection. Washington, D.C.

Schidlovsky, Nicolas G.
Nicolas G. Schidlovsky Old Believers Collection (AFC 1987/031). Library of Congress American Folklife Collection. Washington, D.C.

Written Works

Levy, Mark.
"Old Believers." (under "Russian Music" in the "East European Music" section.) Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The United States and Canada , edited by Ellen Koskoff, 3: 916-917. New York: Garland, 1998.

Mazo, Margarita.
"Russian Roots, American Branches: Molokans and Old Believers in Two Worlds -- Migration, Change and Continuity." In 1995 Festival of American Folklife, June 23-27 and June 30-July 4, on the National Mall of the United States. Smithsonian Institution: co-sponsored by the National Park Service,83-89.

Moorman, Brother Ambrose.
A Short Introduction to Znamenny Chant and it's Notation. St. Benedict, OR.: Our Lady of Tikhvin Center,1980.

Old Rite Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity.
"Znamenny Chant" in Russian Orthodox Old Believers website at http://www.oldbelievers.org

Thompson, Karin Elise.
"The Transmission of a Liturgical Chant Tradition: Russian Orthodox Old Believers in Twentieth- Century Oregon." PhD. Diss. (Musicology), University of Maryland, College Park, 2001. 223 p.