Resources

Books

The following books and maps about Grimm and its inhabitants are available for purchase. These resources are noted here for your convenience. Please note that neither  grimmrussia.org or those connected with this website receives any compensation for items you may purchase via clicking on the provided links.

 


Eichhorn, Alexander, Dr., and Dr. Jacob and Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766, Druck and Bindung: Druckerei and Verlap Steinmeier GmbH & Co. KG, 86738, Deiningen, Germany; Published 2012. Purchase this book here.

Mai, Brent Alan; 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga, Volumes 1 and 2; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska; Published 1999 and 2005. Purchase here.

Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Bands 1-4, Heerstellung: Mecke Druck and Verlag, 37115 Duderstandt; Published 1999. Also known as the 1767 Grimm census. Currently Band 2, the volume that contains information about Grimm, is no longer available, but if enough people want it, the book may be reprinted. Volumes 1, 3 and 4 can also be purchased here. You may find them helpful since many Volga German families came from different villages. Purchase any of these volumes here.

Pleve, Igor; Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766, “Reports by Ivan Kulberg;” Saratov State Technical University, Saratov, Russia; published in Saratov 2010. Purchase this book here.

Rauschenbach, Georg; Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow, Transportlisten von 1766-1767; Berater Andreas Idt, Moscow, Russia,  published 2017.

The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995. Purchase the 1775 and 1798 Grimm census records here.

The 1834 Census of Grimm in the District of Saratov, Russia, dated 2 February 1835; Translated by Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon; Published by Dynasty Publishing, Beaverton, OR, USA; Published date: 2011.  Order form.

The 1857 Census of Grimm in the District of Saratov, Russia, dated 5 November 1857; Translated by Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon; Published by Dynasty Publishing, Beaverton, OR, USA; Published 2005. Order form.

The 1897 Grimm (Lesnoi Karamysh), Russia Census List, Translated by Richard Rye, Compiled and Edited by John Groh, Contributor Henry Schmick; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published 2017. Purchase here.

The Colony of Grimm, compiled by Henry L. Schmick, AHSGR Monograph, Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln; Nebraska; Published 2008. Purchase here.

Maps of the Volga Germans and Colonies, including separate maps of Grimm. Purchase maps here.

 


Links

The Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University

This Internet site is filled with an extensive amount of information about Volga Germans, including those who settled in Grimm. If you are interested in helping fund the site and  preserving Volga German heritage, call 503-493-6369 or send an email to cvgs@cu-portland.edu.

The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia

Where is Grimm?

Journey through Denmark

Third Cholera Pandemic

 


Technology

WikiTree.com

 


Other Links

Black Sea German Research

Bremen History: Poor Emigrants as Gold

Conversations with the Elders

Cyrillic Parish Records: A Guide to Birth and Death Documents

Expelled Germans

Find Lost Russian and Ukranian Family

FTDNA Volga German DNA Study

German Capital of Kansas

Germans from Russia Heritage Collection

Germans from Russia Heritage Society

Germans from Russia in Fort Collins

Germans from Russia Settlement Locations

Germany Pays to Keep Ethnic Germans in Russia

Glückstal Colonies Research Association

Hidden History of Colorado’s Germans from Russia

Kansapedia, Kansas Historical Society

Languages of the World: The Tragic Saga of the Volga Germans

Lower Volga Project

Manifesto of Empress Catherina II

Migration of the Russian-Germans to Kansas

Minority Rights: Russian or Volga Germans

Nebraska State Historical Society: Volga Germans

Nieder-Monjour, Russia

Roads and Kingdoms: Traces of the Volga Germans

The Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe

Three Countries, One People: How the Volga Deutsch Survived the West

Volga Colonies, The

Volga German Haus

Volga German Institute at Fairfield University

Volga German Wedding Customs

Volga German Research Community

Volga Germans and Germans in Central Russia and Asia

Volga Germans: Germans from Russia

Volga Germans In Russia and the Americans from 1763 to Present $

VolgaGerman

WikiTree: Volga German Project