Glückstal Colonies Research Association Passport Collection

GCRA's collection Passports of Colonists Entering Russia in 1808-1809 is now available on the Glückstal Colonies Research Association's 2021 Data Drive. See Store for purchase options. 


GCRA's Passports of Colonists Entering Russia in 1808-1809 is a collection of images and translations of passports that appear in Dr. Karl Stumpp's Passport Lists in his The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862. In addition, the collection includes several certificates of entry from 1808 and a few internal passports from the 1860s. The collection includes many documents and translations for colonists destined for enclaves in South Russia other than the Glückstal Colonies. 


1,130 images in the collection
97 passports for Glückstal Colonies residents
479 passports for colonists destined for the Beresan, Kutschurgan, Liebental enclaves, according to Stumpp
630 surnames mentioned in GCRA translations  (View an index of the surnames in this file here.)

File 134-1-198 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List VIII, #1-49, with additional items not in Stumpp.
  • 120 images
  • 20 GCRA Passports
  • 33 Other Passports

File 134-1-199 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List I, #1-53, with additional items not in Stumpp.
  • 101 images
  • 4 GCRA Passports
  • 52 Other Passports

File 134-1-200 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809 [1814]" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List IV, #1-100, with additional items not in Stumpp.
  • 258 images
  • 24 GCRA Passports
  • 78 Other Passports

File 134-1-231 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List II, #1-35 and List VII, #1-49.
  • 109 images
  • 5 GCRA Passports
  • 79 Other Passports

File 134-1-232 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List VI, #4-62, with some passports missing. For list List VI Passports #1-3, see File 134-1-234. List VI Passports #6, #35, #37, #39, #43 are not found in this file, or any other file.
  • 128 images 
  • 6 GCRA Passports
  • 49 Other Passports

File 134-1-233 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List III, #1-74, with several new 1808 entrance certificates and 9 Russian language internal passports dated in the 1860s.
  • 144 images
  • 6 GCRA Passports
  • 79 Other Passports

File 134-1-234  "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List VI, #1-3 and #63-137. See File 134-1-232 for List VI, #4-62.
  • 173 images
  • 27 GCRA Passports
  • 46 Other Passports


File 134-1-235 "Passports of colonists entering Russia in 1808-1809" 

  • Contains passports found on Stumpp Passport List V, #1-68.
  • 97 images
  • 5 GCRA Passports
  • 63 Other Passports





Page last updated 5 December 2021


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