San Francisco Directory, 1892



Russian Cathedral.

Location, west side of Powell street, near Filbert.

Services every day at 7 a.m.; Sunday at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

There is a school in connection with the church, held every day during the week, except Saturday and Sunday, for the instruction of children in religion and preparing them for the church.

Cathedral of St. Basil the Great (of the established Church of all the Russians).

Cathedral staff, which comprises the Russian Ecclesiastical Consistory of Alaska (organized 1695): Rt. Rev. Nicholas, Bishop of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands (Regular); Very Rev. Father Metrophanes, Coadjutor (Regular); Very Rev. K. Kanellas, Archimandrite (Regular); Rev. Ambrose Vretou (Secular); Rev. Father Nicholas Grenkevitch (Secular); Rev. Father Nicholas (Regular); Rev. Father Ivan A. Soboleff (Secular). [p. 66]



RUSSIAN O. E. CHURCH BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. — Annual meeting held at 713 Filbert street on the last Thursday of January. [p. 83]

SERVIAN MONTENEGRIAN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. — Organized May 2, 1880. Meets first and third Wednesday evenings of each month at 10 California street. The objects of this society are mutual assistance in case of sickness and to bury its dead.

Officers — Lazar Jovovich, President; Lazar Lepetich, Vice President; Frank Curtoni, Treasurer; Vladimir Jovovich, Recording Secretary; John P. Angius, Financial Secretary.

SLAVONIC ILLYRIC MUTUAL BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION. — Organized November 17, 1857. Incorporated April 1, 1873. Number of members, one hundred. Meets second and fourth Fridays of each month at 320 Post street.

Officers — A. Sorich, President; D. Mengola, Vice-President; M. Franciscovich, Treasurer; P. S. Sambuk, Recording Secretary; P. Svetenich, Financial Secretary. [p. 84]


Greenkevitch, Nicholas, Rev., r. 216 lombard [p. 643]

Russel Nicholas, M.D., eye, ear and throat, office Phelan Bldg, rooms 114-116, r. 1529 California [p. 1197]

Russian Ecclesiastical Consistory of Alaska, Rt. Rev. Nicholas president ex-officio, 713 Filbert. [p. 1198]

Russo-Greek Cathedral, Rt. Rev. Nicholas bishop of Alaska and Aleutian Islands, 1713-1715 Powell. [p. 1198]

Russo-Greek Seminary, 713 Filbert. [p. 1198]

Consul Russia, Vladimir A. Artsimovitch consul-general, Gustav Niebaum vice-consul, 411 1/2 California, rooms 3-4. [p. 402]

Artsimovitch, r. 700 Jones [p. 194]

Sorich Anton, coffee saloon, 5 Brooks, r. 941 Haight.

Sorich Marco, with A. Sorich, r. 941 Haight [p. 1283]


Mitropolsky, N., r. 2024 Powell

Soboleff I, A., deacon Greco-Russian Church and Seminary, r. 1819 Dupont [p. 1531]