Diaries, and historical, biographical and bibliographical writings, relating to the history of the Crimea, especially during the period from the Russian Revolution to the 1950s; the history of publishing in the Crimea during this period; notable persons of the Crimea, especially artists; the Jewish community of Simferopol'; and the German occupation of Simferopol' during World War II. Includes some later correspondence relating to the writings of E. E. Gopshteĭn. Also available on microfilm (14 reels).
Memoirs and other writings, relating to the Russian military operations in World War I and the Russian Revolution, subsequent anti-communist movements in the Soviet Union (including biographies of participants), Soviet agents in Egypt and police surveillance and prosecution of them, and Russian émigré affairs. In part, also available on microfilm (1 reel).
Drafts and biographical data used in preparation of the book by B. Lewytzkyj, The Stalinist Terror in the Thirties : Documentation from the Soviet Press (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1974). Includes material relating to political purges in the Soviet Union in the 1940s and 1950s.