Relates to revolutionary movements in Russia, especially the Partii͡a Sot͡sialistov-Revoli͡ut͡sionerov, the Russian Revolution and Civil War in Siberia, Russian émigré life in China and France, and Jewish and other ethnic groups in Russia. Includes the unpublished second volume of the memoirs of M. A. Krol', Stranitsy Moeĭ Zhizni (first volume published, New York, 1944).
Writings, letters, printed matter, and photographs, relating to the Russian Civil War in Siberia, and to Russian émigré life in China and the United States. Includes a memoir of the Russian Civil War in the Blagoveshchensk area and of the trial of the Socialist Revolutionary A. N. Alekseevskiĭ in Blagoveshchensk in 1918 (with a translation by Elena Varneck). Also includes records of N. L. Shapiro's work with the Office of War Information during World War II. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.