Reports, statistics, directives, memoranda, and map, issued by the Ob"edinnenoe Gosudarstvennoe Politicheskoe Upravlenie and other Soviet governmental and communist party agencies, relating to forced resettlement in the Novosibirsk region and other parts of Siberia, in connection with collectivization, primarily in the 1930-1933 period; photographs depicting resettlement camps; and studies and other writings about Soviet resettlement.
Laws, regulations, reports, directives, and memoranda, by Soviet governmental and communist party agencies, relating to the Russian Revolution and Civil War in western Siberia, and to collectivization, peasant revolts, and operations of the Soviet secret police in the Novosibirsk region and other parts of Siberia. Includes some microfilm copies.
Photocopies of notes on and transcripts of correspondence, writings and police records drawn from files on Aleksandr Shli͡apnikov and Sergeǐ Medvedev in Russian archival repositories, 1917-1958, relating to the Workers Opposition movement in the Soviet Union in the 1920s. Includes digital sound recording and transcript of interviews of I͡U. A. Shli͡apnikov, son of Aleksandr Shli͡apnikov. Used as research material for the book by Barbara Allen, Alexander Shllyapnikov, 1885-1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik (Leiden, 2015).
Relates to the relationship between Joseph Stalin and Nadezhda Krupskaya, wife of V. I. Lenin, during the final illness of Lenin and the period after his death. Published under the title Protivostoi͡anie: Krupskai͡a-Stalin (Moscow, 1994).
Writings, translations, notes, and clippings, relating to the Russian Revolution and to various aspects of Soviet society in the 1920s and 1930s, including politics, foreign policy, economics, agriculture, and minority policies.
Writings and correspondence of the Russian revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky, including drafts of articles and books, correspondence with John G. Wright and other leaders of the Socialist Workers Party of the United States, and typed copies of correspondence with V. I. Lenin; correspondence and reports of secretaries of Trotsky and leaders of the Socialist Workers Party, relating especially to efforts to safeguard Trotsky and to his assassination; records of the American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky and of the Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials; correspondence and writings of Natalii͡a Sedova Trot͡skai͡a and of Lev Sedov; and published and unpublished material relating to Trotsky. Assembled from records of the Socialist Workers Party and from papers of Wright and other party leaders. Also includes detailed summaries of correspondence in the Trotsky Papers at Harvard University. Also available on microfilm (50 reels). Phonotape cassette dub of sound recordings also available.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, and photographs, relating to Russian political and foreign affairs, 1900-1917, Russian involvement in World War I, the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, and the Russian Revolution and Civil War. Includes drafts of N. A. Bazili's book Russia under Soviet Rule.