Correspondence, reports, and investigative files, relating to secret police and intelligence activities, dissident and anti-Soviet activities, and repatriation and nationalism issues, in Estonia, and to Russian refugees in Estonia before 1940 and post-World War II Estonian refugees in western Europe.
Archive/Manuscript — 1444 microfilm reels, digital files.
Reports, memoranda, correspondence, lists, directives, and other documents, relating to secret police, intelligence and counter-intelligence activities, dissident and anti-Soviet activities, and repatriation and nationalism issues, in Lithuania.
Correspondence, reports, and investigative and judicial files, relating to secret police investigative activities and prosecutions in Georgia. Includes lists of persons tried and judicial proceedings in 1937-1938.
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.
Memoirs, co-authored with her son Leonid Parshin, and sound recordings of interviews conducted by Tat'i͡ana Zhilkina, relating to Soviet intelligence operations in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, clandestine sabotage and intelligence operations in the German-occupied Soviet Union during World War II, and postwar Soviet intelligence and counterintelligence operations in Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union. Includes interview of Leonid Parshin relating to the Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov.
Relates to detention of Polish prisoners of war and suppression of Ukrainian and Belarusian nationalist activities. Includes related memoranda by Lavrentiĭ Berii͡a, 1940, and Aleksandr Shelepin, 1959, successive heads of the Soviet secret police.
Arrest, interrogation, and other judicial records, issued by secret police and other Soviet governmental agencies, relating to the arrest and execution of four Russian-Americans or Russians formerly resident in the United States, on charges of counter-revolutionary activities; and subsequent appeals and decisions, relating to requests for their rehabilitation. Includes English translations of some documents.
Writings, radio scripts, reports, studies, clippings, other printed matter, sound recordings, and video tapes, relating to radio broadcasting to Russia, political conditions in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia, and the Soviet/Russian secret police.
Biographical sketch of the Russian Major General Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Drentel'n, adjutant to Tsar Nicholas II; and summary of an interview of Joseph Germek, a member of the Cheka during the Russian Revolution.
Writings, notes, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to the Soviet government, foreign policy, espionage and clandestine activities, and especially the use of disinformation as a tactic. Includes photocopies of United States Department of State dispatches relating to Soviet activities during the 1920s and 1930s. Includes a typescript book-length-study entitled "Window on Russia." Also includes some papers of Ryszard Wraga, Sovietologist and husband of Natalie Wraga.