Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, clippings, other printed matter, correspondence, memoranda, reports, orders, translations, election campaign literature, video and sound recordings, and memorabilia, relating to political, social and economic conditions in Russia, and in the Russian empire as a whole, the Soviet Union as a whole, and the Soviet successor states collectively, and especially to the Russian Revolution and Civil War, American engineers in Russia, and post-1991 elections in Russia. Video use copies of videotape available.
Serial issues, pamphlets, and leaflets, issued by nationalist and fascist organizations in Saint Petersburg, Russia, relating to political conditions in Russia. Collected by I. A. Levinskai͡a and I͡Uriĭ Lesman.
Archive/Manuscript — 3 ms. boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 album box.
Correspondence, reports, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Latvian independence movements, foreign relations, and women's organizations; Latvians in Vladivostok, Siberia; and the Office of the Latvian Representative in the Far East and Siberia. Includes some materials collected by Milda Salnais.
Correspondence and notes; photocopies of correspondence and of genealogical and biographical data; photocopies of investigative, consular and other government documents; and printed matter; relating to Soviet espionage in the United States and elsewhere, and especially to the case of Isaiah Oggins; and to conditions in post-Soviet Russia. Used as research material for the books by Andrew Meier, The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service (New York, 2008), and Black Earth: A Journey through Russia after the Fall (New York, 2003).
Memoranda and copies of proclamations and correspondence, relating to the creation of the Far Eastern Republic and to Japanese intervention in Siberia. Includes a mimeographed copy of the constitution of the republic and a memorandum from the Far Eastern Republic Special Trade Delegation to the United States government.
Correspondence, clippings, reports, affidavits, court proceedings, and photographs, relating to activities of the Russian Railway Service Corps in Siberia, and to subsequent legal disputes regarding the military or civilian status of members of the corps.
Correspondence, reports, maps, photographs, and clippings, relating to the activities of the Russian Railway Service Corps, the political situation in Russia during the Russian Civil War, and the Czechoslovak Legion in Siberia.
Correspondence, writings, reports, and printed matter, relating to activities of the Finnish Information Bureau in the United States in publicizing and seeking American recognition of the Soviet government of Finland. Includes writings and correspondence of Santeri Nuorteva, head of the Finnish Information Bureau.
Serial issues, pamphlets, leaflets, other printed matter, clandestine literature, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and memorabilia, relating to political conditions in Poland, Russia and Ukraine, and especially to the Solidarność movement in Poland and to political developments in Russia and Ukraine at the time of the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Autobiography, other writings, printed matter, identification papers, certificates, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the oil and gas industries in Poland, the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance, and investment opportunities in post-Soviet Russia.
Poems, other writings, correspondence, identification and legal documents, printed matter, and photographs, relating to political dissent in the Soviet Union, conditions in forced labor camps, Russian literature, and Russian-Latvian cultural relations.
Speeches and writings, reports, studies, conference materials, printed matter, and slides, relating to Soviet and post-Soviet Russian defenses and military policy, especially civil defense measures, and to nuclear warfare strategy.