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, correspondence, reports, personal documents, photocopies of government documents, election campaign literature, and other printed matter, relating to political conditions in Belarus and Poland. Includes photocopies of Polish secret police files.
Decision by the Argentine Federal Court of Appeals, relating to allegations by Heinrich Jürges that Alfred Müller, acting as an agent of the German government, had plotted to bring about the secession of Patagonia from Argentina.
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).
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).
Study, correspondence, photocopies of government documents, printed matter, and photographs, relating to the authenticity of a painting allegedly made by Pablo Picasso in Paris in 1905 of Mata Hari. Includes material on the early life of Mata Hari.
Archive/Manuscript — 6 ms. boxes, 5 envelopes, 3 albums, 22 motion picture film reels.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, orders, writings, photographs, motion picture film, and printed matter, relating to the naval forces of General Nikolay Yudenich during the Russian Civil War; the Russian refugee camp in Wünsdorf, Germany, in 1922; American military intelligence service activities, including the Baja Peninsula mission to investigate the possible establishment of a Japanese base in Mexico in 1942, and the Alsos mission to determine the status of German nuclear development in 1944-1945; and to allegations made in 1975 of the involvement of B. T. Pash with Central Intelligence Agency assassination plots. Video use copies of motion picture film available.
Interview and other notes, letters received, and printed matter, relating to American and British cryptological and electronic intelligence during World War II. Used as research material for the book by B. F. Smith, The Ultra-Magic Deals and the Most Secret Special Relationship, 1940-1946 (Novato, Ca., 1993). Includes a National Security Agency official history of World War II cryptology, declassified under the Freedom of Information Act.
Writings, instructional and propaganda material, interview transcripts, printed matter, photographs, video tape, and memorabilia, mainly relating to Central Intelligence Agency programs to train Tibetan guerrillas.
Archive/Manuscript — 6 ms. boxes, 51 motion picture film reels.
Orders, reports, personnel records, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and motion picture film, relating to Office of Strategic Services sabotage and espionage operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II.
Relates to the establishment and early history of the Central Intelligence Agency. Also includes an abridged version. Official document of the Historical Staff of the Central Intelligence Agency. Published under same title (University Park, Pa., 1990).
Personnel records, orders, diaries, correspondence, handbooks, reports, other printed matter, certificates, medals, and memorabilia, relating primarily to American military intelligence activities and publications during World War II.
Writings and typed transcripts and photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and hearings, relating to Ralph H. Lutz, director of the Hoover Institution; Austrian mobilization in 1914; and alleged Austrian espionage activities in the United States during World War I.
Writings, correspondence, photocopies of government documents and court proceedings, and printed matter, relating to internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Includes typescript study, "Broken Codes and Broken Homes: The Untold Story of U.S. Intelligence and the Evacuation of Japanese Residents from the West Coast during WWII."
Diary, orders, correspondence, and memorabilia, relating to French and American military operations in World War I, the American consular service in Ethiopia in 1926, and Office of Strategic Services activities in North Africa during World War II.