Overview of the Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn speeches and writings

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Title: Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn speeches and writings
Date (inclusive): 1975-1982
Collection Number: 76033
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 1 motion picture film reel, 1 phonotape reel, 1 phonotape cassette (1.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Sound recordings of speeches, and typescript and printed copies of speeches and writings, relating to the literary works of A. Solzhenitsyn, and to civil rights in the Soviet Union. Includes the text of his Harvard University commencement address, 1978, and clippings reflecting American public reaction to it. Also includes articles, publicity leaflets, clippings, photographs, and a motion picture film, relating to A. Solzhenitsyn, especially to his visits to the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace in 1975 and 1976.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaeevich, 1918-

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn speeches and writings, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1976.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Russian novelist.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recordings of speeches, and typescript and printed copies of speeches and writings, relating to the literary works of A. Solzhenitsyn, and to civil rights in the Soviet Union. Includes the text of his Harvard University commencement address, 1978, and clippings reflecting American public reaction to it. Also includes articles, publicity leaflets, clippings, photographs, and a motion picture film, relating to A. Solzhenitsyn, especially to his visits to the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace in 1975 and 1976.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.
Civil rights--Soviet Union.
Dissenters--Soviet Union.
Motion pictures.
Phonotapes.

 

Sound recordings

1

Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn statement to the press 6 June 1975

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 sound cassette

Access

Use copy reference number: 76033_a_0010387
cabinet

1 tape of A. I. Solzhenitsyn's speech at a dinner party in his honor by the Hoover Institution at the Holiday Inn, Palo Alto, May 24, 1976

 

Motion picture film

1

"One Word of Truth" 16mm film

 

Photographs

A

4 photographs depicting Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn on the front steps of the Hoover Institution during his statement to the press, June 6, 1975

 

Rest of the collection is not yet described.