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Overview of the Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich Khokhlov Papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich Khokhlov papers
    Dates: 1956-1992
    Collection Number: 2011C23
    Creator: Khokhlov, Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich, 1922-
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, testimony, notes, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to Soviet secret service operations, research in parapsychology, and psychological warfare applications.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English, Russian, and German

    Administrative Information

    Access

    The collection is open.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich Khokhlov papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2011.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Soviet intelligence officer; defector to the United States; parapsychology researcher.
    Working for the KGB, Khokhlov was sent to Germany in 1954 to assassinate the head of the anti-Soviet émigré organization NTS. He declined to carry out his mission and defected to the West, where he wrote his memoirs and became a specialist in Soviet military espionage and psychology. Khokhlov taught at California State University at San Bernardino from 1968 to 1992. He died in 2007.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, testimony, notes, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to Soviet secret service operations, research in parapsychology, and psychological warfare applications.
    Also included are a list of Soviet specialists in psychological warfare and parapsychology, and correspondence and photographs of Khokhlov. The earliest document in the collection is a transcript of Khokhlov's appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1956.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Secret service--Soviet Union.
    Parapsychology.
    Psychological warfare.