Register of the Leon Volkov Papers, 1948-1974

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Register of the Leon Volkov Papers, 1948-1974

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Ronald M. Bulatoff
Date Completed:
November 1977
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Leon Volkov Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1948-1974
Collection number: 77088
Creator: Volkov, Leon, 1914-1974
Collection Size: 7 manuscript boxes 2.9 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, clippings, press excerpts, and printed matter, relating to social and political conditions in the Soviet Union, Soviet foreign policy, international politics, and Russian refugee life
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leon Volkov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

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Access Points

Newsweek
Civil rights--Soviet Union
Dissenters--Soviet Union
Jews--Soviet Union
Russians in foreign countries
World politics
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--Foreign relations
Soviet Union--Politics and government--1936-1953
Soviet Union--Politics and government--1953-1985
Soviet Union--Social conditions
United States--Foreign relations
Journalists


Series Decription

Box Box No. 1

Diary, 1968, 1972-74.

Scope and Content Note

Diary and diary notes, arranged chronologically.
Box Box No. 1

Correspondence, 1948-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box Box No. 1-3

Speeches and Writings, 1948-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and printed copies of speeches and writings, arranged alphabetically by title.
Box Box No. 3-7

Subject File, 1948-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, clippings, printed matter, etc., arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box Box No. 7

Miscellany.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, miscellaneous printed matter, notes, etc.

Container list

Box Box No. 1

Diaries, 1968, 1972-74

Box 1

February 1968

 

December 1972 - January 1974

 

Correspondence, 1948-1973

Box 1

A.B.C. Press Service (Amsterdam), 1948

 

American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, Inc., 1952

 

Berg, H. T., 1953

 

Berlingske Tidende (Copenhagen), 1948

 

Blackstock, Paul W., 1963-64

 

Chekhov Publishing House (New York), 1951

 

East European Fund, Inc. (New York), 1951

 

Free Russia Fund, Inc. (New York), 1951

 

Garthoff, Raymond L., 1951

 

Hatch, Richard W., 1952

 

Herald Tribune (New York), 1951

 

Hovell, B. B., 1952

 

Kamkin, Victor (bookstore), 1963

 

Kelly, Edna F., 1952

 

Klay, Andor, 1973

 

Kline, Harry Byrd, 1973

 

Korbel, J. J., 1953

 

Leigh, W. Colston, Inc. (New York), 1963-66

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952

 

Milanytch, Athanas M., 1953

 

Mylk, Eugene A., 1953

 

Ory, Joseph S., 1953

 

Picozzi, Mary, 1953

 

The Rand Corporation, 1951

 

Scribner's Publishing Company (New York), 1971

 

Sperber, Richard, 1953

 

Stanley, John, 1951

 

Trabue, William, 1951-52

 

Traylor, Idris R., Jr., 1968

 

U. S. Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General., 1953

 

U.S. Department of State. Division of Research for USSR and Eastern Europe., 1952

 

Miscellaneous

 

Speeches and Writings, 1948-1971

Box 1

Abraham Abramovich

 

An Attempt at an Autobiography, February 8, 1971

 

Clippings of published articles by L. Volkov, 1948-1959

 

Control of the Soviet Army

 

David and Tovarishch

 

Devushki - Smertnitsy (Women of Death). English translation included.

 

Georgi Malenkov

 

Klimentii Efremovich Voroshilov

 

Letter to the Russian People

 

Guerrilla Warfare

 

Interview with R. L. Garthoff, undated

Box 2

The Long-Range Air Force of the Soviet Union

 

A Partisan Detachment in European USSR

 

The Pit of Death

 

Plan - Efektivnaia Psikhologicheskaia Voina Protiv Sovetskoi Armii v Mirnoe Vremia i vo Vremia Voiny (A Plan - Effective Psychological Warfare Against the Soviet Army in Peacetime and During War)

 

Printsipial'nye Razgovory - Tsikl Radio Peredach Dlia Sovetskikh Ofitserov (Principal Conversations - A Cycle of Radio Broadcasts for Soviet Officers)

 

Proposed projects

 

The Red Army and the Army of the U.S.A.

 

The Soviet Army and the West, October 1948

 

The Soviet Officer

 

Soviet Partisans

 

Soviet Society: Attitudes and Reactions (in Russian)

 

Soviet Society and Soviet Man Today

 

Spasenie Sbitogo Letchika (Rescue of a Shot Down Pilot)

 

Speaking engagements

 

Stena Placha (Wailing Wall)

Box 3

Tainy Dvizhenii Kremlia (Secrets of Kremlin Operations)

 

Two Worlds

 

Vysshii Politicheskii Komandnyi Sostav Sovetskoi Armii (Higher Political Command Structure of the Soviet Army)

 

Ya Yevrey - I'm a Jew, March 23, 1971

 

Miscellaneous drafts and notes

 

Subject File, 1948-1973

Box 3

Agreements and contracts

 

Agreements between the government of the United States and Leon Volkov, 1951-52

 

American Political Science Association

 

Association of Former Servicemen of the Soviet Army

 

Association of Post-war Refugees from the Soviet Union

 

Boiter, Albert, Five Years of `Samizdat' - A Bibliography,April 1971

 

Brzezinski, Zbigniew

 

American Globalism (reprint, Survey, No. 58, January 1966)

 

Five Years After Khrushchev (reprint, Survey, No. 72, Summer 1969)

 

The Soviet Past and Future (reprint, Encounter, March 1970)

Box 4

Clippings on Leon Volkov, 1953-54

 

Columbia University. School of International Affairs. The Soviet Union and Arms Control: Report on a Study of Soviet Attitudes Toward Arms Control and Disarmament. Prepared for the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1963-64

 

Danilov, Vladimir Stepanovich, Serious Talks - Cycle of Broadcasts to Soviet Officers

 

East-West transactions as reported in the press, June 1972 - August 1973

 

Expenditures, expenses, financial matters

 

Freedom Foundation 1950 Awards Presentation, New York

 

Goralik, Nikolai, a Soviet refugee's description of conditions in the Soviet Union just before World War II

 

Iurasov, S., Na Repetitsii `Letchikov' (At a Rehearsal of Pilots)

 

Klay, Andor C.

 

Curriculum vitae

 

Disputes

 

Doctrine

 

The Vanishing Crown

 

Koriakov, Mikhail, Partiinaia Liniia (Party Line)

 

Malakov, Sergei

 

The Fugitives, April 1954

 

Letchiki (The Fliers)

 

Lichnoe Schast'e (Personal Happiness)

Box 5

Piesa v 3-kh Deistviiakh (A Play in 3 Acts)

 

Zhizn' Vtoraia (Second Life)

 

Moorer, Admiral Thomas H., United States Military Posture for FY 1974, a statement before the Senate Armed Services Committee, March 28, 1973

 

Newsweek magazine

 

Nieman Fellowship, Harvard University, 1963

 

The Night They Raided Minsky's, 1961-63

 

Novosti Press Agency (Moscow)

 

Dadyants, Georgi, Confidence in the Prospects of Development - President Pompidou Ends His Tour of the Soviet Union

 

Pekarsky, Leonid, The USSR: Rhythm of Economy

 

Soviet Jews: Facts and Fiction

 

Oral statement of Steven Lazarus, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East-West Trade, Department of Commerce, before the Joint Economic Committee of the United States, July 19, 1973

 

Peterson, Peter G., U.S. - Soviet Commercial Relationships in a New Era,August 1972

 

Pis'mo A. D. Sakharova, V. F. Turchina i R. A. Medvedeva Rukovoditeliam Partii i Pravitel'stva (A Letter from A. D. Sakharov, V. F. Turchin and R. A. Medvedv to the Leaders of the Party and the Government), March 19, 1970

 

Press excerpts dealing with international news events

 

June 15, 1964 - February 13, 1965

 

February 14, 1966 - October 8, 1966

Box 6

October 10, 1966 - September 30, 1967

 

October 2, 1967 - August 10, 1968

 

August 12, 1968 - June 14, 1969

 

November 1973

 

Programma Demokraticheskogo Dvizheniia Sovetskogo Soiuza (The Program of the Democratic Movement of the Soviet Union)

 

Radio Liberty panel discussion of western Samizdat experts, undated

Box 7

The Radio Liberty Register of `Samizdat', February 1971

 

Radio Reports, Inc., texts of Leon Volkov's articles, 1953

 

Sakharov, A. D. Razmyshleniia o Progresse, Mirnom Sosushchestvovanii i Intellektual'noi Svobode (Reflections on Progress, Peaceful Co-existence and Intellectual Freedom)

 

Shorin, Boris

 

The Life of a Soviet Jew

 

I. Child of the Revolution

 

II. The Beginning of the War

 

VII. The Red Army in Europe

 

The Soviet Review (White Plains, New York)

 

Vol. Xl, No. 2, Summer 1970

 

Vol. Xl, No. 1, Spring 1970

 

U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Foreign Demographic Analysis Division.

 

Demographic Trends in the U.S.S.R.: 1950 to 1990, by Frederick A. Leedy, May 1971

 

Manpower Trends in the U.S.S.R.: 1950 to 1980, by Murray Frshback, May 1971

 

U.S. exports to the U.S.S.R. by major product groups, 1971-73

 

U.S. trade status and prospects with socialist countries, September 1973

 

Zasorin, V., Kollektivnost' v rabote (Collectivism in Action), (Partiinaia Zhizn', No. 3, February 1969)

 

Miscellany

Box 7

Miscellaneous notes, printed matter and other material