Finding Aids Posted Online

Sunday, May 13, 2012
New Finding Aids Posted Online
New Finding Aids Posted Online

Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.

Jean Graham Alinsky papers, 1908–84
In addition to Alinsky's memoir of her marriage to Saul Alinsky, this collection includes correspondence, legal papers, and printed matter concerning Saul's career as an organizer of impoverished communities in the United States. Some records of the Industrial Areas Foundation and a few of Saul's personal papers are also included.

Archives of the Soviet Communist Party and Soviet state microfilm collection: State Archives of the Russian Federation (Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Rossiiskoi Federatsii - GARF) Fond R-393, 1919–31
This major update to the existing finding aid describes more than twenty-one thousand files relating to the activities of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.

Kenneth A. Bateman papers, 1946–68
As an American educator and adviser in Land Hesse, Germany, from 1948 to 1951, Bateman's correspondence and printed matter relate to educational administration in Germany under Allied occupation and to subsequent educational policy in West Germany.

David Lubin papers, 1899–1944
Lubin was a merchant/farmer in Sacramento who founded the International Institute of Agriculture (IIA) in Rome to help farmers share knowledge, establish a cooperative system of rural credit, and control marketing of their products. His correspondence, printed matter, and photographs relate to world agricultural problems and activities of the IIA.

Clarence E. Ekstrom papers, 1943–62
The photographs and printed matter of Ekstrom, a vice admiral in the US Navy, relate to American naval operations in the Pacific Ocean and Mediterranean Sea during and after World War II.

Wilbur Eveland papers, 1942–83
Eveland, an intelligence agent known for his work with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the Middle East, wrote Ropes of Sand: America's Failure in the Middle East(New York, 1980), which explores the role of the CIA in American diplomacy in the region. This collection, which relates to the book, includes photocopies of personnel records and correspondence with CIA officials and others.