Finding Aids Posted Online

Friday, June 22, 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.

Gleb Nikolaevich Odintsov papers, 1781–1979
The collection of this colonel in the Russian Imperial Army contains correspondence, printed matter, and photographs relating to events in Russia before, during, and after the Russian Revolution and Civil War; the Romanov family; and other Russian dignitaries and nobility.

William T. Poole collection, 1919–76
The correspondence, printed matter, and legal exhibits in this collection concern communism and radicalism in the United States, including the anti–Vietnam War movement. Poole, a research analyst for the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) from the mid-1960s until 1975, gathered this material, which includes reference copies of records of HUAC and the Subversive Activities Control Board.

Spas T. Raikin papers, 1922–2011
Raikin was a Bulgarian American historian and secretary of the Central Executive Board, Bulgarian National Council, in the early 1960s. His papers contain correspondence, writings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Bulgarian history, the Bulgarian Orthodox Eastern Church, Bulgarian émigré affairs, and the activities of anticommunist organizations, including the Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations and the Bulgarian National Front.

Jane Spencer collection, 1940–2002
These writings, flight logs, printed matter, photographs, and videotapes of interviews relate to the British Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), an organization of civilian British, American, and other pilots of both sexes who ferried military aircraft during World War II. Spencer, a ferry pilot in the ATA, collected the materials.

Survey Staff card file, ca. 1942
Created during World War II, this card file contains anthropological notes, photographs, and extracts from printed sources about the peoples of East Asia and the Pacific Islands. The data were compiled at Yale University under the sponsorship of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in anticipation of Allied military government’s administering areas of the Pacific.