New and Updated Finding Aids Posted Online

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

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

Paul N. McCloskey papers, 1967–1983

These congressional records were maintained by Paul (“Pete”) McCloskey's staff at his Washington, D.C., and California district offices when McCloskey served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1967 to 1983. They relate to many aspects of domestic politics and foreign relations, the 1972 presidential election, and the Vietnam War.

John Damian Murphy papers, 1943–1949

These papers concern trials held on Guam from 1946 to 1949 of Japanese military personnel for war crimes. Maintained by the war crimes director on Guam, Admiral John D. Murphy, the collection includes court proceedings, investigative reports, memoranda, and photographs.

Jiri Setina collection, 1945–1996

This collection contains photocopies of documents from the Central Committee of the Czechoslovak Communist Party and the Czechoslovak Ministry of the Interior that focus on political persecutions in Czechoslovakia, trials and imprisonment for political offenses, forced labor camps, confiscation of church property, and secret police activities.

Allan Weinstein papers, 1948–2000

Spanning the career of this American historian’s long involvement in public policy, the papers concern U.S. domestic and foreign policy, particularly Soviet espionage in the United States before and during World War II. They include correspondence, printed matter, and sound recordings.

Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff papers, 1910–1999

Although these papers relate to primarily to Russian émigré affairs, they also concern Alexandra Yourieff's brief marriage to the Norwegian relief worker and subsequent Nazi collaborator Vidkun Quisling in the 1920s. Among the papers are memoirs, diaries, and correspondence.

Pasternak family papers, 1878–2001 (updated)

These papers contain materials from artist Leonid Pasternak; his son, the poet and novelist Boris Pasternak; his daughter Josephine Pasternak; and other family members. They shed light on Russian art and literature, culture in the Soviet Union, and Russian émigré life. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, and other writings.