New Finding Aids Posted Online

Monday, August 22, 2011
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.

Elisabeth Burgos-Debray papers, 1967–2007
This collection concerns Latin America during the past forty-five years, particularly the history of the 1960s and 1970s guerrilla movements; the civil war in Guatemala in the 1970s and 1980s; and political and social life in Cuba during the Castro era. The correspondence, writings, and numerous recorded interviews reflect the career of Burgos-Debray, who in her youth in the 1960s was active in the radical politics of Latin America. She later became an anthropologist and journalist and also collaborated on a number of books relating to Guatemala and Cuba.

Moisés Hassan M. papers, 1930–2007
Moisés Hassan Morales was a prominent figure in the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) and participated in the armed struggle against the Somoza dictatorship. He occupied a number of posts in the Sandinista government, formed after the overthrow of Anastasio Somoza, and subsequently served as mayor of Managua. Hassan Morales later broke with the FSLN and its leader, Daniel Ortega, over what Hassan Morales perceived to be the increasingly authoritarian and corrupt tendencies of the Sandinista government. His collection consists of correspondence, other writings, and photographs relating to Nicaragua during and after the Sandinista revolution of 1979.

Edén Pastora Gómez interviews, 1992
These interviews of Edén Pastora Gómez, a Nicaraguan Sandinista and subsequently contra guerrilla leader, were conducted by Hoover fellow William E. Ratliff. The resulting sound recordings and typed notes made from them relate to the Nicaraguan revolution of 1979, Nicaraguan-Cuban relations, and the Nicaraguan contra guerrilla war.

Rostislav Evdokimov papers, 1987–2000
This collection of correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and videotapes concerns the activities of the Narodno-Trudovoĭ Soiuz and other anticommunist and labor organizations in the Soviet Union and to political conditions in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. Evdokimov, a Soviet political prisoner and dissident, was a leader of the Narodno-Trudovoĭ Soiuz.

Anatoliĭ L'vovich Markov writings, 1917–62
These memoirs and other writings of Markov, a Russian émigré to Egypt, where he was an Egyptian police official, and to the United States, relate to Russian military operations in World War I and the Russian Revolution, subsequent anticommunist movements in the Soviet Union, Russian émigré affairs, and police surveillance and prosecution of Soviet agents in Egypt.

Russkiĭ Katolicheskiĭ TSentr collection, 1906–75
Collected by the San Francisco Russkiĭ Katolicheskiĭ TSentr, an Eastern-rite Catholic parish grounded in the Russian tradition, these reminiscences, letters, and printed matter relate to Russian military operations during World War I; White Russian military operations during the Russian Civil War, especially in Siberia; political and economic conditions in the Soviet Union; and Russian émigré activities in the United States and elsewhere.

Jaquelin H. Hume papers, 1964–91
Hume, a US businessman and adviser to Ronald Reagan, cochaired the Northern California Finance Committee of Citizens for Reagan in 1976. His correspondence, memoranda, reports, and financial records relate to Republican Party fund-raising activities, especially in California; Reagan's election campaigns, especially his presidential campaign in 1976; and Reagan's gubernatorial and presidential administrations.