Overview of the Tat'iana Zhilkina papers
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Title: Tat'iana Zhilkina papers
Collection Number: 2011C25
Creator: Zhilkina, Tat'iana
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, and photocopies of clerical documents, relating to the Russian community and Russian Orthodox Church in the United States, and including drafts of and research materials for the book by Tat'iana Zhilkina, Stoiane v istine (Moscow, 2005); and sound recordings of interviews conducted by Tat'iana Zhilkina of workers who constructed the Baikal-Amur Railroad.
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[Identification of item], Tat'iana Zhilkina papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2011.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.
This collection is subdivided into two topics. The first consists of fourteen reels of taped oral history interviews with builders involved in constructing the Baikalo-Amurskaia magistral (BAM), 1975-77. This was the last of the grandiose construction projects undertaken in the Soviet Union. The interviewees, ranging from students and novice construction workers to engineers and managers, came to work on BAM from all over the USSR. A handwritten index to the interviews is contained on three leaves.
The second focal point in the collection is a box of papers containing background materials for Zhilkina's book Stoianie v istine. Transcripts of oral history interviews, research notes, photographs, correspondence, and other documents concern the history of the Russian civil war and the postrevolutionary immigration to China and San Francisco.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Russkaia pravoslavnaia tserkov'.