Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Rostislav Evdokimov papers
Collection Number: 99041
Creator: Evdokimov, Rostislav, 1950-
9 manuscript boxes
(3.6 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, memoranda, newspaper issues, election campaign literature, other printed matter, photographs, and
video tapes, relating to activities of the Narodno-Trudovoĭ Soiuz and other anti-communist and labor organizations in the
Soviet Union, and to political conditions in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia, and the city of Saint Petersburg
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Rostislav Evdokimov papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1999.
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of boxes listed in this finding aid.
SMOT (Svobodnoe mezhprofessional'noe ob'edinenie trudiashchikhsia) records, Hoover Institution Archives
Boris V. Prianishnikov papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Narodno-trudovoĭ soiuz samizdat collection, Hoover Institution Archives
Constantin W. Boldyreff papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Oleg Nikolaevich Moskvin papers, Hoover Institution Archives
|29 November 1950
||Born, Leningrad, Soviet Union (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
||Admitted to the Leningrad State University, first to the Faculty of Physics, then the Faculty of History
||Joined the Narodno-trudovoĭ soiuz (People's Labor Union)
||Expelled from the university
||Worked on geological and geophysical expeditions in Soviet Union
||Joined the SMOT-Svobodnoe mezhprofessional'noe ob'edinenie trudiashchikhsia (Free Inter- professional Trade Union)
||Co-editor of the underground newsletter
||Member of the French and Swedish PEN (Poets, Essayists, and Novelists) Club
||Arrested for campaigning for free trade unions in the Soviet Union, sentenced to 5 years in Perm labor camp
||Granted amnesty, returned to Leningrad
||Founder and leader of the Leningrad group of the International Society for Human Rights
||Reinstated in the faculty of history at Leningrad State University (graduated in 1992)
||Editor in Chief,
||Council member of the NTS, member of the editorial board of
||Member of the Russian PEN Club
Liudskie poteri SSSR v period vtoroi mirovoi voiny
Scope and Content of Collection
The Rostislav Evdokimov papers relate to activities of the Narodno-Trudovoĭ Soiuz (NTS) and other anticommunist and labor
organizations in the Soviet Union, as well as political conditions in the Soviet Union, post-Soviet Russia, and the city of
Saint Petersburg. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, memoranda, newspaper issues, election campaign literature,
printed matter, photographs, and video tapes.
The bulk of the collection dates from 1987 through 2000, after Evdokimov, a writer and social activist, was released from
labor camp. He took on leadership roles in the International Society for Human Rights and St. Petersburg branch of the NTS,
as well as being an active member of the Editorial board of the NTS publication
The collection consists of six series, each presenting different aspects of Evdokimov's activities. The
Narodno-trudovoĭ Soiuz (NTS) Saint-Petersburg branch materials and the
Election campaigns file record Evdokimov's activities as a leader of the Saint-Petersburg political group and his participation in local elections.
While working on his writings, Evdokimov collected material reflecting his interests in the social, politica,l and economic
situation in the Soviet Union, post-Soviet Russia, and former Soviet republics. This material in the
Subject file, became a foundation for his published political books and articles found in the
Printed matter and
Video recordings series contain additional documents reflecting NTS activities and political events.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Anti-communist movements--Soviet Union.
Labor movement--Soviet Union.
Political prisoners--Soviet Union.
Soviet Union--Politics and government--1985-1991.
Russia (Federation)--Politics and government--1991-