Overview of the Kristie Macrakis papers, 1951-2006

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Overview of the Kristie Macrakis papers,

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2010
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Jill Golden.
© 2010 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Kristie Macrakis papers,
Dates: 1951-2009
Collection Number: 2010C45
Creator: Macrakis, Kristie.
Collection Size: Number of Containers: 103 manuscript boxes (43 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, notes, correspondence, photocopies of East German government documents, and printed matter, relating to the East German intelligence service, and especially to its use of technological applications in espionage. Used as research material for the book by Kristie Macrakis, Seduced by Secrets: Inside the Stasi's Spy-Tech World (Cambridge, 2008).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: German and English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kristie Macrakis papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2010.

Accruals

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Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, notes, correspondence, photocopies of East German government documents, and printed matter, relating to the East German intelligence service, and especially to its use of technological applications in espionage. Used as research material for the book by Kristie Macrakis, Seduced by Secrets: Inside the Stasi's Spy-Tech World (Cambridge, 2008).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Espionage, German.
Secret service--Germany (East)
Technology--Germany (East)
Germany (East) Ministerium für Staatssicherheit.