Register of the Andrei Mikhailovich Naidenov Papers

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Title: Andrei Mikhailovich Naidenov papers
Date (inclusive): 1944-1972
Collection Number: 2000C78
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In Russian and English.
Physical Description: 3 microfilm reels (0.45 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, and personal documents, relating to anti-communist movements in the United States.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Naidenov, Andrei Mikhailovich, 1896-

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Andrei Mikhailovich Naidenov Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired.

Location of Originals

Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Biography

A. M. Naidenov was born in Moscow on 30 June 1896. After graduation from the Moscow Commercial Institute in 1917, he worked in the Soviet Union as an economist in various organizations, including "Azneft'" and the People's
Commissariat of Light Industry of the Azerbaidzhan S.S.R., where he was a planner for ten years. This experience led him to author a study entitled Administration of Azerbaijani Industry, published by the Research Studies Institute of the Air University in 1952.
Escaping the USSR during the Second World War (1944), he moved to the United States in 1949, working as a draftsman in New York in addition to engaging in anti-Communist activities as a journalist and an announcer for the Voice of America. Most of his writings and correspondence are concerned with problems of anti-communism. Naidenov died in San Francisco in September 1972.

Chronology

1896 June 30 Born, Moscow, Russia
1917 Graduated, Moskovskii kommercheskii institut
1917-1944 Worked as an economist for various Soviet governmental organizations, including 10 years as a planner in the Ministry of Industry of the Azerbaidzhan S.S.R.
1948 November 19 Entered the United States
1952 Author, Administration of Azerbaijani Industry
? (after 1972) Died

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials relating mainly to the anti-Communist activities of A. M. Naidenov, an émigré from the Soviet Union. The biographical file reflects his campaign to acquire U. S. citizenship. The correspondence and his main written work, "What Is the Communist Threat?," reflect his views on the international political situation and the struggle against Communism.
Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and the Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco, as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Anti-communist movements--United States.
Communism.
Russia (Federation)
Russians--United States.
Soviet Union.
United States--Politics and government.

box 1

Biographical File, 1944-1958

Scope and Contents note

Autobiographical note, identity papers, letters of introduction, scrapbook, papers relating to application for citizenship and miscellany, arranged alphabetically by physical form
box 1

Correspondence, 1947-1968

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
box 1-2

Speeches and Writings, 1948-1972

Scope and Contents note

Articles, reviews, book, arranged chronologically by title
box 3

Subject File, 1970-1972

Scope and Contents note

Appeals, clippings, correspondence, lectures, reports and writings, arranged alphabetically by subject
box 3

Photographs n.d.

Scope and Contents note

One photograph of A. M. Naidenov
Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1944-1958

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Autobiographical note

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Identity papers

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Letters of introduction

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Scrapbook of clippings about Naidenov

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Citizenship.

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters of recommendation for Naidenov from various people, correspondence with officials, statements, and similar matter
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Driver's license examination

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Miscellany

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1947-1968

Box/Folder 1 : 8

General, 1960-1964

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Allilueva, Svetlana, 1968

General note

See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS/"What Is the Communist Threat?"
 

Goldwater, Barry, 1964-1965

General note

See SPEECHES AND WRITINGS/"What Is the Communist Threat?"
Box/Folder 1 : 10

Kennan, George F., 1956-1967

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1947

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1948-1972

General note

For brief lectures on various famous Russian writers prepared for Kruzhok literaturnye vstrechi, see SUBJECT FILE
 

General

Box/Folder 1 : 12

General, 1963-1972 and undated

Scope and Contents note

Notes, letters to the editor, reviews of plays, lectures, and events, and other minor, mostly untitled, pieces
Box/Folder 1 : 13

Poetry, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 14

Scrapbook, 1948-1965

Scope and Contents note

Consists of clippings of articles and letters to the editor
Box/Folder 1 : 15

"Dobrovol'tsy," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 16

"Filosofiia sluchaia," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
Box/Folder 1 : 17

"Na doklade Georgiia Adamovicha," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
Box/Folder 1 : 18

"Petr Velikii, kak preobrazovatel' Rossii," speech, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph
Box/Folder 1 : 19

"Vospominaniia moskvicha," n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript. Includes correspondence
Box/Folder 1 : 20

Administration of Azerbaijani Industry, 1952

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy and correspondence, 1953
Box/Folder 1 : 21

"The Assassination of the President," . 1967

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript. Includes correspondence and earlier drafts from 1963
 

"What Is the Communist Threat?," 1967

 

General

Box/Folder 1 : 22

Correspondence, 1952-1967

General note

For additional correspondence with Allilueva, see CORRESPONDENCE.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence with Senators Barry Goldwater and Everett Dirksen, and Svetlana Allilueva
Box/Folder 1 : 23

Diagrams and illustrative material

Box/Folder 1 : 24

Notes, background materials, tentative tables of contents

 

Russian drafts

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Holograph

Box/Folder 2 : 2-3

Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Includes handwritten notes
 

English draft

Box/Folder 2 : 4-5

Typescript

Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

Typescript

Box/Folder 3 : 3

"Baku," . 1970

Scope and Contents note

Typescript
Box/Folder 3 : 4

"Pamiati Chaikovskogo," . 1970 August 23

Scope and Contents note

Typescript and printed copy
Box/Folder 3 : 5

Review of S. I. Popov, Moi vospominaniia, Rossiia, 1972 May 12

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy
 

SUBJECT FILE, 1970-1972

Scope and Contents note

Appeals, clippings, correspondence, lectures, reports and writings
Box/Folder 3 : 6

Kruzhok literaturnye vstrechi, San Francisco.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence regarding its activities, notes and brief lectures on various famous Russian writers
Box/Folder 3 : 7

Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

Scope and Contents note

Includes appeals, correspondence, reports and other matter
Box/Folder 3 : 8

Russian Center, San Francisco

Box/Folder 3 : 9

PHOTOGRAPH, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

One photograph of A. M. Naidenov