Papers of the Russian-American writer and journalist include writings, letters, printed matter, and photographs, relating
to the Russian Civil War in Siberia, and to Russian émigré life in China and the United States. Contains a memoir of the Russian
Civil War in the Blagoveshchensk area and of the trial of the Socialist Revolutionary A. N. Alekseevskii in Blagoveshchensk
in 1918 (with a translation by Elena Varneck). Also includes records of N. L. Shapiro's work with the Office of War Information
during World War II.