Scope and Content
Title: Alvin Kapusta Collection
Date (inclusive): 1907-1986
Collection Number: 87016
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material:
In Russian and English.
36 manuscript boxes, 3 card file boxes
(16.5 linear feet)
Clippings, photocopies of articles and pamphlets, photographs, notes, and bibliographies, relating to Russian literature and
art, especially in the emigration, and particularly to the writer Alekseĭ Remizov.
Kapusta, Alvin, collector
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Alvin Kapusta collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.
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of boxes listed in this finding aid.
Scope and Content
This collection was assembled by Alvin Kapusta, a special assistant for Soviet nationalities in the U.S. State Department.
He received his education at Minot State College and the University of California, Berkeley.
The collection consists of printed matter related to Russian and East European cultural and literary figures, to bibliographies
of their work and to bibliographical material in general. There is a detailed collection of printed matter related to the
Russian author, Aleksei Remizov, including photocopies of his writings. Finally, there is a substantial amount of material
dealing with the "Stundist" Movement in the Ukraine and the U.S., including accounts of religious persecution in the U.S.S.R.
The bulk of the collection covers the period from 1950-1980. The Aleksei Remizov material includes photocopies of books published
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Remizov, Aleksei, 1877-1957.
Russians in foreign countries.