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Correspondence 1982-2000

Arrangement

Two groups of correspondence arranged by initial of last name, first by Cyrillic and then by Latinic
 

Personal correspondence

box 1, folder 1

Аганбегян Абель, Academician 1965, circa 1990

box 1, folder 1

Арана Татьяна 1986

Scope and Contents

Includes a letter to Вероника
box 1, folder 1

Белкин Виктор 1990 May-October

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings
box 1, folder 1

Бергер Михаил, letter to him 1986 September

box 1, folder 1

Великанова Лора, letters to her 1989-1991

Scope and Contents

Includes а letter to Литературная газета and clipping
box 1, folder 1

Владимов Георгий 1985-1986

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with М. Поповский and В. Максимов
box 1, folder 1

Восленский Михаил 1984

box 1, folder 1

Гейсберг Самуил 1974 August-October

box 1, folder 1-2

Генс Радий 1975-1981

box 1, folder 3

Голомшток Игорь 1974 August-October

box 1, folder 3

Гуревич Владимир, letter to him 1990

box 1, folder 3

Довлатов Сергей 1980-1981, 1987, undated

box 1, folder 3

Дудкин Лев 1985-1986

box 1, folder 3

Каценеленбойген Арон 1974-1979

box 1, folder 4

Конторович Владимир 1983-1985

Scope and Contents

Includes clippings
box 1, folder 5

Лацис Отто 1990

box 1, folder 5

Лебедева Л. 1990

Scope and Contents

Includes an interview of I. Birman and correspondence with А.М. Никифоров
box 1, folder 6

Любарский Кронид 1982-1987, 1992

box 1, folder 7-8

Майбурд Евгений 1981-1988

Scope and Contents

Relates to the book by Майбурд. Includes an introduction with related notes, unidentified letter, and a letter to "Третьяковы"
box 1, folder 9

Манзель Абрам 1974-1975

Scope and Contents

Includes a letter to Ф. Бурлацкий
box 1, folder 9

Надеин Владимир 1989-1991

box 1, folder 9

Пятигорский Александр 1974

box 1, folder 10

Перельман Виктор 1979-1980

box 1, folder 10

Розанова Мария Васильевна 1978-1979, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes essay by I. Birman
box 1, folder 10

Рубинов Анатолий 1988-1999

box 1, folder 10

Светлова Екатерина Фердинандовна 1985

box 1, folder 10

Смолянский Олесь 1975-1976

box 1, folder 10

Суслов Илья 1975

box 1, folder 11

Тремль Владимир 1974-1978

box 1, folder 11

Фишер Елена (Fisher-Westley, Elena) 1974

box 1, folder 11

Ханин Григорий 1991-1992

box 2, folder 1

Чалидзе Валерий 1980-1985

Scope and Contents

Includes materials relating to the Foundation for Soviet Studies and essay by I. Birman
box 2, folder 2

Шляпентох Владимир 1983-1985

box 2, folder 3

Шур Леонид 1984-1987

box 2, folder 4

Auslund, Andres 1988-1991

box 2, folder 4

Berliner, Joseph 1976, 1978

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Franklin Holzman and undated draft letter
box 2, folder 5

Becker, Abraham 1978-1994

box 2, folder 6

Bergson, Abram 1974-1986

box 2, folder 6

Bush, Keith 1985-1987

box 2, folder 7-8

Clarke, Roger 1980-1993, 2000

box 2, folder 9

Conquest, Robert 1981, 1983

box 2, folder 9

Domar, Evsey 1974-1978

box 2, folder 9

Ebershtadt, Nick 1990, 1999, undated

box 2, folder 10

Ellman, Michael 1974-1992, 2000

Scope and Contents

Includes clippings with Ellmans's writings
box 2, folder 10

Enke, Stephen 1974

box 2, folder 11

Epstein, David 1982-1986, 1989

box 2, folder 11

Ermath, Fritz 1984-1987

box 2, folder 11

Feinbach, Murray 1977-1978

Scope and Contents

Includes draft letter in Russian
box 2, folder 11

Goldman, Marshall 1985, 1989

box 2, folder 11

Griliches, Zvi 1974-1975

box 2, folder 11

Grossman, Gregory 1974-1984

box 3, folder 1

Hardt, John 1976, 1992

box 3, folder 1

HIAS 1975-1976

box 3, folder 1

Luryi, Yuri 1983

box 3, folder 1

Koivisto, Mauno, President of the Republic of Finland 1990

box 3, folder 2

Marshall, Andrew 1981-1982. 1989-1990

box 3, folder 2

Miller, Jack 1975-1978

Scope and Contents

Includes I. Birman's writings and clipping of 1980s.
box 3, folder 4

Montias, J. M. 1975, 1980-1981

box 3, folder 4

Murphy, George 1974-1975

box 3, folder 5

Nove, Alec 1976-1993

box 3, folder 5

Odom, William 1982-1983

box 3, folder 6

Pécsi, Kálmán 1988

box 3, folder 6

Pipes, Richard 1980-2000

Scope and Contents

Includes photo (1977) and CV of Pipes
box 3, folder 7

Reddaway, Peter 198=-1987

box 3, folder 7

Remnek, Richard 1974-1976

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings
box 3, folder 7

Rosenfeld, Stephen 1976-1989

box 3, folder 7

Rosefielde, Steven 1975-1989

box 3, folder 8

Savigne, Marie 1983, 1987, 1991

box 3, folder 8

Smith, Hedrick, L 1984-1985

box 3, folder 8

Thorne, Ludmila 1974-1975

box 3, folder 8

Willis, Peter 1980-1997

Scope and Contents

Includes essay "Inflation in the USSR" by I. Birman
 

Miscellaneous letters 1974-2002

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Scope and Contents

Relates mostly to Birman's search for job
box 3, folder 9

1974-1975

box 3, folder 10

1976, 1980-1984

box 4, folder 1

1985-1987

box 4, folder 2

1988-1990

box 4, folder 3

1991-1992, 2000-2002

 

Organizations 1975-1985

box 4, folder 4, 5

CIA (Gertrude Greensdale) 1976-1985

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings
box 4, folder 6

Department of State 1976

 

Universities 1974-1978

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically
box 4, folder 6

Arizona State University 1978

box 4, folder 6

College of William and Mary 1975

box 4, folder 6

Columbia University 1974-1976

box 4, folder 6

Oklahoma State University 1976

box 4, folder 6

Northern Arizona University 1975

box 4, folder 6

Purdue University 1978

box 4, folder 6

Queens College of the City University of New York 1976

box 4, folder 6

State University of New York at Albany 1978

box 4, folder 6

University of Denver 1976

box 4, folder 6

University of Michigan 1976

box 4, folder 6

University of Missouri- St. Louis 1976

box 4, folder 6

University of Pittsburg 1977

box 4, folder 6

Williams College 1976

box 4, folder 6

Rejection letters 1976-1980

 

Publications in Russian 1978-1992

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically
box 4, folder 7

Двадцать два 1978

box 4, folder 7

Синтаксис 1978

Scope and Contents

Letters to Розанова Мария Васильевна
box 4, folder 7

Время и мы 1978-1980

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writing
box 4, folder 7

Новое русское слово 1981

box 4, folder 7

Континент 1978-1984, 1987 April

box 4, folder 7

Эрмитаж 1984 April-May

box 4, folder 8

Грани 1984 June

Scope and Contents

Letters to and from Марк Поповский
box 4, folder 8

Новый мир 1987

box 4, folder 8

Литературная газета 1987-1988

Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Бергер and Богачев and clippings
box 4, folder 8

BBC (Александр Донде) 1988

box 4, folder 8

Московские новости 1990 August

Scope and Contents

Letters to Владимир Гуревич, chief editor
box 4, folder 8

Октябрь 1990 September

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings
box 4, folder 8

Аргументы и факты 1990 November

box 4, folder 8

Экономика и организация промышленного производства ЕКО 1990 Novemebr

box 4, folder 8

Издательство ПиК 1990 December

box 4, folder 8

Известия 1992

 

Publishers 1978-1991

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically
box 4, folder 9

Academic Press 1983

box 4, folder 9

Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Ltd 1983-1984

box 4, folder 9

Ballinger Publishing Company 1983

box 4, folder 9

Basic Books 1983

box 4, folder 9

Cambridge University Press 1983

box 4, folder 9

CATO 1985

box 4, folder 9

Commentary 1981

box 4, folder 9

Cornell University Press 1983

box 4, folder 9

Fay Press 1983

box 4, folder 9

Ford Foundation 1979

box 4, folder 9

Foreign Affairs 1981 February-June

box 4, folder 9

Foreign Policy 1981 March

box 4, folder 9

Frances Pinter Publishers 1987

box 4, folder 9

George Allen&Unwin 1983

box 4, folder 9

Houghton Miffin Company 1983

box 4, folder 9

Human Science Press 1983-1984

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings, his CV, and editorial questionnaire
box 4, folder 10

Jai Press Inc. 1984

box 4, folder 10

John Hopkins University Press 1983

box 4, folder 10

John Willey and Sons, Inc. 1983-1984

box 4, folder 10

Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers 1983-1984

box 4, folder 10

Karz-Cohl Publisher 1983

box 4, folder 10

Kontinent 1980-1985, 1990

Scope and Contents

Letters to and from Cornelia Gerstenmiers
box 4, folder 10

Lexington Books 1983

box 4, folder 10

Little, Brown and Company Publishers 1983-1984

box 4, folder 10

Los Angeles Times 1984

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings
box 4, folder 1

M.E. Sharpe 1983

box 4, folder 1

Macmillan Press Ltd 1983-1984, 1989 May

box 4, folder 1

Martin Nijhoff Publishers BV 1983

box 4, folder 1

National Strategy Information Center, Inc. 1984

box 4, folder 1

New York Review of Books 1980-1981

box 4, folder 1

New York Times undated

box 4, folder 1

Norton Publisher 1983

box 4, folder 1

Pergamon Press Inc 1983

box 4, folder 1

Praeger Publishes 1983

box 4, folder 1

Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1983

box 4, folder 1

Public Policy Affairs 1984-1985

box 4, folder 1

Queens College of the City University of New York 1983

box 4, folder 1

RAND Corporation 1984, 1991

box 4, folder 1

Rutgers University Press 1983

box 4, folder 2

Slavic Review 1978

box 4, folder 2

St. Martin's Press, Inc. 1989 May

box 4, folder 2

Stanford University 1983

box 4, folder 2

Temple University 1983

box 4, folder 2

State University of New York Press 1983-1984

box 4, folder 2

W.W. Norton & Company Inc 1983

box 4, folder 2

Wall Street Journal 1985

box 4, folder 3

Washington Post 1980, 1983, 1985

Scope and Contents

Includes Birman's writings
box 4, folder 3

Wesleyan University Press 1983-1984

box 4, folder 3

Westview Press 1983

box 4, folder 3

Yale University Press 1983

box 4, folder 3

Unidentified 1983, 1987

 

Publishing projects 1978-1984

Scope and Contents

Relates to the magazine publication project by И. Бирман and В. Чалидзе
box 4, folder 4

Sovietology 1978-1981

box 4, folder 4-5

Russia quarterly magazine 1981 -1984

box 4, folder 6

Book publication 1978-1981

Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to publication of "Secret Income of the Soviet State Budget" by I. Birman, including Sijhoff and Nordhoff International Publisher, Pergamon Press, Praeger Publishers, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers BV, and others. Includes draft Memorandum of Agreement
box 4, folder 7

Memoranda 1983-1985

box 4, folder 8

Lectures 1977

Scope and Contents

Relates to possible lecture at the USAF academy
 

Conferences 1978-1991

box 4, folder 9

Американо--советская конференция по вопросам сравнения экономики США и СССР, project 1989-1990

Scope and Contents

Letters from Д. Язов, USSR Minister of Defense, and Г. Попов, letters to Г. Попов, М. Бергер, В. Богачев, Ю. Петров, В. Селюнин, В. Тихонов, И. Погосов, В. Рыжов, and others
box 4, folder 10

Second World Congress on Soviet and East European studies Garmish 80 1978-1980

box 4, folder 11

Estimating the size of the Soviet Economy, National Academy of Science meeting 1990-1991

Scope and Contents

Includes meeting's agenda, Birman's writings about the meeting, and draft summary of the meeting
box 4, folder 11

Stockholm conference circa 1990

Scope and Contents

Letters to Е. Майбурд, Т. Корягина, В. Тихонов, В. Селюнин, Н. Шмелев, and Л. Великанова
 

Speeches and Writing 1974-1997, undated

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically, first Russian then English titles within the same year
box 6, folder 1

"Лицемерие-советский вариант undated

Scope and Contents

Holograph draft
box 6, folder 1

"Разговор" undated

Scope and Contents

Holograph draft
box 6, folder 1

"Технология советского плана" undated

box 6, folder 1

"Военные расходы СССР" undated

Scope and Contents

Report plan. Includes Birman's CV
box 6, folder 1

"Questions" undated

Scope and Contents

In English and Russian
box 6, folder 1

Loose pages undated

box 6, folder 2

"О некоторых вопросах использования экономико-математических методов в СССР 1974

box 6, folder 2

План (теория и практика) 1974-1975

Scope and Contents

For General Electric. Includes Congressional Record, Proceedings, and Debates of the 102d Congress, First Session
box 6, folder 2

"Три драмы Нобелевского лауреата" 1975

Scope and Contents

Russian and English versions ("The Three Dramas of Nobel Laureate")
box 6, folder 3

"Как это было проделано" circa 1975

Scope and Contents

Holograph. Includes clipping
box 6, folder 3

Recollections circa 1975

Scope and Contents

In Russian. Incomplete (pp. 1-30; 51-56)
box 6, folder 3

"Prospects for the Soviet Economy" 1975

Scope and Contents

Seminar notes (Russian Research Center, Harvard University)
box 6, folder 4

Ответы на вопросы Tempo and Mr. Watkins circa 1976

Scope and Contents

Preliminary draft. Includes "Proposed Analysis of Soviet Construction Statistics)
box 6, folder 4

"Процесс выработки и принятия решений в СССР" circa 1976

Scope and Contents

Includes unidentified letter of 1976
box 6, folder 4

Заметки о XXV съезде КПСС 1976

box 6, folder 4

"To Trade or not to Trade?" 1976

Scope and Contents

Translated into English by Marianne J. May. Includes the original text in Russian ("Торговать?")
box 6, folder 5

Foreign Service Institute, US State Department, lectures 1976-1977

box 6, folder 5

"Планирование и использование капвложений" 1977

Scope and Contents

At John Hopkins University
box 6, folder 5

"Русское зерно" 1977

box 6, folder 5

Untitled 1977

box 6, folder 6

Перечитывая "Теленка" : Литературно-политические заметки circa 1979

Scope and Contents

Regarding "Бодался теленок с дубом" Александра Солженицына
box 6, folder 6

"С буржуями и без" circa 1979

Scope and Contents

Review of the book by И. Ефимов "Без буржуев"
box 6, folder 6

"Contemporary Soviet Society: A Study Based on the Third Soviet Emigration" 1979

box 6, folder 6

"Полмиллиона миллионеров" circa 1980

box 6, folder 6

"Хирург, архиепископ, человек" 1980

Scope and Contents

Review of the book by М. Поповский "Жизнь и житие Войно-Ясенецкого, архиепископа и хирурга"
box 6, folder 6

"Колебания" 1980

Scope and Contents

Typescript. Includes draft
box 6, folder 7

"Докатились" circa 1980

Scope and Contents

Includes draft
box 6, folder 7

"Экономическая ситуация в СССР" circa 1980

Scope and Contents

Typescript. Includes holograph draft
box 6, folder 8

"The Soviet Authorities and Sakharov" ("The Sakharov Phenomenon") circa 1980

Scope and Contents

Translated Into English by Dmitrii Gallik. Includes the original text in Russian.
box 6, folder 8

"Inflation and Money Supply in the Soviet Economy," with Roger A. Clarke circa 1980

box 6, folder 8

"Too Much Money - the Soviet Variant of the Problem" 1980

Scope and Contents

Paper presented at the Second World Congress on Soviet and East European Studies (Garnish 80)
box 6, folder 9

"The History and Development of Soviet Economic Reform" circa 1980

box 6, folder 9

"Пути истории" 1981

Scope and Contents

Interview with А. Каждан. Typescript. Published in the Russia quarterly magazine.
box 6, folder 9

"Советологическое изучение советской экономики" circa 1982

Scope and Contents

Typescript with holograph corrections. Includes two drafts.
box 7, folder 1

"About the Soviet Interview Project" 1983

Scope and Contents

Includes "Contemporary Soviet Society: А Study Based on the Third Soviet Emigration" (1979)
box 7, folder 1

"Разговор с Б. Г. Заксом" 1983

box 7, folder 1

"Productivity in the Soviet Economy, 1950-1984" circa 1985

box 7, folder 2

"Экономические реформы в СССР" circa 1985

Scope and Contents

Includes Essay "А была ли реформа?" published in the We magazine
box 7, folder 2

"Russia: An Alarming Progress Report," with Donald Jameson 1992 September 11

Scope and Contents

Published by H.C Wainwright & Co., Economics, Inc.
box 7, folder 2

Untitled 1997 April

Scope and Contents

Presentation at Parliamentary Hearings. In Russian
box 7, folder 3

Reviews of I. Birman's books 1982-1985

 

Photographs circa 1985-1995, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes list with brief descriptions of people on the photographs.
box 7, folder 4, envelope 1

Prints 1-6 1985, 1988, undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with A. Бирман, проф А. Корбут, A. Рубин, M. Агурскиий, А. Мандель, and Peter Wiles
box 7, folder 4, envelope 2

Prints 7-12 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман, А. Бабенышев (Максудов), В.Полтерович, С. Иванов, В. Головской, and John Birman
box 7, folder 4, envelope 3

Prints 13-18 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with В. Стороженко, Stephen Williams. М. Бергер, Ю. Маркиш, проф. М. Фрейдлин, and Фатима Салказанова
box 7, folder 4, envelope 4

Prints 19- 20, 20а -24 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with A. Бирман, Е. Иванов, Л. Шур, В. Гуревич, Е. Е.Вахтангов, Maria Levine, В. Генс, В. Петухов, and Г. Нусинович
box 7, folder 4, envelope 5

Prints 25-30 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with А. Брудно, Э. Каган, И. Лахман, П. Литвинов, П. Ильин, and И. Каганович
box 7, folder 4, envelope 6

Prints 31-36 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with Р. Энтов, John Glad, L. Glad, and Mihajlo Mihajlov; with О. Лацис, Phil Barringer, Ю. Овсиенко, and В. Бусыгин
box 7, folder 4, envelope 7

Prints 37-42 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with В. Белкин, Фатима Салказанова, В. Надеин, акад. O. Ларичев, Э. Ершов, and Aleksandras Štromas
box 7, folder 4, envelope 8

Prints 43-49 undated

Scope and Contents

6 prints depicting И. Бирман with В. Буковский, Л. Григорьев. К. Любарский, М. Шухгалтер; with проф. Е. Ясин and В. Волконский; with Т. Заславская, and В. Селюнин
box 7, folder 5

One print depicting I. Birman undated

 

Printed Matter 1998, undated

Arrangement

Arranged by format and then chronologically within
box 7, folder 5

Огонек magazine 1998

box 7, folder 5

Yarbuch der Wirtshaft Osteuropas magazine undated

box 7, folder 6

Clippings 1960-2002

box 8, folder 1

Clippings 1986, 1999-2002

 

Audiovisual Materials 1998-2009, undated

 

Sound Recordings 1998-2007 undated

box MC28

"За и против", "Косово" 1999

Physical Description: 1 compact sound cassette
box MC28

Радио России 1998

Physical Description: 1 compact sound cassette
box MC28

Sevaoborot 2003 January 11

Physical Description: 1 compact sound cassette

Scope and Contents

BBC program by Сева Новгородцев.
box MC29

Бирман И. undated

Physical Description: 1 CD sound disc
box MC29

Бирман И. 2007 June 19

Physical Description: 1 CD sound disc
 

Videorecording 2009

box MC29

Interview of I. Birman by the RTV channel (Russia) 2009 December 29

Physical Description: 2 DVDs