Inventory of the Irina Korsunsky papers

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Title: Irina Korsunsky papers
Date (inclusive): 1970-2008
Collection Number: 2019C11
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: Russian
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.5 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to civil liberties in the Soviet Union.
Creator: Korsunsky, Irinia, 1935-
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2018.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Irina Korsunsky Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Biographical note

Soviet dissident; subsequently emigre in the United States.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Irina Korsunsky papers contain correspondence, clippings, and photographs related to civil liberties in the Soviet Union.
Irina Korsunky (also known as Irina Korsunasky) was active in the dissident movement. She wrote letters to political prisoners, sent them food and books, and accommodated them in her Moscow apartment as they traveled home from exile. She would also house family members of prisoners who came to visit those in camps. Korsunky was interrogated several times by the KGB officers. In 1981, Korsunsky and her family were forced to emigrate. They settled in the United States.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Dissenters -- Soviet Union
Civil rights -- Soviet Union

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Tat'iana Velkanova 2002 September 26

Scope and Contents

Article in Русская мысль
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Jewish rights 1987

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Handwritten notes undated

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Andrei Sakharov, clippings and materials 1986, 1989

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Sergei Khodorovich, clipping 1983 October 27

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Мария: журнал российского независимого женского религиозного клуба "Мария" 1982

Scope and Contents

Copy of front cover and photos
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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Bolonkine, review article 2002

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Correspondence 1983, 2008, undated

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Проводы Телесиня 1970

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Гуля Романова на проводах 1979 February 8

Scope and Contents

See also photographs


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Памятник Юре Галанкову в Италии 2006