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  • Title: George Avisov papers
    Date (inclusive): 1970-2012
    Collection Number: 2019C86
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In Russian and English
    Physical Description: 26 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 card file box, 1 sound cassette (11.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: The George Avisov papers (1970s-2000s) document Avisov's activities with the Congress of Russian Americans, a national organization in which Avisov held multiple positions, including President.
    Creator: Avisov, George, 1927-2020
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    Box 28 may not be used without permission of the archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2022.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George Avisov papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Avisov (Georgii Borisovich Avisov), 1927-2020; former president of the Congress of Russian Americans and US Naval engineer. Avisov was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1950.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Includes correspondence, meeting minutes, news articles, editorials, photographs, member lists, and pledge documentation relating to the activities of the Congress of Russian Americans. Also includes biographical information regarding Avisov, including his time in the United States Navy.

    Related Materials

    Congress of Russian Americans records, Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russian Americans -- Societies, etc.
    Humanitarian assistance
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union
    Personal correspondence
    Congress of Russian-Americans
    United States. Navy