Accession Inventory of the George Avisov papers

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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

Access

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.

Use

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.
California
Humanitarian assistance
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union
Personal correspondence
Photographs
Congress of Russian-Americans
United States. Navy

 

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Printed materials

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Scope and Contents

Three books and three print issues of посв Общественно-политические журнал, 1993-1994.
 

Audiovisual materials

box 27

Videorecordings

Access

Original audiovisual materials are not available until they have been reformatted. If interested in accessing these materials, please contact us for more information.

Scope and Contents

14 VHS videocassettes
box MC32

Sound recording

Physical Description: 1 compact sound cassette.

Access

Original audiovisual materials are not available until they have been reformatted. If interested in accessing these materials, please contact us for more information.

Scope and Contents

Labeled "CRA March 27, 2004 Meeting"
 

Memorabilia

box 25

Oversize award and birthday card 1992, 2007

box 28

Medals

Access

May not be used without permission of the Archivist.

Scope and Contents

4 medals
box 28

Cloth tote bag, Congress of Russian Americans' 45th Anniversary

Access

May not be used without permission of the Archivist.
box 28

Sheet of postage stamps honoring Saint Vladimir 1988

Access

May not be used without permission of the Archivist.