Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, studies, reports, and synopses of intelligence documents relating to the Communist International,
communism and communist front organizations in the United States, Soviet espionage and covert operations, and propaganda and
psychological warfare, especially during World War II.
The Herbert Romerstein collection consists of material collected by Herbert Romerstein (1931-2013) over a period of many decades,
during which he served successively as a staff member of United States Congressional committees (House Committee on Un-American
Activities, House Committee on Internal Security, and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence) and of the United
States Information Agency. He made use of the collection as research material for several publications of which he was author
or co-author, including
The KGB against the Main Enemy: How the Soviet Intelligence Service Operates against the United States (Lexington, 1989),
Heroic Victims: Stalin's Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War (Washington, D.C., 1994),
The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors (Washington, D.C., 2000), and
Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government (New York, 2012).
1236 manuscript boxes, 41 oversize boxes, 17 card file boxes
(667.0 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Boxes 519; use copies available in Box 518. Boxes 220 and 1294 also restricted; digitized copies available online. The remainder
of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.