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Romerstein (Herbert) collection
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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).
1250 manuscript boxes, 43 oversize boxes, 17 card file boxes, 1 small object box, 1 oversize folder (676.8 Linear Feet)
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Boxes 220, 519, 1290-1294, 1311 and FH2 may not be used without permission of the Archivist; there is digitized content from this collection available. 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.