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Inventory of the Elena Sannikova papers
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Contents of Collections

  • Title: Elena Sannikova papers
    Date (inclusive): 1974-2018
    Collection Number: 2019C8
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 12 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (7.0 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, writings, correspondence, printed matter, and photographs relating to the status of civil liberties and to political prisoners in the Soviet Union and in post-Soviet Russia.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Sannikova, Elena

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Elena Sannikova papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2018.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Elena Sannikova (born 1959), was a Soviet and Russian human rights activist and political writer. In 1981she participated in the Initiative Group for Disability Rights, and worked with the Fund to Aid Political Prisoners (Solzhenitsyn Fund). Elena Sannikova was arrested in 1984 by KGB and charged with anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda. She was sentenced to one-year in prison and four years in internal exile in Siberia. She returned to Moscow in 1987 and continued her human rights activities.

    Scope and Contents of Collections

    Diaries, writings, correspondence, printed matter, and photographs relating to the status of civil liberties and to political prisoners in the Soviet Union and in post-Soviet Russia.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Civil rights--Russia (Federation)
    Civil rights--Soviet Union.
    Political prisoners--Soviet Union.