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Khokhlov (Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich) papers
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  • Biographical Note
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  • Title: Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich Khokhlov papers
    Date (inclusive): 1956-1993
    Collection Number: 2011C23
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English, Russian and German
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, digital media (1.2 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, testimony, notes, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to Soviet secret service operations, research in parapsychology, and psychological warfare applications.
    Creator: Khokhlov, Nikolaĭ Evgenʹevich, 1922-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    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 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Nikolaĭ Evgen'evich Khokhlov papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Soviet intelligence officer; defector to the United States; parapsychology researcher.
    Working for the KGB, Khokhlov was sent to Germany in 1954 to assassinate the head of the anti-Soviet émigré organization NTS. He declined to carry out his mission and defected to the West, where he wrote his memoirs and became a specialist in Soviet military espionage and psychology. Khokhlov taught at California State University at San Bernardino from 1968 to 1992. He died in 2007.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, testimony, notes, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to Soviet secret service operations, research in parapsychology, and psychological warfare applications.
    Also included are a list of Soviet specialists in psychological warfare and parapsychology, and correspondence and photographs of Khokhlov. The earliest document in the collection is a transcript of Khokhlov's appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1956.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Secret service -- Soviet Union
    Psychological warfare
    Parapsychology