Overview of the Aleksandr Dursunovich Tkhilaishvili Photographic collection

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Title: Aleksandr Dursunovich Tkhilaishvili photographic collection
Date (inclusive): 1961-1973
Collection Number: 2012C14
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6 oversize boxes (1.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Photographs depicting visits of Nikita Khrushchev and other high Soviet officials to the Adzhar Autonomous Soviet Republic, and the 22nd Congress of the Soviet Communist Party.
source: Tkhilaishvili, Aleksandr Dursunovich
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Aleksandr Dursunovich Tkhilaishvili photographic collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

Tkhilaishvili was the first secretary of the Adjara Regional Committee (Obkom) of the Communist Party of Georgia in the 1960s and 1970s

Scope and Content of Collection

These photo albums depict visits by Soviet officials to the autonomous Soviet Republic of Adjara (Adzharia) in the present Republic of Georgia, hosted by the chief communist official in the region, Tkhilaishvili. One album is devoted to the May 1961 visit of Nikita Khrushchev. The other albums in the collection depict visits by other Soviet party and military officials, including Marshals V. A. Sudets and K. S. Moskalenko, Assistant Prime Minister L. V. Smirnov, and Assistant Minister of Defense (and member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union) S. S. Mariakhin. One album is devoted to the Twenty-second Congress of the Communist Party of the USSR (17-31 October 1961), at which Khrushchev promised the advent of communism by 1980.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pictorial works
Kommunisticheskai͡a partii͡a Sovetskogo Soi͡uza
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971
Tkhilaishvili, Aleksandr Dursunovich

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