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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Boris V. Prianishnikov papers
    Dates: 1921-1980
    Collection Number: 80156
    Creator: Prianishnikov, B.
    Collection Size: 5 manuscript boxes (2.0 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Contains documents relating to the disappearance of émigré Russian generals A. P. Kutepov (1930) and E. K. Miller (1937) from Paris, Russian émigré anti-communist groups and Soviet penetration of them, the Narodno-Trudovoi Soiuz organization, White forces during the Russian Revolution, and Russian displaced persons after World War II. Consists of writings, correspondence, reports, and printed matter.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Russian

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Boris V. Prianishnikov papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.


    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Related Materials

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    Biographical/Historical Note

    1902 Born, Don Cossack territory, Russia
    1913 Entered the Emperor Alexander III Don Cadet School in Novocherkassk
    1917-1920 Participated in the Russian Civil War
    1925 Immigrated to France
    1933 Joined the Narodno-Trudovoi Soiuz (NTS)
    1937 Author, Vnutrenniaia liniia
    1938 Worked in Germany and Romania in various capacities, including writing, printing, and distributing NTS leaflets, brochures, and periodicals
    1945 Established and became the first editor of Posev, the official organ of NTS
    1947 Became the chief editor of Ekho (Regensburg, Germany)
    1949 Emigrated to the United States
    1949 Organized a New York section of NTS
    1979 Author, Nezrimaia pautina
    1986 Author, Novopokolentsy

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Upon immigration to the U.S. in 1949, Boris Vital'evich Prianishnikov became an American journalist and writer. His papers consist of selected research material collected for his two major books: Nezrimaia pautina (on Soviet infiltration of émigré organizations) and Novopokolentsy (on NTS).
    The collection was arranged in 30 files by Boris Prianishnikov, and his folder titles and numeric filing system for research material has been retained. A typical file contains articles, clippings, notes, correspondents, and memoirs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kutepov, Aleksandr Pavlovich, 1882-1930.
    Miller, Evgenii Karlovich, 1867-1937.
    Anti-communist movements--Germany.
    Propaganda, Anti-communist.
    World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.
    Espionage, Russian--France.
    Russia--Emigration and immigration.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.