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Inventory of the Edward Ellis Smith papers
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Writings, correspondence, notes, printed matter, bibliographies, and photographs relating to the tsarist Russian secret police, the youth of Joseph Stalin, Roman Malinovskii (Malinovsky), and the history of Soviet espionage. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
Edward Ellis Smith was a historian, writer, foreign service officer, and CIA agent. After graduating from West Virginia University in 1939, he was deployed to Germany to serve in World War II. Following the end of the war, he was chosen to attend Naval Language School, where he became fluent in Russian. From 1946 until 1947, he attended Strategic Intelligence School at the Pentagon and Counter Intelligence School at Camp Holabird.
12 manuscript boxes, 8 card file boxes (6.4 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org.