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Inventory of the Thomas Sgovio papers
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Description
Memoir, relating to imprisonment in Soviet forced labor camps; photocopies of Soviet arrest records and summaries of judicial proceedings, and of United States Federal Bureau of Investigation reports on interviews after repatriation; and 44 original paintings and drawings depicting living and working conditions in Soviet forced labor camps.
Background
American artist; prisoner in Soviet forced labor camps, Kolyma and Krasnoyarsk regions, 1938-1954.
Extent
2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 12 canvas paintings, digital files (2.2 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.