Published document collections from the archives

This post features document collections from Russian archives published in book form and translated into English.

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I. From the Yale University series, Annals of Communism (available at/through UMW library):

Piggy Foxy and the Sword of Revolution: Bolshevik Self-Portraits, edited by Alexander Vatlin and Larisa Malashenko; translated by Vadim A. Staklo; foreword by Simon Sebag Montefiore (New Haven, 2006). [Library has e-book version only.]

The KGB File of Andrei Sakharov, edited by Joshua Rubenstein and Alexander Gribanov; with an introductions by Joshua Rubenstein; documents translated by Ella Shmulevich, Efrem Yankelebich, and Alla Zeide (New Haven, 2005).

The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror, Oleg V. Khlevniuk; translated by Vadim A. Staklo; with editorial assitance and commentary by David J. Nordlander ; foreword by Robert Conquest (New Haven, 2004).

Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War, edited by Ronald Radosh, Mary R. Habeck, and Grigory Sevostianov (New Haven, 2001).

Enemies within the Gates?: The Comintern and the Stalinist Repression, 1934-1939, William J. Chase; Russian documents translated by Vadim A. Staklo (New Haven, 2001).

Dimitrov and Stalin : 1934-1943: Letters from the Soviet Archives, edited by Alexander Dallin and F.I. Firsov; Russian documents translated by Vadim A. Staklo (New Haven, 2000).

Stalinism as a Way of life: A Narrative in Documents, Lewis Siegelbaum and Andrei Sokolov; documents compiled by Ludmila Kosheleva … [et al.]; text preparation and commentary by Lewis Siegelbaum, Andrei Sokolov, and Sergei Zhuravlev; translated from the Russian by Thomas Hoisington and Steven Shabad (New Haven, 2000).

The Road to Terror: Stalin and the Self-Destruction of the Bolsheviks, 1932-1939, J. Arch Getty and Oleg V. Naumov ; translations by Benjamin Sher (New Haven, 1999).

The Soviet World of American Communism, Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Kyrill M. Anderson (New Haven, 1998).

The Secret World of American Communism, Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Fridrikh Igorevich Firsov; Russian documents translated by Timothy D. Sergay (New Haven, 1995).

The Unknown Lenin: From the Secret Archive, edited and with a new afterword by Richard Pipes, with the assistance of David Brandenberger; basic translation of Russian documents by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick (New Haven, 1996). [Library has e-book version only.]

The Fall of the Romanovs: Political Dreams and Personal Struggles in a Time of Revolution, Mark D. Steinberg and Vladimir M. Khrustalëv; Russian documents translated by Elizabeth Tucker (New Haven, 1995).

Stalin’s Letters to Molotov, 1925-1936, edited by Lars T. Lih, Oleg V. Naumov, and Oleg V. Khlevniuk; Russian consulting scholars, L. Kosheleva … [et al.]; translated from the Russian by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick; foreword by Robert C. Tucker (New Haven, 1995).

The War against the Peasantry, 1927-1930,  edited by Lynne Viola … et al.; translated by Steven Shabad (New Haven, 2005).

II. Publications from the Annals of Communism series not presently available at/through UMW library:

Katyn: A Crime without Punishment, edited by Anna M. Cienciala, Natalia S. Lebedeva, Wojciech Materski; documents translated by Marian Schwartz with Anna M. Cienciala and Maia A. Kipp (New Haven, 2007).

Stalin’s Secret Pogrom: The Postwar Inquisition of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, edited and with introductions by Joshua Rubenstein and Vladimire P. Naumov; translated by Laura Ester Wolfson (New Haven, 2005).

The Last Diary of Tsaritsa Alexandra, introduction by Robert K. Massie; edited by Vladimir A. Kozlov and Vladimir M. Khrustalëv; notes edited by Alexandra Raskina ; notes, chronology, glossary, and afterword translated by Laura E. Wolfson; preparation of the diary, notes, and appendixes supervised by Timothy D. Sergay (New Haven, 1997).

Soviet Culture and Power: A History in Documents, 1917-1953, Katerina Clark and Evgeny Dobrenko; with Andrei Artizov and Oleg Naumov ; narrative, text preparation, and commentary by Katerina Clark and Evgeny Dobrenko; documents compiled by Andrei Artizov and Oleg Naumov; translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz (New Haven, 2007).

The Diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949, introduced and edited by Ivo Banac; German part translated by Jane T. Hedges, Russian by Timothy D. Sergay, and Bulgarian by Irina Faion (New Haven, 2003).

The Stalin-Kaganovich Correspondence, 1931-36, compiled and edited by R.W. Davies … [et al.]; Russian documents translated by Steven Shabad (New Haven, 2003).

Voices of Revolution: 1917, Mark D. Steinberg; documents translated by Marian Schwarz (New Haven, 2001).

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