Collection, 1928–44. 555 ft. Includes correspondence, press releases, schedules, etc., 1929–34, relating to the question of official Russian participation in the Fair (never realized), "Soviet Union Day," and the visit of Russian ambassador to the U.S. Alexander Troyanovsky to the exposition. Unpublished finding aid and card index.
1872–1952. 6 ft. Materials pertaining to the relief of European refugees; correspondence and reports, 7 items, November 1916-January 1919, relating to the Russian Aid Committee. Unpublished finding aid.
Barratt O'Hara (1882-1969)
Papers, 1948–68. 62 ft. U.S. representative from Illinois. Correspondence, reports, speeches, and office files relating to the USSR, its satellites, Soviet treatment of minorities, the Soviet military, and related subjects. Unpublished finding aid. (NUCMC 70–1551)
Chicago Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy
Records, 1955–66. 3 ft. Contains reports, newspaper clippings, and letters on U.S. and Russian attitudes toward disarmament proposals and nuclear testing, and congressional hearing report on the 1960 Moscow Workers' Parties Manifesto. Unpublished finding aid.
Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
Records, 1922–75. 36 ft. Includes speeches by primarily American journalists and public officials on foreign policy issues relating to American-Russian relations and Russia's world position. Unpublished finding aid.
Cook County Socialist Party
Papers, 1913–35. 200 items. Minutes containing scant references to Russia, including mention of Japanese-Russian disputes, political prisoners in Russia, and a resolution requesting the U.S. government to recognize the revolutionary Russian government.
Frank McCallister (1908-1970)
Papers, 1923–71. 23 ft. McCallister was an active member in SANE, World Federalists, and Turn Toward Peace; files on these organizations relate to U.S.-Russian relations, world peace, and disarmament. Unpublished finding aid.
Institute of Design
Collection, 1927–73. 5 ft. Formerly the New Bauhaus, the Institute of Design carried forward the concepts relating to art and technology begun by the German Bauhaus movement. Collection contains correspondence, exhibition announcements, and lectures of 2 Russian-born faculty, Serge Chermayeff and Alexander Archipenko. Unpublished finding aid available.
1850–1979. 15,250 items. Political pamphlets, including 1,450 dealing with Russia (1854–1979).
Victor A. Olander (1873-1949)
Papers, 1884–1952. 21.5 ft. Trade-unionist. Extracts from correspondence and reports from Raymond Robins regarding the American Red Cross Commission to Russia in August-October 1917. Unpublished finding aid. (NUCMC 70–197)
Women for Peace
Records, 1963–71..5 ft. Contains numerous references to Russia in bulletins and letters on such topics as the Vietnam war, nuclear testing, and the arms race.