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The American Espionage in Siberia Photograph Album documents the secret efforts of the Americans to obtain platinum from Siberia in 1918. The Bolsheviks had cut off American access to platinum, an important metal used to build airplane engines. The U.S. Commerce Department subsequently dispatched Charles Leroy Preston, an American fur trader in Riga, to Siberia as an officer of the Red Cross to provide humanitarian supplies to the Czech Legion on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Working secretly...
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The Anthony Cave Brown papers comprise the extensive research files of historian and author Anthony Cave Brown used for his numerous books about U.S. and British military intelligence. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, Xeroxed documents, Internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertainig to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim...
1930 - 2006
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The collection includes correspondence with Dwight D. Eisenhower, Sen. Ralph Flanders, John Bankhead, Walter B. Smith (CIA director), and Claude Rains.
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Comprised mostly of research files generated for his book "The FBI-KGB War," the Robert J. Lamphere Papers document the research activities of Robert J. Lamphere, who was an FBI special agent from 1941 to 1955. Correspondence in this collection includes a large number of letters from Gary Kern, Sam Papich, and Fred Wrixon and a small number of letters from J. Edgar Hoover, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and Edward Teller. Drafts of Lamphere's "The FBI-KGB War" are retained, together with the...
1937 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2002
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The Robert L. Morris, Jr. Papers comprise an extensive collection of information about alleged spies in the 20th century and the early 21st century collected by Robert L. Morris, who became a CIA officer in 1955. A long series of name files provides information, mostly newspaper clippings, about specific alleged spies, including American, British, Russian, and international spies. Also preserved are numerous photographs of alleged spies. A run of country files provides data on spies in...
1918 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1945 - 2000