Sous-fonds MsC-121-7 - Alexander William Efanov

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Alexander William Efanov

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  • 1911-1971 (Creation)

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33 cm of textual records

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Alexander William Efanov was a Freedomite, “intellectual”, protester and probably an arsonist. Between 1920s and 1960s he produced about 40 diaries/notebooks totaling a few thousand pages. Some of these diaries were written during his time in prison in 1930s.

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This collection was purchased from Steven Lunsford in 2017.


Arrangement of the files into series provided by the archivist. Items are filed chronologically with undated items filed at the beginning. Some files within series were kept in original order and these exceptions are noted.

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  • English
  • Russian

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  • Cyrillic

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December 24, 2019 / ED created

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  • Archival box - standard: MsC 121-Box 17 -19