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Gay Humphrey Matthaei and Francis B. Randall Collection of Photographs, Films, and Clippings, 1954-2010

Series IV: Diary, Clippings and Printed Documents

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Box 1 Folder 20 Kislova, Lidiya. "What Is Hindering Soviet-American Cultural Exchange,"News: A Soviet Review of World Events, No.1, January 1955 pp. 23-24. Article quotes Humphrey and Curran., January 1955


Box 1 Folder 20 American Friends Service CommitteeBulletin. September -October 1955., September -October 1955


Box 1 Folder 20 Report of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union to the Twentieth Party Congress, 70 p. FromNew Times, No. 8, February16, 1956 and, February16, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 Directives of the Twentieth Congress of the C.P.S.U. for the Sixth Five-Year Plan of Economic Development of the U.S.S.R. (1956-1960), 38 p. From New Times, No. 9, February23, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 "A Reporter at Large: Winter in Moscow,"The New Yorker, June 9, 1956 pp. 30-35. Clippings of Saul Steinburg full-page cartoons from the New Yorker., June 9, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 " A Reporter at Large: Samarkand, U.S.S.R.,"The New Yorker, May 23, 1956 pp. 44-48. Clippings of Saul Steinburg full-page cartoons from the New Yorker., May 23, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 Kislova, Lidiya. "What Is Hindering Soviet-American Cultural Exchange,"News: A Soviet Review of World Events, No.1, January 1955 pp. 23-24. Article quotes Humphrey and Curran., January 1955


Box 1 Folder 20 American Friends Service CommitteeBulletin. September -October 1955., September -October 1955


Box 1 Folder 20 Report of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union to the Twentieth Party Congress, 70 p. FromNew Times, No. 8, February16, 1956 and, February16, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 Directives of the Twentieth Congress of the C.P.S.U. for the Sixth Five-Year Plan of Economic Development of the U.S.S.R. (1956-1960), 38 p. From New Times, No. 9, February23, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 "A Reporter at Large: Winter in Moscow,"The New Yorker, June 9, 1956 pp. 30-35. Clippings of Saul Steinburg full-page cartoons from the New Yorker., June 9, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 "A Reporter at Large: Samarkand, U.S.S.R.,"The New Yorker, May 23, 1956 pp. 44-48. Clippings of Saul Steinburg full-page cartoons from the New Yorker., May 23, 1956


Box 1 Folder 20 Documented in Joel Smith Saul Steinberg: Illuminations (New Haven: Yale, 2006), p. 50


Documents & Printed Souvenirs:


Box 1 Folder 21 Embassy of the USSR, July 31, 1954 authorizing visa., July 31, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 Embassy of the USSR, /010/21, 1954 referring to Gay Humphrey's letter of /010/19., /010/21, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 Department of State Memorandum, dated August 6, 1954 validating Gay Humphrey's passport for travel to the USSR., August 6, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 American Embassy in Moscow, in Russian, dated August 11, 1954 recognizing Gay Humphrey as an American citizen with her passport number., August 11, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 Questionnaire for foreigners entering the USSR, in Russian.


Box 1 Folder 21 Agreement between CBS television and the four student travelers regarding provision of a camera and 4,000 feet of 16mm film, and the rights pertaining to. Dated August 6, 1954.


Box 1 Folder 21 Itinerary "Student Trip to Russia."


Box 1 Folder 21 Bank transfer in Russian and English, for travelers checks, dated August 16, 1954.


Box 1 Folder 21 A) Envelope from the Hotel Natsional in Moscow containing handwritten technical instructions for shooting film, and B) a note to Gay Humphrey from a "MacDowell". Quite possibly Charles Taylor McDowell (November 23, 1921 -- July 8, 2007) Professor Emeritus and former director of the Center for Post-Soviet and Eastern European Studies at Univ. of Texas/Arlington. He graduated from Columbia with an MA in 1953., 1921


Box 1 Folder 21 Letter from Peter Briggs of LHJ to Gay Humphrey, dated November 12, 1954 re her manuscript., November 12, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 A) Empty Intourist Coupon book, B) Train ticket receipts.


Box 1 Folder 21 Declaration of currency dated August 9, 1954.


Box 1 Folder 21 A) Program from, and B) ticket stubs for, the Glinka opera "Ivan Susanin," Bolshoi Theater, 1954.


Box 1 Folder 21 Program from Tchaikovskii's ballet "Lebedinoe ozero" ("Swan Lake,") Muzykalnyi teatr im. Stanislavskogo.


Box 1 Folder 21 A) Pouch in Russian, with US Customs stamp, B) advertisement for, C) receipt from "IUvelitorg".


Box 1 Folder 21 SAS travel document folder containing: A) Intourist stickers depicting Hotel "Natsional"; B) Aeroflot tickets between Vnukovo and Tashkent, Samarkand to Tashkent, Tashkent to Tblisi, and Tblisi to Moscow..


Box 1 Folder 21 Menu with prices of available items for restaurant "Astoria".


Box 1 Folder 21 Photostat of March15, 1955 check from Curtis Publishing Co. to Robert Curran in the amount of $2,000., March15, 1955


Box 1 Folder 21 Flyer, in French, for a week in Leningrad & Moscow on the M/S Batory, leaving Le Havre August 25, 1955 and returning September 7, 1955., August 25, 1955


Box 1 Folder 21 Flyer from the National Concert and Artists Corporation, describing lectures available from Gay Humphrey and Ted Curran: "Uncensored movies of the USSR: 6,000 Miles Through Russia 1954. First hand report from Russian-speaking graduate students."


Box 1 Folder 21 Mimeographed script for Erik Sevareid's "The American Week" broadcast of September 19, 1954 interview and film clips with Gay Humphrey., September 19, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 Business card of Charles Klensch, Moscow Staff Correspondent, International News Service, introducing "Glady [sic] Humphrey."


Box 1 Folder 21 Orchestra seat ticket for Town Hall (NYC?), Lecture Division, dated November 19, 1955.


Box 1 Folder 21 Three ruble notes: 1; 3; 10 ruble denominations. NB: the three ruble note appears in a photograph inNew York Herald Tribune, September 14, 1954 p. 25., September 14, 1954


Box 1 Folder 21 Gay Humphrey's Mt. Holyoke Honors Thesis on Alexander Kerensky. Bound typescript


Diary:


Box 1 Folder 22 Diary (photocopy) of Francis Randall during the trip to the USSR in 1954


Printed:


Box 1 Folder 23 Constitution of the People's Republic of China. New Times, No. 40, October 2, 1954


Box 1 Folder 23 A report on the Chinese People's Volunteers in Korea by General Peng Teh-Huai (Supplement to "People's China", October 1, 1953


Clippings:



Mapcase 15-K-5 Miscellaneous newspapers clippings on topics in Soviet studies


Mapcase 15-K-5 Clippings of a series of articles in the London Observer by Peter Juviler and George Sherman, who traveled to the USSR in 1955