Central Committee Department for Relations with Foreign Communist Parties, 1953-1957

Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv noveishei istorii (RGANI, formerly TsKhSD), Fond 5, Opis' 28

Call Number
Film 1050... in microfilm cage in basement of Lamont Library.

Finding Aid
The opisi for the collection, on microfilm reel one, are also duplicated in bound hard-copy form and shelved with the other hard-copy guides to microfilm collections in the Lamont basement. They included a detailed document-by-document description of archive contents plus a concordance showing which dela are on which microfilm reels.

Documents are organized by world area and include such items as letters and telegrams from foreign Communist parties requesting aid, expressing sorrow for Stalin's death, etc., intelligence evaluations of the situations of foreign Communist and socialist parties (for example in British Guyana, in Canada), a stenogram of the meeting of the Fourth Congress of the Unified Socialist Party of Germany, 1954, correspondence with the Communist Party of Norway on Norwegian foreign policy, foreign Communist reaction to the XXth Party Congress, and the Report of the International Democratic Federation of Women on activities in 1957.

Size of Archive
508 dd.