2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cryptography--United States.

  1. Alexander Vassiliev papers, 1895-2011

    110 items. 11 containers . 4.2 linear feet. 168 digital files (413.3 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, espionage historian, and former KGB operative. Notebooks, file guide, concordance, legal documents, and notes compiled by Vassiliev from KGB files relating to KGB espionage activity in the United States during the 1930s through the early 1950s. Digital files include material relating to VENONA, the code name for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service's project to analyze and decrypt Soviet communications primarily during World War II.

  2. Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    64 microfilm reels (34.5 linear feet, 25,000 items). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment in Prussian and Austrian jails (1792-1797), and his dealings with French and American political figures and with leaders of revolutionary movements in other countries.

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