Paul J. Flory Papers, 1975-1986 1975-1986


Paul J. Flory Papers, 1975-1986 1975-1986

The collection includes correspondence, statements, memoranda, bulletins, reports, conference material, press releases, and clippings relating to the civil rights of dissident scientists in various countries, especially the Soviet Union. Much of the material concerns the cases of Andreĭ Sakharov, Yuri Orlov, and Anatoly Shcharansky.

8 manuscript boxes; (3.2 linear feet)



SNAC Resource ID: 6649830

Hoover Institution Archives

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Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 (person)

Andreĭ Dmitrievich Sakharov was born May 21, 1921, into a Moscow family of cultured and liberal intelligentsia. His father was Dmitri Ivanovich Sakharov, a private school physics teacher and an amateur pianist. Sakharov's mother was Ëkaterina Alekseyevna Sakharova (née Sofiano, of Greek ancestry). Although his paternal great-grandfather had been a priest in the Russian Orthodox Church and his mother had had him baptized, his father was an atheist. Sakharov married Klavdia Alekseyevn...

Shcharansky, Anatoly (person)

Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov and Shcharansky. (corporateBody)

Historical Note Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov and Shcharansky (SOS), formerly known as Scientists for Shcharansky, is a private non-governmental organization created by a group of physicists at the University of California, Berkeley. It came into existence in the summer of 1978 in response to the arrests of Yuri Orlov and Natan (Anatoly) Shcharansky. There was a great deal of concern in the scientific community over the numerous violations o...

Flory, Paul J. (person)

Biographical Note 1910 June 19 Born, Sterling, Illinois 1931 Bachelor's degree, Manchester College 1934 Ph.D in Chemistry, Ohio State University 1936 Married Emily Catherine Tabor ...

Orlov, Yuri, 1924- (person)