Entries Tagged as 'Davis Center'

Friday, September 8th, 2017

The Russian Revolution: Actors and Witnesses in Harvard Library Collections

    September 6 – December 21, Amy Lowell Room, Houghton Library To mark the centennial of the Russian Revolution, Houghton Library in collaboration with the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Slavic Division at Widener Library presents an exhibition showcasing original documents from the period, assembled from its own holdings as […]

Friday, July 15th, 2016

25 Years of Soviet Latvia : the photograph collection

  Padomju Latvijas 25. Gadadienai / 25 Years of Soviet Latvia HOLLIS # 010022937 In 1965 the USSR celebrated the 25th anniversary of the restoration of Soviet power in Latvia. The date was marked by festivals, a commemorative stamp, a special meeting of the Latvian Communist Party’s central committee, the opening of the now-famous restaurant […]

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

The Poliksena N. Shishkina-Iavein digital image collection

    The Poliksena N. Shishkina-Iavein digital image collection HOLLIS # 013606912 This new digital collection of over 140 images documents the life of Poliksena N. Shishkina-Iavein (1875-1947). A physician and leading member of the pre-revolutionary Russian feminist movement, she is best known for her pivotal role in securing the vote for Russia’s women in […]