Entries Tagged as 'digitization'

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Zavod Diafoto glass slides

    Zavod “Diafoto“ : Reki i ozera SSSR : seriia 585, Sel’skoe khoziaistvo SSSR : seriia 98 The Davis Center Collection at Fung Library is pleased to announce the digitization of two rare glass slide collections dating from the Stalin era. Series 98. Agriculture of the U.S.S.R. (1940) consists of 43 sequentially numbered images […]

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Slavic Poster Collection

    The Widener library has a unique collection of over 1500 posters from different Slavic countries (specifically Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Soviet Union and Ukraine). The collection dates from the beginning of the last quarter of the 20th century until the present. Despite the regional, cultural and stylistic differences, there is […]

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 […]

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Soviet ephemera, 1976-1978

  Soviet ephemera, 1976-1978. HOLLIS # 014148652 Introducing another ephemera collection that has been made available recently in both physical and digitized form. This small collection contains 3 groups of documents: materials produced in connection with the 89th anniversary of a 1887 students’ political meeting (“Leninskai͡a skhodka”) at the Kazan university (1976), a book censor’s […]

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Slavic poor paper digitization project

          As part of the project to preserve old and fragile books through digitization, 432 such titles published before 1922 have recently been digitized and are accessible directly from HOLLIS. The titles were published in various Slavic countries, and most of them are in various Slavic languages (Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Church […]

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Russian ephemera (late 1980s-1990s) digitization project

            Russian ephemera collection (late 1980s-1990s) is a collection of materials and artifacts related to various political events, movements, parties and personalities that were part of the political life in the former Soviet Union and Russia between 1987 and 1999. This was a vibrant and very important period in the history […]

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Bogema: a rare 1915 magazine now available in print and online:

Bogema. Petrograd : Izdatelʹ: V.M. Silin, 1915. HOLLIS # 004962239-0 I would like to bring to your attention the following title recently acquired by the Slavic division. Bogema was a short-lived literary magazine. Its total of 6 issues were published in Petrograd in 1915 by Larisa Reisner and Vladimir Zlobin. Harvard is now the only […]

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Houghton’s Kilgour collection catalogs digitized

Three catalogs of the Houghton Library’s Kilgour collection of early editions of Russian literature, one of them, the seminal 1959 catalog, and the other two published in connection with exhibitions in 1977 and 1987, are now digitized and available directly from HOLLIS: The Kilgour Collection of Russian literature, 1750-1920 : with notes on early books […]