Entries Tagged as 'Harvard collections'

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 […]

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Collection spotlight: Slavic Humanities Index

  Slavic Humanities Index [Toronto, Ontario] : Slavus, [2013?]- We would like to bring to your attention the Slavic Humanities Index, a fairly new bibliographic database in the field of Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern European Studies. It provides access to important scholarly periodicals published in the region that until recently had remained largely unindexed. It […]

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 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 […]

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Slavic and East European Film Collection at Harvard : a research guide

The Slavic division has published a research guide Slavic and East European film collection at Harvard. It describes and provides access to Harvard’s Slavic and East European film collection, which includes over 3000 Slavic and Baltic-language films of various genres on DVD, videocassette, and film print. The guide is available on the Harvard Library LibGuides […]